Welt der Wunder TV to launch Swiss channel

May 22, 2014 09.56 Europe/London By Jörn Krieger

Welt der WunderGerman science channel Welt der Wunder TV wants to set up a sister service for Switzerland.

The launch will take place in early summer, Welt der Wunder TV announced in Munich. Besides some joint programme blocks and formats, Welt der Wunder Schweiz will also produce and broadcast local programmes for viewers in the Alpine republic.

Producers from Switzerland are invited to submit their suggestions. “I’m sure that we will be able to import some of these ideas to Germany,” said Hendrik Hey, programme director of Welt der Wunder TV.

The channel will not only be available on the TV set, but also on all other reception devices in Switzerland.