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MBC 1 is a Mauritian free-to-air television channel of the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation. It was launched as the first TV channel in the country on 8 June 1964.[1][2][3][4]

MBC 1
MBC 1.png
Launched8 June 1964 (1964-06-08)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
CountryMauritius
LanguageMultiligual
Broadcast areaMauritius, Rodrigues, Agaléga,
worldwide (online with restricted programming)
HeadquartersMauritius, Moka
Sister channel(s)Kids Channel (Mauritius), MBC 2, MBC 3, MBC 4, Sports 11, Ciné 12, Knowledge Channel, Senn Kreol, Bhojpuri Channel, BTV (Mauritius)
Websitewww.mbcradio.tv/mbc/mbc1
Availability
Terrestrial
MCMLChannel 1
IPTV
My.TChannel 111

Contents

ProgrammingEdit

  • Anou Bouze[5]
  • Anou Riyer (Let's Laugh)
  • Beat Box (Musical Show)
  • Bhojpuri Top 5 (musical show)
  • Bollywood Top 10 (musical show)
  • Devon Ke Dev - Mahadev
  • Dossier de la Rédaction
  • Eclats de Vie
  • Fami Pa Kontan (The Family Is Not Happy)
  • Gulmohar ki Chaon Mein
  • Jamai Raja
  • Siya Ke Ram
  • Le Journal (news)
  • Live n Direk (musical show)
  • Mangeons Veg (Let's Eat Veg)
  • The Power
  • Priorité Santé (Health Priority)
  • Rangsaaz
  • Samachar (news)
  • Dil Hai Hindustani (season 2)
  • Talk Back
  • TV Mag
  • Viens Decouvrir (Come and Discover)

HistoryEdit

 
MBC 1's former logo, used from 1965 up to 2015.

On November 3, 2013, MBC (Mauritius) introduced the MBC News Channel which airs between 7AM-6PM on MBC 1, bringing up-to-date local, regional and international news every hour including reportages and documentaries in major Mauritian speaking language. MBC News Channel remained a block on MBC 1, from 7 AM to 6PM until January 31, 2015 where it was removed.

Former local programmes broadcast on MBC News ChannelEdit

These programmes were broadcast before the MBC News Channel was discontinued.

  • A Vous De Juger (The decision is yours)
  • Aaj Ki Khabrein (Today's News)
  • Etre Femme (Being Woman)
  • Flash News
  • Flash Samachar (Hindi Flash News)
  • Information (News)
  • MBC Morning Show
  • Samachar (Hindi News)
  • Sports
  • Zournal Kreol (Creole News)

Some of these shows are also telecast on Senn Kreol, Sports 11 and MBC 3.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LOCAL PROGRAM FOR THE DAY". Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 27 December 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  2. ^ "About the MBC". Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  3. ^ "MBC 1". Live.mega.mu. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  4. ^ "MBC1 Mauritius". Lyngsat-address.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Anou Bouze Homepage". Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2013.