Take1 Insurance Launches Coverage for ‘Docu-Soap’ Television Producers

April 13, 2011

Take1, entertainment division of the U.S. Risk Insurance Group, will now cover “docu-soaps,” a new segment of the television production market, under its DICE (Documentary, Infomercial, Commercial, Educational) package.

Simultaneously, Take1 announced that it is providing coverage for Knoxville, Tennessee-based Jupiter Entertainment’s “Sons of Guns” television show, shown nationally on the Discovery Channel.The show documents the daily business of Red Jacket Firearms, a Louisiana company that manufactures and sells custom weapons and also tests and fixes both classic and state-of-the-art weaponry.

The Take1 program offers cast coverage; props, sets and wardrobe coverage; negative film and faulty stock coverage; third party property damage and coverage for most animals used in filming. The program contemplates stunts; multi-location shoots and multiple days of principal photography.

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