SchlagerTV launches on satellite

The new Dutch music channel SchlagerTV, specialising in popular German language music, will start broadcasting this Friday on the Canal Digitaal Satelliet DTH platform. Schlager stars Dennie Christian, Edwin van Hoevelaak and Chantal will perform the opening ceremony in the Canal Digitaal play out centre in Hilversum.

The new channel will be available 24 hours a day. For the time being, it is broadcast from 7am till 7pm on the Canal Digitaal showcase channel. Negotiations with various cable companies are under way.
SchlagerTV is an initiative of Jur Bron and Gerard Ardesch and part of the same company as Dutch music channel TV Oranje and serious music HD channel BravaHDTV.