Broadcasters in France, Belgium and Germany have acquired a range of premium drama and comedy drama titles from Red Arrow Studios International.
France Télévisions has taken Seasons Four and Five of acclaimed crime drama Bosch, produced by Fabrik Entertainment, a Red Arrow Studios company, for Amazon Studios. Bosch is Amazon’s longest-running Prime Original series and is based on Michael Connelly’s best-selling novels, with Titus Welliver (Lost) starring as homicide Detective Harry Bosch.
SALTO in France and RTBF in French-speaking Belgium have acquired the bold, feel-good comedy drama Sense of Tumour (8 x 52′), produced by Sylvester and VRT for VRT (Belgium). The series explores how the near-death experience of an ambitious young medical student teaches him how to truly live.
In Germany, ProSiebenSat.1. has picked up the pay-TV rights to quirky comedy series Californian Commando (10 x 24’). Produced by Fire Monkey Productions for Elisa Viihde (Finland), Californian Commando is a fish-out-of-water comedy series which sees a privileged young American forced to join the Finnish army. The series stars Emmy Award-nominee and social media sensation, Kian Lawley. Also for Germany, Polyband has taken crime thriller The Bank Hacker (8 x 50’), produced by De Mensen for VTM (Belgium). The Bank Hacker follows a teenager who joins a team of expert con men and commits a daring bank heist.
Tim Gerhartz, SVP Global Sales at Red Arrow Studios International, said: “We have a broad and varied slate of scripted content, which helps us effectively meet the needs of broadcasters internationally. We’re delighted audiences in Europe will soon be able to enjoy this array of new drama series.”
The deals with were brokered by Tobias Schulze, VP Sales for France and German-speaking territories at Red Arrow Studios International.
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