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ProSiebenSat.1 confirms 2022 outlook

ProSiebenSat.1 has reported that results in Q1 2022 in line with the Group’s expectations, noting that its “synergistic business model demonstrates resilience despite the Russia-Ukraine war, ongoing pandemic, and strains on consumer sentiment.” The German broadcasting group saw revenues grow by 2 per cent to €954 million, with a significant growth in advertising revenue being […]

May 12, 2022

Pro7 not keen on MFE merger

The CEO of Germany’s commercial broadcasting network ProSiebenSat.1, Rainer Beaujean, has said while that he is open to formal takeover offers, he would not believe in either a German merger with RTL nor a cross-border deal with MFE (MediaForEurope). While the former deal seems impossible to him due to the regulatory environment, he told the […]

May 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

SevenVentures invests in Grover

SevenVentures, the investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 and part of the Group’s Commerce & Ventures segment, has acquired shares in Grover, the consumer-tech subscription platform, via a media-for-equity investment. As part of the Series C financing round of the successful Berlin-based start-up, which thus reaches a valuation in the billions, SevenVentures invests and further expands its […]

April 7, 2022

ProSiebenSat.1 expands production business

Seven.One Entertainment Group, the entertainment company of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, is expanding its content pipeline for local content with the establishment of a new Red Arrow production company in Germany. The latest creative forge, based in Cologne, will develop and produce entertainment formats for all Seven.One Entertainment Group platforms, among others, from 2022. The new […]

February 10, 2022

Germany: Live NHL on ProSieben MAXX

From February 27th 2022 through to the Stanley Cup Playoffs and Stanley Cup Final, ProSieben MAXX will broadcast one National Hockey League (NHL) game live every week in Germany. In total, the channel will show up to 18 games from the US ice hockey league. Fans already get to see highlight summaries of NHL games […]

November 15, 2021

Pro7 takes ‘first look’ at John de Mol’s Talpa

ProSieben subsidiary Seven.One Entertainment Grp has signed a ‘first look’ agreement with John de Mol’s content development company Talpa Concepts. The news goes down well with analysts. A report from analysts at investment bank Exane/BNPP suggests that this is positive news for Pro7. “ProSieben thus secures exclusive first access rights to all formats developed or […]

August 12, 2021

ProSiebenSat.1 sees “dynamic recovery” in Q2

ProSiebenSat.1 Group has reported a “dynamic recovery” in its portfolio in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the pandemic-impacted previous year’s quarter. The German broadcasting group generated record revenues with an increase of 48 per cent to €1.04 billion (previous year: €709 million) – the highest figure ever achieved by ProSiebenSat.1 in a second […]

August 5, 2021

ProSiebenSat.1 Group raises FY outlook

ProSiebenSat.1 Group recorded a strong recovery in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the pandemic impacted previous-year quarter. Following this substantial and profitable growth, the Group also again increases its outlook for financial year 2021. On the basis of preliminary and unaudited figures, Group revenues rose by 47 per cent to around €1,045 million […]

July 20, 2021

Bank: “Strong rebound for ProSiebenSat.1”

A comprehensive report from investment bank Exane/BNPP on German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 says that next year Germany and its television ad-market will be the first European market to have recovered to 2019 and pre-Covid levels. The bank’s study says that it expects a “strong rebound” for advertising this coming half-year and into 2022. Consequently, it has […]

July 7, 2021By Chris Forrester

StreamAMG partners with European League of Football

The European League of Football has partnered with OTT agency StreamAMG to provide live match streaming and on demand content for the European League of Football (ELF) competition. The ELF is a new American Football competition for the European continent, established to introduce a professional top tier league and serve the continent’s growing interest in […]

May 4, 2021