ZDF Studios seals the deal with Czech Republic’s Prima Group for over 1,000 hours of content

Mainz, November, 29th, 2022

ZDF Studios is pleased to announce a major package deal for 1,130 hours of content with the Czech Republic’s commercial channels group, Prima Group. The deal includes procedurals, family entertainment and feel good, romantic movies for Free TV.

Mirela Nastase, Director Drama for ZDF Studios, said: “Our longstanding relationship with Prima Group makes them a very valued partner for ZDF Studios, and I’m delighted that a range of our top series and TV movies will be entertaining Czech audiences for many months to come.”

Jan Rudovský, Director of Content Acquisition and Sales at Prima Group: “As the Prima Group has grown to include ten channels and services, we are always on the lookout for great content and our go-to partner, ZDF Studios, never fails to deliver. The variety of programming that we acquired will slot in seamlessly across our Free TV channel.”

Fans of romance will be able to enjoy movies from the Rosamunde Pilcher Collection as well as episodes of the Katie Fforde Collection and the romantic travel series A Summer in… . The romcom Queens of Trouble and the Inga Lindström Collection, set in beautiful Swedish landscapes, are also part of the package.

A Case for Two, the long-running buddy crime series, and Hamburg Dockland, a unique combination of police and medical drama, are two of the procedurals included in the deal.


About ZDF Studios

ZDF Studios was originally founded in 1993 as ‘ZDF Enterprises’, a private subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned television broadcasters in Europe. The company was renamed ‘ZDF Studios’ on 1 April 2022. Based in Mainz, the business is responsible for distributing programmes worldwide, implementing international co-productions, acquiring licences and merchandising key brands under its own name, for ZDF and for third parties. Successfully established as an independent market player in Germany and globally, it operates as part of a strong network of 30 direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliates. ZDF Studios has the largest German-language programme stock in the world, plus a constantly growing catalogue of international productions consisting of series and mini-series, television films, documentaries and children’s programmes. By continually evolving, the ZDF Studios group has been able to open up numerous business areas in the television and media sector. As a result, ZDF Studios now provides a comprehensive full-service offer and covers every stage in the creation and exploitation chain of successful TV productions in all genres, from developing content to producing, licensing, marketing, merchandising, online rights and much more.

Contact ZDF Studios
Christine Denilauler (VP Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Studios GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, 55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, Email: christine.denilauler@zdf-studios.comwww.zdf-studios.com