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TBI Special Report Part Two: An adapted marketplace for buyers and sellers

Streamers and broadcasters face the unenviable task of delivering fewer shows to bigger audiences with less money to spend on production and acquisition. Richard Middleton and Mark Layton explore how they are weathering this uncertain time – and the steps some are taking to keep content rolling and viewers engaged. Few sectors of the economy […]

Red Arrow Studios extends deal with Endor MD Hilary Bevan Jones

ProSieben-owned Red Arrow Studios has struck a multi-year contract extension with Hilary Bevan Jones, founder and MD of its UK-based drama outfit Endor Productions. Endor, which became part of Red Arrow Studios in 2012, is behind Vienna Blood for Germany’s ORF and ZDF – and acquired by the UK’s BBC and PBS in the US […]

TBI Weekly: What next at Red Arrow owner ProSieben?

It has been quite a week in the world of German TV. While much of the industry has been attempting to deal with the fall-out from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the country’s biggest commercial broadcasters has just performed an apparent about-turn on strategy and seen its CEO depart. Max Conze’s exit from ProSiebenSat.1 last […]

ProSieben to host fast turnaround ‘Living Room Festival’

Germany’s ProSieben has commissioned its sibling prodco Redseven Entertainment to produce a new quick-turnarond live music special. The Great ProSieben Living Room Festival (aka Das Große ProSieben Wohnzimmer-Festival) to be produced by Red Arrow Studios-owned Redseven, will air Friday, 27 March, at 20.15CET and has been billed as one of the largest “living room festivals” […]

Exclusive: ProSieben pulls out of Red Arrow Studios sale amid ‘Coronavirus crisis’

German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 has pulled the potential sale of production and distribution arm Red Arrow Studios amid what it has termed a “Coronavirus crisis environment”, TBI has learned. The German company triggered a strategic review of Red Arrow in September, prompting a number of companies including Sony Pictures Television, AMC and All3Media to take […]

Factual round-up: TVF tackles Coronavirus; Reelz marks VIS UK first; Red Arrow, Blue Ant add to slate

TVF working on Coronavirus specials UK-based independent distributor TVF International is working on two investigative specials from Channel NewsAsia about the Coronavirus. Current affairs special Coronavirus: The Silent Killer (1 x 48-minutes) investigates the origins and global spread of the virus and assesses the Chinese government’s response to the outbreak. Bild in Germany, Al Jazeera […]

Red Arrow’s Studio71 hires US sales chief

Red Arrow’s Studio71 has hired Kristin Mason to oversee its US sales operation. Mason becomes SVP and head of US sales at the Red Arrow Studios-owned producer, which has recently been behind the third season of Facebook’s The Real Bros Of Simi Valley and Adulting With Emma Chamberlain for Snapchat. She will be based in […]

Nippon TV & Red Arrow’s gameshow format ‘Block Out’ lands in Europe

Producers in Iberia, the Netherlands and France have picked up rights to Nippon TV and Red Arrow Studios’ gameshow format Block Out. The show, which made its debut in Thailand on Channel 7 and has subsequently sold to VTV in Vietnam and ANTV in Indonesia, sees two teams attempting to remain on a wall while […]