Romanian television station

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CountryRomania (1st national network), Moldova (terrestrial - 2nd state network; cable)
Broadcast areaNational. Also distributed in Moldova, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia and via satellite across Europe and in certain areas by cable.
Picture format1080i HDTV (downscaled to 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerTeleviziunea Română
Sister channelsTVR2, TVR3, TVRi
Launched31 December 1956
Former namesTVR (1956-1972. 1985-1989)
Programul 1 (1972-1985)
TVRL (1989-1990)
România 1 (2001-2004)
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 1

TVR 1 (Romanian pronunciation: [ˌtevere ˈunu]; spelled out as Televiziunea Română 1, "Romanian Television 1") is the main channel of the Romanian public broadcaster TVR.

The most important show of the channel is Jurnalul TVR, whose motto is Jurnalul așa cum ar trebui să fie! ("The news journal as it should be"), but on 28 March 2009 was replaced by Telejurnal, which is its name till today. In 1985, Programul 1 renamed again to TVR becoming the sole television channel in Romania.

In 1989, TVR1 broadcast live the events of the revolt which triggered the fall of the Communist regime, covering almost all the main events live, starting from the last speech of Nicolae Ceauşescu (on December 21, 1989) until the new power representatives arrived. At the time, fabricated and exaggerated stories were broadcast, nevertheless TVR1 was the first television channel to cover all the events of the regime change. TVR 1 has launched a HD broadcast on November 3, 2019.

Popular programs

Serial television programs

TVR1 airs series such as:

Divertisment programs

International competitions

Program for minorities

Romanian TV airs the following channels for minority nationwide:

See also


  1. ^ News (2009-11-27). The German Broadcasting in Romanian TV celebrates 40th Anniversary Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine. The Hermannstaedter Zeitung Website, retrieved 2 March 2010
  2. ^ About the show Archived 2011-06-12 at the Wayback Machine. The Romanian Television Website, retrieved 2 March 2010

External links

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