Channel V

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Channel V
Channel V
Launched 15 September 1991 (as MTV)
23 May 1994 (as Channel V)
Owned by STAR TV
Fox Networks Group
(Both were acquired by The Walt Disney Company)
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
Slogan V, don't regret
Language English
Broadcast area Southeast Asia
Formerly called MTV (1991-1994)
5 Network (Myanmar) Channel 17
Tata Sky (India) Channel 109
Big TV (India) Channel 592
CBTV Sat (China) Channel 502 (Chinese feed)
Channel 511 (Taiwanese feed)
Channel 512
Airtel digital TV (India) Channel 118
Dish TV (India) Channel 674
Sun Direct TV (India) Channel 328
K+ (Vietnam) Channel 64
MNC Vision (Indonesia) Channel 272
TransVision (Indonesia) Channel 550
Sky Wave TV (Macau) Channel 61
Channel 62 (Taiwan)
Star Sat (South Africa) Channel 373
Dish Network (United States) Channel 9962
SKYNET (Myanmar) Asia
Channel 54 (SD)
Cignal (Philippines) Channel 150 (SD)
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel 208
CET Teleport (Europe) Channel 1204
Videocon D2H (India) Channel 119
(Middle East & North Africa)
Channel 112 (HD)
Austar (Australia) Channel 801
Foxtel (Australia) Channel 801
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel 57
Hathway (India) Channel 7
In Digital (India) Channel 209
Asianet Digital TV (India) Channel 545
Rogers Cable (Canada) Channel 821
Shaw Cable (Canada) Channel 523
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 225
Macau CATV (Macau) Channel 73
Channel 74
Channel 75
MediaNet (Maldives) Channel 552
Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines) Channel 71
SPC-New World Cable TV (Philippines) Channel 54
Hanoi Cable Television (Vietnam) Channel 27
HTVC (Vietnam) Channel 64
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) Channel 707
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 534
MTNL (India) Channel 31
IndosatM2 (Indonesia) Channel 150
Kylin TV (United States) Channel 113
PTCL Smart TV(Pakistan) channel 61
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 352
Channel 547
VMedia (Canada) Channel 822

Channel V (styled Channel [V]) is a Southeast Asian pay television network owned by Fox Networks Group, fully owned subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox.[1]


Southeast Asia

Channel V Asia is the flagship of the Channel V network. It was founded after MTV Asia parted ways with the STAR TV Network.[citation needed] It was produced and operated from Hong Kong from January 1994 until January 2002, after which operations and studios were shifted to Malaysia with some aspects still operating in Hong Kong.[citation needed] Since 1 January 2008, Channel V International has moved back to its original studio in Hong Kong, which is also the same studio of Channel V China and Taiwan.[citation needed]

Former VJs


It is operated by Star India. On 1 July 2015, the channel discontinued its musical programming and started focusing on original content through fiction dailies and studio formats that address teenage issues.[2] On 30 June 2016, stopped airing original programming. On 1 August, it rebranded its graphical package.[2]


Channel [V] ceased broadcasting in Australia on 26 February 2016, as it merged with [V] Hits.

V Hits

V Hits is the sister station of Channel V Australia, focusing more on hit music-only programming. It was formerly known as Club V until 12 January 2007, and Channel V 2 until 15 November 2009.

Former VJs


It is a joint venture between STAR TV, GMM Media and TrueVisions.[3]

Former VJs


It is a joint venture between STAR TV, Fox International Channels, TV Xtreme Broadcasting Company and Northern Star Productions as network providers.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Mainland China

It is broadcast free-to-air on AsiaSat 7.[12] Channel V switches between Simplified and Traditional Chinese with selected Channel V International programs airing with Chinese subtitles. It is the only feed that is available free-to-air.


It started operating in Taiwan in 1994. On 1 September 2012 it was rebranded as Fox Taiwan, while Channel V Taiwan still operated overseas. On 15 July 2018, Channel V Taiwan was officially shutdown.


Current VJs

Former VJs


See also


  1. ^ Channel V:Feature Channel retrieved via 13 November 2010
  2. ^ a b "All about Channel V's new logo and shows". 2 August 2016.
  3. ^ STAR, TrueVisions and GMM Media Enter Strategic Alliance for CHANNEL V Thailand Archived 24 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved via
  4. ^ CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Announce the Launch of Channel V Philippines Tagalog language content block on V International set to launch with an expanded distribution for the channel on Sky Cable Archived 4 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved via 02-26-2009
  5. ^ CHANNEL V Expands Filipino Presence retrieved via 02-26-2009
  6. ^ CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Launch V Philippines Archived 6 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved via 03-02-2009
  7. ^ Channel V to speak Tagalog; taps local partner retrieved via 02-27-2009
  8. ^ Channel V to launch local content for the Philippines retrieve via 03-02-2009
  9. ^ Makisig launches Channel V Philippines retrieve via 04-16-2009
  10. ^ Channel V launch in Philippines with Local Block retrieve via 04-16-2009
  11. ^ V Philippines on Channel V Retrieved via 05-03-2009
  12. ^ "Channel V China - LyngSat". Retrieved 2018-01-30.
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