RTL Group is a Luxembourg based European media conglomerate it includes TV, radio and internet platforms. It is owned by the German media company Bertelsmann. Beside the activities in the homeland, it also operates in countries as Belgium, France, Germany, Croatia, Hungary, Austria and the Netherlands. In the UK the company previously owned Channel 5 and has collaborated with CBS Corporation in Asia. By some analysts the media empire spreads politically correct propaganda.
The company was originally founded as Radio Luxembourg in 1933 and were later renamed to CLR and with the launch of the TV activities to CLT(-UFA). In 2000 the company becomes RTL Group.