MTV Networks will launch a Comedy Central channel in Germany Jan. 15, making it the second non-music Viacom web to go on air here following Nickelodeon last year.
German producer-distrib Kinowelt has taken over insolvent distrib Intertainment, which went belly up this year after failing to recoup $122 million in damages from Elie Samaha and Franchise Pictures.
The share price for Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 jumped more than 4% Friday on reports that Saban is again shopping Germany's biggest broadcaster.
A spat over Internet rights to Bundesliga soccer matches is threatening to engulf Germany's digital rollout in convergence confusion.
Germany's Premiere, the sole nationwide paybox, may soon face a rival: Herbert Kloiber. The Teutonic TV veteran wants to bow a pay movie channel to fortify regional cable operator Unity Media's…
SevenOne Intl., the international distribution division of Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 TV group, has inked a sales partnership with Venezuela's Spiral Intl. for the Latin American market.
Constantin Film has recruited former Bavaria Film producer Reinhard Kloos to oversee production of family films at the producer-distrib. Kloos, who will focus on CGI pics, headed Bavaria Pictures, a…
Dave Sibley will become managing director of MTV Networks Australia in July, the division announced on Tuesday, while MTV Nets has tapped Martin Michel deputy managing director at its Berlin HQ…
The Berlin Film Festival is going Greek for the second year -- its Berlinale in Athens mini fest will run May 4-11. The event, which follows a similar presentation of Berlin screeners in Turin…
Swiss-German entertainment group Highlight Communications on Thursday posted better than expected annual results for 2005, including a 25% boost in net profit.
Anschutz Entertainment Group and mobile telco O2 Germany unveiled plans to build O2 World, a E150 million ($186 million), 17,000-seat entertainment and sports arena in Berlin.