BBC Studios and Sky Deutschland have agreed an output deal for factual content material in Germany.
The long-term partnership settlement will see Sky Deutschland because the pay TV dwelling for BBC Studios premium factual content material in Germany, which is able to embody 150 hours of factual titles from the BBC Studios catalogue. The factual output from BBC Studios could be seen on Sky Deutschland’s Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries channels.
BBC Studios titles acquired beneath the deal embody “Greta Thunberg A Yr to Change the World,” “Louis Theroux: Taking pictures Joe Unique,” “David Attenborough: The Sound of Nature” and “Primates.”
In 2019, BBC Studios signed a partnership with Germany’s ZDF to provide factual exhibits, which incorporates the upcoming “Inexperienced Planet” introduced by David Attenborough, alongside co-developing scripted TV sequence. BBC Studios is dwelling to the Pure Historical past Unit, which produces a number of award-winning factual exhibits.
The BBC Studios , Sky Deutschland deal was revealed on Tuesday throughout the BBC Studios annual Showcase occasion.
Salim Mukaddam, senior WP, Europe, the Center East and Africa content material gross sales for BBC Studios, mentioned: “BBC Studios produces and represents probably the most authoritative and compelling factual content material on the earth. Our companions clearly agree as our content material has by no means been extra in demand. This new partnership supplies Sky Deutschland with long-term entry to our award-winning documentaries because the spine of their new channels. Alongside our strategic partnership with ZDF, German audiences will now in a position to entry a broad vary of the easiest factual titles from BBC Studios.”
Christian Asanger, VP leisure at Sky Deutschland, mentioned: “Documentaries are probably the most well-liked program genres and are additionally in nice demand amongst our clients. We’re happy to enhance our numerous leisure choices on our two channel manufacturers Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries with excellent BBC Studios productions subsequent to the quite a few unique Sky Originals.”