BNT 2

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BNT 2 (БНТ 2)
BNT 2 logo.svg
Country Bulgaria
Broadcast area Bulgaria
Headquarters Sofia, Bulgaria
Programming
Language(s) Bulgarian
Picture format 576i (SDTV) 16:9
1080i (HDTV) 16:9
Ownership
Owner BNT (Bulgarian National Television)
Sister channels BNT 1, BNT 3, BNT 4
History
Launched9 September 1975 (1975-09-09) (original channel)
16 October 2011 (relaunch)
ReplacedBNT Sofia, BNT Pirin, BNT Sever, BNT Plovdiv, BNT More (relaunch)
Closed31 May 2000 (original channel)
Replaced by bTV (original channel)
Former namesSecond Programme (1975–1992)
Efir 2 (1992–2000)
Links
Website http://bnt.bg/bnt2/
Availability
Terrestrial
MUX3Channel 7
Cable
A1 Bulgaria Channel 17
NET1 Channel 82
Satellite
Bulsatcom Channel 12
Vivacom Channel 12
A1 Bulgaria Channel 80
IPTV
Vivacom Channel 12
A1 Bulgaria Channel 80

BNT 2 (БНТ 2, BNT Dvе) is a Bulgarian-language public television station, operated by the Bulgarian National Television. It is the successor to the defunct second program of the national television - Efir 2. Launched on October 16, 2011 the channel replaced the five regional television centers of BNT - BNT Pirin, BNT More, BNT Sever, BNT Plovdiv and BNT Sofia by combining their programs into one. Until 2018, BNT 2 broadcasts original programs, newscasts and sporting events. The program includes a "regional programming bloc" with local opt-out broadcasts from BNT's regional television centers. Since 2018, BNT 2 has ended its newscasts and is only broadcasting cultural programs, and programs produced by BNT's regional television centers.

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History

The second program of the Bulgarian national television was founded in 1975 and discontinued transmission on May 31, 2000, being replaced by the private bTV the following day. Efir 2's most popular program was its weekly magazine show "Vsyaka Nedelya" (English: Every Sunday) and for broadcasting the Italian Serie A football games (which in fact were part of the same Sunday show).

At 21:10 on May 31, 2000 Efir 2 "said Good-bye!" to the Bulgarian viewers with a documental film, produced by Ekaterina Genova, called "Efir 2 - a photo for a memory" (Bulgarian : Ефир 2 - снимка за спомен). After the movie, Efir 2 broadcast its last news and sports reports, as well as its final commercial break, another movie, and Ricky Martin's "One night only". 40 minutes after midnight, Efir 2's signal was switched off.

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