Universal TV
CountryGermany
Broadcast areaGermany, Austria, Switzerland
HeadquartersMunich, Germany
Programming
Language(s)German/English
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerNBCUniversal
Sister channels13th Street
Syfy
History
Launched5 September 2013; 10 years ago (2013-09-05)
Former namesUniversal Channel (2013-2018)
Links
Websitewww.universaltv.de
Availability

Universal TV is a German pay-tv-channel, which is operated by NBCUniversal and headquartered in Munich. The station was announced on 22 May 2013 and launched on 5 September 2013.[1]

In the course of the global renaming of Universal Channel into Universal TV, the channel was renamed in Germany on 2 July 2018.[2]

Programming

The programme consists of a mixture of feature films and series, the latter being the major part of the program. The station's prime time starts at 9 pm and is filled, among other things, by exclusive first broadcastings. The complete program is also available in the original version, in addition to German synchronization.[4] In addition to series already broadcast on other stations, German-language first-time broadcasts are also offered.

Current

Former

Logos

Audience share

Germany

January February March April May June July August September October November December Annual average
2017[5] 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% '
2018[6] 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%

References

  1. ^ "Universal Channel geht in Deutschland auf Sendung". horizont.net. HORIZONT Online. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  2. ^ Schwegler, Petra (4 May 2018). "Aus Universal Channel wird Universal TV". wuv.de. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Wunschliste". wunschliste.de. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Matthew Perry und «Chicago Fire» zum Start des Universal Channel". 23 July 2013.
  5. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2017" (PDF). kek-online.de. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  6. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2018" (PDF). kek-online.de. Retrieved 2 July 2018.