Horizon Armenian Television kicked off its new season of programming Monday, with the addition of several new programs to its daytime and prime time roster. “The new programs aim to entertain and inform our audience further, as we are expanding our reach beyond our traditional market and audience,” said Horizon Managing Director Harry Vorperian.
“Our staff has been hard at work in developing and producing the new programs, which engage a cross-section of our community and introduce new facets of the community,” added Vorperian.
Horizon may be seen on Charter Communication’s Channel 55 in Glendale, Burbank and La Crescenta, nationally via satellite and online through its 24-hour streaming webcast.
The morning programs will begin at 9 a.m. with a daily program on the Chinese martial art Tai Chi, hosted by Master Aram Hakopyan, followed at 9:30 a.m. with Yoga for Beginners by Aida Amirkhanian.
At 10 a.m. Horizon premiers it’s morning talk show, 10, when hosts Lusine and Garen guide the viewer through entertaining and thought provoking news.
Horizon’s prime time programs include Amrots (Mondays 9 to 10 p.m.) hosted by Khoren Keshishyan, who travels the country to meet interesting Armenia’s. On Tuesdays from 9 to 10 p.m. Horizon premieres LA Hyelites, a travel show that introduces the neighborhoods and interesting aspects of Los Angeles. Veteran Horizon anchor Arshalous Darbinian hosts Arvest (Wednesdays 9 to 10 p.m.), an interview and retrospective hour with Armenian artists and musicians. On Thursdays from 9 to 10 p.m. Hovan Tashdjian looks at the political and social developmen’s of the Armenian reality and visits communities as far away as Istanbul to bring a fresh perspective to viewers.
Horizon will also bring back its live talk format every weekday from 10 to 11 p.m. with news anchor Manoug Seraydarian talking about important events of the day and interviewing newsmakers and stakeholders in the community. This program returns Monday with a new name, Myasin.
Horizon will continue its five daily newscasts at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
“This is the first of many new programs we will be introducing in the coming months, and we look forward to expanding our lineup in the future,” added Vorperian.