Advanced Television


RTL Croatia transaction closed

RTL Group has closed the transaction to sell RTL Croatia to Central European Media Enterprises (CME). The transaction, which was first announced on February 14th 2022, was approved by the Croatian competition authority on May 27th 2022. “The sale of RTL Croatia is in line with our strategy to lead TV consolidation in Europe,” stated […]

June 1, 2022

Country Music Entertainment launches in UK

Following on from the launch in the US last month on Local Now, Country Music Entertainment (CME) has now launched in the UK via On Demand 365, which is available on Freeview Channel 265, Roku, and Samsung TV Plus, along with an app available on iOS or Android for all devices. Further platforms will follow. […]

March 28, 2022

Morris joins Level

Leading film, TV, and music lawyer, Tony Morris, has joined Level. He is one of the industry’s expert authorities in Media and Entertainment law with a career spanning more than 40 years. Morris’s focus is on clients who develop, finance, produce and distribute films and other audio-visual content, including record companies, music publishers, composers and […]

February 24, 2022

RTL Group sells RTL Croatia to CME

Pan-European broadcaster RTL Group has reached an agreement with Central European Media Enterprises (CME) for the sale of RTL Croatia. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022. The total consideration to be paid at closing amounts to €50 million. In addition, RTL Group will […]

February 14, 2022

CME Media Group joins albert

CME Media Group (CME) has announced that CME will be the first CEE producer to join albert, the screen industry authority on environmental sustainability for film and TV as an international member. CME joins current members such as Fremantle, ITV, and Sky and recognises that its ambitions of being the best CEE producer of content […]

October 14, 2021

PPF Group completes CME acquisition

PPF Group has announced that its fully owned subsidiaries have completed the acquisition of Central European Media Enterprises CME). PPF now holds full control of CME’s operations in the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Bulgaria. This transaction was subject to regulatory approval by the European Commission, national regulators in certain countries, and CME shareholders. […]

October 14, 2020