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Geo News is a Pakistani pay television news channel owned by the Independent Media Corporation, a company owner of the Jang Group of Newspapers.[2]

Geo News
GEO News logo in Urdu.png
Launched2005[1]
NetworkGeo TV
Owned byIndependent Media Corporation
Picture format16:9 576i SDTV
Audience shareUK:
0.03% (September 2015, BARB)
CountryPakistan
LanguageUrdu
Broadcast areaPakistan
International
HeadquartersKarachi, Sindh
Sister channel(s)
Websitegeo.tv
Availability
Satellite
World TV Europe (Europe)Channel 13
OSN (Middle East and North Africa)Channel 440
Sky (UK & Ireland)Channel 734
Dish Network (United States)Channel 681
Indovision (Indonesia)Channel 309
Cable
Southern NetworksChannel 9
UCS (Bangladesh)Channel 52
Cablelink (Philippines)Channel 109
SkyCable (Philippines)Channel 28
IPTV
World on Demand (Japan)Channel 116
PTCL Smart TVChannel 03
Freebox TV (France)Channel 602
NeufBox TV (France)Channel 630
TV Desi (Canada)Channel 158
Streaming media
Geo News LiveWatch Live
Geo News Live Stream 2Watch Live

HistoryEdit

The Geo Television Network started out with the launch of its flagship channel Geo TV in April 2018 but has since launched several other channels which include the following: GEO TV Entertainment, GEO News, GEO Kahani, GEO Super (Sports) and GEO Tez (Comedy).[2]

ControversiesEdit

BanEdit

On 7 June 2014, Geo News was banned by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), a government media watchdog agency, for 15 days along with a fine of PKR 10 million. The government of Pakistan accused the channel of defaming and maligning.[3]

PersonalitiesEdit

Talk show hostsEdit

News analyistsEdit

ProgrammingEdit

Current programmingEdit

Former ProgrammingEdit

  • Geo Shaan Say
  • Geo Ajooba
  • Geo Dost
  • Geomentary
  • Geo F.I.R
  • Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Sath
  • 50 Minutes
  • Awam Ki Adalaat
  • Aik Din Geo Ke Saath
  • Wasu Aur Mein
  • Jawab Deyh
  • Newsroom
  • The Sportsman Show
  • Crisis Cell
  • Choraha
  • Jugnu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gulraiz Khan (5 May 2013). "Blurred vision: Where is Pakistani television headed? - The Express Tribune (newspaper)". Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Geo TV Network". DAWN (newspaper). 28 June 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  3. ^ PEMRA suspends Geo News, Dawn (Pakistan) Dawn (newspaper), Published 20 June 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2019

External linksEdit