Samaa TV

Samaa TV (Urdu: سماء‎) is a Pakistani Urdu language news television network.[1] The word 'Samaa' is Arabic for 'sky' or 'heaven'. It is broadcast simultaneously from five major cities of Pakistan – Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta and Peshawar.[2][3]

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CountryPakistan
Broadcast areaPakistan and Worldwide
HeadquartersKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Programming
Language(s)Urdu
Picture format4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerJaag Broadcasting Systems (Pvt.) Limited
History
Launched8 December 2007; 13 years ago (2007-12-08)
Links
Websitesamaa.tv
Availability
Cable
Available on most cable systemsCheck local listings
Satellite
Sky (UK & Ireland)Channel 748
Foxtel Television (Australia)Channel 4
VAST (Australia)Channel 4
IPTV
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)004
VAST (Australia)Channel 004
Streaming media
Samaa TV LiveWatch Live

The popular programs of Samaa TV include: Nadeem Malik Live by Nadeem Malik, Hum Loag, Newsbeat hosted by Paras Jahanzaib, 7 se 8 by Kiran Naz, Sports Action Hosted with Syed Faisal Karim.

HistoryEdit

Samaa TV was founded in 2007 and is owned by Jaag Broadcasting Systems (Pvt) Limited.[2] Samaa TV claims that it resists sensationalism in news presentation to the public and focuses on presenting news based on facts. Its company slogan is 'Sansani Nahin, Sirf Khabrain' (No Sensationalism, Only News).[4]

ProgrammingEdit

  • Nadeem Malik Live with host Nadeem Malik
  • Naya Din with hosts Kiran Aftab and Muhammad Shueb
  • Hum Log
  • Sawal with Amber Shamsi
  • News Beat with Barrister Ehteshamuddin
  • 7 se 8
  • Sports Action

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

[1]

  1. ^ C. Christine Fair and Sarah J. Watson (2015). Pakistan's Enduring Challenges. University of Pennsylvania Press. p. 163.
  2. ^ a b "Samaa TV (profile)". Dawn (newspaper). 26 June 2012. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  3. ^ Body of broadcast journalists formed to run affairs of newly established AEMEND Dawn (newspaper), Published 1 January 2020, Retrieved 23 November 2020
  4. ^ Samaa News profile on Media Ownership Monitor Pakistan website Retrieved 23 November 2020

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