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Cloud OTT service Magine launches in Germany

Magine, the cloud-based over-the-top TV service, has launched in Germany. It has been in beta test mode in the country with SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins, Sixx, Sat.1 Gold and ProSieben Maxx channels all carried on the service. RTL and RTL II will be available on the full commercial service as well as Bloomberg TV, Al […]

Host in a Box shipped to Spain

Spanish broadcaster Cuatro has commissioned the second overseas version of Endemol’s German factual entertainment format Host in a Box. The format – in which presenters are locked in wooden boxes, shipped to unfamiliar locations and asked to immerse themselves in local life – launched in German on ProSieben and subsequently sold to Super TV2 in […]

Turkey’s Light attracts ProSieben

German broadcaster ProSieben has ordered its own version of Turkish singing format Keep Your Light Shining. The show will debut live on the network on May 22, with prodco Tresor (Next Top Model, Popstars) attached on production duties. X Factor UK judge and boyband singer Gary Barlow will be a judge on the weekly primetime […]

MIPTV 2014: Endemol packs Host in the Box

Endemol’s MIPTV formats slate is headed by Israeli crowdfunding show Fundastic and German fish-out-of-water series Host in a Box. The format allows viewers to interact via a crowdfunding budding entrepreneurs pitch ideas to a panel of judges. The show was developed by Endemol Israel and Reshet, the Israeli commercial broadcaster that Endemol invested in late […]

Release the Hounds races to first format deal

ITV horror gameshow Release the Hounds has scored its first international format deal, with German broadcaster ProSieben producing a special, TBI has learned. The German version will be called Scream! If You Can and be produced by Sony Pictures Television Productions Germany, which is a sister company of formats rights holder Sony Pictures Television. The […]

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 […]

UPC Cablecom launches catch-up service

Liberty Global-owned Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom has launched a free catch-upservice with content from 77 channels, including 30 HD services. The replay function allows UPC Cablecom subscribers to access content from channels including, exclusively in Switzerland, the HD versions of German channels ProSieben, Sat.1, Kabel Eins and 3+. The 30-hours catch-up service allows viewers […]

German SVOD platform latest to go Under the Dome

Vivendi’s European SVOD service Watchever is the latest buyer of CBS miniseries Under the Dome. Fresh from bringing the stars of the show out to Cannes for MIPCOM last week, CBS Studios International has secured a multi-year deal for the show with Watchever in Germany to begin in January next year. It covers seasons one […]

Amazon re-ups Dome as global ratings boom

The Amazon Prime Instant Video platform has renewed the high rating CBS drama Under the Dome. The on-demand platform already runs season one of the Amblin Television show, which is the highest rated US series this summer, as its exclusive US online home, and will get the upcoming season two under terms of the new […]

New role for ProSiebenSat.1’s Schremper

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has named Ralf Schremper as chief financial officer, digital and adjacent, in addition to his existing role as executive vice-president, strategic planning/mergers and acquisitions and CFO and managing director of production arm Red Arrow Entertainment. The ‘digital and adjacent’ segment of the company’s business is seen as ProSiebenSat.1’s most important growth driver, […]