Advanced Television


RTL AdAlliance appoints Ostermaier as CFO

RTL AdAlliance has appointed Iris Ostermaier global CFO of the newly created RTL AdAlliance, effective January 9th 2023. In this role, she will report to Stéphane Coruble, CEO of RTL AdAlliance. RTL AdAlliance was formed through the combination of RTL AdConnect, G+J iMS and Smartclip’s sales and media businesses to create an international total media […]

December 14, 2022

Bedrock delivers RTL+ Hungary

Bedrock, the European streaming technology company, has successfully launched a direct-to-consumer service for the newly rebranded RTL+. Thanks to Bedrock’s platform ability to develop and support all types of features and tiers,  RTL Hungary has put 3 tiers simultaneously on the market: AVoD: with RTL+ Light, the traditional catch-up TV offer; Telcos: with RTL+ Activ […]

November 29, 2022

Schmitter joins RTL Deutschland management board

RTL Group has announced that Stephan Schmitter, currently Chief Journalistic Content Officer at RTL Deutschland, has been appointed to the Management Board of RTL Deutschland with immediate effect. As Managing Director of Programming, he will take on responsibility for all content (entertainment, journalistic content, fiction, sports and RTL Studios productions) and brands from RTL Deutschland. […]

November 17, 2022

RTL Group: “High revenue growth in Q3”

RTL Group has published its quarterly statement for the January to September 2022 period. Thomas Rabe, Chief Executive Officer of RTL Group, commented: “RTL Group had a solid first nine months of the year 2022, in the face of a challenging macroeconomic environment and its impact on advertising markets. The high revenue growth in the […]

November 4, 2022

RTL resumes broadcasting UCI Track Champions League

The UCI Track Champions League has confirmed that RTL – the largest commercial broadcaster in the Netherlands – will return to offer live coverage of the 2022 season. RTL joins a host of international broadcast partners that are being announced before the second UCI Track Champions League campaign commences in Mallorca on November 12th. The agreement was […]

October 31, 2022

Habets to lead ProSiebenSat.1

The Supervisory Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media has resolved on a change in the chair of the Executive Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media: Bert Habets will take over as chairperson of the Executive Board (Group CEO) of ProSiebenSat.1 Media on November 1st. He has already been involved with ProSiebenSat.1 as a member of the Supervisory Board since […]

October 4, 2022

M6 for sale after failed merger

German media group Bertelsmann has put French commercial broadcaster M6 up for sale following the failed merger attempt with fellow French broadcast group TF1, according to the FT, with Thomas Rabe, Bertelsmann’s chief executive, revealing that the company had been “inundated with expressions of interest”. Bertelsmann has asked for indicative bids by September 23rd. According […]

September 22, 2022By Colin Mann

RTL loses channel distribution lawsuit against Pestana

RTL Television has lost a lawsuit against hotel chain Pestana Group regarding the distribution of its RTL TV channel, according to Portugal’s Economia. The German broadcaster claimed that Pestana distributed RTL TV in two of its hotels, between May 2013 and February 2014, without prior authorisation. RTL Television initiated a lawsuit in the Intellectual Property […]

September 12, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

RTL Deutschland adds to Management Board

RTL Group has appointed two new members of RTL Deutschland’s Management Board: Ingrid Heisserer, currently CFO Austria & Germany at the global cosmetics company L’Oréal, will become the new CFO of RTL Deutschland, effective December 1st. She will succeed Alexander Glatz, who will leave RTL Deutschland on August 31st as previously announced in July. Additionally […]

August 30, 2022

TeamViewer optimises processes in TV production at RTL Studios

TeamViewer, a global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalisation solutions, is helping to make TV production processes at RTL Studios more efficient. Editors can remotely connect to the editing computers at the Cologne headquarters via the secure remote access solution TeamViewer Tensor and thus edit and finalise the films remotely.   In addition to […]

August 24, 2022