List of programs broadcast by Channel 2 (Israel)

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This is a list of programs currently, formerly, and soon to be broadcast by the Israeli Channel 2.

Currently broadcast by Channel 2[edit]

Channel 2 productions[edit]

Prominent Channel 2 TV shows currently being shown on Channel 2:

  • Channel 2 prime time news (1993–present): currently hosted by Yonit Levi.
  • "Uvda" (1993–present): an investigative television program hosted by Ilana Dayan. (Broadcast on "Telad" and "Keshet")
  • "Meet the Press" (1996–present): a weekly television news/interview program hosted by Dana Weiss.
  • "HaMerotz LaMillion" (2009-present) - The Israeli version of the popular U.S. reality television game show The Amazing Race.
  • "Eretz Nehederet" (2003–present): a satirical entertainment show, featuring satirical references to current affairs of the past week through parodies of the people involved, as well as the thoughts of recurring characters. The program is one of the most watched and influential shows on Israeli TV.[1] The show features a regular cast of comedians and actors, such as Eyal Kitzis, Tal Friedman, Mariano Idelman, Eli Finish, Orna Banai, Alma Zak, Dov Navon, Assi Cohen, Yuval Samo, Maor Cohen and Shani Cohen. (Broadcast on "Keshet")
  • "Kokhav Nolad" (2003–present): reality television show searching for talented new vocalists. Hosted by Zvika Hadar. (Broadcast on "Keshet")
  • "Ha-Olam Ha'Boker" (2006–present): morning show hosted by Avri Gilad and Hila Korach. (Broadcast on "Reshet")
  • "Monit Hakesef" (2007–present): the Israeli version of Cash cab, presented by Ido Rozenblum.
  • "Ramzor" (2008–present): is a comedy drama dealing with relationship issues from the men's point of view. Three friends, each one in a different phase of the relationship. The married man is standing on the red light, can't move a finger without the approval of his control freak wife. The one having a stable relationship is standing on the yellow area which means his girlfriend keeps the leash very close to her, and his relatively freedom is only an illusion. The single guy is running free on the highway of one-night stands. Each one of them gives a different interpretation for the terms of relationships between man and women through several comic situations. The show features Adir Miller, Lior Halfon, Nir Levy and Yael Sharoni. (Broadcast on "Keshet")
  • "HaAh HaGadol" (2008–present): the Israeli version of Big Brother, hosted by Erez Tal and Assi Azar. (Broadcast on "Keshet")
  • "Matzav HaUma" (2010–present) - a satirical entertainment show hosted by Lior Shline. (Broadcast on "Reshet")
  • "Raid the Cage" (2013-2014), a game show hosted by Avi Kushnir. (Broadcast on "Reshet")

The Voice Israel- On "Reshet" The X Factor Israel-On "Reshet"

Imported TV shows[edit]

Formerly broadcast by Channel 2[edit]

Prominent Channel 2 TV shows formerly broadcast on Channel 2:

Channel 2 productions[edit]

Entertainment programs[edit]

  • "Ha-Olam Ha'Erev" (1990–1993)
  • "Zehu Ze Hai" (1995–1998) - a weekly entertainment program which consisted of several short sketches.
  • "Ha-Comedy Store" (1994–1997) - a weekly entertainment program which consisted of different short non-sense styled skits.
  • "Hahamishia Hakamerit" (1993–1997) - a weekly Israeli satirical sketch comedy television program. The show's often surreal skits were characterized by a satirical point of view which did not spare the audience sensitive subjects such as politics, national security, the Holocaust and sex.
  • "Fisfusim" (1994–2008)
  • "Reshut HaBidur"/"Rishon Babidur" (1994–2004) – talk show hosted by Dudu Topaz.
  • Chartzufim (1996–1999) - an Israeli political satire television programme in the vein of Britain's "Spitting Image".
  • "Parpar Layla" (1997–2000)
  • "Chalomot BeHakitzis" (1998–2001)
  • "Rak Beyisrael" (1998–2003)
  • "Shidurey HaMahapecha" (2002)
  • "Mishak Makhur" (2004–2006) - a comedy panel show.
  • "Heichal Ha-Tarbut" (2005–2006)
  • "Moadon Layla" (2006–2007) – panel stand-up-like talk show

Sitcoms[edit]

  • "Itche" (1994–1997)
  • "Shemesh" (1997–2004)
  • "Shotetut" (2002–2003)
  • "Echad Ha'Am Echad" (2003)

Reality and game shows[edit]

  • "The Price Is Right" (1994) - The Israeli version of the popular U.S. game show.
  • "Wheel of Fortune" (1994–2000) - The Israeli version of the popular U.S. game show.
  • "Lingo" (1994–1996) - The Israeli version of the U.S. game show of the same name
  • "Let's Make a Deal" (1994–1996) - The Israeli version of the popular U.S. game show.
  • "The Fortress" (1998–1999) - The Israeli version of the popular French reality television game show Fort Boyard.
  • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" (1999–2003) - The Israeli version of the popular U.S. game show.
  • "The Vault" (2000–2007)
  • "We won't stop singing" (2002–2005)
  • "The Ambassador" (2005–2006)
  • "Nolad Lirkod" (2005–2008)
  • The Successor (2006) - an Israeli competition show judged by mystifier Uri Geller. The show featured ten contestants competing to become the next great mentalist, to be determined by viewers voting by phone and online. The contestants performed their effects on celebrity guests each week.
  • "Rokdim Im Kokhavim" (2005–2012): reality television show featuring celebrities with professional dance partners competing in Ballroom and Latin dances. hosted by Avi Kushnir and Hila Nachshon, which were replaced by Guy Zu-Aretz and Yarden Harel in the final series.
  • "1 vs 100" (2007–2013): game show hosted by Avri Gilad .

TV series[edit]

  • "Ramat Aviv Gimel" (1995–2000)
  • "Hafuch" (1996–1998)
  • "Kesef Katlani" (1996–1999)
  • "Florentine" (1997–1998)
  • "Tironoot" (1998–2001) and its sequel "Miluim" (1998–2001)
  • "Zinzana" (1999–2005)
  • "Ha-Burganim" (2000–2004)
  • "Bnot Brown" (2002)
  • "Ahava Me'ever Lapina" (2003–2005)
  • Esti HaMekho'eret (2004–2006)
  • "Ima'lle" (2005–2008)
  • "A Touch Away" (2007)

Current affairs shows[edit]

  • "Live with Dan Shilon" (1991–2000)
  • "Rafi Reshef" (1996–2001)
  • "Pgisha Leylit" (1996–2005)
  • "Reshet Al Ha'Boker" (1996–2006)
  • "Shishi Va'Chetzi" (1998–2003)
  • "Yair Lapid" (2000–2007)
  • "Bulldozer" (2004–2007)
  • "Shomer Masach" (2005)

Youth shows[edit]

  • "Yom Yoman" (1991–1993)
  • "Boker Shel Keif" (1993–1995)
  • "Chalom Alieychem" (1993–1998)
  • "Disney Time" (1993–2002)
  • "Joseph the narrator" (1994–1995)
  • "Michal's Carnival" (1995–1997)
  • Hachaverim shel Barney (1997-1999)
  • "Shoko Telad" (1997–2002)
  • "Stagadam" (1998–1999)
  • "Ha-Sodot Shel Kineret" (1998–1999)
  • "Mishpacha VaChetzi" (1998–2001)
  • "Od Mishpacha VaChetzi" (2008–2009)
  • "Bravo" (1998–2002)

Imported TV shows[edit]

Drama[edit]

Supernatural / Sci fi / Action[edit]

Comedy / Sitcom[edit]

Reality[edit]

Sports[edit]

Soap opera[edit]

Children's[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flower, Kevin (19 May 2010). "Israeli TV show attacks taboos with humor". CNN.