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Nick Schweiz
Nick Schweiz Logo 2017.svg
CountrySwitzerland
NetworkParamount Networks EMEAA
Programming
Language(s)German
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerCH Media
(under license from Paramount)
Sister channelsNick Jr.
History
Launched28 September 1998 (Block on SF2)
1 April 2009 (TV Channel)
Closed16 September 2003 (Block on SF2)
Former namesNickelodeon Schweiz (2010-2017)
Links
Websitewww.nick.ch

Nickelodeon Schweiz (branded as Nick Schweiz since 28 June 2017) is a Swiss German-language pay television channel centred towards children. It was launched on 1 April 2009 timesharing with VIVA Switzerland, replacing the German feed that was available in Switzerland.[1] The programming schedule is the same as Nickelodeon Germany feed, with commercial breaks from the country being replaced by local ads.

In March 2010, Nick was rebranded. From 1 January 2011 until 30 September 2014, Nickelodeon Switzerland timeshared with Comedy Central.

Before Nickelodeon Switzerland was launched as a TV channel it was a 7-hour programming block on the Swiss channel SF2 which used to broadcast from 28 September 1998[citation needed]-16 September 2003 but was replaced by another programming block called Junior.

"Nickelodeon Schweiz" logo used from 31 March 2010-28 June 2017
"Nickelodeon Schweiz" logo used from 31 March 2010-28 June 2017

Since 1 October 2021, the channel has been run by CH Media under license from Paramount.[2][3]

Current programming

Nickelodeon Switzerland airs the same programming as Nickelodeon Germany and Austria the channel also airs a programming block called NickNight in evening hours which is also distributed in Austria & previously Germany.

See also

References

  1. ^ Krieger, Jörn (23 February 2009). "Nick comes to Switzerland". RapidTVNews. Retrieved 10 July 2022.
  2. ^ "CH Media to run Nick in Switzerland". 30 June 2021.
  3. ^ "ViacomCBS Networks International und CH Media: Umfangreiche strategische Partnerschaft in der Schweiz | CH Media".