RTL Group Board Resignations

Luxembourg, 5 October 2005 – RTL Group today acknowledges the resignation of Dr. Erich Schumann and Lutz Glandt from its Board of Directors with immediate effect. The resignations follow the transfer of WAZ Group's 7.5 per cent economic interest in RTL Group to Bertelsmann. The Board expresses its gratitude to Dr. Erich Schumann and Lutz Glandt for their loyal services as members of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Erich Schumann has been a member of the RTL Group Board since 2000 and Lutz Glandt since 2003.

For further information:

Andrew Buckhurst
Senior Vice President
External Communications and Investor Relations
RTL Group
Phone: 00352/2486 5075 or 5130

The current composition of the RTL Group Board of Directors is available under link

About RTL Group

RTL Group is Europe's leading commercial broadcaster, with interests in 31 television channels and 33 radio stations in ten countries and content production throughout the world.  Its television portfolio includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, five in the UK, and the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia and Hungary, as well as Antena 3 in Spain and TVI in Portugal. RTL Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in other stations in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and Luxembourg. RTL Group's content production arm, FremantleMedia is one of the largest international producers outside the US. It is currently producing more than 260 programmes in over 40 countries including the USA, providing a wide range of drama, entertainment and factual programming for viewers around the world.