VIDEO:TV3 takes viewers down memory lane as it celebrates 18 years today

Eighteen years ago, TV3 Network limited began on-air transmission with intriguing programming, news and current affairs that changed the face of television production in Ghana.

Today, management of the station will join the staff and the entire team to celebrate 18 years of excellence, which has positioned the station to become the most watched free-to-air television station in Ghana.

For 18 years, TV3 has lived up to its tagline: First in News, Best in Entertainment, and continues to break boundaries with the vision to becoming the best media station in Africa and beyond.

“It’s time to reflect and be proud of our achievement and look forward to what’s next,” Nicholina Annor-Adjei, Head of Office of the Chief Executive and Corporate Communications, said on TV3’s magazine programme, New Day, on Thursday morning

Viewers of the station will not be left out in the celebration. During the day, they will be given a flashback of how it all started for TV3 on October 1, 1997 from its location at Adesa We, Kanda in Accra

Commenting on the way forward for TV3, Ms. Annor-Adjei said: “the media industry is a very dynamic one and as a leader in the television industry, we can’t afford to remain stagnant”.

She said the station has over the years lived up to its tagline, noting our “viewers really trust our credibility. Our viewers know that anything that’s newsworthy, we will be there first and that’s really testament  to the caliber and dedication of our broadcast journalists.

Ms. Annor-Adjei, Head, office of the Chief Executive and Corporate Communications at TV3

“And In the entertainment side, we are unrivaled. We were the first to introduce telenovellas…and so we’ve always been the pacesetters and we’re always looking at new ways. Right now, the focus is on local contents,” Ms. Annor-Adjei noted.

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As we mark this day, we take you our viewers down memory lane on how we started on October 1, 1997.

By Stephen Kwabena Effah/