Esports TV Format for ProSieben MAXX

Esports is recognized by more and more endemic brands as a serious field of growth. In the middle of August 7Sports, sport business unit of ProSiebenSat.1 Group, revealed their plans for future esports TV formats. The implementation of the brand-new TV show “ran eSports – Professional. Gaming. Magazine“ was placed trustingly in our hands and so the very first episode already aired at the end of August. Within the framework of this cooporeation which runs until the end of this year, 16 episodes are planned to be aired on a weekly basis on the German television channels ProSieben MAXX and ProSieben.


According to Zeljko Karajica, CEO of 7Sports, the free TV as mass media as well as high quality content are the foundation to convert new target groups to esports. This is where Freaks 4U Gaming steps in: with our extended service portfolio, the market experience of more than a decade, our very own talents as well as our web and TV studios we serve as an interface between the markets.


“I am happy that ProSieben MAXX once again gives us the opportunity to inspire Germany for our passion” says Matthias Remmert, Vice President, Freaks 4U Gaming. “Esports has not developed into a mass phenomenon without a reason, but we know that the entry bar might still be too high for one or the other. This is exactly what we want to change with the show. If you turn on, you will be carried away by hand - whether you are a gamer or not”


Until the end of this year the German TV channel ProSieben MAXX will air “ran eSports” every Thursday at 00:15 AM while the replay runs during the night to Saturday on ProSieben. The VOD is available online via prosiebenmaxx.de or ran.de.

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