Polsat

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Polsat
Logo Polsat.svg
Launched 5 December 1992
Owned by Cyfrowy Polsat
Picture format 16:9/4:3 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 11.60% (2015, Nielsen[1])
Slogan Włącz emocje (Turn on the emotions)
Country  Poland
Language Polish
Formerly called PolSat (with a capital "S")(1992-1993)
Website www.polsat.pl
Availability
Terrestrial
Polish Digital MUX 2 (SD)
Satellite
Cyfrowy Polsat Channel 1, Channel 111 (HD)
Channel 500 (SD)
nc+ Channel 7 (HD)
Channel 215 (SD)
Orange TV Channel 4 (SD)
Channel 7 (HD)
Cable
UPC Poland Channel 5 (HD)
Vectra Channel 106 (SD)
Channel 116 (HD)

Polsat is one of Poland's biggest television channels, founded on December 5, 1992 and owned by Zygmunt Solorz-Żak.

Polsat belongs to the Polsat Group (WSE: CPS), which also owns other channels.

Polsat building in Warsaw.

Channels[edit]

Current[edit]

Planned[edit]

financially linked to the channels[edit]

Polsat maintained for many years the high audience share results. It is in the „Big Four” – 4 most watched television channels in Poland and is a leader among the commercial audience.

Polsat HD[edit]

The HD version of Polsat started in September 2009, and shares the same schedule with Polsat.

Programming[edit]

Among its shows are a variety of Polish and American dramas & news.

Entertainment[edit]

Information/Talk show/Reporters[edit]

  • Wydarzenia (Events) – news (since 2004)
  • Interwencja (Intervention) – reporters magazine (since 2003)
  • Państwo w państwie (State within a state) – also in Polsat News (since 2011)

TV series[edit]

  • Pierwsza miłość (First love) – TV soap; which has been redubbed as Soupy Norman in Ireland (since 2004, 2318 episodes)
  • Przyjaciółki (Friends [women]) – drama series (since 2012, 86 episodes)
  • Świat według Kiepskich (The World According to the Kiepskis) – sitcom (since 1999, 492 episodes)
  • Malanowski i partnerzy (Malanowski & partners) – docudrama crime series (since 2009, 807 episodes)
  • Trudne sprawy (Difficult issues) – docudrama series (since 2011, 631 episodes)
  • Dlaczego ja? (Why me?) (since 2010, 677 episodes)
  • Pamiętniki z wakacji (Holiday diaries) (2011–2013, 2016, 61 episodes)
  • Zdrady (Infidelities) – docudrama series (since 2013, 87 episodes)

Primetime schedule[edit]

PM 8:00 8:15 8:30 8:45 9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00 11:15
Monday MEGA HIT (movie) movie
Tuesday Hell's Kitchen. Piekielna Kuchnia movie
Wednesday Świat według Kiepskich Top Chef. Gwiazdy od kuchni Rinke za kratami movie
Thursday Nasz nowy dom Przyjaciółki Zdrady
Friday Dancing with the Stars. Taniec z gwiazdami movie
Saturday movie Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo
Sunday Kabaret na żywo CSI: Cyber CSI: Cyber

Early fringe schedule[edit]

PM 5:00 5:15 5:30 5:45 6:00 6:15 6:30 6:50 7:00 7:15 7:30 7:45
Monday Gliniarze Pierwsza miłość Wydarzenia sports news and weather forecast Świat według Kiepskich (R)
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday Pamiętniki z wakacji (R) Chłopaki do wzięcia Chłopaki do wzięcia
Sunday movie Nasz nowy dom (R) Państwo w państwie

Previously in Polsat[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Information[edit]

  • Informacje (1993–2004)

Political talk shows[edit]

  • Co z tą Polską? (2004–2007)
  • Polityczne graffiti
  • Dorota Gawryluk – konfrontacje

TV series[edit]

  • Skazane (2015)
  • Na krawędzi (2013)
  • Na krawędzi 2 (2014)
  • Czułość i kłamstwa (1999–2000)
  • Adam i Ewa (2000–2001)
  • Zostać Miss (2001–2003)
  • Psie serce (2002)
  • Samo życie (2002–2010)
  • Pensjonat pod Różą (2004–2006)
  • Tango z aniołem (2005)
  • Kochaj mnie, kochaj (2006)
  • Będziesz moja (2006)
  • Tylko miłość (2007–2009)
  • Szpilki na Giewoncie (2010–2012)
  • Linia życia (2011)
  • Hotel 52 (2010–2013)
  • To nie koniec świata! (2013–2014)
  • Fala zbrodni (2003–2008)
  • Prawo miasta (2007)
  • Ekipa (2007)
  • 13 Posterunek (1997–1998)
  • Graczykowie (1999–2002)
  • Miodowe lata – licensed from The Honeymooners (1998–2003)
  • Całkiem nowe lata miodowe – licensed from The Honeymooners (2004)
  • Rodzina zastępcza (1999–2009)
  • Szpital na perypetiach (2001–2003)
  • Daleko od noszy (2003–2009)
  • Daleko od noszy 2 (2010–2011)
  • Daleko od noszy – szpital futpolowy (2011)
  • Mamuśki (2007)
  • I kto tu rządzi? – licensed from Who's the Boss? (2007–2008)
  • Synowie (2009)
  • Synowie, czyli po moim trupie! (2009)
  • Ludzie Chudego – licensed from Los hombres de Paco (2010–2011)

Cyfrowy Polsat[edit]

Main article: Cyfrowy Polsat

The Polsat group operates Cyfrowy Polsat one of the main providers of digital multichannel television in Poland. It is the fourth largest digital platform in Europe and the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. The service is distributed over the Hotbird satellite and includes a mix of free to air and encrypted channels requiring a subscription for minimum 50 złoty.

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