Sat.1 Comedy enters Switzerland

Jörn Krieger

German digital subscription broadcaster Sat.1 Comedy will be available in Switzerland from 1 July. Pay-TV operator Teleclub will distribute the channel via cable networks and on the IPTV platform Bluewin TV operated by Swiss telco Swisscom. Satellite distribution is also planned.

Sat.1 Comedy will form part of the package Teleclub Movie which subscribers to the basic package can receive for 9.90 francs (€6.60) per month. The channel screens in-house productions, comedies from Hollywood and Europe, Sitcoms from the USA, the original English-language version of American comedy show Saturday Night Live and comedy series from the ProSiebenSat.1 television family.

In Germany, Sat.1 Comedy reaches more than 1.3 million subscribers via cable, satellite and ADSL.