Established on August 24, 1989, RCTI is currently the most-watched and most widely-broadcast free-to-air (FTA) TV station in Indonesia. As the largest national FTA TV station, RCTI offers a wide diversity of programs ranging from drama series, box office movies, sports events, talent search shows, reality shows and music shows to various infotainments.
In 2015, RCTI’s average overall audience share reached 16.4%, thus giving the channel an industry-leading power ratio of 1.4 times. RCTI managed to lead the FTA market in both revenue and audience share, partly due to RCTI’s excellent drama series which include Preman Pensiun, Tukang Ojek Pengkolan, Kau Seputih Melati and Anak Jalanan. RCTI also launched Indonesian versions of 2 worldwide hit talent search series: Sasuke Ninja Warrior and X-Factor. In the non-primetime segment, RCTI strengthened its program line up with variety shows, such as Dashyat, and Asian drama series, such as The Heirs, Boys Before Flower and many others.