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Red Arrow spies Russian Mata Hari deal

Red Arrow International has snagged the worldwide rights to a Russian drama about the exotic dancer and spy Mata Hari. The series, Mata Hari, is produced by Star Media for Russian free TV station Channel One. Red Arrow, part of the German ProSiebenSat.1 group, will launch an English-language version at MIPCOM. The cast of the […]

Nippon, Red Arrow start Battle of the Homes

Japanese broadcaster Nippon is launching three new formats at MIPTV including Battle of the Homes, a new show developed with Red Arrow. Nippon, creator of hit format Dragon’s Den, will also launch fashion competition format Battle of the Homes, and dating series Love Liar at the market. Battle of the Homes is a fixed-rig format […]

Former Fox, Nat Geo sales exec to Red Arrow

Red Arrow International has recruited Shirley Bowers as its VP of sales and acquisitions for North America. Based in New York, Bowers will report to Bo Stehmeier, who joined Red Arrow at the start of the year. Bowers joins the ProSiebenSat.1 company from Fox’s international division, where she was director, global content. Prior to that […]

Red Arrow, Nevision team for drama

Red Arrow Entertainment and boutique finance and production group Nevision have inked a drama co-development pact. The pair will work up scripted fare for the international market with two projects already at advanced development stage. The first is Post One, a high-concept drama from Gregory Edmont (The Secret Adventure of Jules Verne), and being produced […]

Jan Frouman to join ProSieben board

Red Arrow Entertainment boss Jan Frouman will join the board of the production and distribution group’s parent company ProSiebenSat.1. Frouman will take the newly created role on a new executive board that will oversee ProSiebenSat.1 and Red Arrow, and will remain chairman and CEO of Red Arrow. “Jan Frouman has successfully built up ProSiebenSat.1’s production […]

New prodco teams with Bond producers, Red Arrow

Producers Patrick Milling-Smith and Brian Carmody have formed a new prodco, Cove Pictures, with backing from Red Arrow, and forged an alliance with James Bond producer Eon Pictures. Milling-Smith and Carmody are known for creating film, TV and commercials producer Smuggler. That company will invest in Cove, alongside Red Arrow, the content arm of ProSiebenSat.1. […]

Red Arrow’s Ripple poaches YouTube’s Bailey

Red Arrow’s Ripple Entertainment has hired Bailey Rosser from YouTube as it continues to staff up. Red Arrow, the content arm of ProSiebenSat.1, backed Ripple from its launch last year. The LA-based digital content firm was founded by former FremantleMedia execs Gayle Gilman and Jason Ziemianski. Rosser joins from YouTube where she was an audience […]

Factory announces Stehmeier replacements

Sports lifestyle specialist Factory Media has added two new sales and acquisitions execs in the wake of yesterday’s news that Bo Stehmeier had left the company for Red Arrow International. UK and Germany-based Factory has recruited Sam Thompson (left) as head of sales, and Nathalie Holden as head of distribution. Thompson joins from US distributor […]

Red Arrow backs ex-Fremantle execs’ new prodco

Production and distribution group Red Arrow Entertainment Group is backing Ripple Entertainment, a new digital prodco based in the US and founded by Gayle Gilman and Jason Ziemianski. Gilman will be CEO of the new company and Ziemanski will join her as a senior exec in the start-up. Gilman was formerly executive VP, digital content, […]

Red Arrow brings Cleverman to market

Red Arrow International will launch buzzy ABC and Sundance Channel drama Cleverman in Cannes next week. To mark the launch, star Iain Glen will be in town with Red Arrow, appearing at a MIPCOM Press Club photocall on Monday, October 4. The six-part drama is made for the Australian pubcaster ABC and US cable net […]