ERT1 (short for Ellinikí Radiophonia Tileórassi 1)(Greek: ΕΡΤ1), formerly ET1 (short for Ellinikí Tileórassi 1; Greek: Ελληνική Τηλεόραση 1; Greek for Hellenic Television 1), is the flagship television network of ERT, the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation. It was launched in 1966 as a television service of the EIRT. Before being previously closed by the last Greek government, ET1 was mainly an entertainment and cultural channel, but it also used to broadcast various types of programming such as documentaries, news, sports and children’s shows. On 11 June 2015 ERT was reopened and ET1 channel was renamed to ERT1, technically replacing NERIT1. ERT1 is now a mainly news channel. The channel’s current programming includes movies, popular foreign shows and some cultural shows.