Estonian public broadcaster to launch additional noontime news program

  • 2020-03-15
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN – The ETV national television channel of Estonian public broadcaster ERR is to broadcast an additional noontime "Aktuaalne kaamera" news program on Sunday and due to the emergency situation, ETV will be showing an additional 12 p.m. news program from Monday to Friday starting from the new week.

The noontime news program will give an overview of the current situation in Estonia and the world, including forwarding operative information regarding the spread of coronavirus and the emergency situation declared in the country. The additional news program has been added to ETV's program due to an emergency situation where the inflow of new information is constant.

Starting Monday, the "Aktuaalne kaamera" news program will be broadcast four times a day -- at noon, 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. The noontime news program will last 20 minutes and can also be watched live online in the public broadcaster's news portal.

The news segment of the "Terevisioon" morning program will also still be broadcast. The first TV news of the day will be brought to viewers at 7 a.m. and the morning program's news segments will continue every hour and half-hour until 9 a.m. as usual.

In connection with the additional news program, changes will be made to the daily schedule of the ETV television channel. Viewers will be informed of the program changes via channels of the public broadcaster.