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RTL H1: Strong revenue growth

RTL Group results for the six months ending June 30th 2021 show that group revenue was up 13.7 per cent to €3.014 billion (H1/2020: €2.652bn), mainly as a result of strong growth of TV advertising revenue in the second quarter of 2021, of Fremantle and of the streaming businesses. Group revenue was up 21.5 per […]

August 6, 2021

RTL unveils new brand identity

RTL Group has unveiled a new identity and design for its core brand RTL. A press release from the German company said that “the comprehensive redesign and repositioning will strengthen RTL as Europe’s leading entertainment brand. The focus is on one unified RTL brand that stands for positive entertainment and independent journalism, as well as […]

June 14, 2021

RTL Q1: Streaming services accelerate growth

Pan-European broadcaster RTL Group’s quarterly numbers for the first three months of 2021 show group revenue up 3.9 per cent organically year on year, with reported Group revenue down 4.2 per cent to €1.404 billion ascribed to scope effects and negative exchange rate effects. Thomas Rabe, Chief Executive Officer of RTL Group, says: “Our streaming […]

May 6, 2021

RTL Group taking full ownership of Super RTL

Media group RTL’s largest business unit, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, is to acquire the outstanding 50 per cent shareholding in digital entertainment company Super RTL, having signed a binding agreement with its current joint venture partner, BVI Television Investments, Inc., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. This will take RTL Group’s shareholding in Super RTL […]

March 3, 2021By Colin Mann