ProSieben, Sony ink VOD pact


COLOGNE, Germany -- German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has signed a wide-ranging VOD deal with Sony Pictures Television, picking up German on-demand rights for a major package of Sony films including "Spider-Man 2" and "Men in Black 2" and such series as "Damages" and "The Tutors."

ProSieben will use the Sony product to feed its Maxdome service, the leading VOD operation in Germany. The deal also includes VOD rights to series from Sony's archives still beloved in Germany, including "Charlie's Angels" and "Hart to Hart."