News Channels of Pakistan
Many news channels are working at this time in Pakistan. News channels have the main purpose of showing current events to the public. News bulletins of channels are generally shown when there is any update about national, international, regional or local news. There are several programs on aired every day these programs include talk shows, headlines news, morning shows, sports shows etc. These channels are video-based showing video or live coverage of every event. Television shows may be interrupted when there is any breaking news. In early times there were only one or two news channels were there. But with time, there came a trend of private TV channels. With private entertainment channels there came many private news channels. Some of them are very famous among the public and are often watched by the public.
Famous News Channels of Pakistan:
Some of the famous news channels of Pakistan are as follows:
- PTV News
- ARY News
- Samaa News
- News One
- Bol News
- Hum News
- Dunya News
- Dawn News
- Waqt News
- Din News
PTV news is the first Pakistani news channel. The owner of PTV news is Pakistan Television Corporation. It broadcast news in various languages such as Urdu, English, Pushto, Sindhi, Arabic and Kashmiri. Before 2007 the name of PTV news was PTV world. It broadcast many shows some of them are Insight, Dateline Pakistan, Bull and Bears, Kashmir Magazine, News night, Business Updates and many more.
ARY is a Pakistani news channel which was launched on 26th September 2004. This news channel is a part of a network named as ARY Digital Network. The CEO of the network is Salman Iqbal. It was named after Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob who was the owner of ARY Digital Group. ARY News is available internationally via dish network. ARY started there broadcast from UAE also. The most popular shows of ARY news are named as Off the Record, The Reporters, Power play, 11th Hour, Sports Room and many more.
Samaa is a Pakistani news channel. It was founded in 2007 by Jaag Broadcasting network. Samaa provides live reporting from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta and Peshawar. The most famous shows of Samaa are Samaa Metro, Crime Scene, News Beat, Khara Sach, Darja-e-Shararat and many more.
News one in Urdu news channel in Pakistan which is Karachi based. It was launched on 27th November in the year 2017. It was licensed under Interflow group by Air Waves Media. Currently, it is showing many famous programs which are Life with DR. Shahid Masood, Sports 1, Rah e Hidayat, FrontPage, Khula Such, News One Special and many more.
Bol News is a Pakistani news channel based in Karachi. The founder of Bol network is named as Shoaib Ahmed Shiekh, who is CEO and chairman of Bol network. Some of the famous shows of Bol news are Aisy Nahi Chaly Ga, Meri Jang, Debate Headquarters and many more such shows are famous of Bol news.
Hum news is 24 hour Urdu news channel of Pakistan. The headquarters of Hum news is in Islamabad. The owner of Hum news is Momina Duraid. Senior Journalist Muhammad Malik also joined Hum news he is now the head of Hum news. The most famous shows of Hum news are breaking points with Malik, Bari Baat, and Nadeem Malik live, Pakistan tonight, Game plan, Cover Agenda and many more.
Dunya News is known as a news channel and current affair shows channel as well. The current affair TV shows of Dunya news are very famous and liked by the public. Mian Amir Mehmood is the owner of Dunya news. He is currently running the largest college group named “Punjab Group of Colleges (PGC). He is the owner of a university named as Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST)”. Popular TV shows among the public are Ikhtilafi Note, Cricket Diwangi, Dunya Kamran Khan Ke Sath, Dunya TV special, Election Caravan, Hasb e Hal, Payam e Subha, Voice of Dunya and many more such shows are on aired.
Dawan is a Pakistani 24-hour news based channel. It is a Karachi based channel. It is a project of Pakistan Herald Publications Limited (PHPL) which is the largest English language media group. The channel started its coverage on 23rd July 2007. At first, it started its coverage in English and later it changed to Urdu news channel. Famous programs of Dawn news includes Raid, Awam Ki Baat, News Eye, 9 Do 11, Faisla Awaam Ka, News Wise, Reply (Sports Show)and many more such shows are viewed daily by the audience.
Waqt new is a Pakistani news channel owned by a media group named as Nawa w waqt. This media group was founded by Hameed Nizami. It was launched in 2007. Nawa e Waqt is the most famous media group in Pakistan. Famous shows aired by waqt are 2 v 2, Ayena, Apna Apna Gireban, Embassy Road, Game Beat, Insight, Maarqa, The other side, Slam Pakistan and many more such shows.
Din News is a Pakistani news channel based in Lahore. This channel started its coverage from 1st January 2005. It is the project of Din Media Group. Din Media Group is also a publisher of newspaper known as “Din Newspaper”. Famous shows of Din News are Aj Din News Ke Sath, News Night, Crime Watch, Reporters Desk, Controversy Online, Canvas with Dr Kamran and many other famous talk shows.