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A&E greenlights ‘Biography’ doc specials on Farrah Fawcett, JFK Jr.

A&E has greenlit documentary specials for its rebooted ‘Biography’ banner on Farrah Fawcett and John F. Kennedy Jr. (pictured, left) from A+E Originals and Red Arrow’s Left/Right, respectively.  The two-hour-long specials mark the anniversaries of Fawcett and Kennedy’s deaths and include new footage and exclusive interviews with those who were close to them. Biography: Farrah […]

Red Arrow’s 44 Blue hires production, dev execs

Wahlburgers firm 44 Blue Productions has appointed Andrew Paskoff as SVP of production and Brent Jacoby as VP of development. Paskoff is to oversee all aspects of physical production for the Red Arrow-owned prodco’s slate of programming, reporting into EVP Sarah Poage. Meanwhile, Jacoby is to develop for all major US networks, reporting into SVP […]

WGN America re-enters unscripted with Dorsey’s Dog’s Most Wanted

Tribune Broadcasting-owned multichannel network WGN America has commissioned Red Arrow-backed Dorsey Pictures for its first unscripted series in five years.  Dorsey will produce Dog’s Most Wanted, in which celebrity bounty hunters Dog and Beth and their team The Dirty Dozen will look to hunt down fugitives.  The series is will be distributed globally by Red Arrow Studios International. […]

Trends watch: NATPE Budapest – Red Arrow Studios International

Red Arrow’s Bo Stehmeier, SVP of global sales at its international arm, discusses the hottest trends in CEE and what buyers want. What is your main focus at NATPE Europe? With the formats business in CEE continuing to grow, we will be focusing on our scripted remakes, such as Lice Mother – the hit Netherlands […]

MTA’s Matt Assmus joins Dorsey development team

Red Arrow-controlled producer Dorsey Pictures has sealed a deal with Matt Assmus (left) and his company MTA Media that will see the expansion of their development and production team. Assmus will join Dorsey’s development team – led by the company’s VP of development Allison Boon. At the same time, Dorsey’s Whitney Hayes is upped to […]

Redseven boss to stay until 2020

Jobst Benthues has renewed his contract at Redseven and will stay at the German prodco until 2020. Redseven makes series including Germany’s next Topmodel – by Heidi Klum for ProSieben and Married at First Sight and the local version of The Biggest Loser for Sat.1. Benthues founded Redseven nine years ago having had various positions […]

Red Arrow bringing Einstein to Cannes

Red Arrow International will launch Einstein, a new ten-part crime series, at MIPTV. The series comes out of Germany, which is emerging as European drama hotspot, and is for free TV net Sat.1. The Zeitsprung Pictures-produced show stars Tom Beck (Alarm for Cobra 11) as the great grandson of Albert Einstein, who works with the […]

US production drives ProSieben’s content business

Revenues from producing in the US and prodco acquisitions have driven significant growth in ProSiebenSat.1’s international business. The German-based media group’s content production and global sales division posted a 38% year-on-year increase in 2016 revenues of €362 million (US$382 million). EBIDTA profit increased 87%, taking the total to €47 million. “The increase in revenues was […]

Red Arrow snags 200-hour Bellum deal

Red Arrow International has taken international rights to a slew of content from US indie Bellum Entertainment. The deal hands Red Arrow 200 hours of factual fare, including long-running series Weather or Not (pictured), Motive to Murder and Murderous Mistresses. Upcoming true crime show Autopsy of a Murder is also included and will be one […]

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