Legal framework

As a media group we take on responsibility - also for an independent formation of opinion and the protection of minors.

Protection of Minors


The ProSiebenSat.1 Group's programs and initiatives to strengthen media skills encourage young viewers to handle electronic media responsibly.

Protection of Minors

Journalistic Independence

5_Journalistische Unabhängigkeit

The journalists and supervising editors of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group are fully aware of the responsibility that come with providing information and influencing opinions in Germany. Independence is an indispensable prerequisite of their work.
Journalistic Independence

Joint Remuneration Agreements

Bundesverband der Film- und Fernsehregisseure e.V. ("BVR") and Bundesverband der Film- und Fernsehschauspieler ("BFFS") have each entered into so-called "Gemeinsame Vergütungsregeln" (Joint Remuneration Agreements within the meaning of Sections 32a and 36 Urheberrechtsgesetz [German Copyright Act]) with ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland GmbH on July 1st, 2013. Besides, Verband Deutscher Drehbuchautoren e.V. ("VDD") has entered into "Gemeinsame Vergütungsregeln" with ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland GmbH on June 3rd, 2014. Those "Gemeinsame Vergütungsregeln" are the first joint remuneration agreements for fictional TV productions and constitute further payments for TV productions commissioned or predominately financed by ProSiebenSat.1.

Joint Remuneration Agreements with BVR

Joint Remuneration Agreements with BFFS

Joint Remuneration Agreements with VDD