Sky Atlantic (German TV channel)

Sky Atlantic is a German-language pay-TV station specializing in the broadcasting of HBO productions and therefore has the slogan "The Home of HBO".

Sky Atlantic
Logo used since 2020
Broadcast areaGermany, Austria, Switzerland
Language(s)German, English
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Timeshift serviceSky Atlantic+1 (2015-2017)
OwnerSky Deutschland GmbH
Launched23 May 2012 (2012-05-23)


The pay-TV station started its broadcast in HD on 23 May 2012 at 9 pm and was free of charge for three weeks for all Sky subscribers.[1] For the regular reception, the "Sky Entertainment" package and optionally the HD channels must be subscribed. A SD version was started on December 3, 2013. Since 5 November 2015, a one-hour timeshift of Sky Atlantic is also available in HD.[2]

The best audience, with 0.48 million viewers, scored the channel with the premiere of the seventh season of the series Game of Thrones on 17 July 2017.[3]

The timeshift channel Sky Atlantic+1 was switched off on 11 September 2017. The service was replaced by the timeshift service Sky1+1 on 22 September 2017.[4]



  1. Sky Atlantic HD drei Wochen gratis für alle Abonnenten, aufgerufen am 16. Juli 2012
  2. "Sky to launch Sky 1 in Germany and Austria". 28 July 2016.
  3. ""GoT" hält Rekord-Niveau, ZDFneo hängt ProSieben ab". 2017-07-25. Retrieved 2017-07-25.
  4. Alexander Krei (2017-08-22). "Statt Sky Atlantic +1 - Timeshift: Sky 1 bekommt einen zeitversetzten Ableger". Retrieved 2017-08-23.
  5. "Wunschliste". Retrieved 19 August 2017.
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