Tele 1 TV

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Channel One
Launched March 2011
Owned by Ylli Ndroqi
Country Albania
Formerly called Junior TV, Tele 1, TV 1
Website http://www.channel-one.al
Availability
Terrestrial
Analogue PAL (ch 21 UHF – Tirana)

Channel One (formerly TV 1 and Junior TV) is a general-themed channel based in Tirana, Albania. Since 2011, it has been bought by Albanian media businessman Ylli Ndroqi who also owns Albanian news channel Ora News. The station is known for quality and thought provoking programming.

Prior to 2011, the channel mainly broadcast short news briefs and was owned by Italian owned Teknomedia who also owned Neser TV. TV 1 was the only channel to broadcast the major events of the moments leading to the start of the 2003 War in Iraq, under the real time translation of a series of journalists, one of them being Robert Papa. The channel had exclusive rights to CNN Newsource. Originally, the channel was directed to a younger audience under the brand of Junior TV.