TVP to launch premium channel

May 13, 2014 11.18 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

tvp-flagsThe Polish public broadcaster TVP is to replace the HD version of its flagship channel TVP1 with TVP Premium HD on September 1.

Quoted by Wirtualne Media, its president Juliusz Braun said that TVP is still working on the format of the new channel.

Although TVP Premium HD will still be a general service, it will have fewer repeats and offer programming regarded as premium.

It will also differ from the content currently shown by the thematic channels TVP Seriale and TVP Rozrywka.

What is more, programs specially made or acquired for the channel may on it in the future. TVP HD was launched in August 2008.