Nova Television (also known as Nova televiziya (Нова телевизия, literally New Television), NTV, Nova TV or simply Nova) is the first Bulgarian commercial television network launched on July 16, 1994.
Nova Televizia has done its name justice over the years as being the most innovative and brave channel in Bulgaria and by introducing new formats and genres in television in the country, some of which have often been perceived as scandalous or too edgy for mainstream TV.
Nova Television airs Endemol productions: Big Brother (see Big Brother Bulgaria), Star Academy (see Star Academy Bulgaria), Deal or No Deal, 1 vs. 50 as well as Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (under the name Стани богат (Become Rich). Popular American TV series such as House, Lost, CSI and CSI: Miami, Cold Case, Without a Trace , Sex and the City, Nip/Tuck, The Dead Zone, Star Trek: Enterprise, Prison Break, Ugly Betty, Heroes and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles are also part of Nova Television's programme.