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Herbert C. Kloiber acquires Tele Muenchen, which had been launched in 1970, with Fritz Buttenstedt, and founds Clasart to produce classical music programing.
Film distributor Concorde launched.
Tele Muenchen becomes a shareholder in Sat. 1, the first private television broadcaster in Germany.
Music broadcaster Musicbox launched by Tele Muenchen, with Burda, Bauer and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung media groups.
Tele Muenchen sells 50% of Musicbox to Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest. The broadcaster becomes the basis for the private broadcaster Tele 5.
Capital Cities/ABC acquires a 50% stake in Tele Muenchen. TM takes over Vestron Video Deutschland and its 300-plus title catalog and renames it Concorde Video (now Concorde Home Entertainment).
Tele Muenchen launches German broadcaster RTL II with CLT, Bertelsmann and Heinrich Bauer publishing group.
Tele Muenchen and Heinrich Bauer bow tm3, Germany's first national TV broadcaster aimed at women. It also launches Prisma Film to produce TV shows and formats, and forms L.A.-based joint-venture Mutual Film Intl. with the BBC and Toho-Towa with the aim to produce movies.
Herbert G. Kloiber reacquires the 50% stake in Tele Muenchen held by Capital Cities/ABC, and Tele Muenchen acquires the shares in tm3 held by Bauer.
Tele Muenchen acquires a stake in TV2, Hungary's first national private TV channel.
News Corp. nabs a 66% stake in tm3.
Tele Muenchen takes a stake in the Scandinavian broadcaster SBS, while EM.TV & Merchandising buys a 45% stake in Tele Muenchen, which acquires 40% of stock in Austria's first private broadcasters, ATV and RTV.
Tele Muenchen takes stake in Lionsgate, and sells its remaining shares in tm3 to News Corp.
Private German freeto-air TV channel is launched by Tele Muenchen under the already established Tele 5 brand.
Tele Muenchen closes output deal with Warner Bros., which it extends in 2006, and buys back the 45% stake in the company held by EM.TV.
Herbert G. Kloiber acquires a 49.66% stake in exhibition chain Cinemaxx.
The U.K.'s On Demand Group and Tele Muenchen form joint venture On Demand Deutschland to distribute digital TV content in German-speaking countries.
Tele Muenchen launches TM Intl. to distribute films and TV shows worldwide.
Concorde becomes Germany's top independent film distributor.
Tele Muenchen acquires a 42% stake in film and TV production group Odeon Film.
MGM, Tele Muenchen ink output pact, while the German giant sells its shares in CinemaxX to the U.K.'s Vue. Herbert L. Kloiber is appointed managing director of Tele Munchen Group.
Tele Muenchen inks output agreement with U.S. indie powerhouse Lionsgate.
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|Title Annotation:||ACHIEVEMENT: TELE MUENCHEN 45TH ANNI|
|Date:||Nov 3, 2015|
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