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Antena 1
CountryRomania
Broadcast areaRomania
Programming
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerAntena TV Group (Intact Media Group)
Sister channelsAntena Stars
Antena 3 CNN
Happy Channel
ZU TV
Antena Internaţional
History
LaunchedNovember 29, 1993; 30 years ago (1993-11-29)[1]
Links
Websitea1.ro
observatornews.ro

Antena 1 (Romanian pronunciation: [anˈtena ˈunu]) is a Romanian free-to-air television network owned by the Antena TV Group, part of the Intact Media Group. Its programming consists of television news programs, soap opera shows, football matches, entertainment programmes, movies and television series.

Antena 1's headquarters was seized by the Romanian state on 8 August 2014, due to a judicial sentence against Dan Voiculescu, the founder of Intact Media Group. The building may be sold in order for the state to recuperate the loss brought to it as a result of the fraudulent privatization of the Institute for Alimentary Research in 2003.[2] After company employees destroyed the interior of the building whilst moving out, the building required refurbishment before being placed on sale.[3] The National Agency for the Management of Seized Assets (ANABI) has placed the building for sale on its website.[4]

Current Programs

The station's top-rated local productions include entertainment shows, news programs and TV series.

News

Observator Observator is the channel's daily newscast (that airs at the Observator 12 from Monday to Friday) it is one of the most watched newscasts in Romania. It has fifth daily editions, starting at 6.00 AM, 12.00 PM on weekdays or 1 PM on weekend, 5.00 PM, 7.00 PM, and 11.00 PM/11.30 PM. Its flagship daily evening newscast is Observator 19.00, anchored by Alessandra Stoicescu on weekdays, and Nadina Cămpean on weekend.

The daily morning edition of Observator is broadcast at 6.00 AM. Its hosts are Iuliana Pepene and Bogdan Alecsandru on weekdays,[5] Mihai Jurca and Andra Petrescu on weekend are the hosts for Observator 6.00 AM. Florin Căruceru and Mădălina Iacob are the hosts for Observator 13.00. From Monday to Friday, Mihaela Călin, Olivia Păunescu and Valentin Butnaru are the hosts for Observator 12.00, Valentin Butnaru and Oana Ormenișan are anchoring the broadcast at 17:00. Also, from Monday to Thursday, Observator has a nightly news edition, hosted by Marius Pancu.

On November 28, 2016, when Antena 1 launched its own HD feed, Observator debuted a new set, which includes a new studio, a new logo, opening theme and a new graphics package.[6] The Observator website, observator.tv, was also relaunched at the end of November 2016.[7] On April 19, 2020, Observator came with a new graphics package and its website changed its name and domain to observatornews.ro,[8] launching also a news application.

Original TV Series

Antena 1 Original TV Series
Program Status/Season Debut Current airtime
Lia, șoția soțului meu 3 2023 N/A
Lasă-mă, îmi place! Camera 609 2 2023 Friday at 20:30 (EEST)
Bravo, Tată! 2 2023 Sunday at 23:15 (EEST)

Entertainment

Variety shows

Antena 1 variety shows
Program Status/Season Debut Current airtime
Chefi la Cuțite 13 2016 N/A
iUmor 16 2016 N/A
Neatza cu Răzvan și Dani 16 2008 Monday−Friday at 08:00 (EEST)
Te cunosc de undeva! 20 2012 N/A
X Factor 10 2011 N/A
America Express 6 2018 N/A
Insula Iubirii 7 2015 N/A
MediCOOL 6 2021 Saturday at 12:00 (EEST)
Hello Chef 7 2021 Saturday at 14:30 (EEST)
Mireasa 9 2020 Monday-Friday at 14:00 (EEST)

Past Programs

References

  1. ^ "Pe scurt: La Antena 1, in 18 ani libertatea cuvantului a ramas constanta". Hotnews.ro. 29 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Dosarul "I.C.A." - Dan Voiculescu - HotNews.ro". 24 June 2010.
  3. ^ "FOTO Antena 3 a fost aici. Ce-a rămas în urmă după ce Antenele şi-au schimbat sediul".
  4. ^ "Fostele sedii ale Antenei 3, prezentate pentru vânzare pe site-ul ANABI care urmează să le comercializeze pentru recuperarea a 60 de milioane de euro".
  5. ^ "Iuliana Pepene și Mircea Ivan au preluat ștafeta la Observatorul Matinal".
  6. ^ "Antena 1 relanseaza Observatorul pe 28 noiembrie, cand posturile Intact trec la emisia HD - Media & Publicitate - HotNews.ro". 14 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Din 28 noiembrie, sub sloganul "Vezi ce trăiești"! Digital Antena Group relansează site-ul observator.tv".
  8. ^ "Noua identitate vizuală a Observatorului, dezvoltată împreună cu britanicii de la Red Bee".