ZDF Enterprises gets new drama boss

ZDF Enterprises has recruited Robert Franke as vice president of its drama division. German pubcaster ZDF, and its commercial arm ZDFE, are mong the most active producers, coproducers and distributors of drama in Europe and played a key role in the international success of the Nordic Noir genre. Franke joins from on-demand service Viewster, where […]

Viewster buys Red Arrow docs

On-demand platform Viewster has acquired a trio of factual programming from Red Arrow International. The VOD service has bought shows including Extreme Fighting and specials The Man Who Streaked the World and Playground Murder Plot, which first went out on UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4. Viewster will launch the series and specials across its fifteen-country […]

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 […]

Viewster adds 200 titles

Switzerland-based video-on-demand service Viewster has added more than 200 TV and film titles to its service after striking new content deals with distributors including DRG and Screen Media Ventures.  The new deals cover US movie titles, as well as British and Australian series, including Channel 4 UK comedies The Inbetweeners and Peep Show, SyFy’s Flash […]

Viewster inks indie films deal

Over-the-top video provider Viewster has struck deals with three independent film aggregators to bring over 20 new movie titles to its site. Viewster has agreed with independent film groups KinoNation, Renderyard and Moviehouse Entertainment to stream titles including New York Independent Film Festival Award winner Dos, Academy Award-winning Shine and Shadow of the Vampire, starring […]

Swiss OTT service Viewster looking to expand

Switzerland-based OTT movie and TV service Viewster, which has passed one billion views this year, is ramping up its marketing activities and plans a new round of financing to fund expansion next year. Viewster has passed the milestone of one billion video views by users this year, and thecompany says it has seen its user […]