|Launched||13 August 1957 (test transmissions)|
1 January 1958 (regular programming)
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Audience share||27.7% (2018, )|
|Broadcast area||National; also distributed in Norway, Sweden, Russia, Estonia and via satellite across Europe and in certain areas by cable.|
|Formerly called||Suomen Televisio|
|Sister channel(s)||Yle TV2|
Yle Teema & Fem
|Digital terrestrial television||Channel 1|
|DNA||Channel 21 (HD)|
|Thor 3||12.054 GHz H|
|Canal Digital||Channel 1 (HD) (Finland) |
Channel 181 (Sweden)
Channel 21 (HD)
|STV (Estonia)||Channel 34|
|Com Hem (Sweden)||Channel 175 (HD)|
Yle TV1 (Yleisradio - Finnish Broadcasting Company TV1) is a Finnish television channel owned and operated by Finnish public broadcaster Yle. It is the first and oldest television channel in Finland. More than 70% of channel's programs are documentaries, news or educational programmes. Its name is commonly referred to as Ykkönen; the name is derived from Yle's ownership of channel spots 1 and 2 by default in Finland; the other, spot 2 channel, is Yle TV2.
The channel started test transmissions on 13 August 1957, and began regular broadcasts on 1 January 1958 as Suomen Televisio. When Yleisradio took over Tampere-based Tamvisio in 1964, Suomen Televisio was renamed TV-ohjelma 1 and Tamvisio became TV-ohjelma 2 – and when they started broadcasting in colour in the 1970s, they were rebranded again, as TV1 and TV2.
Logos and identities
Yle TV1 started using a new logo on 30 March 2007.
- Arto Nyberg
- Puoli Seitsemän (At half past six talk-show)
- Urheiluruutu (Sport-News)
- Ylen Aamu-TV (Yle's Morning-TV)
- Yle Uutiset (Yle News)
- 800 Words
- Agatha Christie's Marple
- Agatha Christie's Poirot
- A Place to Call Home
- DCI Banks
- Death in Paradise
- Doc Martin
- Happy Valley
- Inspector George Gently
- Midsomer Murders
- Murdoch Mysteries
- National Treasure
- The Royal
- The Young Pope
- Vera Stanhope
- "Yearly Channel Share and Weekly Reach By Age Group, Year 2018". Finnpanel. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
- "TV-kanaler". Canal Digital (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 October 2019.
- "Üle 100 Kanali". STV (in Estonian). Retrieved 12 October 2019.
- "YLE1 HD". Com Hem (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 October 2019.
- Hokka, Jenni: The changing local community of Finnish drama and comedy series.[dead link] Nordisk Mediakonference August 2005, University of Tampere. Accessed: 17 December 2010.
- Official site (in Finnish)
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