German commercial TV group ProSiebenSat.1 has purchased a TV series package from NBC Universal. The agreement of which financial details have not been disclosed contains wide-ranging exclusive linear TV rights and catch-up TV rights for the Hollywood studio’s new US sitcoms and select drama series.
As part of the deal, ProSiebenSat.1 has also obtained library titles including classic series such as Battlestar Galactica, Kojak and Columbo. The agreement also covers a selection of factual formats.
The broadcasting rights apply to the ProSiebenSat.1 channels in Germany – both free-to-air TV and pay-TV.