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Zee TV (Hindi: ज़ी टीवी) is an Indian cable and satellite television channel owned and operated by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, a media and entertainment company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.[1] It majorly airs programmes in Hindi and other regional languages of India. The channel is also available in various nations of Southeast Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa, Australasia and North America. A part of the Essel Group, it started to broadcast on 2 October 1992 as the first Hindi-language cable channel in India.[2]

Zee TV
Zee TV Logo
Launched 2 October 1992; 25 years ago (1992-10-02) (India)
March 1995; 22 years ago (1995-03) (UK and Ireland)
15 July 1998; 19 years ago (1998-07-15) (United States)
Owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Parent: (Essel Group)
Picture format 576i (16:9/4:3) (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan आज लिखेंगे कल
Aaj Likhenge Kal (We will script tomorrow today)
Country India
Language Hindi
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sister channel(s)
DVB-T2 (India) Check local frequencies
Airtel digital TV
Channel 104 (SD)
Channel 105 (HD)
Channel 108 (as Zee Variasi) No longer available
(Mauritius & Réunion)
Channel 142 (SD)
Channel 452
Dish Home
Channel 203 (SD)
Channel 902 (HD)
Dish Network
(United States)
Channel 694 (HD)
Dish TV
Channel 118 (SD)
Channel 117 (HD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 27
Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 788 (SD/HD)
Channel TBA (HD/SD)
Tata Sky
Channel 143 (SD)
Channel 141 (HD)
Channel 128
Bell TV
Channel 679
(Nigeria/South Africa)
Channel 452
Videocon d2h
Channel 103 (SD)
Channel 903 (HD)
Channel 108 (as Zee Variasi)
(South Africa)
channel 166 (as Zee World)
Reliance Digital TV
Channel 209 (SD)
Channel 231 (HD)
Sun Direct (India) Channel 308 (SD)
Transvision (Indonesia) Channel 116 (SD) (as Zee Bioskop)
OSN (Middle East
& North Africa)
Channel 276
(Latin America)
Channel 780
Real VU
not known
Coming Soon
Cable TV Hong Kong Channel 144
Virgin Media (UK) Channel 809
Channel 2
Verizon FiOS
(United States)
Channel 1753
iO Digital Cable
(United States)
Channel 1169
(United States)
Channel 336 and Channel 691
StarHub TV
Channel 125
Weststar TV
(Cayman Islands)
Channel 191
Channel 161
Channel 762
Virgin Media Ireland
Channel 808
In Digital
Channel 110
Channel 123 (Digital)
Destiny Cable
Channel 123 (Digital)
Shaw Cable
Channel 537
Flow Trinidad
(Trinidad and Tobago)
Channel 55
Coming Soon
Asianet Digital (India) Channel 514 (SD, VOD)
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 782
TalkTalk Plus TV
Channel 555
(United States)
Channel 3702
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 646
HyppTV (Malaysia) Channel 304
Streaming media
Sling TV (USA) Internet protocol television

Zee TV HD was launched on 15 August 2011 along with Zee Cinema HD, Zee Studio HD. It overhauled its logo on 15 October 2017, along with all other channels of the Zee Network.



The channel mostly airs content intended for family and coming-of-age generations ranging from comedy to drama.[3] It also aired reality shows such as Shabaash India,[4] Sa Re Ga Ma Pa,[5] I Can Do That,[6] India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj,[7] and Dance India Dance.[8]


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  1. ^ "Contact Us". Retrieved 16 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Zee TV completes 23 years". afaqs news bureau. afaqs. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "17 New serials are to be launched". IT Team. 9 March 2001. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Sapna, Nair (14 June 2006). "Action and adventure to rule Zee's prime slot". afaqs news bureau. afaqs. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  5. ^ Prachi, Shrivastava (18 December 2014). "Zee TV hikes ad rates for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs 5". afaqs news bureau. afaqs. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "After Oye! It's Friday, Farhan Akhtar is returning to TV". Hindustan Times. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "Zee launches star hunt 'India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj'". 21 April 2004. 
  8. ^ "DID Little Masters tops the flock; Zee slips back to No. 3". afaqs news bureau. afaqs. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 

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