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

    … of the digital video scene have an easy way in: buy a multichannel network (MCN). That’s exactly what Disney, Otter Media (The Chernin Group and AT&T’s joint venture) and European broadcaster RTL Group did this year with their respective acquisitions of Maker Studios, Fullscreen and StyleHaul. Maker sold for $500 million, with another $450 million tied…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social- 11 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about digital video in 2014

    …, such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video. The second is more counterintuitive: the rise of mobile video. People consumed 532 percent more mobile video in 2014 than they did in 2012, according to video tech provider Ooyala. But mobile videos tend to have shorter, less expensive ads accompanying them. Therefore, as mobile viewership eats into desktop…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 15 readers -
  • 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…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Social YouTube- 17 readers -
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