PT Indosiar Visual Mandiri, doing business as Indosiar, is an Indonesian over-the-air television network. It broadcasts nationwide on UHF and can be received throughout the Indonesian archipelago on analog PAL television sets, established on 11 January 1994, and went on air since 11 January 1995. It is owned by Elang Mahkota Teknologi since 2011 and eventually operated under its subsidiary, Surya Citra Media since 1 May 2013.

PT Indosiar Visual Mandiri
Indosiar 2015.svg
Broadcast areaFree To Air/Cable/Satellite
SloganMemang untuk Anda (Indeed for You) (1995-present)
Luar Biasa (Extraordinary) (anniversary version, 2018-present)
HeadquartersIndosiar Television Centre Building, Jalan Damai 11, Daan Mogot, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta
Picture format576i SDTV (1995-present)
1080i HDTV (2018-present)
Sister channels
Launched11 January 1995; 26 years ago (1995-01-11)
FounderSudono Salim
AnalogueNormally tuned to channel 41 (UHF) in Jakarta
Digital44 (UHF) DVB-T2
IndovisionChannel 78
First MediaChannel 11
Channel 414 (HD)
Nex MediaChannel 902
Palapa DFreq 3756 horizontal, 6250, 3/4. 8PSK, DVB-S2, MPEG4
AstroOnly Astro Aura On Channel 113 (HD)
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel TBA (Indosiar HD) (Coming Soon)
Starhub TV (Singapore)Channel TBA (Indosiar HD) (Coming Soon)
Unifi TV (Malaysia)Channel TBA (Indosiar HD) (Coming Soon)
Streaming media
VidioWatch live (Free)
Watch live (Subscription required, Indonesia only)


The station has a strong focus on cultural programming, such as a wayang performance (which no longer aired) and dangdut talent shows. It has recently featured occasional sport programmes and television series.

Indosiar showed some Korean, Japanese, and Taiwanese dramas, including Goblin, Hwang Ji Ni (or Hwag Jin Yi), Jewel in the Palace (Dae Jang Geum), Princess Hours (Goong), Prince Hours (Goong S), Full House, Boys Before Flowers, My Fair Lady, No Limits, Style, Brilliant Legacy, Great Queen Seon Deok, 18 vs 29, all from Korea; One Litre of Tears (or One litre no Namida), Ultraman Mebius, Detective Conan, and Hanazakari no Kimitachi e from Japan; and Romance in the White House and Starlit from Taiwan.

Indosiar also showed Indonesian cartoons, including Keluarga Somat (Somat Family), broadcast since June 2013.

Other popular Indosiar programs include singing competitions such as Akademi Fantasi Indosiar, the most popular singing talent search in Indonesia; Supersoulmate Show; Mamamia; and Stardut. Supersoulmate Show was hosted by Eko Patrio and Ruben Onsu; Mamamia was hosted by Denny Cagur and Ruben Onsu; and Stardut was hosted by Choky Sitohang.

The station had aimed for more popularity through reality shows, such as Take Me Out Indonesia, a dating show started in 2009.[1] In 2014, Indosiar broadcast the new variety shows Dangdut Academy, Comedy Academy, D T3rong Show and Goyang-goyang Senggol.

In 2013, Indosiar broadcast religious-themed television series from Mega Kreasi Films, and soap operas from Amanah Surga Productions, broadcast together with SCTV. Nowadays, religious-themed series become the station's most featured daytime programming, while dangdut talent shows are airing for evening programme. These programs are broadcasting daily.

As Of 2018, Indosiar no longer broadcast the Korean Dramas, Indonesian Cartoon and Japanese Anime. These Were Replaced by Religious-themed Indonesian Dramas, Such as Kisah Nyata (Lit:True Story), Azab (Lit: Punishment), Pintu Berkah (Lit:Door Of Blessing), and Suara Hati Istri (Lit:The Wife's Consciense)

Sports programmingEdit

Indosiar currently broadcast the American NBA Finals from 2017 to 2020, Indonesian Liga 1 from 2018 to 2023, Indonesian President's Cup from 2015, and Southeast Asian Games for 2013, 2015, and 2017 editions.

Previously, Indosiar broadcast NASCAR Cup Series from 2003 to 2004, FA Premier League from 1998 to 2000 again in 2013-2016 (with SCTV), Serie A from 2005 until 2007 and in 2011, as well an Inter Milan-A. C. Milan match in 2014), as well as Bundesliga in 2012 and 2013. Indosiar also had rugby programming in Orange Top 14 and Kalbe Super Rugby.

The channel also aired syndicated World Championship Wrestling programming from the station's inception until the promotion was purchased by World Wrestling Federation as well as local boxing matches under the title of Gelar Tinju Professional (Pro Boxing Title). Combat sports programming returned to Indosiar in 2013-14 when it aired the ONE FC; the programming would be later moved to the sister channel SCTV.

List of programs broadcast by IndosiarEdit


  • Fokus Pagi
  • Fokus Siang
  • Fokus Malam
  • Patroli


  • KISS Pagi
  • Tukul Arwana One Man Show


  • Halo Polisi
  • Fokus Kasus


  • Tasbih
  • Penyejuk Imani
  • Mukjizat Masih Ada

Variety showsEdit

Asian dramasEdit


  • NBA (finals only, through 2019)[2]
  • Indonesian Liga 1 (up to 5 matches per week) (with O Channel, through 2020) (FTA coverage only available via Analogue/Digital Terrestrial and for live streaming coverage, maybe requiring subscription via Vidio website-app)[3][4]
  • President Cup: 2015–present (in 2017 shared with SCTV and 2018 with O Channel, selected TVRI regional stations, and several regional television in Indonesia)
  • AVC (2020–present) (FTA coverage available via analogue-digital terrestrial for Indonesia matches (live or delayed) and Indosiar Vidio channel for live streaming coverage of non-Indonesia matches only. Subscription required for live streaming coverage of Indonesia matches.)
    • Asian Qualifiers for Olympics and World-Asian Championships

Children's programmesEdit

Children's programmes that usually airs in Sunday, now rarely airs since June 2017.



Indonesian DramasEdit

  • Pintu Berkah
  • Kisah Nyata (True Story)
  • Sinema Pintu Taubat
  • Azab
  • Suara Hati Istri
  • Mega Mini-Series - Leslar: Kulepas dengan Iklas
  • Banyak Jalan Menuju Rhoma season 1 & 2

Reality ShowsEdit

  • Jemput Rezeki

Annual showsEdit

Ramadan-only showsEdit

Christmas-only showsEdit

Past showsEdit





Its claimed audience share for September 2008 was 16.2% of viewers.[5] By December 2009 this share had shrunk to 11.6%.[6]


Indosiar's former logo, used from 11 January 1995 until 30 November 2014 (also used for DOGs from 1995 until 2007, and from March until 16 October 2012)

Indosiar has used several logos throughout its history. The first logo debuted in 1995 and was revived in 2012. Then, the logo was updated and debuted on 1 December 2014 for DOGs and was officially used as corporate logo on 11 January 2015.

Notable main directorsEdit

  • Eko Santoso (1995-1996)
  • Anky Handoko (1996-2011)
  • Lie Halim (2011-2012)
  • E. Loe Soei Kim (2012-2014)
  • Drs. Imam Sudjarwo, MP (2014–present)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Indosiar Employees Rally Demanding a Pay Rise". The Jakarta Globe website. 11 January 2010. Archived from the original on 3 May 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Emtek Hadirkan Kembali Tayangan NBA di Indonesia". Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  3. ^ " - Video dan Tv Streaming di Indonesia". Vidio (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2019-05-19.
  4. ^ Journalist, Online. "Emtek Pegang Hak Siar Liga 1 2018 |". (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  5. ^ "Audience Share Report from Indosiar" (PDF) (in Indonesian). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2010. Retrieved 8 December 2008.
  6. ^ "Audience Share: All Telecast Hours, All Markets" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 July 2010. Retrieved 11 February 2010.

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