German TCM becomes TNT-Film

By Robert Briel | May 12, 2009 | 08:37 UK

The German version of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is to rebrand as TNT-Film with effect from July 4. The channel will also start to broadcast movies in the 16:9 widescreen mode.

According to a statement released by Turner Broadcasting Systemís German office, TNT-Film will have a younger focus showing more recent movies. TCM Germany originally launched in December 2006 and is available in the premium tiers on a number of platforms.

Earlier this year, Turner Broadcasting System launched the TNT-Series channel.