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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

beIN wins rights to World Rugby Sevens in 25 countries

beIN Sports has announced a broadcast deal with World Rugby covering the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the remainder of the 2022 Series and the full 2023 Series. The agreement also includes rights to Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022. The deal means that beIN will be the only place to watch World Rugby’s sevens […]

April 7, 2022

Fred Media unveils new spring content slate

Fred Media today reveals its new slate for the MIPTV period, featuring close to 100 new hours from five key production partners. From WTFN in Australia, and leading the new slate, are two recently announced series for Seven Network. Strike Force (6 x 60) tells the inside story of the most gripping, heart-stopping, tense and […]

March 21, 2022

WTFN announces new series for Seven, Fred Media to distribute

WTFN, the Australian independent production companies, is pleased to announce Police Strike Force (6×60) as its latest commission from Seven Network, following hot on the heels of Code 1: Minute by Minute (8×60). Police Strike Force, which is due to premiere on Channel 7 and 7plus from Wednesday 2nd March, tells the inside story of […]

February 28, 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

Arianespace wins Optus launch contract

Australian telco Optus has chosen Arianespace and an Ariane 6 rocket to launch its latest satellite. Optus 11 is the craft, itself a replacement for Optus D1. Optus 11 is being built by Airbus Defence & Space and is due for launch in 2023. Optus 11 is a fully reconfigurable satellite and based on Airbus’s […]

November 18, 2021

Australia: Seven to broadcast Extreme E

Australian media company, the Seven Network, has confirmed it will broadcast innovative electric race series, Extreme E, on its free-to-air network and VoD platform, 7plus. Seven, which is part of Seven West Media, will air Extreme E’s one-hour highlights programmes throughout its capital cities including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, and regional Queensland. Produced […]

July 14, 2021