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Almost 60 years after the Americans and Russians battled for supremacy of the stars, two new reality TV formats are engaged in their own space race, while more broadly factual space programming is becoming hot property with Nat Geo set to launch its Cosmos reboot on Sunday (March 8). Huw Fullerton reports. Who will win […]

Viacom picks Nitz from Red Bull Media House

Viacom International Media Networks has recruited Oliver Nitz to run its mobile branding division. Nitz joins from Austria-based Red Bull Media House and will be senior VP, mobile brand licensing at Viacom. In the new role he will be tasked with building VIMN’s presence in the mobile space and, based in Berlin, he will oversee […]

Red Bull Media House inks US Fox Sports deal

Red Bull Media House has inked a three-year deal with Fox Sports in the US that will see a raft of its content air on the channel. The deal covers the core Red Bull World Series events; Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship, the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World […]

Red Bull Media House to launch Baumgartener space doc

Salzburg-based producer and distributor Red Bull Media House will launch its Mission to the Edge of Space: The Inside Story of Red Bull Stratos doc in Cannes. The one-off factual show is the inside story of Felix Baumgartener’s death-defying space jump earlier this year. The event itself was the most-watched live stream ever and the […]

Red Bull content flies to Iberian doc channels

Red Bull Media House and Chello Multicanal have struck a deal to bring the former’s premium content to the latter’s documentary channels in Spain and Portugal. Chello’s Spanish channel Odisea and Portuguese net Odisseia will exclusively broadcast Red Bull programmes such as adventure series Explorers, freerider show Where the Trail Ends and action sports magazine […]

Red Bull Media House inks Viewster VOD deal

Red Bull Media House is launching a raft of its content on the Viewster video-on-demand platform. Viewers in the UK, Benelux, Germany and the Nordics will be able to watch Red Bull-produced action sports and culture content on-demand following the deal. Ad-supported VOD service Viewster has snagged Red Bull content including free-running show Red Bull […]

CTH continues buying spree with Red Bull Media House deal

CTH, the recently launched Thai pay TV platform, has inked a programming deal with the distribution arm of Red Bull. CTH has already secured English Premier League TV rights and inked a wide-ranging content and channels deal with Fox. The agreement with S Red Bull Media House gives the pay TV operator TV rights to […]

Red Bull’s ServusTV buys Hell on Wheels

ServusTV has acquired three seasons of US Western series Hell on Wheels. The German channel is part of Red Bull Media House and has acquired the show from Endemol Worldwide Distribution. ServusTV has taken rights across German-speaking Europe and will give the show its free TV premiere in Germany. The series, which is produced by […]

Baumgartner flying into MIPTV

Record-breaking skydiver Felix Baumgartner will give a keynote address at MIPTV in April. The Austrian daredevil will be in Cannes with Alexander Koppel, CCO of Red Bull Media House, and the pair will give a joint address on April 9 as part of a branded content conference strand. On  14 October 2012, Baumgartner flew 39 […]

UKTV channel Dave widens programming deal with Red Bull

UK digital channel Dave has inked a new programming deal with Red Bull Media House. The channel, part of the UKTV group, has reordered freestyle motocross series Red Bull X-Fighters for a fifth season. It has also acquired Red Bull’s cliff diving show for the first time with the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. […]