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Red Arrow Acquires Majority Stake in Karga Seven Pictures (Exclusive)

Berlin — ProSiebenSat.1’s Red Arrow Entertainment Group has acquired Los Angeles-based Karga Seven Pictures, marking the latest step in the Munich-based company’s ongoing expansion in the U.S. production market.

Founded in 2008 by Sarah Wetherbee, Emre Sahin and Kelly McPherson, Karga Seven develops and produces factual entertainment, including non-scripted and scripted programs for a wide selection of U.S. cable channels, as well as feature films. The company has produced more than 300 hours of programming, including “Booze Traveler” for Travel Channel, “How Booze Built America” for Discovery Channel, “Futurescape” for Science Channel, “Cry Wolfe” for Discovery ID and “Hunting Hitler” for History Channel. Also active in Turkey, Karga has an office in Istanbul.

Wetherbee, Sahin and McPherson will continue to oversee Karga, which will now have worldwide distribution through Red Arrow’s sales arm, Red Arrow Intl.

The acquisition strengthens Red Arrow’s foothold in the U.S. while
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'Dirty Jobs' star Mike Rowe talks work with Mitt Romney in Ohio

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Mike meets Mitt on Wednesday (Sept. 26) in the Buckeye State to talk about how to get America back to work.

Mike Rowe is host of Discovery's "Dirty Jobs" and the new "How Booze Built America," airing Wednesdays, but he has a spin-off career as creator of mikeroweWORKS.com, a Website and a movement dedicated to functioning as a PR campaign for traditional, hands-on jobs.

"I really believe," Rowe tells Zap2it, "part of the reason that three million shovel-ready jobs entirely imploded is the fact that [President Barack Obama] was trying to sell that notion to a country that doesn't want to pick up a shovel."

Back in early September, Rowe, as he did for the newly elected Obama in 2009, wrote an open letter to Gop presidential candidate Mitt Romney about the state of work in America, stating, "If you read the whole thing, I'll vote for you in November."

While Rowe says
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