Super RTL


Super RTL

Infobox Network
network_name = Super RTL

network_
country = GER
network_type = Direct Broadcast Satellite, Cable and DVB-T (where available)
available = National; also distributed in AUT, and other areas of flagicon|Europe Europe
owner = Disney (50%)
RTL Group (50%)
key_people = Claude Schmit, President
launch_date = April 28, 1995
founder =
past_names =
brand =
website = [http://www.superrtl.de/ www.superrtl.de]

Super RTL is a Cologne-based German television network operated by RTL Disney Fernsehen GmbH & Co. KG. It was the second German television channel aimed mostly at children (the first was Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network). It was launched in 1995 as a joint venture between RTL Group predecessor company CLT-UFA and Disney.

During the daytime and early evening until 8:15 pm, there are only shows for children on Super RTL, including many American and particularly Disney series. Super RTL used to air a large number of Nickelodeon shows as well during the time that rights owner Viacom didn't operate their own children's channel in Germany (1998–2005), but this supply has dried up with the re-introduction of "Nick" to Germany in 2005.

In prime time, Super RTL mostly repurposes older RTL series or airs family-branded, inexpensive entertainment shows.

Programmes for children

TOGGO is the name of the channel for children on Super RTL. For example the following series are shown:

"At Toon Disney Time:"

"Other series on TOGGO:"

Movies

* Monsters Inc.
* Racing Stripes
* Chicken Little (2005 film)
* Monster House (film)
* Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005 film)
* Garfield The Movie
* Click (film)
* Meet the Fockers

"Coming Soon"

* As the Bell Rings (Als die Glocke klingte)
* The Sarah Jane Adventures (Die Abenteuer von Sarah Jane)
* Torchwood

TOGGO TV

TOGGO TV is an own prouction of Super RTL. The motto is: “You can switch me on” (,,Ihr könnt mich mal...EINSCHALTEN (aal)!" ("mich mal können= Sod you!"). In every show there are famous German singers and bands and at the end of every season a so called “TOGGO star” is elected, a child, who has done or can do something special. The show is presented by Nina Moghaddam, Paddy Kroetz and the Haselhörnchen (a puppet which looks like a squirrel).

The TOGGO-camp

The camp is organised by the German teenage journey operater Ruf. There are several camps in Germany, for example, in the Schwarzwald and on the island Rügen. It is a holiday camp for children between 8 and 13.

Evening programming

In the evening Super RTL mostly shows programs which were on RTL before. These are shows, comedy, thrillers, series and international films and cartoons, but no Blockbusters.

Series:
* Quincy, M.E. (Quincy)
* Murder, She Wrote (Mord ist ihr Hobby)
* Sledge Hammer
* Magnum, P.I. (Magnum)
* Columbo
* Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
* Disney Family AlbumComedy:
* "Bernds Hexe" with Bernd Stelter
* "Die Dirk Bach Show" with Dirk Bach
* "RTL Samstag Nacht" (sketches and comedy)
* Hannah Montana
* The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
* Wizards of Waverly Place (September 2008)
* The Muppet Show
* Mr. Bean
* "T.V. Kaiser" (parody on TV-talk-shows)
* "Hilfe, Otto kommt!" with Otto Waalkes
* "Witzig ,Spritzig die besten Werbeknaller der Welt" (comercials from all over the world)

Self-produced programms
* "Upps! - Die Pannenshow" (funny home-videos, Similar to AFV except with no audience)
* "Voll total" (clips from German talk-shows)

Night programming

At night (Monday to Friday from 3am to 6am and Saturday and Sunday from 2am to 6am) Super RTL shows "Fun-Night". It’s an interactive show, where people can send SMS-greetings or control a computer game. During this time in Austria a log fire is broadcast, which appeared on the channel in Germany until 1995.

External links

* [http://www.superrtl.de Official Site] de icon
* [http://www.toggo.de Official Site of TOGGO-TV] de icon


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