TNT Comedy

TNT Comedy
Launched May 8, 2012 (2012-05-08)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Audience share 0.1% (July 2018 (2018-07), KEK)
Country Germany
Language German
Broadcast area Germany
Headquarters Munich, Germany
Formerly called Glitz* (2012 - 2014)
TNT Glitz (2014 - 2016)
Sister channel(s) TNT Serie
TNT Film
Cartoon Network
CNN International
Sky Deutschland Channel 127 (HD)
Kabel Deutschland Channel 318 (SD)
Channel 329 (HD)
Unitymedia Channel 267 (SD)
Channel 71 (HD)
UPC Switzerland
Channel 137 (HD)
Telekom Entertain Channel 241 (SD/HD)
Channel 609 (HD)

TNT Comedy is a German pay television channel launched on 8 May 2012 as Glitz.[1] It is owned by Turner Broadcasting System.[2]

In August 2013, SES Platform Services won an international tender by Turner Broadcasting System, to provide playout services for Glitz, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, TNT Film and TNT Serie for the German-speaking market, digitisation of existing Turner content, and playout for Turner on-demand and catch-up services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland the Benelux region, from November 2013.[3]

On 1 April 2014 the channel was renamed TNT Glitz and started broadcasting via satellite on Sky Germany. The slogan Here shines the sun ("Hier scheint die Sonne") was changed to ' 'We are pink ("Wir sind pink").[4]


TNT Comedy features the German first-runs of the comedy series Parks and Recreation, Web Therapy, Girls and Hot in Cleveland as well as the drama series Pretty Little Liars, Parenthood and Unforgettable. Original programming includes the magazine InStyle – Das TV-Magazin, which is centered on fashion and celebrities. It is presented by Eva Padberg.[5]

Original programming

  • InStyle – Das TV-Magazin


Animated series



  1. "Ein Platz Fuer Girls". Vogue (Germany). May 9, 2012.
  2. Krei, Alexander (2012-02-29). "Klotzen statt Kleckern: Turner startet Frauensender Glitz". DWDL.
  3. "Playout and video-on-demand: SES Platform Services wins international tender by Turner Broadcasting" (Press release). SES Platform Services GmbH. August 28, 2013. Archived from the original on September 2, 2013. Retrieved August 31, 2013.
  5. "Eva Padberg mit eigenem TV-Magazin "InStyle"". Fashion Insider Magazin. June 21, 2012.

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