Advanced Television


Study: Pitch Perfect stimulates €31m+ for Germany’s GDP

The production of TV series Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin contributed over €31 million to Germany’s GDP (‘Bruttoinlandsprodukt’) according to an economic impact study by Oxford Economics, commissioned by the MPA in cooperation with NBCUniversal and Studio Babelsberg. The production also created 700 local jobs (full-time and part-time) and supported more than 650 local businesses […]

February 19, 2024

Riedel expands global presence with new tech hub in Berlin

Riedel Communications has announced the establishment of its latest Engineering Hub, the ‘Technology Hub Berlin’, situated at Checkpoint Charlie. This expansion — by complementing existing hubs in Wuppertal, Eisenberg, Vienna, Zurich, Montreal, and Porto — underscores Riedel’s commitment to advancing R&D activities for the broadcast and event industry. Each hub focuses on specific aspects of […]

December 7, 2023

WWE bringing SmackDown to Berlin

WWE, part of TKO Group Holding, has announced that due to the incredible early pre-registration response for Bash in Berlin – the first-ever major WWE Premium Live Event to be held in Germany – one of the company’s weekly flagship TV shows, SmackDown, will also emanate from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany, the night […]

November 20, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Freedom Scripted opens offices in London, Berlin

Glasgow-based indie production company Freedom Scripted has announced new offices in London and Berlin, as well as new partnerships in Berlin and Lisbon. The expansion also sees the promotion of Nancy Napper Canter to Head of Development in London, and Tessa Buchanan to Development Exec in the Glasgow office. Having secured investment from the Channel […]

November 1, 2023

WWE announces first PLE in Germany

WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, has announced that Bash In Berlin, the first-ever major WWE Premium Live Event to be held in Germany, will emanate from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, on August 31st 2024. The arena can host some 17,000 fans. The announcement of Bash In Berlin, in partnership with Live Nation, follows […]

October 25, 2023By Nik Roseveare