Red Arrow International has announced its exciting new slate of shows for MIPTV 2015 including blockbuster new drama series, major factual titles and big new factual entertainment series.
Highlights include the much-anticipated and now available crime series Bosch and 100 Code; brand new seasons of medical drama Remedy, and Netflix hit Lilyhammer; powerful new factual documentary The 7/7 Bombing – Survivors’ Stories; and factual entertainment shows including 3AM about party-going New Yorkers.
Henrik Pabst, Managing Director at Red Arrow International says: “I am delighted to announce our strong program slate for the market – combining award-winning talent with world-class storytelling.”
MIPTV 2015 HIGHLIGHTS:
BOSCH (Season 1: 10 x 45’, produced by Fabrik Entertainment for Amazon Studios): A hit on Amazon Instant Prime and based on the award-winning crime novels by Michael Connelly, Bosch sees Titus Welliver (“Argo”) play relentless detective Harry Bosch. Season one is now available for the first time, and a second season has been commissioned by Amazon.
100 CODE (Season 1: 12 x 45’, produced by 100 Code AB & Zen Productions in association with Fabrik Entertainment and Strix Drama AB for Kanal 5 and Sky Deutschland): Scandi crime meets US thriller in this powerful new series from Oscar winner Bobby Moresco (“Crash”). 100 Code sees NYPD Detective Tommy Conley (Dominic Monaghan) and Swedish detective Mikael Eklund (Michael Nyqvist) investigate a grueling series of murders.
REMEDY (Season 2: 10 x 45’, total episodes: 20 x 45’; produced by Indian Grove Productions for Global TV): Season 2 of Remedy sees more action and drama, taking a revealing look at a hospital ER through the eyes of charismatic orderly Griffin Conner and his eccentric family of successful medical professionals.
LILYHAMMER (Season 3: 8 x 45’; total episodes: 24 x 45’; produced by Rubicon TV AS and co-produced by Netflix for NRK/Netflix): Guest stars including Bruce Springsteen join Steven Van Zandt (“The Sopranos”) in Season 3 of this award-winning original crime comedy drama about a New York mobster (Steven Van Zandt), who is relocated under witness protection to a small town called Lillehammer in Norway. Season 3 sees the crew cross the Atlantic once again – to Brazil as well as to the US.
THE 7/7 BOMBING – SURVIVORS’ STORIES (Special: 1 x 60’; created and produced by STV productions for ITV): A powerful documentary about the hour in which four suicide bombers attacked London. Recounting the events of that day ten years on, the program pays tribute to the bravery of the survivors and rescuers, and commemorates those who lost their lives. With access to the inquest report and eyewitness interviews, it reveals the efforts that victims and their families have made to overcome that life-changing day.
3AM (Season 1: 7 x 30’; created and produced by Left/Right for Showtime): From Dick Wolf, the Emmy Award winning creator of “Law and Order”, comes high-energy reality show “3AM”, following a group of 24 hour party people as they embrace a night in New York City. In each episode, six extraordinary characters are tracked over a single night, building up to the 3am moment when something important and life changing happens to at least one of the subjects.
MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT USA (Season 1: 21 x 45’; produced by Kinetic Content for FYI): In “Married at First Sight”, six singles on the lookout for love put their hearts in the hands of a team of experts and marry a total stranger – meeting their partner for the first time at the altar. Six weeks of marriage later, the couples decide to go their separate ways or to take a shot at living happily ever after together.
The record-breaking first season on fyi in the US saw the season finale become the most watched telecast ever on A+E’s fyi and bio. channels.
ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP (Seasons 9 & 10: 40 x 45’; total episodes: 20 x 30’; 250 x 45’; produced by STV Productions for BBC Two/BBC One): Two new series of hit BBC show “Antiques Road Trip”, taking two of Britain’s best-loved antiques experts and sending them on a road trip across the UK.
HOUSE RULES (Season 2: 37 x 60’; produced by Seven Network Operations for the Seven Network) sees six couples put their homes in the hands of competing strangers for a huge, life-changing prize – total payment of their mortgage! This home makeover show with a twist has proved itself a huge hit for Seven Networks in Australia.