World Television Day: 10 unforgettable programs on Brazilian TV

This Monday (November 21st) is World Television Day and we couldn’t help but celebrate the most outstanding programs on Brazilian TV🇧🇷 Inaugurated on September 18, 1950 by Assis Chateaubriand, television was a milestone of technology in Brazil and the programs shown over these 70 years of existence helped shape society as we know it today.


Over the decades, numerous programs have helped to entertain, educate, amuse, and raise awareness across the country. But, after all, which were the most striking since the arrival of TV? Let’s remember some of the programs that helped build the history of television in Brazil!

10 – TV in Taba (1950)

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TV Tupi is considered the first Brazilian television channel and the first program to be shown was TV na Taba, still in 1950🇧🇷 Incidentally, he brought the phrase that became known for inaugurating technology in the country: “Good night. Brazilian television is on the air”.

The show featured celebrities such as Hebe Camargo, Inezita Barroso, Wilma Bentivegna, Lolita Rodrigues and more. It was indeed a milestone in our history!

9 – Chico Anysio Show


About that, the comedy program created by Chico Anysio was on the air between 1960 and 1990🇧🇷 The broadcast took place on both TV Rio and Rede Globo and, to this day, the program is classified as one of the classics of Brazilian television.

8 – Silvio Santos Program

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Likewise, we cannot fail to mention the Silvio Santos program, which is still on the air today! Launched in 1963, the program aired on TV Paulista (1963-66), Rede Globo (1966-76), TV Tupi (1976-80), and REI (1976-87) until reaching SBT, where it has been on the air since 1987.

Under the command of Silvio Santos, the program features a series of iconic paintings such as “What is the Music?” and “Pass or Repass”.

7 – Young Guard

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Transmitted between 1965 and 1968 on Record TV, the Jovem Guarda program was led by Roberto Carlos, Erasmo Carlos and Wanderléia🇧🇷 It is a milestone in Brazilian music and the program was influenced by international music such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

6 – Hebe

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As celebrate World Television Day without mentioning Hebe’s program🇧🇷 As in the case of Sílvio Santos, the program had several houses: RecordTV (1966-73), Rede Tupi (1974-75), Band (1979-85), SBT (1986-2010) and RedeTV! (2011-2012).

Hebe Camargo was one of the great names of Brazilian television and her program brought hundreds of interviews with important figures, both artists, politicians and other classes.

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5 – Xou da Xuxa

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The same goes for the Xou da Xuxa, also broadcast by Globo between 1986 and 1992🇧🇷 After all, this was the program that consecrated Xuxa Meneghel as the “Queen of the Baixinhos” and received hundreds of important figures for fun pictures with the artist.

4 – Castelo Rá-Tim-Bum

Broadcast by TV Cultura, the series Castelo Rá-Tim-Bum was one of the great successes of Brazilian TV and deserves to be celebrated on World Television Day🇧🇷 Even though it was produced in the 1990s, the series remains one of the great classics and conquers new generations every day!

3 – Direct Line

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O Linha Direta was a police news broadcast on Thursday nights by TV Globo.🇧🇷 The program was on the air between 1999 and 2007, presented by Marcelo Rezende and Domingos Meirelles.

2 – Joe’s Program

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Between 2000 and 2016, the famous Jô Soares commanded the Programa do Jô on Rede Globo🇧🇷 The program is a reference for talk shows in Brazil and Jô’s sofa received important names from the Brazilian and international scene. Without a doubt, it is a program that is missing in the Brazilian grid!

1 – Gugu’s Program

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Presented by Gugu Liberato, Gugu’s program mixed guests, games, musical attractions and reports🇧🇷 The attraction also had more than one house, being broadcast by SBT, Rede TV and Record! Until the presenter’s death.

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