Kanal D Romania
Country Romania
Broadcast areaRomania, Moldova
HeadquartersBucharest, Romania
Picture format16:9 (576i SDTV/1080i HDTV)
OwnerDoğan Media International SA (4.2%)
Light Digital Televisions International SA (3.1%)
Sister channelsKanal D2
Launched1 March 2007; 17 years ago (2007-03-01)

Kanal D Romania (short form of Kanal Doğan) is a nationwide television channel in Romania and a part of Doğan Holding, which is owned by the Turkish media tycoon Aydın Doğan. The channel was launched on 1 March 2007.[1] In 2012, Kanal D Romania was ranked in the top three channels in Romania. Kanal D Romania is also being in the first place with many of its television programs in prime-time, such as Turkish television series and Turkish soap operas.[2]

In 2016, in Prime Time (20:00 - 24:00), Kanal D ranked second in the top TV channels in Romania, both in the All Urban target (an increase from 2015 of +21%) and National (an increase from 2015 of +26%).[3]



  1. ^ "16 years of Kanal D. Dogan Media International Group expands its operations in Romania". business-review.eu. Business Review. 2023-03-01. Retrieved 2023-09-08.
  2. ^ "Kanal D implements TotalSoft's advanced human resources management system | TotalSoft - Top Quality Software Solutions". www.totalsoft.ro (in Romanian). TotalSoft. Archived from the original on 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
  3. ^ Kantar Media (2015-2016), target: All Urban și Național, Prime Time: 20:00 – 24:00