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RÚV (Icelandic: Ríkisútvarpið) is the national public-service broadcasting organization of the Republic of Iceland. It runs two television stations (Rúv 1, which broadcasts all the time, and Rúv 2, which only broadcasts special events from inside and outside Iceland) and three radio stations (Rás 1, Rás 2 and Rondó). It broadcasts only in the Icelandic language.
|Type||radio and television|
|Availability||National; international (selected programmes via the Internet); satellite Thor 5|
|Owner||Republic of Iceland|
|Magnús Geir Þórðarson, CEO|
Company information in English
Acvite Programs change
- Fréttir, the main news programme at 7 p.m.
- Kastljós, a news/talk programme (similar to Newsnight)
- Kveikur, an explanatory news programme (similar to BBC's Panorama)
- Gettu betur, a long-running game/quiz show
- Vikan með Gísla Marteini, an entertainment/talk show
- Landinn, a programme about rural locations in Iceland
- Áramótaskaupið, a New Year's Eve comedy special with an audience of up to 90% of viewers
- Jóladagatal Sjónvarpsins, an ongoing series of televised Advent calendars.
Other original programming change
- Verbúðin (Blackport), a series set in the 1980s in the Westfjords.
- Brot (The Valhalla Murders)
- Ófærð (Trapped), a mystery drama series set in Seyðisfjörður.
- Ráðherran (The Minister)
- Latibær (LazyTown)
- Sigla himinfley, a 4-part drama mini-series
|Titles||Titles in Icelandic||AirDates|
|Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000)||Kátur, stóri rauði hundurinn (2022)||December 3, 2022|
|Clifford The Big Red Dog (2019)||Kátur, stóri rauði hundurinn||October 7, 2022|
|Curious George||Friðþjófur Forvitni||2007|
|Daniel Tiger||Vinabær Danna tígurs||unknown|
Upcoming Programs change
- Donkey Hodie Asni Hodie
- Big Blue
Fromerly Promgam change
- Bob the Builder (Bubbi byggir)
Other websites change
- Official Site
- About RÚV: official webpage in English
- Live Radio Archived 2018-05-19 at the Wayback Machine