Last updated on October 30, 2012

SWR was originally launched live as Südwest 3 on 5 April 1969, as a public channel. The name was changed to Südwest in 1998 and into Südwest Fernsehen in 2000. The channel was re-branded and changed its broadcast format into 16:9 on 11 September 2006, being also renamed as SWR. The programming grid is dedicated to the regions of Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinatem and mostly features news and politics, sport, science, knowledge, soaps and entertainment. dedicated to the regions of Baden-Württemberg and Rheinland-Pfalz. For more details on the channel, SWR online broadcast or specific details such as tv shows, schedules or vod please check the official website. The TV online programming includes shows and programmes like Abgeordnet, Bekannt im Land, Flutlicht, Hierzuland, Nachtkultur. SWR online stream is aired live from Stuttgart.


Contact information

AddressAnstalt des öffentlichen Rechts Neckarstraße 230
Zip Code70190
Telephone+49 (0) 711 929-0
Fax+49 (0) 711 929-11300
WebsiteSWR Website