Eurodata: young adults watch 1hr 30mins less TV per day


Young people aged 15-34 spend one hour and 30 minutes less per day on average watching TV than the total population, according to new research.… Read more

VPRT: German audiovisual market to exceed €11bn in revenues


The German audiovisual media market will generate revenues of more than €11 billion for the first time this year, according to the VPRT. The German… Read more

Sky secures computer fraud ruling on card-sharing


Sky has secured a legal ruling in Germany confirming that card-sharing – one of the most common forms of pay TV piracy – constitutes computer… Read more

Tele Columbus adds N24 Doku to line-up

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German cable operator Tele Columbus has added new documentary channel N24 Doku to its programming line-up. The free-to-view channel, from WeltN24, will be made available… Read more

ProSiebenSAT.1 adds new channel to Telekom agreement


German broadcaster ProSiebenSAT.1 has expanded its agreement with Deutsche Telekom to make content available for Telekom’s Entertain service, adding HD channel Kabel Eins Doku to… Read more

Pluto TV raises US$30m from ProSiebenSat.1, Scripps Networks

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Over-the-top video service Pluto TV has raised US$30 million (€27 million) in a funding round led by ProSiebenSat.1 Group, which also included participation from Scripps… Read more

Sky reports Q1 revenue and customer gains despite ‘slow start’

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Sky reported like-for-like revenue growth and the addition of more than 100,000 new customers, despite a “slower start” to its fiscal first quarter. Announcing results… Read more

Sky Deutschland adds ARD content to Sky Box OTT on-demand service


Sky Deutschland has struck a deal with German public broadcaster ARD enabling Sky customers to gain access to ARD on-demand programming via the Sky TV… Read more

Sky Germany builds up to UHD TV launch


Sky Germany’s UHD TV set-top Sky+ Pro, is now commercially available, and the broadcaster will air its first UHD TV football game on October 14.… Read more

Discovery hires finance chief from ProSiebenSat.1

Gunnar Wiedenfels

Discovery has hired Gunnar Wiedenfels as CFO, poaching the finance chief from German broadcast giant ProSiebenSat.1. Wiedenfels will join Discovery next April and fill the… Read more