TVILast updated on October 28, 2012
TVI was launched on air on 20 February 1993. It was the fourth national channel available terrestrial and the second private TV station in the country. It was launched shortly after one its main rivals, SIC Radical. It was established by some Rádio Renascença, União das Misericórdias and Rádio Renascença, managed by the Catholic Church. TVI was acquired in 1999 by Media Capital, founded in 1988 and becoming one of the largest media companies in the country. It is the most watched channel in the country with a market share of 23,8% (as 20012). The programming grid is dedicated to the whole famly and features various series, movies, reality shows, soap operas and news. Most of the schedules productions are domestic ones. TVI is available terrestrial on channel 4 digital but also on all cable networks, via satellite dish and on IPTV networks.For more details on the TV channel, to watch the live stream of TVI online or specific information such as programs, shows or vod please check the official website. The TV online programming includes shows and programmes like Filme e Designar, Video Pop, Jornal das 8, Louco Amor, Casos da Vida. TVI online stream is aired live from Barcarena.