Christian Asanger

Sky brings Aussie drama to Germany

Sky Deutschland has acquired Australian primetime medical drama The Heart Guy. The Essential Media-produced series will air on all German-language Sky 1 pay TV feeds in Europe following the deal with FremantleMedia International (FMI). In Australia, the Nine Network show (known locally as Doctor Doctor) attracted a debut audience of 2.2 million in September 2016 […]

Sky Deutschland locks up prison drama deal

Sky’s German operation has acquired five seasons of Wentworth, the modern-day reboot of cult classic prison drama Prisoner Cell Block H. The deal sees Wentworth enter the German market for the first time, with the Australian series playing on Sky’s flagship Sky 1 service. It launches next Wednesday (December 7). The series is distributed by […]

Sky Germany makes content exec hires

Sky in Germany has made two key appointments to boost its entertainment offering. The pay TV operator has named Christian Asanger as (pictured) vice-president, entertainment channels. Asanger, who will report to film and entertainment chief Marcus Ammon, was previously creative director at Sony Pictures Television and has also worked for Warner Bros International Television and […]

Warner’s Asanger joins Sony

Warner Bros International Television Production executive Christian Asanger is joining Sony Pictures Television Germany in the new year. Asanger is exiting the international Warner Bros. business, where he was director of local productions, based in Germany. He also acted as a worldwide consultant for Warner’s dating format The Bachelor. At SPT Germany, he will be […]