Prosieben MAXX

ProSieben, Discovery pact for OTT drive

ProSiebenSat.1 (P7S1) and Discovery Communications have joined forces to push OTT in the German market with a combined streaming service. The pair are also looking to add third party channels to a new joint venture streaming service. German TV and media giant P7S1 and global channel operator Discovery will stream a raft of their channels […]

ProSieben, Scripps agree huge lifestyle deal

ProSiebenSat.1 and Scripps Networks Interactive have agreed a 1,200-hour programming deal that will see a raft of SNI shows go out on the German broadcaster’s channels. The deal covers factual, factual entertainment and lifestyle programming from SNI, which will air on branded blocks on the Sixx, ProSieben Maxx and Kabel Eins Doku nets in Germany. […]

Red Arrow creates new factual unit

Red Arrow Entertainment Group has create a Unterföhring-based factual prodco, 7Stories. The prodco will aim to produce factual shows and branded entertainment programming for Red Arrow parent ProSiebenSat.1 Group, other national and international media firms, and digital platforms. Already on the slate are ProSieben MAXX series Galileo 360°, SAT.1 Gold’s Lenßen Klärt Auf and TV24’s […]

Nick nabs latest Pokémon seasons

Nickelodeon Germany has acquired the latest seasons of Pokémon the Series: XY. The deal with The Pokémon Company International includes the current season, Pokémon the Series: XY Kalos Quest. Episodes will begin airing on pay TV channel Nick’s Saturday morning boys action block with the nineteenth season premiere in 2016. Furthermore, deals for the first two […]

ProSieben MAXX bags BBCWW Beckham doc

Male-skewed German free-to-air channel ProSieben MAXX has bagged 420 hours of BBC Worldwide programming, including travelogue documentary David Beckham: Into the Unknown. The programming will run as MAXX’s BBC Earth-branded block in both daytime and primetime slots, and also include a new season of factual show Life Below Zero and new episodes of Ben Fogle-starring […]

ProSieben channel buys anime series Tenkai Nights

German broadcaster ProSieben has acquired anime series Tenkai Nights. The animated show will go out on ProSieben channel Maxx. The male-skewed digital service has a kids block Yep! Viz Media distributes the show, which is produced by Shogakukan-Shueisha and Spin Master. It has already been picked up by Cartoon Network in the US, Teletoon in […]

Magine completes German clean sweep with ProSieben channels

The ProSiebenSat.1 bouquet of channels will be added to the Magine service in Germany after the OTT service struck a deal with the German free-to-air broadcast group. The deal means that from march Magine will carry the SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins, Sixx, Sat.1 Gold and ProSieben Maxx channels. Magine has launched a trial version of […]

News brief: German kids net wants to B-Daman

German children’s service YEP! has acquired rights to B-Daman Crossfire, a boys action toon from the team behind anime title Beyblade. YEP!’s parent, brand management firm m4e, has scored the deal, which gives it rights for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The show is based on a marble game and will launch on YEP!, which is […]

ProSieben Maxx launches in Germany

ProSiebenSat.1’s new channel ProSieben Maxx has launched in Germany today. The channel, aimed at males aged 30-59, is available on a number of cable platforms including Unitymedia Kabel BW and Tele Columbus, which has launched it on its digital tier, with a launch on analogue to follow in two weeks and the HD variant to […]

New German channel says Yep! to kids block

A new ProSiebenSat.1 male-skewing channel that’s launching this year has secured a long-term children’s content output deal with new m4e and Mainstream Media co-venture Yep! TV Bebtriebs. From September 3, ProSieben MAXX will broadcast on German free-TV, targeted at a 30-59 male audience with US series, international documentaries and an in-house magazine series. The channel […]