Armenian TV shows and programs are very popular among people of all age categories. There are various types of TV shows, TV series, commedy programs, intellectual shows that might be interesting for you as well! You can definitely find a program that corresponds to your preferences and taste, so surely go for it!
Armenian TV shows may be the best option for you, when you are at home after a hard working day.
Tastes differ from one culture to another. In order to find out what preferences an audience has, you should know what TV programs are popular in that society.
If you are in Armenia, you may ask what Armenians watch on TV the most? So, let’s find out that together. Do not miss your opportunity to see TV shows, programs, TV series or commedy programs that are the most popular among Armenian people.
Armenian TV Shows #1: “Banakum”
This is probably one of the most famous Armenian TV series in the history of Armenian television. Translated from Armenian, “Banakum” means “in the army”. This is a line of a series, describing the life of Armenian soldiers in the army.
You can see the funny situations that happen to soldiers during their military service. The idea of the series belongs to “Shant TV” Armenian channel, and it has been streaming from September, 2009 to October, 2012. Now the same series is shown on the TV, and if you are interested in watching “Banakum”, you can do it from Monday to Friday at 23:30.
Armenian TV Shows #2: “Full House”
This is an Armenian TV series that has attrracted a huge audience within a short period of time. “Full House” has become one of the most watched comedies nowadays.
It is a story about some young people that wanted to hire an apartment in Yerevan, and were deceived by the broker who had provided the same appartment to all of them. The broker just disappeared, after he had taken the rent for a year ahead. As soon as the young men moved to the new apartment they found out that they have been deceived.
The comedy is mainly about young people, 2 girls and 3 boys, trying to get along with each other under the same roof. Just like in other life situations, in this commedy series as well, war and conflicts often give birth to love.
Armenian TV Shows #3: “What? Where? When?”
Let’s pass from entertainment and commedy programs to a serious and intellectual Armenian TV show, known among intellectuals as “What? Where? When?”.
Have you ever heard about it?
This intellectual game is played with a group, consisting of at least 5 members. The original version of the game is the Russian one. The core meaning of the game can be described as follows: the referee gives a question to the group, and the players search for the right answer through brainstorming and thinking out loudly.
This is the right Armenian TV show for those who are fed up with commedy programs, entertainment TV series, as well as who have difficulties in finding a TV program that would help them train their minds.
Armenian TV Shows #4: “Harts chka”
“Harts chka” or “No problem” was an adventurous TV program, where the audience used to choose in what situation or where to see the organizers of the show (Aram MP3 and Garik) next time.
Every time before the show, everyone who was interested in the show, sent letters to Garik and Aram MP3 with their wishes either possible to carry out or not. And then the boys were trying to perform the so called tasks written in the letters.
For example, they would go to India to ride an elephant or feed the lions and many other breathtaking things!
Armenian TV Shows #5: “Chein Spasum”
“Chein spasum” or “They did not expect us” is another interesting Armenian TV program which gives people a chance to see their favorite celebrities in evryday life, just the way they are.
Let’s see how the organizers of the TV show do that and what the name of the program means! They choose one celebrity each week and unexpectedly go to his/her house, without warning beforehand.
During their visit, the celebrities don’t have time or opportunity to hide anything from the audience, even more, they have to appear to the public without makeup on. The celebrity walks them around his/her apartment and tell about everything that might interest people.
Nowadays, there is another version of this show that is called “They didn’t expect us hungry”. In this TV program, the organizers appear at the chosen celebrity’s house hungry, and together they cook something to eat.
Armenian TV Shows #6: “Urishi Hogin”
The TV series is well known all over Armenia. Not only young, but also elderly people are fond of this sort of TV series. Translated as “Under another skin”, this is among TV series that recently have finished.
The story is about a woman, killed by her niece who wanted to take all the property and fortune she had. But her soul takes the body of a young girl in order to revenge on her killer and protect her daughters.
Yes, Armenians like fiction! The playing actors are among the most beloved and popular ones in Armenia (Anna Haroutyunyan, Ashot Ter-Matevosyan, Sofia Poghosyan, Narek Makaryan).
Armenian TV Shows #7: “Sahmanin”
Nowadays, Armenia is facing a territorial problem with the neighboring country, and there is a soldier on the borderline from almost each family. In order to encourage these families, one of the Armenian TV groups (Shant TV) created a TV series, known as “On the border”.
In this series, you will see the life of a soldier on the border, how they fight against the enemy, how they survive and live. Unlike other Armenian TV shows and TV series, this one is watched by almost all the Armenians.
Armenian TV Shows #8: “Vorogayt”
Have you ever heard about Armenian Mafia? Most of the times the word mafia is associated with Italy. This TV series is telling about the Armenian people, engaged in mafia and criminal stories.
The title, translated from Armenian, means “Trap”. The characters of this TV series have been accompanying Armenians in front of the TV-sets for many years.
Armenian TV Shows #9: “Qare Dard”
“Qare dard” (“Problems of Stone Age”) is another Armenian TV comedy which is going on TV up to now. This is an unusual story about an Armenian guy who was experimenting a time machine and suddenly appeared in the Stone Age.
His life was changed by arriving there, and he had to find some ways to survive and get along with people of that times. With time, he teaches them so many new things that they could never imagine or think of. The actors of leading roles are the best comedy actors of Armenia, such as Vache Tovmasyan and Armush.
Armenian TV Shows #10: “Suspicious evening”
This is a new Armenian TV show that has become one of the favorite ones in Armenia. It may sound strange but in this show the group that lies better is the group that wins.
The meaning of the show can be explained like follows: there are 2 groups, each consisting of 3 members. The players read a situation that either happened to them or not. In both cases, they have to present it in such a way that the other group believes it.
After the other group gets introduced to the situation, they have to find out the truth by asking questions. The process of asking questions is really interesting and probably it’s the funniest part of the whole show.
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