LBCI is the most well known Lebanese TV station; wherever you go: the gulf, Europe, Australia and even America; people know about LBCI and talk about its unique programs. In fact LBCI was the first Arab station rolling reality TV; live competition programs and many more. Since it was launched LBCI used to support many events putting Lebanon under the spotlight; for that matter LBCI is our Media sponsor during Social media week Beirut.
The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (Arabic: المؤسسة اللبنانية للإرسال), widely known as LBC, is the first private television station in Lebanon. It went global in 1996 when it launched its satellite channel LBC Al-Fadha’iya Al-Lubnaniya (Arabic: الفضائية اللبنانية) covering the Arab World. It now has several channels covering Europe, America, Australia, and Sub Saharian Africa region. Currently, the channel is one of the most popular channels in Lebanon.
The new channel was a success, especially to the Lebanese diaspora, disseminated throughout the world. LBCSAT has been broadcasting 22 hours a day since January 1997 and continues to rank first among stations in the Middle East. Shortly thereafter, within a period of three months, LBC launched three new encrypted and free-to-air channels: LBC Europe, LBC America, LBC Australia, and LBC Sub Saharian Africa. Today, all these channels broadcast around the clock.
LBC LOCAL or LBC International:
•The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (LBC) was launched 23 August 1985. LBC is the first private TV station to be launched in Lebanon and a pioneer in the region. LBC Local or LBC International is by far the uncontested leader in the Lebanese market with an aprox 60% market share.
Lebanese Youth: (Primary target)
Young Lebanese Family: (Secondary Target)
• Launched in 1996, LBC Sat, widely known as LBC Al-Fadha’iya Al-Lubnaniya (Arabic: الفضائية اللبنانية), is an international version of LBC targeted to viewers in the Arab World.
• LBC Europe is an international version of LBC targeted to Lebanese citizens in Europe.
• LBC America is an international version of LBC targeted to Lebanese citizens in America.
• LBC Australia is an international version of LBC targeted to Lebanese citizens in Australia.
LBC SUB SAHARIAN AFRICA
• LBC Sub Saharian Africa is an international version of LBC targeted to Lebanese citizens in the Sub Saharian Africa region.
Popular programs:LBC has produced many popular programs including Star Academy Arab World, Ya Katel Ya Maktoul (Arabic version of Greed), Miss Lebanon, Hellha wo Ehtalha (Arabic version of French TV Show Fort Boyard), Survivor Middle East, El Wadi (Arabic version of The Farm), The Perfect Bride and Mission Fashion.
LBCI most famous TV shows
Its most famous talkshow is Kalam Ennas (Arabic: كلام الناس; which means “The word of the people”) hosted by Marcel Ghanem. Another famous show is BassMat Watan (Arabic: ب س م ا ت و ط ن; a pun in Lebanese for either “The smiles of the Nation” or “When the nation died”, depending on how people see the joke of this title), a sketch-comedy show that deals with politics and current events, of course there is also Ahmar Bel Khat El Arid (أحمر بالخط العريض) is a talk show that discusses a variety of controversial social and human issues, it has been recently the talk of the town all over the country.
“Social media week is very proud to have such a TV station with a unique history, many TV channels and diversified program; as one of it sponsors!”
Watch us on LBCI !!