ProSiebenSat.1 buys CBS series package

Jörn Krieger ©RapidTVNews | 11-05-2012

The domestic TV channels of German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 can continue to screen the series produced by US studio CBS Studios International.

The existing contract has been renewed for a multi-year period, the company announced in Munich. Financial details were not disclosed.

Through the agreement, ProSiebenSat.1 will secure exclusive access to all new US series produced by CBS in the forthcoming years. The broadcast rights cover Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The TV group also acquired the video-on-demand rights for its online library maxdome.

CBS is one of ProSiebenSat.1's main providers of US content. The Hollywood studio produces series such as "Navy CIS", "NCIS: L.A." or "Hawaii-5-0" of which several seasons have already been shown by ProSiebenSat.1's channels.