Teuton ZDF elevates Teubner

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Manfred Teubner has been named new head of shows at German pubcaster ZDF.

Teubner, who replaces Viktor Worms in September, will be responsible for implementing new primetime formats. A new division devoted to the development of “event” shows as well as new comedy formats “demands experienced creativity in the revamping of these genres,” said ZDF chief Dieter Stolte.

Teubner is currently deputy head of shows and also is in charge of a number of programs at the pubcaster, including the talkshow “Live” and news series “Leute Heute.”

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