Rtl Group

RTL Group is Europe's leading entertainment company, and is majority-owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann. It has interests in 54 television and 29 radio stations in 10 countries. The Luxembourg-based media group operates TV channels and radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, India, and Russia as well as production companies throughout the world.It is one of the world's leading producers of television content such as game shows and soaps (particularly through its ownership of London-based FremantleMedia), including The X Factor, Pop Idol, Good Times, Bad Times, The Price Is Right, Family Feud, and The Bill.
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  • 5 things we learned about YouTube in 2014

    … to present a lot of advantages for Google, particularly for over-the-top consumption,” said Henry. Specifically, content shaped more like TV programming could appeal to a broader range of demographics as well as advertisers more comfortable with that format. YouTube networks are selling for major dough. Massive media companies that want a piece…

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  • 5 things we learned about digital video in 2014

    …: Maker Studios, Fullscreen and StyleHaul. Disney bought Maker in March for $500 million, with another $450 million tied to performance targets. In September, Otter Media (formed by AT&T and The Chernin Group) scooped up Fullscreen in a deal worth $200 million to $300 million. And last month, European broadcaster RTL Group acquired a majority…

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  • It’s a good time to run a big YouTube network

    … network (MCN) between $200 million and $300 million. And on Monday, European broadcaster RTL Group acquired a majority stake in StyleHaul, a Los Angeles-based MCN focused on fashion and lifestyle videos. “If three’s a trend, it’s now officially a trend,” said eMarketer analyst Paul Verna. “We’re going to see plenty more of these deals in the next…

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