Samaa TV (Urdu: سماء) is a Pakistani Urdu language news television network. 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.
|Broadcast area||Pakistan and Worldwide|
|Headquarters||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Picture format||4:3 (576i, SDTV)|
|Owner||Jaag Broadcasting Systems (Pvt.) Limited|
|Launched||8 December 2007|
|Available on most cable systems||Check local listings|
|Sky (UK & Ireland)||Channel 748|
|Foxtel Television (Australia)||Channel 4|
|VAST (Australia)||Channel 4|
|PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)||004|
|VAST (Australia)||Channel 004|
|Samaa TV Live||Watch 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.
Samaa TV was founded in 2007 and is owned by Jaag Broadcasting Systems (Pvt) Limited. 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).
- 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
- C. Christine Fair and Sarah J. Watson (2015). Pakistan's Enduring Challenges. University of Pennsylvania Press. p. 163.
- "Samaa TV (profile)". Dawn (newspaper). 26 June 2012. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
- Body of broadcast journalists formed to run affairs of newly established AEMEND Dawn (newspaper), Published 1 January 2020, Retrieved 23 November 2020
- Samaa News profile on Media Ownership Monitor Pakistan website Retrieved 23 November 2020