The Qatar World Cup leaves us without this mythical series and a contest: changes in today’s TVE programming

The grid of the public chain will be affected during the next month by the world cup.


The day has arrived. The Spanish Soccer Team begins its path in the Qatar World Cup against Costa Rica. The long-awaited match will be broadcast on TVE 1 at 5:00 p.m., so the programming of the public channel will be affected. On November 20, public television already made changes to your grill in the morning to broadcast the meeting between Qatar and Ecuador. However, the major changes in the programming of La 1 will take place as of today.

The public entity acquired the rights to this sporting event, which most soccer fans have been waiting for four years, to issue a total of 19 games completely free for viewers. After more than two decades, La 1 will broadcast ten group stage matches openly, including all those of the Spanish National Team, four round of 16 matches, two quarterfinals, the two semifinals and the final.

This is the new series that will occupy the space of ‘Serve and protect’: Soap operas return to the afternoons of La 1

Today will take place the first game that Luis Enrique’s team will play and will have the narration of Juan Carlos Rivero. In addition to comments from former world champions Andrés Iniesta, Iker Casillas and Carlos Marchena, and interviews on the field with Lara Gandarillas. The 1 will begin its pre-program at 4:35 p.m., and will give way to the party at 17:00. But there is more, at the end of the match, the spectators will be able to enjoy the post-match on La 1 until 7:25 p.m.

‘Serve and protect’ and ‘The joker’, the main affected

This deployment of TVE for the first match in Spain represents a change in its programming. serve and protect Y the joker They are the main affected, since they disappear from the grid. But there is more. The newly released designing your love it will start almost 20 minutes before and will only issue one chapter. A strategy that already worked out for him during the broadcast of the friendly between Spain and Jordan.

In this way, public television does not have to modify the schedule of your perfect tandem for the afternoons. The hunter Y here the earth It is giving great audience data to La 1, and they are a good incentive to keep viewers after the debut of the red. A fact that was already demonstrated in the broadcast of the previously mentioned friendly.

However, this modification will not affect the issuance of morning. Though serve and protect Yes, it falls off the grid of La 1, the joker You will be able to continue with your daily broadcast right after the Portugal-Ghana game. The first meeting of the Portuguese team begins at 5:00 p.m., so the long-running daily series on TVE will not broadcast a chapter. Of course, there will be no specials before or after the match.

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