Two named RTL European prod’n co-toppers

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Wolf Bauer, chairman of UFA Film & TV Prod., and Mike Murphy, CEO, European drama, and CEO Asia for Pearson Television, have been named co-toppers of RTL Group’s continental European production activities.

Bauer and Murphy will oversee all production companies belonging to the group across the German-speaking territories, Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, the Benelux as well as drama programming in Eastern Europe.

Bauer remains head of Ufa Film & Television. RTL Group was formed out of the merger of pan-European broadcasting group CLT/Ufa and the U.K.’s Pearson earlier this year.

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