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…
Thesp, who played a supporting role in Bernd Eichinger's "Downfall." died this week in Livigno, Italy
German sellers continued to rack up sales at the Mip TV mart in Cannes.
Bavaria Media Television handles TV sales, international co-productions and international distribution of TV movies and series produced by local and global players. Among its staples: long-running…
Teutonic TV movie "Tatort" (Scene of Crime) will notch its 700th episode in a 38-year run when it airs on pubcaster ARD on May 25.
Pubcaster ZDF scored a major ratings success on Sunday with "The Wonder of Berlin," a much hyped TV movie about the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
Germany has one of the biggest free TV markets in the world, but despite some 30 commercial rivals and plenty of U.S. fare on air, it's pubcasters ARD and ZDF that lead in the ratings, year after…