Elke Walthelm

Discovery, Sky both claim victory as dispute is resolved

Discovery Communications’ channels will remain on the Sky platform in the UK and Germany after the pair reached a last-gasp deal in their carriage dispute. Both sides claimed victory as a new deal was reached, with Discovery saying it secured improved terms for its 13-strong bouquet, and Sky saying that Discovery accepted the terms previously […]

Sky Deutschland appoints content supremo

Sky’s German unit has upped Elke Walthelm to executive VP, content, filling a role vacated by Gary Davey when he took the wider role as content chief across Sky’s European footprint. Walthelm will oversee programming at Sky Deutschland, reporting directly to the pay TV operation’s CEO, Carsten Schmidt. The role covers original programming, acquisitions, on-demand […]