RTL Croatia Launches in USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

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Zagreb, July 12, 2016 – Owned by Bertelsmann, RTL Group is a global leader across broadcast, content and digital and has interests in 59 television channels and 31 radio stations, content production throughout the world.

RTL Hrvatska is a part of RTL Group family of channels and is the leading media company in Croatia with its three free to air national channels (RTL, RTL2, RTL Kockica) and three more channels on IPTV platforms (RTL Crime, RTL Passion, RTL Living). It is also producing RTL Teletext, Internet portal – www.rtl.hr and www.rtlsada.hr, News portal www.vijesti .rtl.hr and RTL applications from mobile phones.

Yesterday RTL media family welcomes a new member – ‘RTL Croatia World’, news and entertainment channel that brings the viewers best of RTL shows and series. ‘RTL Croatia World’ is available via cable providers in Australia, New Zealand, North America and Canada. ‘Red button’ that announced the start of new media era for RTL Croatia was pushed by Mirjana Hrga, Editor and presenter of central news “RTL Danas”, Zoran Šprajc, Editor and presenter of late night news magazine ‘RTL Direkt’ and Guillaume Antoine Rabhi, Director of Digital Media and Diversification.


I’m pleased and honoured to be part of the launch with my colleague Zoran Šprajc. Personally. I’m excited that hundreds of thousands of people around the world are now able to watch RTL, including my relatives and friends in Canada and Australia’, said Mirjana Hrga at the launch of the channel.


Zoran Šprajc also shared her delight: ‘It is a huge pleasure to press the launch button that connect us with the viewers across two oceans, Croatian folk are able to be and stay informed about the recent news brought by RTL News programmes. Croats in diaspora are eager to receive quality information on events in Croatia, so now we have even bigger obligation to be better and faster than other news channels’.

RTL Croatia World’ is the first channel dedicated to Croats outside Croatia. It is combination of daily news and magazine shows, programme for children, drama series, entertainment shows and reality documentary shows from main three channels (RTL, RTL2, RTL Kockica). It is broadcast from 2 pm until 11.30 pm. News programme consists of central news ‘RTL Danas’, afternoon news ‘RTL Vijesti’ and late night news ‘RTL Direkt’. Entertainment is guaranteed with lifestyle and daily magazine show ‘Sve u šest’, popular drama series ‘The Win Rose’ and ‘Secrets’, an excellent sitcom “Our Little Clinic’, a chart show ‘Top.HR’, culinary show ‘3,2,1 – Cook!’, court show ‘Sudnica’ and crime reality documentary series ‘Blood is thicker than Water’. The youngest audience can enjoy ‘Let’s go to ZOO’, ‘Little Sports Academy’, ‘Drawing of the Day’, ’Creative Corner’ and ‘Granny tells good night stories’.


The viewers will be able to watch it via cable provider EURO World Network in North America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, A1 Telecom in Austria, Flip TV in Australia


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