10 Aug 2020
Red Arrow Studios International has secured new deals in Asia, with broadcasters across Hong Kong, China and South Korea picking up titles across its diverse slate of formats and factual content.
Both seasons of the original version of multi-award winning Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds (total: 7×47′ + 2×47′ specials), produced by Red Arrow Studios company CPL Productions for Channel 4, have been picked up by local agent Creo Contents for South Korea, while for Hong Kong and Macau, free TV channel 77 Hong Kong Open TV has taken the format’s UK, Spanish and Australian adaptions.
Also for Hong Kong and Macau, TVB has picked up the UK version of innovative new social experiment The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes (4 x 47’). Originally created and produced by Red Arrow Studio’s CPL Productions and Motion Content Group, the series sees a group of people living with dementia tasked with helping to run a restaurant.
Tim Gerhartz, SVP Global Sales at Red Arrow Studios International, said: “We’re continuing to see strong demand internationally across our slate of non-scripted titles as broadcasters look for compelling, thought-provoking and authentic content. From the fresh and valuable insights offered by The Weekly to the heart-warming Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds and The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes, we’re looking forward to introducing audiences in Asia to this inspiring array of programmes.”
The deals were brokered by Joyce Dröse, Sales for Asia, at Red Arrow Studios International.