An episode of the series “Pastewka” must not be broadcast due to surreptitious advertising. The Bavarian land centre for new media has banned to show in the fourth episode of the eighth season, entitled “The song of the throat and nose” continue to Amazon Prime Video.

“is The entire episode, especially in terms of the brand’s Media market – from more frequent and intense depictions and mentions not marked, the program-dramaturgically justified”, justified the country’s headquarters in Munich, the decision in a notice. She is responsible for the evaluation, because the Amazon Instant Video Germany GmbH has its headquarters in Bavaria.

Amazon may Lodge an appeal against the prohibition; and like other reports in the media, in reference to the Evangelical press service (epd) that would be considered appropriate steps. Therefore, in the best Media market ride the allegation of unmarked product placement. “For the ‘Pastewka’-season Media market has not booked any product placement,” said accordingly, a spokeswoman for the epd. Media market is only a by the production company brainpool TV leased location.

The eighth season of the series “Pastewka” in which the comedian plays a little sympathetic Version of himself, since the beginning of 2018 at Prime Video. The first seven seasons aired Sat.1.


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