Armenia TV

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Armenia TV
ArmeniaTV-English-Logo.svg
CountryArmenia
Programming
Picture format1080p (HDTV) 16:9
History
Launched1997
Links
WebsiteOfficial website
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial televisionVaries within location

Armenia TV (Armenian: Արմենիա հեռուստաընկերություն) Armenia herustaënkerut'yun; is one of the leading TV channels in Armenia. In 2012, Armenia TV became the first TV channel in Armenia to launch Full HD broadcasting. By the first half of 2020, Armenia TV was the highest rated among news, fiction movies, TV series, comedy, and music shows.[1]

History[edit]

Armenia TV was founded in 1997. Founders were Gerard Cafesjian and Bagrat Sargsyan.[2] Broadcasting was launched on 13 January 1998 in 24-hour regime.[3]

In 2012, followed by technical modernization, broadcasting was tested and was officially launched in 2013.[4]

In 2016, Armenia TV released the first Armenian 4K TV show – "Ancient Kings".

In 2019, the owner of 100% shares is Artur Janibekyan[5] – founder and general producer of Comedy Club Production and general manager of Gazprom Media Entertainment TV.[6] In November 2019, Armenia TV announced technical modernization and plans to launch 4K format.[7]

By 2020, Armenia TV's program list included TV shows, TV series, situation comedy shows, news shows, Armenian and international movies.

Staff[edit]

Incomplete list of Armenia TV team members, involved in various TV shows, programs and movies:

International Projects[edit]

Armenia TV is the rights owner of broadcasting Champions League, UEFA League of Nations, Euro 2020 and World Football Tournament Qualification games in Armenia. In June 2019, Armenia announced purchase of license for Euro 2020.[8] List of international partners of Armenia TV includes Walt Disney Company, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Sony, Talpa, Endemol, TV Globo, etc. Armenia TV implemented the following international formats – "Armenian Voice", "The Brainiest", "What? Where? When?", "Deal of no Deal", «Fort Boyard», etc.

Armenia Premium[edit]

On 14 September 2015, Armenia TV in cooperation with Ucom, launched 6 new cable channels, available to Ucom users.[9] The channels did not include advertisements, TV shows were broadcast one day earlier, as well as some shows were released never included in original Armenia TV.

Image Name Description
Premium Armenia Premium channel, broadcasting exclusively produced shows, movies and sitcoms.
Hay Kino Armenian movies channel – from Armenian National Film Center.
Jan TV Armenian music channel.
Comedy Armenian comedy channel – including TV programs, series, sketches, performances and other shows.
Cineman International movies channel.
Tuntunik Kids channel.

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