CBS Europa

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CBS Europa
CBS Europa.png
Launched15 March 1999; 20 years ago (1999-03-15)
Owned byCBS Studios International/
AMC Networks International
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downgraded to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Audience share0.13% (July 2013, Nielsen[1])
Formerly calledWizja Le Cinema (1999–2002)
Le Cinema (2002–2003)
Europa Europa (2003–2006)
Zone Europa (2006–2012)
CBS Europa (2012-2018)
Sister channel(s)AMC
CBS Action
CBS Reality
Extreme Sports Channel
Cyfrowy PolsatChannel 42
nc+Channel 184
UPC PolandChannel 491

CBS Europa (formerly Zone Europa, Europa Europa, Le Cinema and Wizja Le Cinema) is a Polish film channel. It broadcasts contemporary films, influential classics, acclaimed favourites and avant-garde productions.

Distributors including Universal Studios, Film4 Productions, the British Film Institute, M6 and Sogepaq contribute the independent productions to the channel.

Zone Europa’s 14-hour schedule extends to 20 hours at weekends. The channel is seen in 15 territories across Europe and The Americas by over 6.6 million subscribers. Spanish language content was also available to Comcast On Demand en Espanol in the United States.

On 1 August 2012 Chellomedia revealed that all European versions of the Zone Channels would be rebranded into CBS Channels.[2] CBS Europa replaced Zone Europa on 3 December 2012 in Poland.[3]

On 1 October 2015 CBS Europa HD has been launched, replacing the SD version on the satellite.

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  1. ^ "Top 100 tematycznych kanałów TV lipca. Które najpopularniejsze?". 2 August 2013.
  2. ^ "CBS and Chellomedia take entertainment across EMEA". Broadband TV News. 2012-08-01.
  3. ^ "Kanały CBS w Polsce. Co w ramówce?". 2012-11-30.

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