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RTL comedy head Nico Rossmann joins Banijay Germany’s Brainpool TV

Banijay’s German prodco Brainpool TV has appointed Nico Rossmann from RTL Television as co-managing director.

Nico Rossmann

Rossmann joins the management team alongside CEO Marcus Wolter and co-MD Godehard Wolpers, and will oversee a new comedy unit within the label.

Joining from RTL Television, where he was head of comedy, Rossmann developed and oversaw shows including Ninja Warrior Germany and Frei Schnauze, as well as stage shows for comedians such as Carolin Kebekus, Sascha Grammel, Chris Tall and the Ehrlich Brothers. Prior to RTL Germany, he held positions at Tresor TV and Norddeich TV.

Wolter said: “Nico is an excellent creator of comedy and entertainment formats. I am very pleased that he has accepted the role of co-MD for Brainpool. With Raab TV, Godehard Wolpers and Nico, we will be ideally positioned to build on our comedy offerings, big shows and relationship with artists.”

Rossmann added: “In my opinion, Brainpool is Germany’s number one comedy brand, with decades of entertainment experience. It also operates to the highest standards and is incredibly innovative. That’s why I’m very pleased to help shape the future of this successful label, both on the production side and in the development of future hit formats alongside the outstanding team. My thanks go to RTL Germany, especially Markus Küttner, for six great years in the TV entertainment department.”

Brainpool TV, founded in 1994, has a slate that includes Beat the Star, Catch!, Ladykracker and the Free European Song Contest.

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