Magine completes German clean sweep with ProSieben channels

The ProSiebenSat.1 bouquet of channels will be added to the Magine service in Germany after the OTT service struck a deal with the German free-to-air broadcast group. The deal means that from march Magine will carry the SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins, Sixx, Sat.1 Gold and ProSieben Maxx channels. Magine has launched a trial version of […]

Top-level management changes at Sat.1

Ex-Blazhoffski CEO Taco Ketelaar and RTL Croatia programming chief Kaspar Pflueger are joining German channel Sat.1 as part of a top level restructuring. ProSiebenSat.1 Media-owned Sat.1 has named a new top team that will operate under managing director Nicolas Paalzow. Within this, Ketelaar becomes senior VP, primetime entertainment on February 1, while Pflueger will join […]

ProSiebenSat.1 boosted by channel and digital gains

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Group reported strong second quarter earnings, buoyed by gains in it channels and digital businesses.  The firm said that in the Broadcasting German-speaking segment, which includes free TV stations and its basic pay TV and HD distribution business, external revenues rose in the second quarter by 2.4 % to €486.7 million. ProSiebenSat.1 […]

Telenet to drop ProSiebenSat.1 channels

Belgian cable operator Telenet is set to drop ProSiebenSat.1’s channels from its basic channel tier after failing to agree new terms with the German media firm.  Telenet said that as of April 16 it will cease to distribute the digital TV signals of ProSiebenSat.1’s channels, claiming the firm had asked for an “unreasonable increase in their […]