A stunt that went badly wrong in a "Jackass"-style segment of a German reality show has raised questions in the country about how far TV channels should go in pursuit of ratings.
Germany's top-rated "Wetten, dass...?" (Wanna Bet) show on pubcaster ZDF was shut down in mid-broadcast on Saturday night for the first time in its nearly 30-year history after a contestant was…
Tatort" (Crime Scene) Germany's top-rated detective series, celebrated its 40th anniversary last week with a surge of Teuton media attention that left its creator struggling to explain its improbably…
The German Federal Film Board (FFA) handed out E652,000 ($900,000) to seven local productions at its November meeting, with the lion's share going to Tom Tykwer's pic "Drei."
The share price of German feevee operator Sky Deutschland plunged more than 7% on Tuesday after Germany's financial watchdog agency ruled the News Corp. pay TV operator had misstated risks…
Popular German TV comedian Anke Engelke and Estonian thesp Maert Avandi will host the European Film Awards ceremony on Dec. 4 in Tallinn, Estonia. Engelke, who hosted the opening night at the…
"Maybe the first secret is, 'Don't bore people,'?" Schweiger tells Variety.
The organizer of the Love Parade is pulling the plug on the techno music festival in Germany for good after 19 people were killed in a stampede at the entrance to the grounds in the western city of…
Theatrical shorts may be making a comeback in Germany.
It turns out poverty is a virtue for Berlin, which has become a fertile filmmaking center.
Pan-European broadcaster RTL Group has sold its struggling U.K. channel Five to British media baron Richard Desmond for E125 million ($161 million) -- a fraction of the price the Bertelsmann unit…