Perviy KanalLast updated on December 31, 2012
Perviy Kanal started its live broadcast on 9 March 1938. It was the first channel to broadcast in the former Soviet Union and was launched as Soviet Central TV. It was formerly known as Soviet Television Channel 1 between 1956-1980 and 1985-1991, as Soviet Television Networks between 1980-1974, Ostankino channel 1 between 1991-1995 and ORT (Public Russian Television) from 1995 until 2002. The reaches has a large popularity in Russia, reaching a market share of 15.5% (as August 2010). It is available terrestrial nationwide on channel 1 but also via satellite signal and on most cable networks. The programming grid is dedicated to the whole family and features movies, series, news, sport and entertainment. For more details on the TV channel, to watch the live stream of Perviy Kanal online or specific information such as programs, shows or vod please check the official website. The TV online programming includes shows and programmes like Vremya, Posledniy geroy, Lednikoviy period, Posner, Projectorparishilton, Bolshaya raznitsa, Body of Proof, Terra Nova, Forbrydelsen. Perviy Kanal online stream is aired live from Moskow.