|Picture format||1080i HDTV (downscaled to 576i for the SDTV feed)|
|Sister channels||TVR 1|
|Launched||2 May 1968|
|Former names||Programul 2 (until 1985)|
|Digital Television||Channel 2|
The channel was launched on May 2, 1968, but it was suspended from January 20, 1985, until February 19, 1990. From 2003, it has been a market leader in Romania with some very well thought television shows, such as Tonomatul DP2 and the British television series Doctor Who.
The main news television program of the channel is Ora de ştiri ("News Hour"), which is aired daily at 6:00 PM Romanian time. Also, an other news program broadcast on this channel, Telejurnal, is aired daily at 12:00 AM Romanian time on TVR 2.
TVR 2 launched an HD simulcast on 3 November 2019, alongside the Romanian Television's flagship channel, TVR 1.
- Short history of the Romanian Television, accessed on 6 March 2012