SRF zwei

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SRF zwei
SRF zwei logo.svg
Launched 1 September 1997
Owned by Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
Audience share 8.2% (2008, [1])
Formerly called SF2 (until 2005)
SF zwei (2005-2012)
Sister channel(s) SRF 1
SRF info
Website http://www.srf.ch/tv
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital DVB-T
Satellite
Digital DVB-S on Hotbird 3 at 13° East
Cable
Cablecom Channel 003 (digital CH-D)
Naxoo Channel 151

SRF zwei (English: Swiss Radio and Television Two) is a Swiss television channel run under the public SRG SSR broadcasting group.

SF zwei logo used until 2012.

History[edit]

The channel was launched in 1997 as 'SF 2', originally only to offer SF 1 programming in later hours. It subsequently became a youth-oriented channel, airing programs oriented to a teen audience, such as American TV shows. It is the second of the three national German-language channels in Switzerland (the others being SRF 1 and SRF info).

Its programming consists of local programs as well as a wide range of American prime time shows. SRF zwei usually airs these in dual audio, offering the original spoken language. While SRF 1 is considered to be the channel that airs more local programming, infotainment and other programs of that nature, SRF zwei concentrates on airing high quality prime time shows and other more entertaining programs, including American television shows.[2]

Programming[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mediaguide 2009" (pdf) (in Italian, French, German). Publisuisse. pp. 19–21. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. ^ SF2 Serials Directory

External links[edit]