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Kinetic Content picks out Taboo content from Lineup

Red Arrow Studios-owned US prodco Kinetic Content has acquired local rights to unscripted show Taboo from Lineup Industries. The format sees a famous comedian test the boundaries of comedy and good taste each week by taking on a new subject that society has judged too taboo to laugh about. The show, which received its first […]

Red Arrow’s Redseven expands German reach with Berlin office

Red Arrow Studios-owned Redseven Entertainment has opened shop in Berlin as the business continues to push into Germany. The Berlin hub is the third hub for Redseven, which is to develop and produce a range of programming for broadcasters and digital platforms. It already has offices in Munich and Cologne. Producer and broadcasting exec Benedikt […]

Lifetime super-sizes orders of Kinetic’s ‘Married At First Sight’

Lifetime has signed up for two super-sized seasons of Married At First Sight from Kinetic Content. The Red Arrow Studios-owned business will produce two new 17 x 120-minute seasons of the hit format, set to begin airing next year. The new season, which marks the 10th season of the programme, will be set in Washington […]

TBI Weekly: How Red Arrow Studios fits into M&A frenzy (Column)

A flurry of deals yesterday highlighted the surging appetite for acquisitions and with companies including Red Arrow Studios on the block, the M&A frenzy has some way to run yet. Chances are, if you’re a production company in Europe or North America that has a smattering of successful shows on the slate – or even […]

ProSiebenSat.1 triggers strategic review, explores Red Arrow sale

ProSiebenSat.1 has triggered a strategic review that could see the business offload Red Arrow Studios, according to German reports. According to DWDL.de, the German media group has assigned Morgan Stanley to handle a sale, and potential investors have until 13 September to express their interest in the business, which houses the likes of Deep State producer Endor […]

Exclusive: Red Arrow alum Schmidt & NYTVF’s Gray launch Gotham Grit

Red Arrow Studios’ former chief creative officer Michael Schmidt has linked up with New York Television Festival (NYTVF) founder Terence Gray to launch a new prodco creating premium audio dramas, with a view to them then moving onto TV. Gotham Grit is based in the US and describes itself as an “audio-first content development company,” […]

History boards Air Force One doc exploring 9/11

US cablenet History is preparing to air a new two-hour documentary that takes viewers aboard Air Force One during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. 9/11: Inside Air Force One features interviews with then president George W. Bush, vice president Dick Cheney, chief of staff Andy Card and the pilot of Air Force One […]

Kinetic Content readies scripted venture

Kinetic Content founding CEO Chris Coelen has agreed a multi-year extension of his contract with parent company Red Arrow Studios, and is planning the launch of a new scripted venture. Red Arrow Studios acquired the LA-based non-scripted TV production company in 2010, which produces show such as Married at First Sight and Little Women (Lifetime), […]

Fabrik Ent’s Melissa Aouate upped to partner

Fabrik Entertainment president Melissa Aouate has been appointed a partner at the Bosch producer. Aouate joined the Red Arrow Studios-backed Fabrik as president in 2016. Previously, she served as a literary agent at ICM. Before this, she was an executive at Robert Zemeckis’ production company, where she worked on the feature films Flight starring Denzel […]