MTV Networks has appointed Catherine Deutmeyer as the channel's manager.
Death and its impact on the living will be an overriding theme at this year's Intl. Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, which runs Oct. 30-Nov. 5.
With a list of partners that includes Scott Free Prods., Sony Pictures Television, Peter Guber's Mandalay Television, Sci Fi Channel and the Larry Sanitsky Co., Germany's Tandem Communications is…
Broadcasters have boldly tackled a broad range of topics in high-profile telepics this year. From the World War II bombing of Dresden to a meteorological disaster movie with an environmental message…
While U.S. series never disappeared from German TV, for years they took a backseat to local programming and were largely relegated to second-league channels or nonprimetime slots.
Fearing an eruption of religious fury, Berlin's Deutsche Oper this week canceled a production of Mozart's 1781 opera "Idomeneo" for its depiction of the severed head of the Prophet Mohammed. The move…
Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 is partnering with Singapore-based media company Six-Six-Eight to produce and distribute call-in shows based on skeins from the German TV group's successful call-in web…
The story of Natascha Kampusch, the 18-year-old Austrian kidnap victim who spent eight years in an underground cell, may soon be coming to the small screen.
Faced with an IRS bill of some $300 million in unpaid taxes, Haim Saban reportedly is close to selling his ProSiebenSat 1 TV group. Speculation of an imminent sale has heated up in the past month in…
The Berlin Film Festival is continuing its partnership with the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair (Oct. 4-8) with special screenings of four pics that unspooled at this year's Berlinale.
Pubcaster ZDF's lavish World War II mini "Dresden" and commercial channel Sat.1's postwar drama "The Airlift" are among nominees for German TV movie.