?Teamwork makes the dream work!?
Once a year, ProSiebenSat.1 PULS 4 invites international top speakers, CEOs, entrepreneurs and live acts to the 4GAMECHANGERS Festival in the Austrian capital. In 2019, 600 speakers inspired around 15,000 attendees over three days. We talked to Nina Kaiser, cofounder of the festival, about the turbulent beginnings in 2016, her personal festival highlights and challenges that had to be overcome. In this Insights Interview, she also reveals what’s in store for us in 2020. read more
?For us, the acquisition of eharmony is a perfect match.?
Wir verlieben die Welt – eben das hat sich die Parship Group auf die Fahne geschrieben. Der führende Anbieter für seri?se Partnervermittlung m?chte Singles zu langfristigen Beziehungen verhelfen. Weltweit. Denn neben den bekannten Marken Parship und ElitePartner geh?rt seit 2018 auch das amerikanische Vorbild eharmony zur Gruppe. Ein Jahr nach der übernahme haben wir mit Tim Schiffers, CEO Parship Group, gesprochen: Warum eharmony so gut in die Gruppe passt und welche Herausforderungen das Team in den vergangenen zw?lf Monaten gemeistert hat, verr?t er uns im Insights-Interview. read more
?Big primetime shows are what free to air channels are looking for right now.?
As Group Creative Director of Red Arrow Studios, Nina oversees Red Arrow’s global format and IP development, format acquisitions and international roll-outs. Here, she is talking about how she manages creative partnerships in Germany and internationally within Red Arrow, which new trends she sees in the industry and which new show she’s currently most excited about. read more
?We are leading e-sports from the niche into the mainstream.?
Stefan Zant has rapidly turned the ProSiebenSat.1 subsidiary 7Sports into the premier address of the booming e-sports business. With the 100 percent takeover of eSports.com, the company is taking the next step. read more
?With touching stories of strong women, we point out important themes.?
The three fictional stories in “Lautlose Tropfen”, “Dein Leben geh?rt mir” and “Ein ganz normaler Tag” depict fates that are shared by scores of victims: SAT.1 uses three new theme-based movies to raise awareness about spiked drinks, stalking and intervening when others are threatened – with support from the federal and state police’s crime prevention units. read more
?Overcoming borders and integrating people - only sport can do that.?
With the YouSport app, fans, clubs and athletes can record and edit the highlights of their competitions and share them online. Through this app, 7Sports is providing a well-deserved platform not just for amateur sports, but also for the – usually voluntary – work performed by local clubs, which extends far beyond the playing field. read more
?Don’t just vote for Europe. Vote for your Europe.?
Every vote counts: after running the initiative for the German federal election last year, ProSiebenSat.1 launched the “Geh W?hlen!” (Go Vote!) campaign in May 2019. The campaign centered on commercials on the group′s entertainment platforms and was flanked by extensive reporting in magazines and news formats. Featuring famous faces from its stations as well as influencers, the call to action promted notably the younger generation to exercise their right to vote. read more
?The ProSiebenSat.1 Employees do great work.?
Prosiebensat.1 employees have been supporting the startsocial competition as jury members and coaches since 2001 – helping social initiatives by contributing their expertise in a wide range of fields. Two of these projects, which support the integration and education of refugees, received an award from patron and chancellor Angela Merkel in 2019. read more
?Companies and managers have a social responsibility.?
Since the end of 2018, ProSiebenSat.1 has been supporting the ReDi School initiative in Munich as a cooperation partner, which has not only paved numerous students’ ways into the professional world, but also counted a whopping 500 students until June 2019. Patrick Keller, Vice President Engineering at ProSiebenSat.1 Tech Solutions, highly advocates for the ReDi School students – not only in terms of his social responsibility as a manager but also in order to give young people with very different backgrounds both a good education and perspective. read more
?We’ve had a show on the air every year for 35 years.?
44 Blue Productions joined the Red Arrow family in July 2016 and now celebrates its 35th birthday. Founded by Rasha Drachkovitch and Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, 44 Blue is an award-winning producer whose series have aired on over 20 networks and in more than 120 countries worldwide. Currently, the company has over 20 projects in active production. In our Insights interview, Stephanie and Rasha look back on the last three decades and reveal their plans for the future. read more
?We want to be perceived as an independent producer.?
"Germany's next Topmodel", "The Biggest Loser" and "Galileo Big Pictures" regularly provide top TV ratings on the ProSiebenSat.1 channels. Redseven Entertainment is behind these successful formats: the Red Arrow subsidiary has been producing high-quality content for over ten years. And not just for ProSiebenSat.1, but for a large number of channels, platforms and companies. We talked to CEO Jobst Benthues about the advantages Red Arrow's creative network offers and how Redseven has developed since it has been founded in 2008. read more
?Our aim is to become the No. 1 consumer internet in Europe.?
Live, love, save: NuCom Group unites every aspect of this in its portfolio and bundles all of ProSiebenSat.1 commerce activities. With major brands such as Jochen Schweizer, Elite Partner or Verivox, NuCom unites young, market-leading companies under one roof. Co-CEO Claas van Delden explains where he sees further potential in the cooperation and why the growth capital investor General Atlantic is far more than just a financial partner for NuCom Group. read more
?Our goal is to redefine beauty.?
From perfume, make-up, and hair care to natural cosmetics and premium brands – Flaconi is one of Germany’s leading online perfumeries. In our Insights Interview, we spoke to CFO & Managing Director Kathrin Nusser about Flaconi’s success story, plans for internationalization, and the role red lipstick can play. read more
?Our biggest achievement is having a truly creative-led company.?
In 2015, Red Arrow acquired a majority stake in Karga Seven Pictures. The production company based in Los Angeles is a leading creator and producer of factual entertainment, producing both non-scripted and scripted programs. In 2018, Karga Seven Pictures celebrated their 10th anniversary. We took the opportunity to talk to Karga’s joint partners Kelly McPherson, Emre Sahin and Sarah Wetherbee. read more
?We want to actively partner with the operating business.?
Acquisitions worth millions, licensing deals with Hollywood studios, and the fastest way to get US visas for a whole group of GNTM contestants plus the camera team – all this falls under the ProSiebenSat.1 Legal department’s purview. And they said being a lawyer was boring. In our Insights interview, we discussed awards, recipes for success, and teamwork with Alexander von Vo?, Chief Legal Officer at ProSiebenSat.1. read more
?Gestalte deine #FemaleFuture selbst.“
Mut machen und Frauen auf ihrem ganz pers?nlichen Weg unterstützen – mit seiner neuen Kampagne will der Frauensender sixx genau das erreichen. Unter dem Motto ?Nimm deine #FemaleFuture selbst in die Hand“ m?chte die Aktion Frauen ermutigen, ihre eigenen Ziele zu verfolgen und sich dabei nicht beirren zu lassen. sixx hat sich dafür mit vier Powerfrauen von ProSiebenSat.1 getroffen und sie nach ihren ganz pers?nlichen Karriere-Tipps gefragt. read more
An All-Around Dazzling Performance
“Germany’s next Topmodel – by Heidi Klum” captivates audiences like virtually no other TV show. And its appeal has long since gone well beyond traditional TV. Over the past 13 years, the casting show has evolved into an unparalleled multimedia brand on all platforms. It epitomizes transmedia integration like no other program in the German TV landscape, exploiting all digital possibilities and offering a glimpse into the future of the entertainment business. read more
?jerks. was the first German video-on-demand series in Germany – we are proud of this!?
One series, two broadcasting platforms, and enormous success. With the in-house production “jerks.,” the teams from maxdome and ProSieben have landed a big hit. The buddy series starring Christian Ulmen and Fahri Yardim was broadcast via video-on-demand (VoD) and on free TV on ProSieben and was excellently marketed, with a closely coordinated PR, marketing and broadcasting plan optimizing its potential on both platforms. read more
The Emotional Punch of Real Experiences
When it brought mydays and Jochen Schweizer together, ProSiebenSat.1 married the two leading experience providers in the German-speaking world. The two brands now operate on an equal footing and in a complementary way under the umbrella of Jochen Schweizer mydays Holding GmbH. read more
Kiss Bang Love
“Kiss Bang Love” hit the scene in 2016 as one of the most successful new programs on ProSieben. A strong German-Danish team turned the show by Red Arrow subsidiary Snowman Productions into a hit and demonstrated successful teamwork at every link of a TV concept’s value chain. read more
Hamburg 5 °C, München 18 °C
Desert heat, drizzling rain, or snowstorm – whatever the weather, companies can now advertise products on TV to match the weather situation. SevenOne Media makes this happen with its new targeting option and thus unlocks additional ad revenue potential in partnership with wetter.com. read more
?The daycare center Telezwerge is a great help to us.?
How do Kristin and Walter Bierlmaier manage to juggle three kids and two jobs? Mutual support, flexible working hours, home office days, and a daycare center located directly on the ProSiebenSat.1 campus. read more
?When children do sports, they speak one language.?
“UKIMWI” is spelled out in capital letters on the ground of the dusty sports field in Bukoba, Tanzania. Ukimwi is Swahili, and it means AIDS. The children from the elementary school put the word together using lots of little wooden sticks. Two teams competed against each other in the style of a relay race. The team that finished the word first was the winner. Now it is there for all to see. It makes it easier to talk about how the virus spreads or how to take precautions against infection. read more
Parental Leave: What Being a Dad and PR Have in Common
Parental leave is a great opportunity to experience the intense early days with your own baby and to develop a strong bond, says Frank Wolkenhauer, Senior Editor Communications/PR Entertainment at ProSiebenSat.1 and father. He has already taken parental leave for the second time and determined that the differences between work and being a dad are actually not that great: remaining calm, organizational talent, good time management, and the ability to adapt. That was exactly what was required when for two months he did the housework and took care of his two children full time. read more