The World Cup -- which kicked off June 9 as Costa Rica took on host Germany -- offers the Teutonic nation a unique opportunity to present itself globally while soccer fever grips the country and the…
Haim Saban and his ProSiebenSat 1 investment partners have secured a E1.25 billion ($1.6 billion) credit line with their majority stake in the German broadcaster.
In the run-up to Friday's soccer World Cup kick-off, telco giant Deutsche Telekom and the German Football League (DFL) on Wednesday (June 7) buried the hatchet on a months long dispute over Internet…
With soccer's World Cup due to start here Friday, the battle over TV rights to the local Bundesliga matches has escalated: A Hamburg court granted upstart sports channel Arena a temporary injunction…
German director Wolfgang Becker can't catch a break in the Czech Republic. First his hit pic "Good Bye, Lenin!" was turned into propaganda by the Czech political party ODS. Now his fight to stop a…
German rights trader Eastern European Acquisition Pool picked up a slew of titles at Cannes, including Lionsgate's "Saw III," sci-fi thriller "Daybreaker" and "Appaloosa," starring Viggo Mortensen…
Tele Munchen Group's theatrical division Concorde Filmverleih acquired German rights to eight films at the Cannes Film Market, including Stephen Frears' "The Queen," starring Helen Mirren as Queen…
Five years after its launch, Beta Cinema has become one of Germany's leading international film distributors with a catalogue that has grown more impressive by the year.
Swiss youth will soon have another choice for Hollywood product. Dubbed 3+, the 24-hour web will target the country's key 15-49 demo with Hollywood hits.
Michael Weber's Match Factory has picked up international rights to Hans Weingartner's upcoming "Free Rainer," a satire about the German TV industry.
German web Vox garnered record ratings Wednesday with the two-part season finale of "CSI" directed by Quentin Tarantino. With the show on Vox one season behind CBS, local viewers have been closely…