Sat.1

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Sat.1
Sat 1 logo.png
Launched 1 January 1984
Owned by ProSiebenSat.1 Media
Picture format 576i 16:9 SDTV
1080i HDTV
Slogan Freut euch drauf
Country Germany
Broadcast area National
Also distributed in:
 Austria
  Switzerland
 Luxembourg
 Belgium
 Netherlands
 Poland
 Hungary
 Czech Republic
 Slovakia
 Portugal
 Romania
 Croatia
 Italy
 Turkey
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Headquarters Unterföhring, Germany
Formerly called PKS
Sister channel(s) Kabel eins
ProSieben
Sixx
Sat.1 Emotions
kabel eins classics
Sat.1 Gold
Website www.sat1.de
Availability
Terrestrial
DVB-T Check local frequencies
Satellite
Astra 19.2°E (Europe) 12.545 GHz Horizontal
SR: 22000 FEC: 5/6
SID: 17500 Video PID: 255 Audio PID: 256 Stereo, 259 Dolby Digital
HD+ Astra 19.2°E (Germany) 11.464 GHz Horizontal
SR: 22000 FEC: 2/3
SID: 61300 Video PID: 255 Audio PID: 259 Dolby Digital
Cable
Kabel Deutschland (Germany) Channel 104 SD
Channel 115 HD
Cablecom (Switzerland) Channel 10 (HD, Mediabox)
Channel 10 (SD, DigiCard)
Channel 81 (HD, DigiCard)
Naxoo (Switzerland) Channel 196 SD
Ziggo (Netherlands) Channel 615 SD
UPC Netherlands Channel 48 SD
M&H Company (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Channel 61 SD

Sat.1 is a privately owned German television broadcasting station. Sat.1 was the first privately owned television broadcasting station in Germany, having started one day before RTL Television.

It started in January 1984 as PKS (Programmgesellschaft für Kabel- und Satellitenrundfunk), initially a joint venture of various publishing houses, and was renamed to Sat.1 in January 1985. The first broadcast could only be seen by roughly 1200 households who owned cable access in the city of Ludwigshafen. Early programs included old films, mainly from the archives of KirchMedia, American hit series and gameshows (the most notable show being the German version of Wheel of Fortune, Glücksrad). Later, the station acquired a name for its original series and TV films.

Sat.1 is currently a part of the ProSiebenSat.1 Media Group.

The channel's own Pay-TV channel Sat.1 Comedy is now Sat.1 emotions. It is for Comedy, Romances and movies.

Sat.1 broadcasts in High-Definition on the HD+ platform from Astra. In 2013 the new Sat.1 offshoot Sat.1 Gold went on air.[1]

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  1. ^ "Sixx wird zu Sat.1 Gold: Vorbereitungen auf Astra 19,2 laufen". digitalfernsehen.de. Retrieved 11 January 2013.