German TV prod'n giants ink content deal


COLOGNE, Germany -- German TV production giants Bavaria Media and Studio Hamburg have signed a home entertainment deal to jointly distribute their content in Germany.

The agreement, announced Tuesday, will see Bavaria and Studio Hamburg jointly market and distribute titles on video and DVD in German-speaking Europe.

The two firms already cooperate for international distribution. Both are shareholders, along with public broadcasters WDR and NDR, in international sales company German United.