ProSiebenSat.1’s “Man In Hollywood” Rüdiger Böss Leaves German Broadcaster After 25 Years

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Rüdiger Böss, content acquisitions chief of German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1, is leaving the media group after over 25 years. Böss was described by the company as its “man in Hollywood” as a result of his relationships with the U.S. studios.
Böss has …

ProSiebenSat.1 Buys Dating Service eHarmony; Sky Italia Hires New Content Chief; UK Union Bectu Hires New Boss – Global Briefs

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German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired U.S. online dating service eHarmony. The company, which owns 11 production companies in the States including Married At First Sight producer Kinetic Content and The Circus producer Left/Right, h…

Jan Frouman Exiting ProSieben & Red Arrow; James Baker To Succeed Longtime Exec

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Veteran ProSiebenSat.1 exec Jan Frouman is leaving his post as Chairman and CEO of Red Arrow Studios, and as a member of the ProSieben executive board. He will step down from both roles when his current contract concludes at the end of February. Frouma…

Henrik Pabst Joins ProSiebenSat.1, Bo Stehmeier Succeeds Him At Red Arrow Studios As President

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Henrik Pabst is exiting his post as President of Red Arrow Studios International as President after being promoted to the newly-created position of senior executive position at ProSiebenSat.1’s Entertainment segment. Bo Stehmeier is set to succeed him …

Google Exec Alexandar Vassilev To Head Discovery/ProSieben Streaming Service

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Top Goggle exec Alexandar Vassilev has been tapped as the Chief Executive of 7TV, the free German streaming service set up by Discovery Communications and ProSiebenSat.1.
He will be tasked with growing the digital platform, which launched six months ago and carries a raft of channels including ProSieben, SAT.1, kabel eins, DMAX, sixx, ProSieben MAXX, SAT.1 Gold, kabel eins Doku and TLC. Reporting to the board, which now features Chief Executive of AdVoD at ProSiebenSat.1…

Thomas Ebeling to Step Down as Head of Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1

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The hunt is on for a new chief of one of Europe’s biggest media companies after Thomas Ebeling, the boss of Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1, said he will leave the company on Feb. 22, 2018. Ebeling had previously indicated his intention to move on and has now fixed his exit for directly after the company’s February press […]

ProSiebenSat.1 Hunts CEO; EuropaCorp Sells French TV Unit; ‘Falco’ Remade In Lat Am; Time Scores UK Show – Global Briefs

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Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp has sold its French television division for $13M as it looks to tighten its belt. The studio has sold the unit, which produces series including TF1’s spy drama No Limits, to Thomas Anargyros, who is currently Chief Executive of EuropaCorp Television. The move will help the business save up to $3.5M per year. The sale follows the departure of EuropaCorp Chief Executive Marc Shmuger last week following the disappointing performance of Valerian and the…

Discovery and Germany’s ProSieben Launch Free Streaming Service in Germany

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Discovery and ProSiebenSat.1 have launched an expanded version of  7TV, an ad-supported streaming service for the German market. Prosieben.Sat.1 already runs the 7TV platform and brand, and from today will carry a range of linear channels from ProSieben and Discovery, who plan to recruit a  CEO to run the streaming service, which is available over […]

Mashable Looks for Exit in Sale Talks With Germany’s ProSieben (Report)

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Mashable, the digital-media player that like many of its peers has refocused on growing its video biz, has engaged in “extensive” discussions with ProSiebenSat.1 about a sale, the Wall Street Journal reported. The unprofitable New York-based company had been trying to raised additional investment from a strategic investor but is “now leaning toward an all-out… Read more »

Fox TV, ProSiebenSat.1 Extend Licensing Agreement (EXCLUSIVE)

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ProSiebenSat.1 and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution have extended a licensing agreement that provides the German broadcasting group with major feature films and TV series, including blockbusters “Alien: Covenant” and “Logan.” While the broadcasting rights apply to ProSiebenSat.1’s free TV stations in Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Switzerland, the deal also includes selected exclusive rights for… Read more »

ProSiebenSat.1, Discovery to Launch Streaming Platform

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ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Communications are set to launch a streaming joint venture in Germany that will showcase content from both companies as well as third-party programming. The streaming OTT service will initially bring together ProSiebenSat.1’s seven German channels already included in the group’s 7TV mobile platform — ProSieben, Sat.1, Kabel Eins, Sixx, ProSieben MAXX, Sat.1… Read more »