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New German free-to-air station inks deal with Yep! TV

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is launching new channel ProSieben MAXX in September, which will debut with kids block Yep! from Yep!TV.
July 22, 2013

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is launching new channel ProSieben MAXX in September, which will debut with kids block Yep! from Yep!TV.

Starting on September 4, ProSieben MAXX will start airing Yep!, aimed at boys six to 13. The programming includes premiers of new seasons of anime staples Pokémon and One Piece.

ProSieben MAXX will go live on Tuesday, September 3 with the free-TV premiere of feature film Captain America – The First Avenger. Exclusively in German free-TV, the new broadcaster will present original-English language series with German subtitles.

Yep! and Yep! TV, in Ismaning near Munich, is a joint-venture between Mainstream Media AG and m4e AG, founded by Gottfried Zmeck and Hans Ulrich Stoef. Yep! MD Karola Bayr has been running the company since October 2012.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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