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Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is one of the leading media companies in Germany. Its strong brands reach an audience of approximately 90 million viewers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
RTL Television was launched in 1984 as RTL Plus. As a general-interest channel, RTL Television offers a diverse programming mix with strong formats across all genres, from entertainment and reality shows to news, sports and fiction. RTL Television has been the market leader among young audiences in Germany since September 1992.
Vox first went on air on 25 January 1993. Vox is a general-interest channel with a target group of mainly female viewers aged 14 to 59 years.
RTL II exemplifies enjoyment of life. The Munich-based TV channel inspires its audiences with emotional, multifaceted entertainment formats. All of its programmes centre on fun, entertainment and passion.
Super RTL is now established as Germany's most popular television channel for children. Some of Super RTL’s successes include the animation series
and the live action series
Disney Hannah Montana
Created in 1992, N-TV was Germany's first news channel. Since its launch, the station has been on-air 365 days a year offering a 24-hour programme made up of news, politics, business and economic information.
RTL Nitro is the latest Addition to Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland's portfolio. It shows high-end German Free-TV premieres and crime and sitcom classics, as well as riveting movies.
RTL Crime guarantees to keep viewers on the edge of their seats round the clock every single day by screening an explosive mix of the cream of RTL's crime series, including top international cop series and action shows.
RTL Living is positively bursting with ideas for active people in areas such as lifestyle, home decorating, food and drink, and also life in general, both inside and outside the family.
Passion offers top telenovelas, soaps und series from Germany, South America and the USA.
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has combined interactive and transaction based businesses outside traditional ad-financed free-TV under the brand of RTL Interactive.
Within Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, InfoNetwork is the production company for news and magazine formats.
UFA Film & TV Produktion is the leading television producer in Germany, responsible for more than 2,000 programme hours a year for both private and public television companies.
UFA Fiction was founded in 2013 by a merger of the previously separate labels Teamworx, Phoenix Film and UFA Fernsehproduktion
UFA Serial Drama
For more 20 years, UFA Serial Drama has been coming up with new and addictive storylines, creating strong, long-term programme brands for the television market.
UFA Show & Factual
UFA Show & Factual is a channel-independent producer of entertainment formats for German-speaking TV broadcasters.
RTL Radio Deutschland
RTL Radio Deutschland's radio stations reach millions of listeners daily. With 18 stations in 11 states, RTL Radio Deutschland is one of the largest groups in private radio broadcasting.
104.6 RTL is Berlin's Hit radio. Since it started broadcasting in 1991, the station has been among the most popular in the Berlin radio broadcasting market. The programme is made up of three main elements: music, comedy and promotions.
Antenne Bayern went on air for the first time on 5 September 1988 and, since its launch, has been, in terms of audience reach, the most successful radio station in Germany.
Radio Hamburg was the first private station to go on air in Hamburg in 1986.
Radio NRW is the most successful station in its broadcast area.
105'5 Spreeradio plays the most favourite songs for the people in Berlin from 1960 until today.
Radio 21 went on air on May 31st, 2000 as the third private radio station in Lower Saxony that can be received in the entire territory of the Land.
Hitradio RTL Sachsen
On air 24 hours a day, Hitradio RTL Sachsen is the radio station for all Saxons.
Hit-Radio Antenne stands for ultimate variety. It plays the best mix of the 80s, 90s and more current chart hits.
Radio Brocken has been on air since 1992 with its highly diversified programming offer for Saxony-Anhalt. The three main ingredients of this modern family-oriented infotainment-format are entertainment, music and service.
89.0 RTL, the channel for today's greatest hits. Launched in 2003, the programme has since been broadcast to Saxony-Anhalt, Lower Saxony and Thuringia via the individual frequency with the biggest technical reach in Germany.
Antenne Thüringen started up on 1st Febrary 1993 and is broadcasting from its studios in Weimar.
With its appealing music line-up, current entertainment combined with up-to date regional reporting for the whole family, Radio Ton broadcasts its programming fare to a regular audience 24 hours a day.
Rock Antenne's programme is made of rock music, not only classic rock, but also modern and alternative rock music, 24 hours a day.
The radios Radio Dresden, Radio Leipzig, Radio Chemnitz, Radio Lausitz, Radio Zwickau, Radio Erzgebirge - Die beste Musik! and Vogtland Radio form together the Sachsen-Funkpaket.
Oldie 95, launched in 2002, is Hamburg's oldie channel broadcasting hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The station's target group are adults at the age of 35 to 54.
Radio Top 40
Radio Top 40, broadcasting in the German region of Thuringia, offers a programme including 24 hours music, chats and service information to its young listeners.
Universum Film is the number one German independent video distributor.
Cologne Broadcasting Center
CBC (Cologne Broadcasting Center) gives customers a comprehensive range of TV services, from studio production to post-production, on-air promotions, and broadcast operations.
UFA Sports is a sports marketing company operating internationally, with a long-term focus in the sports industry. A highly motivated, experienced team aims to achieve its client's objectives by providing tailor-made solutions for the acquisition and exploitation of media rights.
Established in 1987 at the same time as the M6 TV network, Métropole Télévision Group today offers a broad range of multimedia products and services.
M6 is France’s second most popular channel for viewers under 50. M6 regularly tops the ratings with favourites such as the series
, the magazine shows such as
Un dîner Presque parfait
, and shows such as
W9 is a new generation, young and relaxed channel.
6ter is a free DTT family channel broadcasting fiction, series, entertainment and magazines.
Paris Première was created in December 1986 and was fully acquired by M6 in May 2004.
Created on 6 October 1996 and a fully-owned subsidiary of M6 Group since January 2007, Téva is women’s must-have reference channel. Close to its viewers, modern and entertaining, Téva offers a diverse programming based on series, films, lifestyle and society magazines, entertainment and short drama.
For more than 10 years, Série Club, part of Groupe M6, is the reference channel for series.
A generalist channel aimed at a young adult audience, TF6 offers original entertainment, recent drama and nearly 200 major feature films a year.
M6 Boutique & co
M6 Boutique & co is the first French channel entirely dedicated to TV shopping, with 8 hours of live broadcasts per day.
M6Music, Black and Rock provide a complementary music offering. M6Music, launched on 31 March 2005, is an all music type 100 per cent music channel dedicated to current chart toppers. The channel, which targets 15 to 34 year olds, is broadcast on satellite, cable, ADSL and mobile phones.
M6 Music Black
M6Music Hits, Black and Rock provide a complementary music offering. M6Music Black, created by M6 Music in 2005, is a 100 per cent music channel with an emphasis on urban music, hip-hop, r’n’b… for the 15 to 24 year olds. It is broadcast on satellite, cable, ADSL and mobile phones.
M6 Music Club
M6Music Club, the French number one TV channel dedicated to dance music, was launched on Tuesday 20 January 2009.
RTL 9 is France's leading cable and satellite channel offering a broad menu of family entertainment.
RTL Radio is RTL Group's flagship station in France. Originating from the famous Radio Luxembourg station founded in 1933, RTL is the market leader for broadcasts ranging from news programmes to entertainment.
RTL2 has a solid audience and a strong musical image. The Rock-Pop format is targeted to 25 to 49 years old.
Fun Radio has changed its positioning to "Le Son Dancefloor" (the best Dancefloor music) in January 2008. The channel's target group is the 15 to 34 demographic and Fun Radio has 3 million listeners daily.
RTL L'Equipe, a 50/50 joint venture between RTL Radio France and the French sports daily
, is a digital radio station dedicated to sport and news.
FremantleMedia France was launched in 1988, the same year as the award winning
Questions pour un Champion
(Going for Gold) on France 3 which is still on air today.
Home Shopping Service
Created in 1998, a fully-owned subsidiaryof Groupe M6, HSS dominates the tele-shopping sector with 55 per cent of the French and Benelux market and 2 million active customers. HSS represents the successful merger of TV and the internet, showing a strong capacity to adapt to selling and distribution developments.
M6 Web is a subsidiary in charge of the Group's new technology developments and has three operational segments: the internet, interactivity with programmes and mobile telephony (including M6 Mobile).
M6 Interactions obtains value and markets the channel and the Group’s brands in the form of derived products, as well as a number of licences of which it has directly acquired the rights.
Société Nouvelle de Distribution
SND (Société Nouvelle de Distribution) is part of Groupe M6. SND's main activity is the acquisition, management and distribution of exploitation rights of audiovisual works.
RTL Group's production arm, FremantleMedia, is one of the largest international creators and producers of programme brands in the world with more than 9,200 hours of original programming.
FremantleMedia UK, formerly independent production company talkbackTHAMES, is the UK production arm of FremantleMedia. It was formed in January 2012 when the company was restructured into a portfolio of labels: Boundless, Newman Street, Retort, Talkback and Thames, which produce some of the UK’s most successful shows.
Broadcasting and producing programmes in every conceivable genre since 1968, Thames plays a prominent role in the history of the British television industry.
Continuing a rich history extending into four decades, Talkback is focussed on comedy entertainment.
Retort is the FremantleMedia UK label specialising in scripted comedy.
Boundless is FremantleMedia UK's factual label.
With the television channels RTL 4, RTL 5, RTL 7, RTL 8, RTL Lounge, RTL Crime and RTL Telekids, RTL Nederland is a major player on the Dutch television market.
Since its launch in 1989, RTL 4 has grown into the largest commercial television station in the Netherlands. Its target group is primary consumers aged 20 to 49.
RTL 5 is a daring channel: young, provocative and tempting. It is aimed at a young, broad target group comprising both men and women, although it may be slightly more popular with women because of programmes such as
Holland's Next Topmodel
'Work Hard, Play Hard', that is the male motto that suits RTL 7 and its viewers down to the ground. During the day, we're hard at work with RTL Z and in the evenings and at the weekend, it's time for total relaxation with raw male reality series, films and sports.
RTL 8 is largely aimed at women, in particular those aged between 20 and 49. It is warm, enjoyable and informative, and offers viewers the chance to watch programmes again.
RTL Lounge is the fifth TV channel of RTL Nederland launched on 2 October 2009. RTL Lounge is a special-interest digital channel that broadcasts the best Dutch and foreign drama and lifestyle programmes.
RTL Crime is RTL Nederland's second digital channel. The special-interest pay-TV channel featuring domestic and US crime series as well as documentaries on true stories behind high-profile criminal cases.
RTL Telekids caters to children aged 3 to 9, featuring formats like
as well as
Ernst & Bobbie
and many other new series, films and shows
RTL Lounge Radio
Like the TV channel RTL Lounge Radio caters primarily to contemporary women. RTL Lounge Radio will be on air 24/7 with a balanced musical programme ranging from jazz to soul and pop through to melodic dance rhythms.
Blue Circle produces successful TV programmes for the Dutch market including
Holland’s Got Talent
Help Mijn Man Is Klusser
(Help My Husband Is DIYing) and the hugely successful
Boer zoekt Vrouw
(Farmer Wants A Wife).
RTL-TVI is the top TV channel in French-speaking Belgium, reaching 4 million or 95 per cent of all Belgian viewers. RTL-TVI offers a strong schedule of family-oriented information, entertainment and fiction genres. The channel regularly tops the audience ratings with favorite programmes such as
Farmer Wants a Wife
Minute to win it
Launched by RTL-TVI in 1995, Club RTL is a TV channel targeting two key audiences. Children can watch their favorite cartoons in the morning, through the Kidz RTL programme window (launched in January 2012). For male viewers, Club RTL offers sports (Champions League and Europa League) as well as classic movies and series.
Plug RTL, launched as Plug TV by RTL-TVI in 2004, is a generalist channel targeted at adolescents and young adults. The channel's programme grid is based on series, fiction, young culture and reality TV.
Bel RTL is the number one radio station in Belgium’s French community. Bel RTL targets family and popular audiences and has become a true reference in the radio landscape, Bel RTL’s programming consists of five pillars: news, music, entertainment, services and interactivity.
Radio Contact is French-speaking Belgium’s second-favourite radio station after Bel RTL and the leading music radio station. Throughout the day, Radio Contact reveals to be close to its listeners. With its good mood, freshness and certain lightness, Radio Contact has placed emphasis on music and has expressed its popularity among the 12 to 44 years-olds for over 30 years.
FremantleMedia Belgium is one of the most successful production companies in Belgium and produces local programmes including
Boer zoekt Vrouw
(Farmer Wants A Wife),
Can You Duet
Schoon en Meedogenloo
s (How Clean Is Your House?).
RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg
RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg is Luxembourg's favourite news channel, accounting for no less than 60 per cent of the television audience.
Den 2. RTL
Den 2. RTL is RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg's second channel targeted to young adults broadcasting magazines, sport events and reruns of news.
RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg
RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg is the leader for news and entertainment in Luxembourg with 36 per cent of the population using this radio station as 1st source of information.
RTL Radio 93.3 and 97.0
Four countries, one broadcaster. RTL Radio 93.3 and 97.0 is the local station for the greater Luxembourg region.
CLT-UFA SA is a subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's number one in TV, radio and content.
Broadcasting Center Europe
Located in Luxembourg, Broadcasting Center Europe is a major European player providing technical services in the fields of TV, Radio, Telecommunications and IT.
European News Exchange
ENEX (European News Exchange) is a network for the exchange of news footage and transmission services between television broadcasters around the world.
CLT-UFA International is an operational division of CLT-UFA engaging in worldwide film rights trading business, and managing an international film catalogue counting approximately 1500 titles.
Media Assurances is an insurance broker specialised in the coverage of risks for the media and communications sector.
RTL Newmedia Luxembourg is the leading actor on the local market in internet and mobile content.
RTL Radio - Die besten Hits aller Zeiten
Broadcast from Luxembourg, RTL Radio - Die besten Hits aller Zeiten is the top-ranked commercial player among stations available nationwide through the German cable networks.
RTL Hrvatska is one of the leading media companies in Croatia.
The channel was launched in 2004 and became the number-one channel in Croatia within its first year on the air.
RTL2 is RTL Hrvatska’s second channel, focused on entertainment.
On 11 January at 11:01, RTL Hrvatska launched a new children's channel, RTL Kockica.
Fremantle Productions Croatia
Fremantle Productions Croatia is based in Zagreb and produces entertainment hits such as
Ljubav je na selu
(Farmer Wants A Wife),
(Hole In The Wall) and
RTL Klub has built up a powerful position since its launch in 1997 and has now established itself in pole position as the market leader in the 18 to 49 age range.
RTL II is a channel for the whole family with a strong female appeal, which will counterbalance the more masculine profile of Film Plus and the more general character of Cool. The programme line-up is comprised of premium local productions and international series.
Cool is the third most-watched television channel in Hungary, after RTL Klub and TV2. It is being continuously renewed and developing dynamically, and it offers its viewers mostly series, successful movies, show and entertainment programmes.
Film Plusz is Hungary’s leading movie channel. It offers blockbuster movies that generate high ratings and guarantee quality entertainment for all who want to enjoy a cinema experience in the privacy of their own living rooms.
Film Plusz 2
Film Plusz 2 is a non-violent family channel. This movie channel is devoted partly to female audiences, and partly to family films during the evenings and weekends. It offers comedies, romantic films, adventures and dramas. In the RTL cable portfolio, Film Plusz 2 is the channel that broadcasts most Hungarian films.
Prizma TV’s focus is on entertainment and its purpose is to provide something attractive for each generation. Most of its programming consists of beloved familiars, but there are some new audience favourites, too.
Sorozat Plusz is the channel for fans of series - for those who live in anticipation of the next episode. Sorozat Plusz offers something for each member of the family, from Latin-American telenovelas to top US series.
Muzsika TV is a colourful, carefree music channel that offers an excellent mix of traditional and modern pieces, featuring the greatest stars of folk and pop music as well as operettas and musicals.
Magyar Grundy UFA
Magyar Grundy UFA TV produces the drama
(Between Friends) and the entertainment hit
Atresmedia, one of the leading media groups of the Spanish market, is the first TV and radio broadcaster to have been publicly listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange.
Antena 3 is very well positioned within the Spanish audiovisual market, thanks to the innovation and success of its programs, the rigour of its News Programs and the skills of its professionals.
La Sexta, is a channel with an innovative, creative and compromised programming grid. Via its website, users have access to series and programmes in high definition, anywhere, anytime. Since 2010, La Sexta broadcasts all its contents in high definition.
Neox was launched on 30 November 2005. The digital theme channel of Grupo Antena 3 is targeted to younger viewers broadcasting international children's and adolscent series, education programmes, self produced fiction, news and entertainment programmes.
Launched on 30 November 2005, Nova, is a digital channel of Atresmedia. Nova is the family channel offering programmes related to health, lifestyle, cooking, travel, leisure time, information and entertainment to its audience.
Atresmedia's digital channel Nitro caters primarily to men aged 35 to 55.
Xplora is the channel made for curious people, a window to watch the most spectacular reality. Xplora is a documentary channel, with the best docurealities and the best documentary movies. The company has signed agreements with the most relevant production and distribution companies such as BBC, National Geographic, History Channel, HBO, Zodiak, Fremantle, Cineflix or Rive Gauche.
La Sexta 3 Todo Cine
La Sexta 3 Todo Cine is the first free-to-air channel with 24 hours of cinema. Not only movies (50 per week) but also premiere programmes, interviews, reports… are some of the contents of its grid. La Sexta 3 Todo Cine has a versatile website where the spectator will find videos, news, surveys, contests and an interactive area to get tickets for premieres and cinema awards.
Onda Cero, a subsidiary of Atresmedia, is Spain's number two radio station. Its new programming includes lively shows, music, humour, news and a strong sports coverage.
Europa FM is a modern radio close to Spanish listeners. The station is a musical station targeted to listeners aged between 25 and 35.
FremantleMedia España has entertained television audiences in Spain since 1991 and produce entertainment hits such as
(The X Factor),
Granjero Busca Esposa
(Farmer Wants A Wife).
Movierecord, a company of Atresmedia, is a cinema advertising seller in Spain.
FremantleMedia Italia SpA (formerly Grundy Italia SpA) began operating in 1994 and became market leader four years later with the acquisition of Mastrofilm.
FremantleMedia Australia remains the market leader with shows such as the hugely popular
Australia’s Got Talent
and original FremantleMedia Australia hit drama series
Blu, the leading Danish production company, was established in April 2001 by Henrik Hancke Nielsen, the creator of the international TV successes
The Big Class Reunion
. Following a three year development deal with FremantleMedia, Blu Entertainment and FremantleMedia agreed to establish a new production company.
FremantleMedia North America
FremantleMedia's North American operation currently has two bases, in Burbank and New York, overseeing US production, domestic syndication and distribution.
FremantleMedia Latin America
Fremantle Productions Latin America's current hit productions include local versions of classic game shows and telenovelas.
RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network
RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network is a venture formed in August 2013 bringing together two of the world’s largest content producers: RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, and CBS Studios International, the leading supplier of programming to the international market place.
Big RTL Thrill
Big RTL Thrill is the first joint venture channel of RTL Group and Reliance Broadcast Network – and RTL Group’s first channel outside of Europe.
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