The ProSiebenSat.1 Group has extended its existing output deal with the US studio CBS Studios International for a number of years. With the multi-year contract extension the company obtains exclusive access rights on all new US series CBS is to produce over the next few years. The broadcasting rights apply to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With the agreement ProSiebenSat.1 also secured the video-on-demand rights. CBS is one of the most important U.S. content suppliers for ProSiebenSat.1. The Hollywood studio produces prime-time series such as “Navy CIS,” “NCIS: L.A.” and “Hawaii-5-0,” which have been running successfully for several seasons on the ProSiebenSat.1 Group’s German stations.
Thomas Ebeling, CEO of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group: “CBS has been our partner for top US series for 15 years. Our most successful long-term shows include many CBS series. We are delighted to continue our good work together in the years to come.”
Armando Nuñez, President, CBS Studios International: “We have enjoyed a terrific relationship with ProSiebensat.1 Group for many years. The extension of this agreement solidifies our position in this important market with a strong partner as we continue to grow our new series into successful global franchises.”