ProSiebenSat.1 Welt offers programming from some of the most popular channels in Germany, offering a full range of TV programs including entertainment, sports and leading television personalities.
"No other pay-TV company can match DISH Network's international programming options, and the launch of ProSiebenSat.1 Welt reinforces DISH Network's leadership position within the industry," said Tracy Thompson, EchoStar's vice president of International Programming. "ProSiebenSat.1 Welt offers programming from some of the most popular channels in Germany, offering a full range of TV programs including entertainment, sports and leading television personalities."
ProSiebenSat.1 Welt brings the best programs of Sat. 1, ProSieben, Kabel 1 and N24 direct from Munich. The combination of these four channels offers an assortment of programs, including TV movies, comedies, sports and news. Some of the most popular series available on ProSiebenSat.1 Welt include "Der Bulle von Tolz," featuring a larger-than-life, crime fighting cop, Bruno Berghammer, and the popular "Edel & Starck" show. Also, Stefan Raab hosts "TV total," which is part talk-show, part comedy.
ProSiebenSat.1 Welt covers all "TV Total" special events such as horse-jumping and high-diving championships. The channel also offers live coverage of two Bundesliga (First German League) soccer games every week.
Customers can add ProSiebenSat.1 Welt on an "a la carte" basis for $14.99 per month. Customers can also purchase DISH Network's "German-language Package," which includes ProSiebenSat.1 Welt and GERMAN TV for $19.99 per month.
For more information on subscribing to ProSiebenSat.1 Welt, customers can contact 1-800-333-DISH, their local retailer or visit www.dishnetwork.com to learn more about DISH Network's international programming.
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