ProSiebenSat.1 to launch new pay TV channels
04 Mar 11 -

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 could launch further pay TV channels in the near future following last year’s launch of women’s free-to-air channel Sixx, according to CEO Thomas Ebeling.

Planned future launches include a new comedy channel, Bereich Comedy, a movie channel, Kabel Eins Movies, and a drama series channel, Sat.1 Romantic. Ebeling said he was also mulling the possibility of launching a channel aimed at older viewers, which could be a free-to-air offering.

ProSiebenSat.1 currently offers Sat.1 Comedy and Kabel Eins Classics as part of cable packages from operators including Unitymedia.

ProSiebenSat.1 has also announced that Sixx chief Katja Hofer will take responsibility for new channel development at the group.