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English translation: consumer advice programme

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German term or phrase:Ratgebersendung
English translation:consumer advice programme
Entered by: Karin Walker
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19:00 Jan 20, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / Media
German term or phrase: Ratgebersendung
Good evening to all Sunday workers out there,
I am looking for the common term in English for TV programs that offer advice (not a call-in show though) on various things such as health, consumer issues, whatever. In my particular context, the subject is health. ("Gesundheit ist zum Dauerbrenner in den Medien geworden: Ratgebersendungen, TV-Gesundheitskanäle..."

Karin Walker
Local time: 22:54
consumer advice programme
Ist hier sehr geläufig...
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Daniela Gieseler-Higgs
Grading comment
That's the one. Thanks!
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4 +6consumer advice programme
Daniela Gieseler-Higgs
2do-it-yourself programs
Jonathan MacKerron



9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
consumer advice programme

Ist hier sehr geläufig...

Daniela Gieseler-Higgs
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
That's the one. Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  BirgitBerlin
1 min

agree  David Moore
17 mins

agree  Julia Lipeles
51 mins

agree  Ingeborg Gowans: this fits best
3 hrs

agree  Tom Tyson
4 hrs

agree  Colette Kinsella
12 hrs
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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
do-it-yourself programs

if that is indeed what they are....

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 27
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