German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 has confirmed earlier reports that it is launching a pair of pay TV channels, ProSieben Fun and Sat.1 Emotions.
ProSieben Fun will be a general entertainment pay TV service with shows from the main ProSieben channel sitting alongside US series and movies. ProSieben said that some series will premiere on the channel, which will also carry sports programming.
Fun will be carried on Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain IPTV service.
ProSieben said that Sat.1 Emotions will “revolve around dreams, desires, romance and love”. It will be programmed with telenovelas, series and movies from Sat.1 and, again, some of these will debut on the pay channel before free-to-air. The channel will, along with its stablemate Kabel Eins, on various pay TV services in Germany.