Das Vierte

Russia’s CTC appoints new Domashny network head

Russia’s CTC Media has appointed former MTV Russia executive Lika Blank as the new head of female-skewing network Domashny Channel. Blank, who takes up her new role effective of today, will be tasked with increasing the channel’s audience share among the ‘young female’ demographic. She will also be responsible for planning the channel’s strategic development, […]

Disney’s new German channel catches Dino Train

The new Disney free-to-air channel in Germany will have Henson’s animated series Dino Train when it launches in January. Disney is exiting the Super RTL channel and launching a free TV Disney Channel in Germany from the start of next year, replacing Das Vierte. It will have a strong pipeline of Disney content and is […]

Disney Channel to launch in Germany

The Walt Disney Company will launch Disney Channel on German free-TV next year, a move that throws a question mark over the future of Super RTL. The move was widely expected after Disney acquired German free net Das Vierte last year. Lars Wagner, Disney Channels Germany’s general manager, will assume command of the new 24-hour […]