This state-owned channel offers educational and entertainment programs in Malay and English. TV1 is committed to presenting programs suitable for the whole family. Daily broadcasts start as early as 10 minutes before the dawn call to prayer and close at 2 am. But starting August 21, 2012, TV1 broadcasts for 24 hours.
TV1's main studio is at Wisma TV, Angkasapuri, Kuala Lumpur, except for news broadcasts originating from Wisma Berita RTM, Angkasapuri.
Among the programs, broadcast are news such as Morning News, Current News 12, Midday News, Current News 3 & 4, Latest News, Regional News, Prime News, Parliament News, World News, and Midnight News. Several popular programs aired on TV1 such as Good Morning Malaysia, Planet Sukan, Are You Musykil? and RTM Star. TV1 also has special Ramadan programs, namely Syahadah and Tadabbur Ramadhan.