LOVEFiLM secures ZDF programs

Jörn Krieger | 26-02-2013

Online video library LOVEFiLM has taken programs from German public broadcaster ZDF on board its video-on-demand (VOD) service in Germany.

The agreement with commercial subsidiary ZDF Enterprises includes crime series, documentaries and children's programmes.
Through the agreement, the VOD portal will gain crime series such as Arne Dahl, Verdict Revised and Commissario Montalbano, documentaries including Die Deutschen, Der Heilige Krieg and Universum der Ozeane, as well as children's programmes like Dance Academy, Der Kleine Nick and Lauras Stern.

In the past months, LOVEFiLM ( has signed content deals with several studios and rights distributors including MGM, Disney, Warner, Paramount, Studiocanal, Tobis, BBC, Miramax, Universum and Studio Hamburg.