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…

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  • 5 things we learned about digital video in 2014

    …, asserted RBC Capital Markets analyst David Bank in a June 2014 report. In fact, the advertising value of a single, first-run episode of CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” is roughly equivalent to the advertising value of an entire week of YouTube viewership, posited Banks in a comparison intended to elucidate the dramatic disparity between the two…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digiday- 25 readers -
  • It’s a good time to run a big YouTube network

    … To brace for the digital future of video, media giants are fervently snapping up YouTube networks. In March, Disney bought Maker Studios for $500 million, with another $450 million tied to performance goals. In September, Otter Media (a joint venture of The Chernin Group and AT&T) scooped up Fullscreen in a deal that valued the multi-channel…

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