|Launched||21 September, 2000|
|Picture format||4:3 (576i) SDTV and 16:9)|
|Slogan||Ec me kohën
(Walk with the time)
|Digital||DVB-S (In Europe: Eutelsat W2)|
|naxoo (Switzerland)||Channel 287|
Kohavision (KTV) is a Kosovar television broadcaster, and part of Koha group. Kohavision began broadcasting in September 2000, shortly after the Kosovo War ended. The news is very important sector, with Koha e Lajmeve (Time for News), being the most watched in the country.
Kohavision is not the most watched television channel in Kosovo, but, it still has some famous programmes, like Hajt Pak (included on the morning show), "3 gjermanet e trashe" (Tv-series) and many other American and Latin soap-operas like Will and Grace, Only fools and horses, 'Allo 'Allo, Rebelde Way etc. It also aired the famous American sit-com, Everybody Hates Chris, and UK's Footballers Wives, Behaving Badly & Out of Practice. As of 30 August 2008, KTV started broadcasting for the first time Spanish La Liga, and as usually it is broadcasting Serie A. The weekends full of European football are part of the newest show "Prej 2 deri 12" (from 2 to 12). Other programs include Euro - dedicated to economy - (Mondays from 20:00 CET); Pulsi - dedicated to health - (Tuesdays from 20:00 CET) ; Anima - dedicated to women (Tuesdays 20:30 CET); Cosmo- Weekly magazine (Wednesdays 20:00 CET); 038, a show dedicated to Kosovo's capital, Pristina (Wednesdays 20:30 CET ); Top Koha Music (Wednesdays 22:00) ; Rubikon - political show (Thursdays 20:00 CET); the debate show Konfront (Fridays 22:00 CET); During the weekend and as part of "2 to 12", there are shows like Automan -the show for cars; Fauna Jone -dedicated for pets ; 1 Moto per Foto - where the famous guests tell their life in photos ; Ca ka '3? - dedicated to youth, Pikepresje, which debates social issues etc. More recently, in September 2009 Kohavision started the airing of INTERAKTIV, which sums up the daily politics, sports and culture. A guest is included, it also has the Oooops! section, in which public figures are caught in weird situation, and viewers send their photos and videos as part of IKoha. INTERAKTIV is aired from Monday till Friday from 23:00 CET. It is one of the most watched shows in the country.
Kohavision was first broadcast in 2000. Since then, it has been very popular, and not just in Kosovo, but also in Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro. It has been developed while Veton Surroi led it. Now, Veton Surroi it a former owner of KTV, and his sister Flaka Surroi took over as managing director. KOHA is known for owning the most read and number one newspaper in Kosovo Koha Ditore. It has all began by a 2 hour programme per day, but now it is a 24/7 programme, and KOHA is a leading media house in Kosovo.
Notes and references
|a.||^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 106 out of 193 United Nations member states.|