Telepool takes RTL series abroad

Jörn Krieger | 08-04-2013
German rights dealer Telepool will continue to offer TV series produced for the German commercial TV channel RTL to TV broadcasters in international markets.
The licensing partnership formed six years ago has been extended, parent company Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland announced in Cologne.
The new long-term agreement covers the international distribution rights for all RTL programmes outside the German-language countries. It contains, for example, crime series such as Die Draufgänger (Double Trouble) and Alarm für Cobra 11, an RTL action series which has already been sold to around 120 countries with the latest additions being Taiwan, South Korea, Pakistan and Iran.
Telepool also wants to offer the new RTL comedy series Der Lehrer (The Teacher) and crime movie Medcrimes internationally this year.