German commercial general interest channel Sat.1 has launched a subscription-based streaming portal for fighting sports fans.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will show the new seasons of reality shows Celebrity Big Brother and Big Brother 24 hours per day live and without commercial breaks.
German commercial TV broadcaster ProSieben Maxx will transmit live matches of the National Football League (NFL) from autumn 2015.
DTT households in German federal state Hessen will continue to be able to receive commercial TV channels on digital terrestrial frequencies.
The German adaption of Endemol’s reality series Celebrity Big Brother (in German: Promi Big Brother) which will launch on August 15, 2014 at 20.15 CET on commercial TV channel Sat.1 will be accompanied by a live-stream at maxdome.
Four channels from the ProSiebenSat.1 group will remain on digital terrestrial in Bavaria.
German private broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is planning to launch a new channel, Sat.1 Gold, with an emphasis on German language drama (TV series and movies) to counteract competition from the public broadcasters.
IFA 2011 – BERLIN. SevenOne Media, the sales arm of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, has launched “the extension of classic TV spots with the Red Button function.” The company is showcasing an interactive Volkswagen spot using HbbTV at the IFA 2011.
There is high interest in the so-called ‘3rd party programming’ block on Germany’s Sat.1, according to the national office of regional media authorities, Landeszentrale für Medien und Kommunikation (LMK).
This Sunday, January 31, the three main channels from the ProSiebenSat.1 Group will join the Astra HD+ platform. Originally scheduled for January 1, Sat.1, ProSieben and kabel eins will now be available in HD on satellite.