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04.18.2007

ProSiebenSat.1-Group acquires Video-on-Demand-Rights for 'maxdome' from CBS Paramount International Television

  • First International VoD-Deal of CBS Paramount International Television for Scripted Current Primetime Programming
  • "N.C.I.S." "Medium", "Numb3rs" and "Jericho" available on VoD
  • Current Episodes will be available one week before Free-TV-Broadcast

Munich, April 18th 2007. The ProSiebenSat.1-Group and CBS Paramount International Television have concluded a deal for TV-Series for the video-on-demand portal "maxdome". The current seasons of "N.C.I.S.", "Medium", "Numb3rs" and "Jericho" can be accessed in Germany at http://www.maxdome.de/ via broadband internet connection (DSL) either on a personal computer or, by using a set-top-box, on a TV set. The latest episodes of the series will be available on "maxdome" one week prior to the Free TV-Broadcast in Germany. The Preview for all series costs 2,49 Euro for each episode viewed and after the broadcast in Germany, the episodes are available for 1,49 Euro.

Dr. Marcus Englert, Member Executive Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG for Diversification said: "The co-operation with CBS Paramount International Television strengthens the position of "maxdome" as the leading German video-on-demand portal, especially for international series."

Armando Nuñez, Jr., President, CBS Paramount International Television, commented, "Expanding our relationship with ProSiebenSat.1 to include some of our series on maxdome, enables viewers to stay engaged with their favorite CBS Paramount International Television series."

"maxdome"

The video-on-demand portal "maxdome" is a strategic cooperation between ProSiebenSat.1 Group and United Internet AG. It offers a large variety of blockbusters, comedy shows, series, sport an cartoons and can be purchased by subscriptions of different packages as well as by 24h-pay-per-view. Over 4000 Titles can be viewed on www.maxdome.de - just like a DVD - any number of times over the course of the purchased license period.  Access is via a broadband internet connection either on a personal computer or, by using a set-top-box, on TV set. "maxdome" is an open platform which can be used through all broadband services and is not limited to a specific mode of access.

CBS Paramount International Television

CBS Paramount International Television handles the international distribution of current and classic television series and specials from a catalog of titles that totals over 70,000 hours of programming. Programming from CPITV can be seen in over 200 countries and in more than 30 languages. Additionally, the Division supervises the development and production of television programming customized for the international marketplace and producing product with international partners. CPITV offers programming from CBS Paramount Network Television, CBS Television Distribution, King World Productions, CBS Productions, Showtime Networks, CBS News and Spelling Television.