Formula One rights- marketer SLEC, 75%-owned by German media groups Kirch and EM.TV, will ink a 100-year extension of its broadcast contract with the international automobile association FIA in Paris…
RTL Group and Vivendi Universal are reportedly looking to save Swiss sports-marketer ISMM from bankruptcy and stop the Kirch Group from landing worldwide rights to the next two World Cup…
German kidvidder EM.TV has named former banker Bernd Thiemann as head of its supervisory board. The 57-year-old Thiemann, a former chairman of the German DG Bank, replaces Nickolaus Becker, who left…
Germany's Gemini Film and International West Pictures will shoot "Joe and Max," the story of 1930s heavyweight boxers Max Schmeling and Joe Louis, next month in Berlin.
Known for their cautious approach to business and long-term outlook, it's not surprising that German filmmakers are banding together in the face of an increasingly merging market.
A high-stakes bluff by Europe's major automakers to force German media mogul Leo Kirch into giving them some control over Formula One racing has paid off.
German telco Deutsche Telekom will get rid of its cable systems by July 1. Six remaining cable franchises will go to an investment group headed by U.S. cabler Liberty Media and the U.K.'s Klesch, a…
Automakers have again warned they intend to set up a motor racing circuit rivaling Formula One to keep the sport off pay TV.
German media outfit Tele Munchen Group bested 1999's record sales figures by 2% in 2000 with revenues of DM424 million ($194 million). Company also had a pre-tax windfall of $158 million from the…
Merger talks with EMI are going smoothly, according to Bertelsmann prexy Thomas Middelhoff, who added that the German media giant was getting into shape for a public listing in the next few years.