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El TV Kadsre 2 is a TV channel operated by El TV Kadsre, this historically state-run television channel started its regular broadcasting on May 25, 1968. Nowadays, El TV Kadsre 2 is a public service and ad-free channel that serves as an alternative to the mainstream channel of El TV Kadsre 1. El TV Kadsre 2 aims at less mainstream, cultural, alternative, and more intellectual content.

It is simliar TV channel also El TV Kadsre 4, the El Kadsreian version SBS, TTV, BBC Two UK and Arte.

History

During the 1990's, the channel heavily used music by Paddy Kingsland, Alan Hawkshaw, Masato Nakamura, and Harry Forbes.

Broadcast hours

  • 1968-1978: 7:00pm to 11:00pm
  • 1978-1984: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
  • 1984-1986: 4:00pm to 12:00am
  • 1986-1993: 12:00pm to 1:00am
  • 1993-2000: 7:00am to 1:00am
  • 2000-present: 24 hours

Programs

Current programs

News & information

Imports drama

  • Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators (United Kingdom) [2019-present]
  • Death in Paradise (United Kingdom) [2012-present]
  • Ray Donovan (United States) [2013-present]

Imports soap opera

  • Shortland Street (New Zealand) [1992-present]

Imports comedy

  • Saturday Night Live (United States) [2017-present] [also aired on Banushen Television]
  • Kung Faux (United States) [2005-present]
  • The Office (United States) [2009-present] [Also aired on El TV Kadsre 4]

Imports documentary

  • The Nature of Things (Canada) [1968-present]

Children's programming (branded as Gethers)

  • ToddWorld (United States) [2005-present] [Re-aired episodes] [Also aired on ETVKPS]
  • Planet Sketch (United Kingdom/Canada) [2006-present] [Also aired on ETVKK and KadsreTV]
  • Tomorrow's Nadja (Japan) [2019-present]
  • Angelina Ballerina (2002) (United Kingdom) [2014-present] [Re-aired episodes] [Also aired on ETVKK]
  • Eckhart (Canada) [2001-present] [Re-aired episodes] [Also aired on ETVKK]
  • Amphibia (United States) [2019-present] [Also aired on El TV Kadsre 1]
  • Bluey (Australia) [2019-present] [Also aired on ETVKPS and KadsreTV]
  • The Owl House (United States) [2020-present] [Also aired on ETVKK]
  • Anpanman (Japan) [1989-present] [Also aired on ETVKPS]

Youth programs (branded as DEF II)

  • My Life Me (Canada) [2011-2018, 2019-present]
  • Heartland (Canada) [2008-2018, 2019-present]
  • Kodocha (Japan) [2008-2010, 2019-present]
  • Fred's Head (Canada/France) [2009-2010, 2019-present]
  • 13 Reasons Why (United States) [2020-present] [Also aired on ETVKK]
  • Toon Jukebox [2013-2018, 2019-present] [Also aired on ETVKK, BTV Me and KadsreTV]

Arts & culture programs

As similar of El TV Kadsre 4 programming
  • The Theme Night [1998-present] [Co-production with El TV Kadsre and Arte]
  • Thema [1992-present]
  • Bravo! (Mahri) [2010-present]
  • Artsville [2001-present]
  • The South Bank Show (United Kingdom) [1989-2010, 2012-present] [Also aired on El TV Kadsre 4]

Others

  • Police Ten 7 (New Zealand) [2003-present]

Religous programming

  • Enjoying Everyday Life with Joyce Meyer (United States) [1994-present]
  • In Touch with Charles Stanley (United States) [1998-present]

Former programs

News & information

  • Euronews [1993-2007]

Imports drama

  • Republic of Doyle (Canada) [2010-2015]
  • The Border (Canada) [2009-2011]
  • The Clinic (Ireland) [2004-2010]
  • City Life (New Zealand) [1996-1998]
  • City Homicide (Australia) [2008-2012]
  • Outrageous Fortune (New Zealand) [2006-2011]
  • Nothing Trivial (New Zealand) [2011-2013]
  • Step Dave (New Zealand) [2014-2017]
  • Flithy Rich (New Zealand) [2016-2019]
  • Ride with the Devil (New Zealand) [2008]
  • The Hothouse (New Zealand) [2007]
  • Burying Brian (New Zealand) [2009]
  • Monroe (United Kingdom) [2012-2013]
  • Rectify (United States) [2014-2017]
  • Jekyll (United Kingdom) [2008]
  • Vincent (United Kingdom) [2006-2007]
  • London's Burning (United Kingdom) [1989-2003]
  • Street Legal (New Zealand) [2000-2004]
  • Being Erica (Canada) [2009-2011]
  • Newton's Law (Australia) [2017]

Imports comedy

  • House of Venus Show (Canada) [2006-2010]
  • I Rock (Australia) [2010]
  • Facelift (New Zealand) [2005-2009]
  • Bottom (United Kingdom) [1992-1996, 2006-2012]
  • Portlandia (United States) [2012-2019]
  • Sensitive Skin (United Kingdom) [2006-2008]
  • Dead Ringers (United Kingdom) [2002-2007]
  • The Famous Teddy Z (United States) [1990-1991]

Imports documentary

  • Eyewitness (United Kingdom) [1995-1998]

Imports animated

  • Daft Planet (Canada) [2003-2006]
  • Punch! (Canada) [2008-2010]
  • Life's a Zoo (Canada) [2009-2010]
  • Station X (Canada) [2005-2006]
  • Delta State (Canada/France) [2005-2007]
  • South Park (United States) [1998] [moved airs to El TV Kadsre 3]
  • Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World (United States/Canada) [2008-2010]
  • The Simpsons (United States) [1991-2003]

Youth programs (branded as DEF II)

  • Girl vs. Boy (New Zealand) [2012-2016]
  • The Wannabes (United States) [2010-2014]
  • Spooksville (United States) [2014-2015]
  • In Your Dreams (Australia) [2014]
  • 18 to Life (Canada) [2011-2012]
  • Instant Star (Canada) [2008-2012]
  • Ultra Maniac (Japan) [2009]
  • Soul Eater (Japan) [2010-2011]
  • Karaoke High (New Zealand) [2008]
  • DegrassI: The Next Generation (Canada) [2008-2016]
  • Delilah & Julius (Canada) [2008-2009]
  • Tower Prep (United States) [2012]
  • Unnatural History (United States) [2011]
  • Charlotte (Japan) [2016]

Children's programs (branded as Gethers)

Movies

El TV Kadsre 2 doesen't usually broadcast Hollywood movies, they tend to broadcast short films, classic movies, arthouse, documentary or independent films.

Slogans

  • The Second Network (1968-2003)
  • The Red Network (1979-1991)
  • A second home (1991-2008)
  • Connected 2 (2008-2018)
  • The red television (2018-2020)
  • Arthouse television (2020-present)

See also

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