KUWAIT TELEVISION AND BROADCAST MEDIAS
After independence Kuwait Television started in 1957 controlled by the Government of Kuwait, after 1990 Iraqi invasion Kuwait telecast its television programs with modern facilities and in 1998 Kuwait Government allows privatization in Television industry with the approval of Kuwait Government.
There are 13 Kuwait Television broadcast stations, plus several satellite channels. Programs in Arabic and English are provided, including a sports station and the Kuwait Satellite Channel which started transmission in 1992.
Kuwait Television is a national Kuwait broadcasting channel owned, controlled and financed by the government. Kuwait has six television stations including KTV 1, which consists of daily Arabic programs and news. There is another version of this channel that serves satellite viewers; KTV 2 is the English language channel, KTV 3 deals mainly with sports and youth issues, KTV 4 is the movie channel, KTV 5 channel has programs derived from all the other channels, but its main audience is the over than 2000 Kuwaiti students and other Arab speaking people studying or living in the U.S. Its programs are scheduled according to the Eastern Time Zone.