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Happy birthday, Geo Television!
Geo Television is celebrating its 10th anniversary with 20 hours of award-winning documentary highlights.

On 8 May 2024, Geo Television will celebrate 10 years of providing German audiences with the world’s best documentaries. The pay TV channel is offering 20 hours of special programming, taking viewers on a journey through the channel’s history and featuring high-quality, Oscar-winning documentaries from the fields of nature, science and history.

The German premiere of documentary series Aufstieg der Wikinger (Rise of the Vikings) will be broadcast at 20:15. During four episodes, viewers will be taken back to the 9th century to learn about the first great Viking leaders, with commentary from historians and archaeologists. Other highlights include the Oscar-winning documentaries O.J. - Made in America and Citizenfour, alongside nature documentaries such as Malika – Die Königin der Löwen (Malika - The Queen of the Lions) and Der einsamste Wal der Welt (The Loneliest Whale in the World).

Oliver Schablitzki, Executive Vice President Multichannel at RTL Deutschland, says: "Happy birthday, Geo Television! I would like to congratulate the entire team on this special anniversary. We are proud that Geo Television, in the 10 years of its existence, has become home for all those who are enthusiastic about high-quality documentaries. In the coming years, we will continue to do our best to inspire with exciting topics, outstanding productions, and completely new format ideas!"


Oliver Fahlbusch

Executive Vice President Communications & Investor Relations, RTL Group

+352 / 24 86 5200

Irina Mettner-Isfort

Vice President Media & Investor Relations

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