TV Aratu (also known as SBT Bahia), is a television channel with headquarters in Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia.
TV Aratu was launched in 1969 as a Rede Globo affiliate.
In 1987, TV Aratu switched affiliaton from Globo to Rede Manchete.
TV Aratu changed affiliation again from Manchete to CNT, becoming as so CNT Aratu.
Once again, in 1997 Aratu changed affiliation from CNT to SBT and also reverted to its original name.