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TV Channel “Ukraine” accuses 1+1 of piracy over Masked Singer knock-off

TV Channel “Ukraine” has accused rival network 1+1 of piracy over its show Maskarad (The Masquerade). The broadcaster, owned by TRBC Ukraine, has said that Maskarad, which was broadcast on October 3, “illegally used the elements of the world-famous format of The Masked Singer.” The Masked Singer is a music game show which first originated […]

TV Now and Videoland bright spots for RTL Group in Q1

RTL Group has seen positive growth for its streaming services, with TV Now and Videoland up 34% year-over-year to reach 1.53 million.  The company said that the introduction of lockdown measures in mid-March has contributed to a higher growth rate of its streaming services. Groupe M6’s streaming service 6play saw an additional one million users […]

RTL outlines VOD-focused strategic priorities for 2019

RTL Group has set out plans to expand its video-on-demand services by developing a joint VOD tech platform and by making “significant investments” into more local and exclusive content. Laying out its strategic priorities for next year, the company said that it will develop a joint tech platform that all its streaming platforms and broadcaster […]