Redseven Entertainment

News round-up: C5 & FilmRise prep prisoner show; Hulu plays country music; Lighthouse & Dog Ears get ‘Stage Struck!’

C5 & FilmRise meet ‘World’s Most Dangerous Prisoners’ Paramount-owned UK comcaster Channel 5 and US-based streaming service FilmRise have picked up true crime docuseries World’s Most Dangerous Prisoners. Produced by UK indie Woodcut Media, and titled World’s Most Evil Prisoners in North America, the 10 x 60-minute series takes a fresh, in-depth look at some […]

Netflix expands ‘Love Is Blind’ in Germany with Redseven attached

Netflix is expanding its Love Is Blind franchise by ordering a German version of the format. The show will track a group of singletons who propose to their partners without seeing what they look like and becomes the fifth local version for Netflix, following adaptations in Brazil, Japan, the UK and Sweden. The 10-episode show […]

Leonine Studios hires RedSeven exec to run rebranded Odeon Entertainment

Leonine Studios has restructured and renamed Germany’s Odeon Entertainment and hired a former RedSeven Entertainment exec to run the new-look prodco. Tina Wagner will lead unscripted-focused Madame Zheng Production, which will replace the Odeon Entertainment name. Martin Schneider, the long-standing MD of Odeon, will take up the same role at the newly named firm and […]

Show of the Week: The Friedmanns

This moving eight-part drama starts off where some shows might end, resulting in a unique, authentic and emotional series that explores how a family recovers after suffering tragedy and grief. The Friedmanns, from Redseven Entertainment, tracks what happens when Mischko Friedmann loses Emma, the love of his life and the mother of his three children, Maya, […]

Red Arrow Studios Int’l expands drama slate with Redseven & 1-2-3 Production shows

Red Arrow Studios International has acquired the rights to three new scripted series – German drama The Friedmanns, and Russian shows Mental and Call Center. The Friedmanns (8 x 45-minutes) is German producer Redseven Entertainment’s first scripted original drama and debuted on streaming platform RTL+ in December 2021. Written and created by Berit Walch and directed […]

News round-up: Germany’s Redseven returns to production; BBC Two, Arte explore US foreign policy; Silverlining’s ‘Farm’ to open in July

Redseven returns for Sat.1’s The Taste Red Arrow Studios-owned German producer Redseven Entertainment has returned to studio production for the first time since the outbreak of Coronavirus to work on an eighth season of culinary format The Taste. The show, which has been extended by broadcaster parent ProSiebenSat.1, started production on its eighth run in […]

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” […]

RTLZWEI orders real-time wedding show from Red Arrow Studios

German channel RTLZWEI has commissioned a show from Married At First Sight prodco Redseven Entertainment that follows couples in real time as they get married. Deine Hochzeit – Live! (Your Wedding – Live!) will allow viewers to watch couples tie the knot and celebrate their day with family and friends, with the show set to […]

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 […]

MGM forms JV with Redseven

MGM Worldwide Television has formed a coproduction joint venture with Germany’s Redseven Entertainment. The partnership agreement was described as “multi-year”, and will see the pair look to place MGM unscripted formats such as Steve Harvey’s Funderdome and American Gladiators in Germany. The pair will coproduce any local commissions from Germany’s broadcasters. Redseven is part of […]