Télévision Suisse Romande

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Télévision suisse romande (TSR)
Type Broadcast radio and television
Country   Switzerland
Owner SRG SSR idée suisse
Official website
A TSR news van.

Télévision suisse romande was a TV network with two channels: TSR 1 and TSR 2 (the two channels became RTS Un and RTS Deux after 2012). They were the main French language channels in Switzerland, part of SRG SSR(SRG SSR Idée Suisse before 2010). They provided content for TV5MONDE. Radio suisse romande and Télévision suisse romande merged in 2010 to create Radio Télévision Suisse.


The first evening programme in colour of Télévision suisse romande was broadcast in 1968.[1] 1968 is also the first year where more than one million of Swiss households had a television.[1]


Some of the popular programmes on TSR are:

  • le 12:45, le 19:00, and le 19:30 - news
  • À Bon Entendeur - a consumer magazine programme (http://www.abe.ch French)
  • Temps Présent -a recent events programme (http://www.tempspresent.ch French)
  • Passe-moi les jumelles (http://www.passemoilesjumelles.ch French)
  • Nouvo - a newsmagazine about new technologies, media and communications (http://www.nouvo.ch French)
  • Infrarouge - a debating programme (http://infrarouge.tsr.ch French)
  • TTC (http://www.tsr.ch/tsr/index.html?siteSect=390000 French)
  • Mise Au Point (http://www.miseaupoint.ch French)

The station can be received throughout Switzerland, and also in some neighboring countries.

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b (in French) Sonia Arnal, "C'est l'autre (la vraie ?) révolution de 1968 : la TV couleur débarque en Suisse", Allez savoir !, no. 42, September 2008.

See also

External links

  • Official website
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