Al Watania 1 (Tunisie 1) is a generalist channel based in Tunisia, broadcasting a diverse slate of programming to views of all age groups. Broadcasting exclusively in Arabic, the channel offers an incredibly broad range of programming covering a variety of topics.
Also commonly known as Wataniya 1 or National 1, TV Tunisia 1 was originally founded in 1966 and has gone from strength to strength since, commanding large audiences throughout its native territory. Now broadcasting via satellite, the station is committed to bridging geographical divides between Arabic-speaking peoples and native Tunisians based throughout the world.
The programming of TV Tunisia 1 has a focus on news and current affairs, with both national, regional and international news items high on the agenda. News broadcasts are transmitted four times a day, with updates delivered by an expert team of commentators and professional news journalists.
In addition to its quality news stream, TV Tunisia 1 offers press review items in addition to a sweep of current affairs programming. Viewers can kept updated on changes to national policy and political developments, in addition to programming focused on topics relating to social order.
Al Watania 1 (Tunisie 1) is also committed to more general entertainment, with a wide variety of programming from Tunisian and North African origin. Viewers will find dramas and other fictional programming tailored around important topics relating to this part of the world broadcast regularly. There’s also a healthy schedule of sporting programs available each week, covering both national and regional leagues and tournaments, in addition to international contests and championships.