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TF1 picks up Red Arrow International's "The Last Cop"
Aline Avedikian, Regional Sales Manager for France at Red Arrow International says, "'The Last Cop' has been a smash hit in Germany for years. The idea of a macho cop who suddenly wakes up after 20 years in a coma and clashes with modern times - and methods - perfectly fits the worldwide retro trend. No doubt TF1 will do an excellent job at the remake of 'The Last Cop.'"
With shares of up to 181% above channel average and a fifth season commissioned, "The Last Cop" is one of the most successful series for Germany's Sat.1. Last month, TNT announced, that a local version of "The Last Cop" is part of its new development slate for the U.S. Fabrik Entertainment together with Fox Television Studios are producing the series for TNT, with Sylvester Stallone being one of the Executive Producers alongside Kevin King, Mikkel Bondesen, Henrik Bastin, Chris Fedak (writer) and Kristen Campo (co-executive producer). Other sales include the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Ukraine.
The Last Cop
In the late 1980s, young cop Mick Brisgau is seriously injured during a mission and ends up in a permanent coma. 17 years later, completely out of the blue, he suddenly wakes up - to a different world. The 21st century comes as a huge shock to macho Mick, who has never heard of things like the Internet or DNA. Modern women are tough cookies, while the men are all wimps.
As an integrated media group TF1 group owns the largest European private TV channel TF1, Eurosport, the largest European sports network, and amongst others TMC (no. 5 in France, and no.1 digital terrestrial channel), NT1, TV Breizh (France's no 1 cable/satellite channel), Ushuaïa TV, Histoire, Stylía, LCI as well as HD1 (to be launched in December 2012). With their corporate mission to inform and entertain, TF1 group's activities span the entire value chain in the broadcasting industry.
The TF1 group has also created a broad range of merchandising spin- offs from its main channel. Harnessing the growth of the Internet and new technologies, TF1 produces, develops and publishes new interactive content and services for the Web, smartphones, tablet computers and connected TV. It is largely quoted on the European electronic stock exchange, Euronext Paris with its controlled shareholder of 43% Bouygues, who deal in the industry sectors of telecom/media services and new construction businesses. TF1's average market share of 24% makes it the most popular domestic network.
About Red Arrow International
Red Arrow International is a leading distributor with an extensive scripted, factual and format slate, guaranteeing a strong portfolio with programs by Red Arrow Entertainment Group and third party producers.
Red Arrow International has a unique expertise in packaging, co- financing and co-producing international drama, such as Netflix' first original drama "Lilyhammer" and "Jo", starring Jean Reno.
Red Arrow International boasts a strong track record in building format franchises like "Benidorm Bastards" with 25 local versions including NBC's "Betty White's Off Their Rockers", and "The Taste", ABC's highest in-season unscripted debut since 2011.
Led by Jens Richter, Red Arrow International has a global reach with sales to over 150 territories and offices in Munich, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.
Red Arrow International is part of Red Arrow Entertainment Group, incorporating 17 TV production companies spanning 9 countries. Red Arrow Entertainment Group belongs to ProSiebenSat.1 Group, one of Europe's leading media groups.
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