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Miniseries strike back

A few years ago, it looked like scripted miniseries were heading for the scrapheap. With networks favouring TV movies, returning series and fast-moving factual entertainment franchises, miniseries started to look expensive to produce and hard to schedule. Things are very different now, reports Andy Fry.   A run of well-received projects such as Rome, Pillars […]

Marathon takes French rights to German series Danni Lowinski

French producer Marathon has taken local remake rights to Red Arrow’s comedy drama series Danni Lowinski. Zodiak Media-owned Marathon will work on a French version of the show, which follows an unconventional hairdresser-turned-lawyer. It airs on free-to-air channel Sat.1 in Germany where it runs to four seasons. The CW had looked at US version although […]

New role for ProSiebenSat.1’s Schremper

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has named Ralf Schremper as chief financial officer, digital and adjacent, in addition to his existing role as executive vice-president, strategic planning/mergers and acquisitions and CFO and managing director of production arm Red Arrow Entertainment. The ‘digital and adjacent’ segment of the company’s business is seen as ProSiebenSat.1’s most important growth driver, […]

CTV buys ABC version of The Taste

CTV has acquired The Taste, the cooking competition format fronted by Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain. The Canadian free-to-air broadcaster has bought the US version of the format, which is on US network ABC. “The Taste is a great twist on the traditional culinary series.” Said Mike Cosentino, senior VP, programming, CTV Networks, Bell Media. […]

Red Arrow sells You Deserve It into China

German-based distributor Red Arrow has sold its gameshow You Deserve It into China. State broadcaster CCTV has ordered a local version of the show, which was devised by Deal or no Deal creator Dick de Rijk. The local version of the show will debut on CCTV 1 in January in a primetime slot. Red Arrow […]

M6 producing local version of Red Arrow’s The Taste

French commercial broadcaster M6 is to produce a local version of Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain-fronted cooking series The Taste, marking the latest international sale for the Red Arrow International format. US network ABC ordered eight seasons of the series, which sees Lawson and Bourdain head of panel of judges to pit America’s most skilled […]

Kinetic and STV developing National Treasures

Kinetic Content and STV Productions are making National Treasures, a new fact-ent format for UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4. Kinetic, which is part of the Red Arrow group, created the format and Red Arrow International will sell it internationally. The US producer teamed with 4Rights, the rights exploitation arm of Channel 4 to develop the […]

Channel 4 to develop historical drama White Gold

British broadcaster Channel 4 is to develop Giles Milton’s epic historical drama White Gold after its rights arm 4Rights struck a deal with Red Arrow Entertainment. Red Arrow, which is owned by German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1, optioned the rights of the book in conjunction with producer Piers Tempest and brought My Week With Marilyn and […]

ProSiebenSat.1 acquires crime drama Jo

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has picked up European cop drama Jo and a global pay TV deal is expected to be announced soon. ProSiebenSat.1 acquired the German rights from its sister sales arm Red Arrow International. The series, which is produced by Atlantique Productions, has already been picked up by French commercial broadcaster TF1. The series […]

TVNZ acquires Red Arrow’s Betty White’s Off Their Rockers

New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ has struck a deal with Red Arrow International to acquire US reality series Betty White’s Off Their Rockers. TVNZ will run the series, which stars Golden Girls’ White and a fearless band of senior citizens pranking youngsters, on its TV2 network. “TV2 is the home of comedy and we can´t wait […]

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