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ZDF Enterprises sells 3rd season of crime series BRON|BROEN to Tohokushinsha Film Corporation

Mainz, 13th July 2016

Japan’s Tohokushinsha Film Corporation has acquired the third season of the successful crime series BRON|BROEN. The licensing also covers VOD and DVD rights in addition to the television rights. ZDF Enterprises and the Tohokushinsha Film Corporation have already worked together successfully in the past on the first three seasons of the ratings hit THE KILLING and on the first two seasons of the successful series BRON|BROEN. The third season of BRON|BROEN has already been sold to more than 140 countries.

The Tohokushinsha Film Corporation was founded in 1961 and is a sales and production company that is active in the Asian region. It was involved in the production of the hit film “Lost in Translation” in 2003, among other projects.

“We are very pleased about this further deal and really appreciate the excellent working relationship we have with the Tohokushinsha Film Corporation,” said Robert Franke, Vice President ZDFE.drama at ZDF Enterprises.


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, 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


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