Citizen TV has made history as the first Kenyan YouTube channel to hit 1 million subscribers on YouTube.
Citizen TV hit the subscriber milestone on Saturday March 16,2019.
Citizen TV is a Kenyan free-to-air television channel owned by Royal Media Services Ltd and broadcasting mostly in English and Swahili. It was started in 1999 and relaunched in June 2006.
Citizen TV airs a variety of genres of entertainment ranging from local and international. It airs a wide variety of soap operas and has an acceptable amount of local content.
- Inspekta Mwala (2007-present)
- Tahidi High
- Papa Shirandula (2007-present)
- Machachari (2011-present)
- Mother-in-law (2007-present)
Now Citizen TV will receive a Gold Play Button from YouTube which is an award for channels that reach or surpass 1 million subscribers. It is made of gold-plated brass.In March 2018 the look of the Gold Play Button was updated from a metal button housed within a window box with the channel’s name printed on the front glass pane to a cleaner-looking flat designed metal plaque award featuring the channel name embossed on it.