BBC Alba

BBC's Scottish Gaelic language TV channel

BBC Alba is a television channel owned by the BBC and MG Alba. The channel shows programmes made in Scottish Gaelic. It was launched on 19 September 2008. It operates for up to seven hours a day showing BBC Radio nan Gàidheal with unique shows.[1]

BBC Alba
Language(s)Scottish Gaelic

The name Alba is the name for Scotland in Scottish Gaelic.

BBC Alba is one of the only BBC licence stations that is delivered by a partnership. It was also the first channel to show multiple genres of shows to come from Scotland with most of the programmes made in Scotland.[2][3]

References change

  1. "Launch date for Gaelic TV channel". 2008-08-13. Retrieved 2023-06-28.
  2. "Gaelic digital TV channel debated". 2007-08-29. Retrieved 2023-06-28.
  3. "BBC - Commissioning - BBC Alba". 2010-05-24. Archived from the original on 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2023-06-28.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)