Kanal 7 (English: Channel 7) is a Turkish nationwide Islamic TV channel established and on 27 July 1994.[1] It has a terrestrial broadcast licence, and it is also available throughout Turkey via satellite. It airs Indian and Korean dramas. The channel is popular for Indian shows in Turkey. The show such as Bir Garip Ask is very much popular Indian show in turkey followed by many Indian shows are aired in Turkey.

Kanal 7
Logo of Kanal 7 by Mepayhiz Holding
HeadquartersYeniköy, Sarıyer, İstanbul (1994-1999)
Eyüpsultan, İstanbul (1999-2013)
Bayrampaşa, İstanbul (2013-current)
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)br
OwnerIstanbul Metropolitan Municipality president by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Necmettin Erbakan, Ahmet Hakan and İsmailağa (1994-1999)
Koç Holding (1999-2002)
Albayrak Holding (2002-current)
Sister channelsYeni Şafak
Launched27 July 1994; 28 years ago (1994-07-27) (SD)
14 September 2014; 7 years ago (2014-09-14) (HD)
Former namesIstanbul Metropolitan Municipality radio television full name and BRT by former president of Nurettin Sözen (1992-1994)
WebsiteWebsite of Kanal 7 Mepayhiz Holding

From 1995 to 1997 Ayşe Önal hosted a discussion show Minefield on Kanal 7 which brought Jews, Armenians and Turks together five days a week in a way not previously seen on Turkish television.[2]



  1. ^ "Kanal 7".
  2. ^ "Fifteen Years of Courage: Ayse Onal". International Women's Media Foundation. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2020.

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