Watch local Swiss programmes and a wide range of American prime time shows on this channel. SRF arose on 1 January 2011 from the merger of Schweizer Radio DRS and Schweizer Fernsehen. The new business unit of SRG became the largest electronic media house of Deutschschschweiz and provides high-quality public service offerings. SRF produces its programs in four main offices in Basel, Bern and Zurich. These regional studios come in Aarau, Chur, Lucerne and St. Gallen.