Universal Channel to launch on Kabel Deutschland

Jörn Krieger | 08-08-2013

The new US series channel Universal Channel, which will launch in Germany on 5 September 2013, will be available on Kabel Deutschland's cable network from launch.

The pay-TV service will be carried in high definition (HD) in the Premium HD and Kabel Digital Home HD packages for all subscribers without additional cost, parent company Universal Networks International Germany announced.

Universal Channel will also broadcast on Deutsche Telekom's IPTV platform Entertain in standard and high definition and in HD at Sky Deutschland for DTH subscribers.

The channel will go on air on 5 September at 9pm CET with the German TV debut of US action series Chicago Fire starring Lady Gaga's boyfriend Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer (House).