M1 (TV channel)

"M1 (Hungary)" redirects here. For the road, see M1 motorway (Hungary).
Launched 15 December 1953 (Experimental transmission)
23 February 1957 (Test transmissions)
1 May 1957 (Official)
15 March 2015 (as a news channel)
Owned by Magyar Televízió
MTVA (Hungary)
Picture format PAL, 16:9 (576i, SDTV) and 16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Slogan Akkor. Amikor.
Whenever it happens
Wenn und dann
Тогда – Когда
无哪里, 我都在
Country Hungary
Language Hungarian (rest of the programmes)
English, German, Russian, Chinese (news only)
Formerly called RTV (1957-1971)
MTV1 (1971-2000)
mtv (2002-2005)
m1 (2000-2002, 2005-2012)
Sister channel(s)
Website www.mediaklikk.hu/m1
MinDigTV LCN 1

M1 (M Egy) is a Hungarian television channel owned and operated by Magyar Televízió. It is also transmitted in high definition.

It was the most watched national channel in Hungary and its transmission receiving is 97%. On 15 March 2015, M1 was relaunched as a 24-hour news channel, meaning all variety programming is now transferred to Duna.

Primetime schedule (before 15 March 2015)

Weekdays (all times are CET)

Weekends (all times are CET)

Daily schedule (after 15 March 2015)

Noon program block

During 1994-1997 there was a noon program block from 12:00 to 15:30 CET. It was first program with clock before it. Entertainment programmes were broadcast without advertisements.

School programmes

During 1971-1989 there were school programmes in daytime. This made the startup come at 8am instead of 6pm. During weekends, summer and winter they started at 6pm with m2.

In 1989, school programming was replaced with morning programmes broadcast between 5:40am and 9:00am. They closed at 11:00-15:30. Later there was the information program at 11:00-12:00 and noon program at 12:00-15:30. So the broadcast were from 5:40 to 23:25 or 2:00.

Notable shows

Former shows

See also


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