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ZDF Enterprises announces distribution start und pre-sales of new WW2 series Frontlines

Mainz, September 7th, 2020

ZDF Enterprises has commissioned and is the global distributor of a new WW2 history series, Frontlines. Produced by Impossible Factual Ltd, the series (8 x 50”) focuses on eight iconic battlefields and the fierce combat and life and death struggles of the soldiers who fought on those frontlines.

Prior to completion, the series has already been sold to Viasat World for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS, Foxtel in Australia and iPrima (Czech Republic).

Ralf Rueckauer, Vice- President of ZDFE.unscripted, said: “Frontlines is both compelling and enlightening, providing the viewer a unique insight by taking them deep into the heart of the action. With production now completed, I’m pleased to announce that we are launching this series to market immediately.”

Midway, Anzio, Monte Cassino, Omaha, Hill 112, Bastogne, Iwo Jima and Berlin make up the eight episodes that reveal the turning points in some of WW2’s most decisive confrontations. First person testimony, unique location demonstrations, cutting edge analysis and vivid storytelling bring these crucial frontlines alive, dispelling the myths. Bringing the series to life from all angles, the stories are told not only from the foxhole, bunker or cockpit, but also by those in the vital support roles.


About ZDF Enterprises
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned TV broadcasters in Europe. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the worldwide sale of programs, the making of international coproductions, the acquisition of licenses as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for the ZDF, and for third parties. ZDF Enterprises has successfully established itself as an independent market player on the German and international stage. Bound into a strong group of 16 affiliated companies and subsidiaries, the company manages the largest German-language stock of programs in the world and, next to this, a continuously growing portfolio of international productions consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. In the course of the development and diversification process carried out up to now, many business fields in the television and media domains were made accessible in the ZDF Enterprises group. Thus ZDF Enterprises can provide a comprehensive, full-service offering today, and covers every step in the chain of origin and exploitation of successful TV programs, from development to production and up to the marketing of TV licenses, merchandising rights, online rights and much more.

Contact ZDF Enterprises
Christine Denilauler (Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, Fax: +49 6131-9912130, e-mail:


Christine Denilauler

Christine Denilauler

Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications

+49 (0) 6131 / 991–1130
+49 (0) 6131 / 991–2130
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1
55127 Mainz | Germany