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BBC Worldwide, Spiegel strike partnership

BBC Worldwide and Spiegel have inked a deal that will see the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster provide a range of programming to the German publishing group’s TV channels over several years. The agreement will see Spiegel take a large number of factual titles from the BBC’s commercial arm for its Spiegel Geschichte and […]

Sky Deutschland counters Netflix with OTT

Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has launched an OTT TV service, Sky Online, that will be available to non-subscribers paying on a monthly basis without an ongoing contract. Sky Online will offer two programming packages – the Sky Starter package including first-run series and series box sets, kids programmes and documentaries from a selection of […]

The War Report

With the 100th anniversary of the most terrible conflict in world history coming in 2014, Jesse Whittock identifies the projects and producers that will shape World War I in the minds of a new generation of TV viewers. War programming has the unique power to shock, appall and intrigue in equal measures, hence its enduring […]

FremantleMedia inks ProSieben, RTL and raft of German deals

FremantleMedia International has announced a slew of sales to German broadcasters. The distributor has inked a deal with Gemany’s largest commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 for titles including Jamie Cooks Summer, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide and Lisa Kudrow web series Web Therapy (pictured). The shows will air on female-skewing digital channel […]

Sky Deutschland launches budget package

German cable operator Sky Deutschland is launching a new budget package of channels. ‘Sky Starter’ will offer 21 channels to Sky’s customers in Germany and Austria from October 1. Priced at €12.90, it will include Sky Sport News, Sky Krimi, 13th Street Universal, Discovery Channel, TNT Serie, Disney Channel and Spiegel Geschichte. Marcello Maggioni, Sky […]