Katharina Behrends

NBCU lines up first German drama

NBCUniversal International Networks is set to produce its first original drama out of Germany. The Comcast-owned entertainment group’s managing director, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Katharina Behrends told DWDL.de that crime-themed channel 13th Street had commissioned a 4x25mins psychological drama miniseries. Production and casting plans are underway, with Readymade Films attached to produce, but Behrends declined […]

Sky Deutschland mulls German OTT service

Sky Deutschland is mulling the possibility of replicating the Sky Now OTT offering provided by BSkyB, although it has no current plans to launch such a service, according to a channel rep. “We are considering that – there is no question,” said Holger Ensslin, chief officer, legal regulatory and distribution Ensslin, speaking on a strategy […]