Ralf Ruckauer


ZDFE merges factual and entertainment under Rückauer

ZDF Enterprises (ZDFE) has consolidated its factual and entertainment wings under doc chief Ralf Rückauer. ZDFE.entertainment and ZDFE.factual have now merged to become ZDFE.unscripted. Rückauer, who previously led factual, is in charge of the merged division, with entertainment boss Sylvia Brucker remaining focused on that genre within the bigger group. This comes after ZDFE’s long-serving […]

ZDFE pockets Televisa USA true crime series

ZDF Enterprises has taken rights to new Televisa USA true crime series Deep Undercover, which features the real Donnie Brasco. The commercial arm of European pubcaster ZDF will be able to sell rights to the show in Germany, Austria and Switzerland following the agreement. Televisa USA is coproducing Deep Undercover with US indie Bellum Entertainment, […]

Size Matters for ZDFE, UK indie prodco

ZDF Enterprises has signed a development deal with UK indie Screen Glue for a science series featuring British director and television producer Jasper James. Size Matters will investigate why things are the size they are, asking questions such as why Earth is not the size of Jupiter and why people are not the size of […]