Babylon Berlin

Sky, ARD set up ‘pioneering’ German drama

Sky Deutschland and ARD are two of four partners attached to a German-produced crime thriller series that is being described as a “milestione” in the creation of big-budget series from the territory. Babylon Berlin comes from Sky Deutschland, X-Filme, German pubcaster ARD and indie Beta Film. Based on books from Volker Kutscher, the high-end drama […]

Sky Deutschland and ARD making original drama

German pay TV operator Sky Deutschland is teaming up with public broadcaster ARD to collaborate on a period crime drama series, Babylon Berlin, that will be aired on Sky ahead of its free-to-air broadcast. ARD will reportedly contribute about €9 million (US$12.3 million) of the total €25 million budget for the eight or 10-part series, […]