Beyond Rights Inks Raft of Deals in Germany


Beyond Rights has signed several deals in Germany, including with Sky Deutschland, RTL, Discovery Germany, ZDF Studios and Seven.One Entertainment Group.

Sky Deutschland acquired a content package of nearly 100 hours, including the ten-part docuseries World’s Greatest Palaces. The show offers an inside look at some of the most opulent royal residences in the world.

Also included in the package are Elizabeth (detailing the British Queen’s life and her 70-year reign), The Prince and the Paedophile, Inside British Airways, Inside Secret Societies, Nazi Murder Mysteries, WW2: Witness to War, Monkey Life and Pooch Perfect USA.

RTL picked up Motor Mythbusters, which is set to premiere on NITRO, while Discovery Germany took all six seasons of Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords.

ZDF Studios, meanwhile, acquired MH370: The Cover Up, as well as the second season of Underground Worlds.

Lastly, Seven.One Entertainment Group picked up the first three seasons of Undercut: Wooden Treasure and the fourth season of Massive Engineering Mistakes.

Lenneke de Jong, senior VP of sales for Germany at Beyond Rights, said, “I am delighted to have concluded these deals with leading broadcasters in Germany and to have placed such a wide range of programming in the territory. It is particularly pleasing to see so much strong content from British independent producers, and about intrinsically British topics such as the Queen and British Airways, find new homes in one of Europe’s biggest and busiest television markets.”