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.
German sports channel Sport1 will show the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 following a rights deal signed with World Basketball Association FIBA covering TV, internet and mobile TV.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will continue to show the Wimbledon tennis tournament live and exclusively in Germany and Austria.
TV24, the new commercial Swiss TV channel launching on May 12, 2014, has acquired movies, series and documentaries from rights holders and producers such as ZDF Enterprises, ProSiebenSat.1, Beta Film, BBC Worldwide and Telepool Zürich.