La 1 (Spanish TV channel)
|Launched||28 October 1956|
|Picture format||16:9 576i (SDTV)|
|Audience share||10.2%  (2013, Foumulatv)|
|Broadcast area||Nationwide, Andorra also parts of France and Portugal|
|Sister channel(s)||La 2|
|Digital||Spain: Depends on each province |
La 1 (La Uno, The One), is the flagship television channel of Spanish public broadcaster Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE). It was launched on 28 October 1956, being the first television service to ever operate in Spain.
La 1 is state-owned and until 31 December 2009 it did show adverts in order to fund itself. On 31 December 2013, an HD simulcast called La 1 HD was launched. It airs in a 720p HDTV resolution. Share on LA 1 24.1% on share in la2 21.5%
Timeline of La 1 naming
Televisión Española (TVE), was the original name of the channel from 1956 until the launch of sister channel La 2 in 1965. It was known from then mainly as Primera Cadena, and alternately in the 1970s as Primer Programa, (TVE1). In the 1990s it was renamed as La Primera, a name used until 2008, when it got its current name, La 1 (La Uno).
- G. Gómez, Rosario (16 July 2009). "TVE dejará de emitir publicidad en 2010". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: Prisa. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
- "Televisión Española comienza el año 2014 en Alta Definición". Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española (in Spanish). 30 December 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
- Official site (in Spanish)
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