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ProSiebenSat.1 acquires leading online travel providers
Munich, December 9, 2013. The ProSiebenSat.1 Group is further expanding its e-commerce activities. Through its subsidiary Seven Ventures, the TV group has acquired all the shares of Comvel GmbH, which operates the travel portals weg.de and ferien.de, from the investor Media Ventures. Founded in March 2005 and headquartered in Munich, this company is one of Germany's most successful online...
Red Arrow International appoints Irina Ignatiew and Henrik Pabst as Deputy Managing Directors
Munich, December 5, 2013. Red Arrow International has appointed Irina Ignatiew (38) as Deputy MD, Global Scripted Distribution, and Henrik Pabst (38) as Deputy MD, Global Format & Factual Distribution. Both reporting to Jens Richter, MD of Red Arrow International, the new appointments will take effect as of today. "Over the past few years, we have experienced an exciting phase of...
ProSiebenSat.1 acquires DreamWorks package via Constantin Film
Munich, 22 November 2013. The ProSiebenSat.1 Group has concluded a master agreement with Constantin Film for the films of the Hollywood-based DreamWorks SKG Studios. The agreement covers all films from DreamWorks that begin shooting by the end of 2016 and for which Constantin Film acquires the German-language exploitation rights. Among the first film highlights are current titles such as...
Red Arrow International’s “The Escape Artist” heads to Australia
Munich, November 18, 2013. Australian broadcaster SBS has secured free TV rights to Red Arrow International's "The Escape Artist". While, leading home entertainment distributor Entertainment One Hopscotch (eOne Hopscotch), has acquired DVD and digital rights to the series. Starring David Tennant ("Broadchurch") and written by David Wolstencroft, "The Escape Artist" was produced by Emmy...
SevenVentures Pitch Day: Seven start-ups rock the stage / GetYourGuide wins the competition
Munich/London, November 15, 2013. At SevenVentures Pitch Day (7VPD) yesterday, seven international start-ups competed for media volume worth a total of €7 million at the ProSiebenSat.1 Group. The company GetYourGuide won the competition. The team of founder Johannes Reck was able to win over the jury of experts with its smart business idea. As the winner, the Zurich-based start-up...
French Canada’s V acquires Red Arrow International’s Larry Levinson Movies
Munich, November 13, 2013. French Canada's V has inked a multi-year output deal for all Larry Levinson TV movies distributed by Red Arrow International. Larry Levinson is one of the leading producers of top quality US television movies. Founded in 1993, LA-based Larry Levinson Productions has produced 200+ top-rated, star-driven made-for-TV dramas, thrillers, mysteries, romantic...
ProSiebenSat.1 again significantly increases revenues and earnings in the third quarter of 2013
[Unless otherwise stated, all statements and figures relate to continuing operations. The sale of the Northern European TV and radio activities was completed on April 9, 2013, and the companies deconsolidated. The companies in Eastern Europe are still classified as held for sale. The previous-year figures of the income statement and the cash flow statement have been adjusted accordingly...
Red Arrow’s US scripted arm, Fabrik Entertainment, lands "Bosch" pilot at Amazon
Los Angeles/Munich, October 25, 2013. Fabrik Entertainment, Red Arrow Entertainment Group's LA-based scripted house, has secured a pilot order for "Bosch" from Amazon, the world's largest online retailer. Based on Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch book franchise, the Fabrik-produced pilot will be directed by Jim McKay ("The Wire", "Boss", "Rectify") and showrun by Peabody Award winner...
Red Arrow International’s “The Escape Artist” goes to Scandinavia
Munich, October 29, 2013. Norway's TV2 and TV4 in Sweden have secured the rights to Red Arrow International's "The Escape Artist". Starring David Tennant ("Broadchurch"), the thriller's first part is due to premiere on BBC One today. Written by David Wolstencroft, "The Escape Artist" was produced by Emmy Award winner Hilary Bevan Jones and Paul Frift of Red Arrow's...
Red Arrow International: Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 and France order “Married at First Sight” straight-to-series
Munich, October 28, 2013. Love at first sight: commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has secured remake rights to Danish hit format "Married at First Sight". A straight-to-series order, Red Seven Entertainment will produce the German version. Additionally, France has acquired "Married at First Sight" in a straight-to-series deal. Originally created by Red Arrow's Snowman Productions,...