German sports channel sportdigital has acquired the broadcast rights for two further international football leagues.
The Scottish Premiership will return to German pay-TV sports channel sportdigital after a one-year break from the 2014/15 season.
German pay-TV sports channel sportdigital will add Belgium’s first-division football league to its schedule and report live from the Jupiler League from the 2014/15 season.
German commercial TV group ProSiebenSat.1 has extended its contract with Studiocanal Deutschland.
German media entrepreneur Dieter Hahn, majority shareholder in media company Constantin Medien, wants to acquire pay-TV rights for Germany’s domestic football league Bundesliga.
World Football Association FIFA has granted German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF the domestic broadcast rights for the Football World Cup 2022 in Germany.
German sports channel Sport1 will show the ADAC Zurich 24 hour race live and exclusive on German television until 2016.
Sport1 US, the German pay-TV channel for the fans of US sports, has secured the exclusive broadcast rights of North-American ice-hockey league National Hockey League (NHL) for the next two seasons for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
OnDemand Deutschland has added movies from German rights dealer Splendid Film to its video-on-demand (VOD) line-up.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF will not broadcast the games of the Football World Cup 2014 on Eutelsat’s Hot Bird satellite system at 13° East due to rights restrictions.