06.10.2021, Germany, RTL Deutschland
RTL+, RTL Deutschland’s streaming service currently known as TV Now, will launch on 4 November with a new name, brand identity and even more content variety.
The launch of RTL+ is part of RTL Deutschland’s roll-out of the new RTL brand identity to audiences across Germany (as previously reported). RTL+ will enable RTL Deutschland to bundle its extensive TV and streaming content under Europe’s leading entertainment brand RTL – presented in a uniform, new design across all platforms. Alongside the new design, RTL+ will feature a significantly expanded range of programming, with top-class fiction productions and outstanding production crews and actors.
Henning Tewes © RTL Deutschland
RTL+ will be accessible via the digital hub rtl.com, combining easy access to news, entertainment, and the corporate world of RTL (as previously reported) .
Ferdinand von Schirach – Glauben, Faking Hitler and Sisi © RTL Deutschland
In addition to the more than 50,000 programme hours of various genres already available on TV Now, the expanded content offer on RTL+ will include the judicial drama Ferdinand von Schirach – Glauben (Ferdinand von Schirach – Faith), which will accompany the launch on 4 November, the drama series Faking Hitler, and the event series Sisi. Other in-house productions will include the second season of KBV – Keine besonderen Vorkommnisse (No Activity), while exclusive licensed series such as the Gossip Girl reboot and the second season of Why Women Kill will be released on 4 November. Also available for the launch will be new reality formats such as Hip Hop – Born to Dance and Unbreakable.
With over 2 million paying subscribers (as previously reported) and up to 7 million unique users per month*, RTL+ is the leading entertainment service in the German streaming market.
* Source: AGOF