Maestro in Blue Season 2 Coming to Netflix
Fans of "Maestro in Blue", the acclaimed Greek television series, have even more content to look forward to, as the series' creator, Christoforos Papakaliatis, all but confirmed that season two will be coming to Netflix When the series was first...
Greek Journalist Fired for Racist Remark on Asians During Tokyo Olympics
Dimosthenis Karmoiris, a veteran Greek journalist who specializes in sports, was fired earlier this week by ERT.
Cat Interrupts Greek Evening News Interview for Coronavirus
A cat appeared out of nowhere on television screens all over the country during a live discussion with a coronavirus expert on a Saturday evening news program in Greece, reminding everyone of the perils of appearing on television from...
Greece Grants TV Licenses to 5 Media Groups
Greece's independent regulator granted TV licenses to five of six bidders after a 12-hour meeting this week. The National Council for Radio and Television (NCRT) announced that SKAI TV, STAR, Alpha, Antenna and E TV have been unanimously approved to...
Greek Authorities Vote to Take Mega TV Off-Air
Greek TV channel Mega faces closure after the country's National Council of Radio and Television voted to end its operations on Tuesday. The channel, which has been broadcasting repeats for months amid claims its staff has not been paid, tried to...
Greece's Star Channel Picks Up Successful Dutch Interactive Game Show
Greek television network Star Channel has ordered 5 Gold Rings, a successful interactive game show format by Netherlands-based producer Talpa Media and ITV Studios production company Possessed. Greece is the fifth country to pick up the program, following the Netherlands,...
Greece: Nine Media Companies Shortlisted In Controversial TV Licensing Process
The Greek government announced the shortlist of nine private TV channels on Thursday, August 11, as part of the controversial licensing tender. The country’s leftist government has often been accused of political bias, after announcing that the number of...
Bill on TV Licenses Submitted to Greek Parliament
The draft law on TV licenses was submitted to Parliament late on Wednesday, February 10. According to the provisions of the draft law, four licenses will be granted and the starting price will be determined by a joint decision of...
Greek State Minister: Less than 5 Private TV Channel Licenses
The number of nationwide TV licenses allocated by the Greek government to private broadcasters via a public tender will be less than five in order to secure their viability, Greek State Minister Nikos Pappas said during an interview on...
ERT’s First Broadcast in 1966
On 23 February 1966, Greece’s public broadcaster ERT, which was named National Radio Foundation (EIR) at the time, made its very first official appearance. EIR’s broadcaster, Eleni Kypraiou, was the one to welcome the audience, the few people who had...
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