- 17 Mar 2015 8:00 AM
While earlier more than 300,000 viewers saw the state TV newscast at 7.30 p.m., this Sunday only 230,000 watched it.
The new channel experienced numerous technical and other difficulties that led to it being blacked out for periods of time on Sunday.
Replying to reporters yesterday, Fidesz caucus leader Antal Rogán said “I do not intend to evaluate the programming of any television company.”
MTVA chief Zsolt László Szabó played down the errors as typical first day problems.
He said there are no expectations as to the number of viewers, but if chaos continues on the channel, it could cost him his job.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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