RTL Nitro

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RTL Nitro
RTL Nitro logo.svg
Launched 1 April 2012
Picture format 576i (SDTV) or 1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Fernsehen für Helden (television for heroes)
Country Germany
Website www.rtlnitro.de
Astra 1L @ 19.2°E 12188 H 27,500 3/4[1]
NetCologne[1] channel 42 (digital service)[2]

RTL Nitro is a German television channel owned by the RTL Group. It is available via cable, satellite and IPTV. It is available free to air.


The slogan of RTL Nitro is „Fernsehen für Helden“ (television for heroes). It describes itself as a "premium entertainment channel" ("Premium-Unterhaltungssender") for a widespread audience.[3] It is mainly targeted to males in the age of 20 to 59.[4]

The program contains many old German and American series and films, but also first runs of some American series like Modern Family, Nurse Jackie or Chase.

On 2 April 2012, the video on demand site RTL Nitro Now launched, where several shows can be viewed seven days after its airing.

RTL Nitro HD[edit]

RTL Nitro HD

RTL Nitro HD, a high definition simulcast of RTL Nitro, was launched on 28 August 2012 on cable provider Kabel Deutschland, and became available via NetCologne on 1 September 2012.[5] Broadcast of RTL Nitro HD via Satellite started on 8 April 2014, available with a HD+ subscription.


Original programming (from RTL Group)[edit]



TV Series[edit]

Imported programming (American)[edit]


TV series[edit]

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