Gernot Bauer, head of sport at Warner Bros. Discovery Germany, is leaving the media giant to join commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1

Deutsche Telekom's offer to negotiate with free-to-air linear broadcasters in Germany over a sub-licensing rights deal for the ongoing Fiba Basketball World Cup appears to have fallen on deaf ears

Sky Deutschland has announced the appointment of ProSiebenSat.1 media rights executive Alexander Rösner to the newly created role of senior vice-president of sports editorial.

Commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired free-to-air rights in Germany to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championship as part of a sublicensing agreement with Sportdeutschland.TV, SportBusiness understands.

German media group ProSiebenSat.1 will continue showing the Uefa European Under-21 Championship after extending its rights deal for the national team tournament with European football’s governing body.

Czech investment company PPF Group has acquired a 9.1-per-cent stake in German media group ProSiebenSat.1, becoming its second-largest shareholder after Italy-based commercial broadcaster Mediaset

German media group ProSiebenSat.1 has renewed its domestic broadcast rights to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters touring car series as part of a “long-term deal” with new series promoter the General German Automobile Club.

The German free-to-air television audience for Sunday night’s Super Bowl LVII was down markedly on the last two editions of the NFL showpiece as commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1

Media group ProSiebenSat.1 will continue to broadcast the European League of Football in Germany until at least 2026 after extending its rights agreement with the gridiron football league. ProSiebenSat

ProSiebenSat.1-owned commercial broadcaster Puls 4 has acquired two packages of free-to-air rights in Austria to Uefa club competitions from 2024-25 to 2026-27

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has reached an agreement to acquire the outstanding 50 per cent of the shares in streaming service Joyn from media group Warner Bros. Discovery

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has detailed plans to showcase its Bundesliga football output on a new ultra high-definition channel. The ProSiebenSat

Commercial broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1 has retained domestic free-to-air rights to Austria’s top-tier ICE Hockey League.

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and US media group Discovery have expanded their relationship with Sport1 to include the latter's Sport1+ and eSports1 channels to the Joyn OTT platform

ProSieben Maxx, the Germany-based free-to-air commercial channel, is to broadcast live coverage from Extreme E in the latest deal announced by the electric off-road racing series

Austrian commercial broadcaster Puls 4 has picked up National Hockey League rights for the next four seasons, adding to last year’s acquisition of  rights to the Austrian domestic ice hockey league.

The influence of traditional sports executives is growing at esports rights-holders, leading to deeper partnerships with legacy media companies. Callum McCarthy reports.

German commercial broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1 has agreed a multi-year rights deal with the Formula E electric car-racing series