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Kloiber launches Night Train Media

Former Tele München Group managing director Herbert L. Kloiber has launched a new production firm, Night Train Media, focusing on European film and series. Night Train Media will work as a developer, coproducer, financing partner and distribution specialist for in-house and third-party projects. The Munich-based company is currently building its executive team and first projects […]

Germany’s Leonine acquires Wiedemann & Berg TV from Endemol Shine

German studio Leonine has struck a deal to acquire Wiedemann & Berg TV (W&B TV), the Endemol Shine Group-owned company behind Netflix drama hit Dark. The prodco, founded by Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann in 2009 in partnership with Endemol, will become part of the Leonine Production division, which already houses Wiedemann & Berg Film. […]

KKR’s Tele Munchen Group unveils licensing team

The fast-growing German media group backed by US investor KKR, which includes Tele München Group (TMG) and Universum Film, has revealed the senior management team of its licensing division. The yet-to-be named corporation, which is made up of production outfits including TMG, Universum Film, Universum, i&u TV and Wiedemann & Berg Film, will have a […]

Universum chief to head distribution for KKR’s Tele München group

Universum Film’s managing director and former RTL exec Bernhard zu Castell is to head up the distribution arm of the recently-formed and fast-growing German production group backed by US investor KKR, which includes Tele München Group. Castell becomes chief distribution officer at the yet-to-be named corporation, which is made up of production outfits including Tele […]

AMC’s Sundance joins The Name Of The Rose co-production

Germany’s Tele München Group has announced that AMC Networks’ SundanceTV and Sundance Now are coming on board the recently announced adaptation of Umberto Eco’s The Name Of The Rose. Produced by 11 Marzo Film, Palomar and TMG, the limited series is already lined up to appear on RAI in Italy during 2019. Under the terms […]

Tele München to coproduce €26m Rai drama

Tele München Group (TMG) is set to co-produce an eight-hour adaptation of Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose, said to cost €26 million (US$30.3m). Germany-based TMG will produce the series with 11 Marzo and Palomar and in association with Rai Fiction, and have all worldwide distribution rights outside Italy. The series is set to […]

ProSiebenSat.1 completes ATV deal

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 has closed a deal for Tele München Group-owned Austrian broadcaster ATV. Following competition, cartel and media authority approvals in Austria, the deal bringing together Austrian terrestrials ATV and Puls 4 closed yesterday. ProSiebenSat.1 Puls 4, the unit that did the deal for ProSiebenSat.1 Media, has immediately moved to make Thomas Gruber (pictured) managing […]

Germany’s Tele Munchen buys into US prodco

Germany’s Tele München Group has bought a stake in US rights broker and producer Storied Media Group. The deal, financial terms of which were not discussed, hands Munich-based TMG an undefined equity stake in SMG, which has sold more than 60 TV and film projects in just over three years since launch. The investment is […]

TMG, Sky have Sensitive Skin

Sky has picked up Kim Catrall comedy drama series Sensitive Skin for its UK pay TV Sky Arts channel. German producer and distributor Tele München Group has taken European German-language rights to the series, which is distributed by Tricon Films & Television. The Canadian series is a remake of an earlier BBC Two drama that […]

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, […]