ITV Studios Germany
Founded in Germany in 1999 as Granada Produktion für Film und Fernsehen GmbH, ITV Studios Germany is currently ranked as one of Germany's most successful production companies. Based in Cologne and Berlin, Managing Director, Christiane Ruff and an average of 300 employees realise formats of various genres for a variety of German broadcasters.
ITV Studios Germany produces such long-running daily formats as Das perfekte Dinner (Come Dine With Me) and 4 Hochzeiten und eine Traumreise (Four Weddings) for VOX but also a variety of productions for RTL with Stepping Out debuting in 2015 and Ich bin ein Star - Holt mich hier raus! (I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!) celebrating its 10th season in 2016. Recent in-house developments include the innovative and interactive TV version of the popular app Quizduell (Quiz Clash) for the German public broadcaster Das Erste, where the audience could challenge the studio-candidates using their smartphone for the first time. With Mini Beiz, dini Beiz, a competition of local Swiss restaurants, ITV Studios produces a daily docutainment-format for the Swiss public broadcaster, SRF.
Other successful ITV Studios Germany-productions include the Bambi award-winning VOX-cooking show as well as the ZDF-personality docutainment-show Kessler ist… (How To Be) and the ARD-quiz format Gefragt – Gejagt (The Chase). Private and public broadcasters like ZDFneo, NDR, WDR, SWR, RTL II, kabel eins and Disney rate among our other clients.