Owned by ORF
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Country Austria Italy (Südtirol)
Formerly called FS1 until 1992
Sister channel(s) ORF2
ORF 1 (known as FS1 until 1992) is an Austrian television channel. It was the first television channel in Austria, started in 1955.
ORF 1 is one of four public TV channels in Austria. ORF1 broadcasts TV series and featured films, whereas ORF 2 focuses on cultural programming and information. ORF Sport Plus is the new sports channel, but, ORF1 continues broadcasting of important sports events. Since it has to compete with a wider range of German private TV channels via cable or satellite, ORF programming focuses on a mainstream audience.