The movies and series produced by 20th Century Fox will continue to shown by ProSiebenSat.1ís channels following a new multi-year contract the German TV group signed with the Hollywood Studio.
The agreement of which financial details have not been disclosed secures ProSiebenSat.1 the exclusive free-to-air TV rights to several blockbusters and US series in German-speaking Europe.
Animated movies from DreamWorks are part of the deal for the first time. The rights package also includes exclusive basic pay-TV rights.
Part of the package are, for example, the planned sequel to James Cameronís Avatar, the movies X-Men: Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Rio 2 and How to Train Your Dragon 2 as well as series such as comedy drama Backstrom and drama series Empire.