Teuton paybox Premiere has extended its rights for Formula 1 motor racing through 2007, as it seeks to sew up high-profile sports content following the loss of Bundesliga soccer late last year.
RTL TV has secured German free TV rights for Formula One racing for four more years, until 2007.
Troubled German kidvidder EM.TV is being sued by two Deutsche Bank subsidiaries over a deal which gave EM.TV a stake in motor racing group Formula 1.
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