Colors Kannada

Colors Kannada (previously known as ETV Kannada), is an Indian general entertainment channel, owned by Viacom18 that primarily broadcasts Kannada language entertainment shows.[1] This channel is currently available in India and the United States. On the success of this channel, another channel named Colors Super, which is also a general entertainment channel, was launched on 24 July 2016. In December 2020, Colors Kannada celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Colors Kannada
ColorsKannadaLogo.png
Banna Hosadagide Bandha Bigiyagide
CountryIndia
HeadquartersBengaluru, Karnataka, India
Programming
Language(s)Kannada
Picture format576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerViacom18
Sister channels
History
LaunchedDecember 10, 2000; 21 years ago (2000-12-10)
ReplacedETV Kannada
Links
WebsiteOfficial website
Availability
Cable
HathwayChannel 118
Siti CableChannel 1
Asianet Digital TVChannel 242 (SD)
Channel 873 (HD)
Satellite
Airtel Digital TVChannel 955 (SD)
Channel 956 (HD)
Sun DirectChannel 252 (SD)
Channel 804 (HD)
Dish TVChannel 881 (SD)
Channel 864 (HD)
Tata SkyChannel 1606 (SD)
Channel 1605 (HD)
Videocon d2hChannel 658 (SD)
Channel 994 (HD)

HistoryEdit

It was launched on 10 December 2000 as ETV Kannada and was promoted by Hyderabad's Ramoji Rao. It is now part of Viacom 18 owned by Network 18. The channel was re-branded under the Colors franchise on 26 April 2015. It was the first GEC to start an HD channel in Karnataka.

Current broadcastsEdit

Original serialsEdit

Premiered date Name Notes
14 January 2019 Nammane Yuvarani
28 January 2019 Mithuna Raashi
20 December 2021 Doresani
12 March 2012 Mangala Gowri Maduve Sequel of Kannada TV serial Putta Gowri Maduve
27 January 2020 Kannadathi
6 January 2020 Geetha
17 August 2020 Ginirama Remake of Marathi TV serial Jeev Zala Yeda Pisa
3 February 2020 Nannarasi Radhe
9 August 2021 Lakshana
Kanyakumari

Reality showsEdit

Premiered date Show name
27 November 2021 Nannamma Super Star
8 January 2022 Dancing Champion

Dubbed serialsEdit

Premiered date Name Dubbed from
20 September 2021 Chikkejamani Hindi TV Serial Barrister Babu
13 December 2021 Chakori Hindi TV Serial Udaan

Upcoming broadcastsEdit

Premiere date Name Ref.
31 January 2022 Ramachari [2]
TBA Daasa Purandara [3]

ChannelsEdit

Name Launch date Category SD/HD availability Notes
Colors Kannada 10 December 2000 GEC SD+HD Formerly ETV Kannada
Colors Super 24 July 2016 SD only Viacom18's second Kannada GEC Channel
Colors Kannada Cinema 24 September 2018 Movies Viacom18's first regional movie channel
News18 Kannada 19 March 2014 News Formerly ETV News Kannada

Former broadcastsEdit

SerialsEdit

Name Telecast year No. of episodes
Agnisakshi 2013 1588
Akka 2013 1013
Ashwini Nakshatra 2016 633
Arundathi 2010 633
Baduku 2003 3118
Crime Diary
Devathe 2015 345
Gandhari 2015 469
Gokuladalli Seethe 2016 220
Gupta Gamini 2003 1300
Hoo Male 2020 254
Ishtadevathe 2019 99
Ivalu Sujatha 2019 205
Kinnari 2015 1193
Kulavadhu 2014 1590
Lagna Patrike 2020 57
Lakshmi Baramma 2013 2150
Mahakali 2018 103
Maha Parva 2013 364
Mahanavami 2009
Manedevru 2016 532
Moodala Mane 2003 569
Moorugantu 2020 186
Mukta 2008 552
Neelambari 2018 69
Om Shakti Om Shanti 2016 174
Padmaavati 2017 595
Puttagowri Maduve 2012 1973;

Continued as Mangala Gowri Maduve

Radha Ramana 2017 713
Raksha Bandhana 2019 97
Ranganayaki 2019 261
Robo Family 2013 645
Sanju Mattu Naanu 2017 22
Seetha Vallabha 2018 525
Shani 2017 382
Shantam Paapam Season 3 2020 65
Shantam Paapam Season 4 2021 119
Silli Lalli 2003
Soubhagyavathi 2015 348
Yashode 2016 225

Reality showsEdit

Name Telecast year No. of episodes
Bigg Boss Kannada Season 1 2013 98
Bigg Boss Kannada Season 3 2015 98
Bigg Boss Kannada Season 4 2016 113
Bigg Boss Kannada Season 7 2019 113
Bigg Boss Kannada Season 8 2021 120
Bigg Boss Kannada Mini Season 2021 23
Chat Corner 2020 42
Comedy Company 2019 18
Comedy Talkies 2017 54
Dancing Star Season 1 2014
Dancing Star Season 2 2015 38
Dancing Star Season 3 2016 26
Thaka Dhimi Tha 2019 32
Ede Thumbi Haaduvenu 2021 29
Endhu Mareyada Haadu
Family Power 2017 42
Haadu Karnataka 2020 18
Indian 2013
Kannadada Kotyadhipati Season 4 2019
Majaa Bharata Season 4 2020 31
Majaa Talkies Season 1 2015 264
Majaa Talkies Season 3 2020 69
Munjaane Raaga 2021 60
Prarthane 2016 262
Raja Rani[4][5] 2021 35
Super Minute Season 1 2015
Super Minute Season 2 2016 39
Super Minute Season 3 2017 28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kannada Television to Gain a New Hue". Viacom18.
  2. ^ Colors Kannada [@ColorsKannada] (31 December 2021). "ಊರಿಗೆ ಉಪಕಾರಿ, ಮನೆಗೆ ಮಾಣಿಕ್ಯ, ಹೆಸರು ರಾಮಾಚಾರಿ. ಬರ್ತಿದೆ ಹೊಸ ಕತೆ - ರಾಮಾಚಾರಿ #Ramachari #ColorsKannada #ಬಣ್ಣಹೊಸದಾಗಿದೆ #ಬಂಧಬಿಗಿಯಾಗಿದೆ t.co/D4jOU7PDYg" (Tweet) (in Kannada). Archived from the original on 31 December 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2022 – via Twitter.
  3. ^ Colors Kannada [@ColorsKannada] (31 December 2021). "ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಂಗೀತ ಪರಂಪರೆಗೆ ಬುನಾದಿ ಹಾಕಿಕೊಟ್ಟ ಪುರಂದರದಾಸರ ಭಕ್ತಿ ಸಂಗೀತದ ಕತೆ ಬರ್ತಿದೆ ಹೊಸ ಕತೆ | ದಾಸ ಪುರಂದರ #DasaPurandara #ColorsKannada #ಬಣ್ಣಹೊಸದಾಗಿದೆ #ಬಂಧಬಿಗಿಯಾಗಿದೆ t.co/j6ofpdZfLI" (Tweet) (in Kannada). Archived from the original on 31 December 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2022 – via Twitter.
  4. ^ "Anupama Gowda is back on TV; to host reality show for couples - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Raja Rani: Srujan Lokesh and Tara to judge the show - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 July 2021.

External linksEdit

Official website