ProSiebenSat.1


ProSiebenSat.1 set on Fun and Emotions

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1’s forthcoming new pay TV channel will be named ProSieben Fun, according to local reports. Christoph Bellmer, managing director of ProSiebenSat.1’s digital production subsidiary SevenSenses, said that the comedy channel, which will be launched in the next few months, will be positioned as the “edgy” little brother to ProSieben. The existing Sat.1 Comedy […]

ProSiebenSat.1 acquires Swedish producer



ProSiebenSat.1’s Scandinavian production division has acquired Swedish producer Hard Hat. 
Snowman Productions, which was set up by Red Arrow Entertainment last year, has acquired a majority interest in the production company and will see it move into ad-funded programming and digital production in the region.
 This is the latest acquisition for ProSiebenSat.1’s Red Arrow, which […]

ProSiebenSat.1 sells Bulgarian operations

Germany-based broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 group has sold its Bulgarian music TV channel Voice TV and the radio stations it owns in the country to A.E. Best Success Services Bulgaria for an undisclosed sum. Voice TV, which mostly airs music videos, was originally known as Veselina TV before it was acquired by SBS Broadcasting Group in 2006.

ProSiebenSat.1 posts third quarter revenue growth

Commercial broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 increased its third quarter revenues by 8.9% year-on-year to €163.6 million. Recurring EBITDA was up 19.5% to €163.6 million. In the group’s largest segment, the German speaking market covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland, ProSieben increased revenues by 6.5% to €413.9 million. The company’s free TV international segment, which since the disposal […]

ProSiebenSat.1 takes stake in social network

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired a stake in online social network meetOne. The company, through its SevenVentures investment arm, has bought a 29% stake in the website, which was developed by the team behind successful online gaming venture Bigpoint. The site, which is run by managing director Mila Sukhareva, combines online social networking with […]

ProSiebenSat.1 strikes Disney digital deal

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has struck a deal with Disney that will see over 500 new titles added to its Maxdome video-on-demand service. The deal, which was struck with Disney Germany, will see a raft of kids and family programming from the Disney Channel as well as a number of feature films featured on the […]

ProSiebenSat.1 strikes deal with Unitymedia, prepares growth plan

Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia has struck a long-term cooperation agreement with commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 for carriage of the latter’s channels. The pair’s existing deal has been extended until 2013 and ProSiebenSat.1’s Sixx channel will be given extended carriage on Unitymedia’s analogue tier. ProSiebenSat.1’s HD channels will also be carried by the operator. From […]

ProSiebenSat.1 to buy back up to 10% of shares

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is looking to buy back up to 10% of the company’s shares as part of an overall share buyback. The company announced plans to initially buy back 2.5 million shares – or almost 2.3% of the company’s preferred stock and about 1.15% of its total share capital – as part of […]

Kabel BW to carry ProSiebenSat.1’s HD channels

German cable operator Kabel BW will offer ProSiebenSat.1’s HD channels SAT.1 HD, ProSieben HD, Kabel Eins HD and Sixx HD on its platform from Monday August 15. The German broadcaster has renewed its carriage deal with Kabel BW that, as well as the addition of the HD channels, will add pay TV channels Sat.1 Comedy […]

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