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Old 13.07.2019, 17:34
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TV films dual channel audio

There are very few Swiss or German senders that will have the option English for English films. Actually I can only name one - SRF2. Can't understand why they don't all offer dual channels. Is it a cost factor or what?
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Old 14.07.2019, 20:38
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Re: TV films dual channel audio

Follow up question: does Sky allow the user to select the soundtrack? Thinking of them for the football - but I'd take English over German commentary for the EPL any day.
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Old 15.07.2019, 08:09
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Re: TV films dual channel audio

I was once told that TV stations had to pay royalties twice - once for each language. Hence that few programmes in two - plus of course most of the viewers don't understand English...
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I was once told that TV stations had to pay royalties twice - once for each language. Hence that few programmes in two - plus of course most of the viewers don't understand English...
And many do speak English
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Old 15.07.2019, 09:18
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There are very few Swiss or German senders that will have the option English for English films. Actually I can only name one - SRF2.
All six Swiss channels have dual language option (though not on all programming), as well as several Italian channels.

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Old 15.07.2019, 11:35
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All six Swiss channels have dual language option (though not on all programming), as well as several Italian channels.

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But not English. SRF offers English. The others offer Italian or French. Name the ones offering English.
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But not English. SRF offers English. The others offer Italian or French. Name the ones offering English.
TSR1&2, and TSI1&2 (and presumably the German language ones too, but I never look at them). Particularly on the second channels there's quite a lot of US and UK stuff, notably many long-running TV series from both the US and UK, with the original language option.
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TSR1&2, and TSI1&2 (and presumably the German language ones too, but I never look at them). Particularly on the second channels there's quite a lot of US and UK stuff, notably many long-running TV series from both the US and UK, with the original language option.
Do you mean RTS?
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Do you mean RTS?
Yes. The Swiss national Italian and French language channels.

I rarely look at them for TV and got confused with their radio stations.
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Yes. The Swiss national Italian and French language channels.

I rarely look at them for TV and got confused with their radio stations.
Not in my ABO
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RTS 1 & 2, RSI 1 & 2 give you the local language and the original language (which isn't always English) on some programs.

And like Tom said, there are some other country channels that do the same.
France: NRJ, TMC...
Italy: Italia Uno, NatGeo channels, IRIS, Paramount, ...
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