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Thread poster: RafaLee
RafaLee
Australia
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Mar 16, 2004

What is your favorite TV channel?

My fav TV channel is SBS, the only channel that has programmes in more than 30 languages in Australia!

It also has a lot of good documentaries during primetime, which broaden your knowledge about what is going on now.

RafaLee


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Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
France
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BR-Alpha Mar 16, 2004

BR-Alpha, a German channel where they talk about science and astronomy and the like on prime time as if ratings don't exist.

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Stephanie Mitchel  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 11:09
French to English
Old-school Mar 16, 2004

It's PBS for me. They're still better than the Travel Channel, Discovery and all the other cable channels which tend to go tawdry for ratings.

Now there's a petition circulating to get France's TV5 here in Austin TX. Easy to explain but hard to believe that sort of broadcasting is still uncommon here. In my dream world, every channel is in a different language.


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Sonia Gomes  Identity Verified
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Stephanie, we get TV5 in India Mar 16, 2004

Al though I do not know french, I love the movies, a lot get sub titled and I watch a good deal of these. Only thing there is no programme printed anywhere and I have to be alert. I love the clothes and the elegance of the French women.

Regards

Sonia


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Alexandru Pojoga
Romania
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So cliche, but I'm with Discovery... Mar 16, 2004

Can't beat it...

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Robert INGLEDEW  Identity Verified
Argentina
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mar 16, 2004

I love nature (you have seen that in my forums on Latin America and Argentina), and without ignoring the value of other channels, I am very fond of National Geographic.

Robert Ingledew


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Thierry LOTTE  Identity Verified
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ARTE Mar 16, 2004

This German/French - French/German TV Channel is the best one I ever seen !

Born from a joint venture between French and German governments 25 years ago, it is essentially a "culture" TV.

Who said that "culture" is "boring" !...

You can find this channel on the satellite "Astra" in both languages , german or french.


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Thierry LOTTE  Identity Verified
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For Sonia Gomes Mar 16, 2004

Sonia gomes wrote :




Only thing there is no programme printed anywhere and I have to be alert.




Hi Sonia !
You will find all details en programs of TV5 at the following URL :

http://www.tv5.org/TV5Site/programmes/accueil_continent.php?tps=1079480027


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xxxsarahl
Local time: 08:09
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TNT Mar 17, 2004

is my favorite. I miss it when I'm overseas.
Stephanie, have you tried a satellite dish, I mean the big guy?
Sarah


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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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History Channel Mar 17, 2004

I have become very interested on the History Channel lately. I have learnt some interesting things there. The only bad thing is that I do not have much time to watch TV, it only happens maybe once a month or so.
Monika


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schmurr  Identity Verified
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you can also use télétexte, Mar 17, 2004

or
http://www.proz.com/home/20424/digital.html
(= Arte, TV5 and many others)


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Sonia Gomes  Identity Verified
India
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Thank you Terry Mar 17, 2004

Just yesterday I watched a lovely movie but it got over at 3 in the morning, I had to drag myself at 6 to get my son ready for school !!!

Regards

Sonia


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Beatrice T  Identity Verified
Italy
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History Channel and... Mar 17, 2004

Discovery Civilization, Fox News, CNN, Disney Channel, Sky Cinema (Italian movie channel), RaiTre (Italian channel)
I cannot choose just one!

I wish I could watch HBO, does anyone know if it is possible to view it outside USA? (and how? I mailed them, but they would not reply) Thanks!


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Robert INGLEDEW  Identity Verified
Argentina
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CHECK WITH YOUR CABLE TV COMPANY Mar 17, 2004

HBO is available in Argentina as a premium package, so it should be available in Italy also. I am sure that Direct TV has it.

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Pamela Peralta  Identity Verified
Peru
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A&E Mundo Mar 18, 2004

Sony, Warner Bros., History Channel and the movie channels HBO, Cinecanal etc.
I'm a TV lover, I've learned so many things from all kinds of pragrams; those who say that watching TV is a waste of time are wrong in my book.
Pamela


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