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Sky Germany going day-and-date with HBO

Sky Germany will start launching HBO series on the same day they go out on the premium cabler’s domestic US service. The day and date move starts with the new, fifth, season of Game of Thrones (pictured) on April 12, but will extend to all upcoming HBO series. The initiative means that new seasons of […]

Sky Deutschland snags movie premieres

Sky Deutschland has secured first-broadcast pay-TV and SVOD rights to a clutch of Oscar-nominated independent films, including American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave and Philomena. The rights come through deals with independent film distributors Tobis, Prokino and SquareOne Entertainment. These cover linear distribution through Sky’s film channels as well as SVOD rights for broadcast over […]

News brief: Sky Deutschland inks movie deal with Tele München

Sky Deutschland has acquired a package of movies from Tele München Group. The German pay TV operator has taken linear as well as on-demand rights to the features meaning its customers can watch via its movie channels or the Sky Anytime and Sky Go services. Titles in the deal include Iron Man 3, Red 2, […]

Sky Deutschland expands MGM partnership

German pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has expanded its long term output agreement with MGM in a deal that exclusively hands it the Hollywood studio’s latest blockbuster movies. The deal also includes a renewal of the MGM HD Channel in Germany and Austria, which launched earlier this year. The content deal comprises exclusive pay TV […]