RTL to launch Geo Television on 8 May

Jörn Krieger | 06-03-2014

German broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will launch its new pay-TV documentary channel Geo Television on 8 May 2014. The date was revealed by parent company RTL Group at the presentation of its annual business report 2013 in Luxembourg.

The schedule will comprise national and international documentaries from the areas of nature, mankind, technology, science and history.

Geo Television will be operated in collaboration with German publishing house Gruner+Jahr which publishes reportage magazine Geo. Both RTL and Gruner+Jahr are subsidiaries of German media group Bertelsmann.
In November 2013, Geo Television received the green light from the German media authorities.