Spaniard broadcast television has had the biggest change in the last 30 years. It is estimated that by the end of the 1970’s more than 40% of households had a television set that only transmitted three or four channels. Nowadays, it is estimated that almost all households have at least a television set, and most channels broadcast in high definition (HD) format.
In this article you will learn about some of the best broadcast television channels in Spain, its current hit shows and the best known hosts.
Televisión Española (TVE) :
This is one of the most important channels in Spain. It is part of the Coorporacion Radiotelevisión Española group, and it has had the largest coverage in the last 20 years.
This signal runs high quality programs, among which are:
Amar en tiempos revueltos: this series is set in the Spaniard Civil War and the first years that Franco was in power. This series shows how people lived at that time. Starring great actors such as José Antonio Sayagués and Cristina Plazas, it is one of the biggest award winners in Spain.
Destino España: this program travels to different spots in Spain guided by some of the thousands of foreigners living in that country. It shows how these people live in Spain and how they have adapted to the local customs.
Corazón: this show business program runs Mondays to Fridays, hosted by Anne Igartiburu, and Saturdays, hosted by Carolina Casado. It shows reports and interviews to the best known figures in Spain and around the world.
For more information about schedules and contents for all its programs, visit www.rtve.es.
Antena 3 :
This is one of the most popular channels in Spain. It has high quality programs and excellent hosts, which all make this signal one of the best in this country.
These are some of its most popular programs:
Ahora Caigo: this quiz show is hosted by charismatic Arturo Valls, and contestants must answer questions to gain money. They can answer themselves or leave it to chance. Fun and suspense are guaranteed in this show.
El Secreto de Puente Viejo: this series is set at the end of the 19th century. It tells the story of a midwife who is betrayed by her employer when she gives birth to his son, who is later taken away from her. Years later, she will try to get her son back and will face many dilemmas at the town of Puente Viejo. Starring actors Megan Montaner and Alex Gadea, this is currently one of the most popular series.
These are just some of the most successful programs in Antena 3. If you want to find out more about contents and schedules in this channel, visit www.antena3.com.