Studio Babelsberg is to cut staffers by nearly 25% by outsourcing and using more computer generated visual effects rather than building pricey sets.
Although faced with increasing competition in the Teutonic tyke TV market, Claude Schmit has steered Super RTL to ever greater heights since taking the helm at the RTL and Disney-owned children's…
Turkey's biggest media conglom Dogan Yayin has become the latest to bid for Haim Saban's German broadcasting group, ProSiebenSat 1.
Equity Pictures, the fund operator and production outfit that bankrolled Brian De Palma's "The Black Dahlia" and Richard Donner's "16 Blocks," has been snagged in German prosecutors' ever-expanding…
International distrib Telepool has appointed Michael Pettke to head the company's home entertainment division.
The prospect of Italian media mogul Silvio Berlusconi taking over Germany's biggest commercial broadcasting group, ProSiebenSat 1, is sparking calls for antitrust reform. Rankled Teutonic…
The success of U.S. series in primetime is attributable to a simple fact, say local programmers: The quality of the shows, including "CSI: Miami" and "House" on RTL and "Desperate Housewives" on…
RTL, Germany's leading commercial web, hit a homerun Thursday with its premiere of "CSI" after pinching the show from subsid channel Vox.
Germany's Victory Media, the fund operator and TV production company investigated on suspicion of tax fraud and violating investor trust, has filed for insolvency.
Bidding for Teutonic broadcaster ProSiebenSat 1, which is owned by a group led by U.S. billionaire Haim Saban, is entering its final stages, with Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset excluded from the…