29 SEP 2022

Nico Rossmann joins Banijay Germany’s Brainpool TV

Banijay announced Nico Rossman will join Brainpool TV GmbH, part of Banijay Germany, as the Co-Managing Director, where he will be responsible for overseeing a new comedy unit within the label.

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Banijay announced Nico Rossman will join Brainpool TV GmbH, part of Banijay Germany, as the Co-Managing Director, where he will be responsible for overseeing a new comedy unit within the label. He joins the management team alongside Brainpool CEO, Marcus Wolter, and Co-Managing Director, Godehard Wolpers.

Joining from RTL Television, where he was Head of Comedy, he developed and oversaw shows including “Ninja Warrior Germany” and “Frei Schnauze,” as well as the 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.

"Nico is an excellent creator of comedy and entertainment formats. I am very pleased that he has accepted the role of Co-Managing Director for Brainpool. With Raab TV, Godehard Wolpers and Nico, we will be ideally positioned to build on our comedy offerings, big shows, and relationships with artists,"  said Marcus Wolter, CEO of Banijay Germany and CEO of Brainpool.

"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,"  Nico Rossmann added.

Founded in 1994, Brainpool TV is one of the leading production companies in Germany. It boasts an impressive slate of titles including “Beat the Star,” “Catch!,” “Ladykracker,” and the “Free European Song Contest.”