Tele München Group

Fred Kogel appoints Stephan Katzmann to manage finances of new media group

Industry veteran Fred Kogel has appointed Stephan Katzmann to the roll of managing director for projects in the area of finance of his new media group. Katzmann will be responsible managing the finances of production activities. He will also oversee the creation of a joint license database for the trading activities of the newly-founded media company, […]

KKR plans German media powerhouse with Tele München acquisition

Private-equity group KKR has acquired German media group Tele München Group (TMG) from its owner Herbert Kloiber after 42 years of the latter’s ownership of the outfit, with plans to refocus the company to take advantage of digital disruption. KKR has named former ZDF entertainment chief, Sat.1 and Kirch Media MD and Constantin Media chief […]

Tele München Group buys Load Studios stake

Tele München Group has acquired a stake in recently-established, German-based digital content company, Load Studios. Endemol Shine Group’s former global managing director, Georg Ramme, set up Load Studios in early 2017 and the Berlin-based company specialises in creating and distributing short-form-content for social and mobile platforms and brands. Tele München has taken a “significant minority […]

ProSiebenSat.1 completes ATV deal

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 has closed a deal for Tele München Group-owned Austrian broadcaster ATV. Following competition, cartel and media authority approvals in Austria, the deal bringing together Austrian terrestrial broadcasters ATV and Puls 4 closed yesterday. ProSiebenSat.1 Puls 4, the unit that did the deal for ProSiebenSat.1 Media, has immediately moved to make Thomas Gruber (pictured) managing […]

Tele Columbus to launch VoD service

German cable operator Tele Columbus is to launch a transactional video-on-demand service in partnership with Tele München Group and Vubiquity joint-venture On Demand Deutschland. The deal with On Demand Deutshland will give Tele Columbus access to Hollywood blockbusters and independent films on a day-and-date basis with their BluRay or DVD release data. The Tele Columbus […]

Sky Deutschland inks movie deal with Tele München

German pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has agreed a new movie deal with German studio Tele München Group (TMG). The deal expands an existing agreement between the two and gives the News Corp-backed pay TV operator rights to make TMG movies available on its on-demand Sky Anytime service and Sky Go, its OTT service that […]