b TV is the first private national-wide broadcasting television channel in Bulgaria.
The US$400M deal was completed in the second quarter of 2010. b TV is broadcast terrestrially in Bulgaria and by satellite in other parts of Europe.
Most of the channel's original content is available on its Internet site.
b TV's first broadcast was on 1 June 2000 using BNT transmitters for Efir 2.
The channel began broadcasting 24 hours a day in 2001 after having gradually extended its programme.
From September 2012 the channel began broadcasting an HD version, and the old SD channel converted to 16:9 for most newer programs.
b TV is the leading channel in b TV Media Group along with - b TV Comedy, b TV Cinema, b TV Action, b TV Lady and RING.
b TV also owns six radio stations - b TV Radio, N-JOY, Z-Rock, Classic FM, Jazz FM and Melody radio.
b TV airs reality shows like Idol (under the name Music Idol), five seasons of Survivor (see Survivor BG), three seasons of Got Talent (see Balgariya tarsi talant), the first two Bulgarian seasons of Dancing with the Stars (under the name Dancing Stars), one season of Beauty and the Geek, three seasons of Fort Boyard, two seasons of Psychic Challenge(under the name Yasnovidci), one season of Lord of the Chefs, three seasons of The Voice of...
(under the name The Voice of Bulgaria), one season of Master Chef, one season of The Farm (under the name Fermata) and TV games like Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
(under the name Tova go znae vsjako hlape" "This is known by any kid).
b TV also broadcast the Bulgarian version of the ABC`s show The Dating Game under the name Love games.