Spiegel TV, the joint venture by German media companies Spiegel and Autentic, has joined forces with US streaming service CuriosityStream to offer a Curiosity-branded linear TV channel in Germany.
German pay-TV channel Spiegel TV Wissen will join Sky Deutschland’s line-up on July 1, 2018.
German media company Autentic will take full control of international factual distribution company Autentic Distribution, formerly a joint-venture of Autentic and WDR mediagroup, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster WDR.
German commercial TV broadcaster Autentic has acquired more than 400 hours of documentaries from BBC Worldwide Germany for the pay-TV channels Spiegel Geschichte and Spiegel TV Wissen it jointly operates with production company Spiegel TV.
Autentic has enlarged its channel portfolio and launched the new factual entertainment network Spa orkn South Africa’s ODM-PayTV-platform.
Munich-based Autentic has become the major shareholder in the German documentary production company Tangram International.