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Entertainment TV Channel / Hessischer Rundfunk (Hessian Broadcasting Corporation; hr) is the public broadcaster for the German state (Bundesland) of Hesse. The main offices of hr are in Frankfurt am Main. hr is a member of the ARD. Like other regional public broadcasting networks in Germany, hr has its own “Channel Three” programming. From 1964 until 1983 it was called ‘Hessisches Fernsehprogramm’ (“Hessian television programme”) and from 1983 until 1997 it was called ‘Hessen Drei’ (“Hesse Three”). In 1997 it was renamed to ‘hessen fernsehen’ (“hesse television”), and most recently, in October 2004 it was renamed ‘hr-fernsehen’ (hr-television). Since December 2013 the channel is also available in HDTV.