EM.TV, ProSieben ink VOD deal


COLOGNE, Germany -- German kidvidder EM.TV has signed a package deal with ProSiebenSat.1 giving the German broadcaster VOD rights to about 100 of EM.TV's kids series, the companies announced Friday.

The deal includes such classic cartoons as "Heidi" and "Pippi Longstocking" as well as recent productions including "Stains Down Drains," "FTPD: Fairy Tale Police Department" and "Creepschool."

The shows will be offered on ProSieben's on-demand platform Maxdome. Viewers can download individual episodes for €0.99 ($1.30) each for a single 24-hour usage period or get unlimited access by subscribing to Maxdome's new Kids package for €4.99 ($6.57) a month.