Channel V

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This article is about the music TV channel. For the Quebec TV network, see V (TV network).
Channel V
Channel V Logo.svg
Launched May 23, 1994
Owned by STAR TV
Fox International Channels
(fully owned companies of 21st Century Fox)
Picture format 480i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)

[V] Plays Music

Indian Slogan = [V] Correct Hai
Country Hong Kong and International
Broadcast area Hong Kong and International
Headquarters Hong Kong and International
Website Official website
Tata(Sky (India) Channel [V] India
Channel 125
Big TV (India) Channel [V] India
Channel 3460
CBTV Sat (China) Channel [V] Mainland China Channel 502
Airtel Digital TV (India) Channel [V] India
Channel 116
Dish TV (India) Channel [V] India
Channel 129
Sun Direct TV (India) Channel [V] India
Channel 39
Skynindo (Indonesia)

Channel [V] International Channel ???

[V] Indonesia
Channel TBA
K+ (Vietnam) Channel [V] International
Channel 64
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel [V] International
Channel 272
Channel [V] Indonesia
Channel 270
TelkomVision (Indonesia)

Channel [V] International Channel 302

[V] Indonesia
Channel 300
Skywave TV (Macau) Channel [V] Mainland China Channel 44
ADD (Middle East)

Channel [V] International Channel 1706

Channel [V] India
Channel 1703
TopTV (South Africa) Channel [V] India, Channel 373
Aora TV (Indonesia) Channel [V] International
Channel 306
Channel [V] Indonesia
Channel 304
Dish Network (USA) Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 729
Channel [V] Indonesia
Channel TBA
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel [V] Thailand
Channel 84
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel [V] India
Channel 701
CET Teleport (Europe) Channel [V] India
Channel 1204
Videocon D2H (India) Channel [V] India
Channel 119
Astro (Malaysia) Channel [V] International
Channel 747 (HD) (Coming Soon)
Austar Digital (Australia) Channel [V] Australia Channel 801
Foxtel Digital (Australia) Channel [V] Australia Channel 801
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel [V] India
Channel 57
Rogers Cable (Canada) Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 821
Channel [V] Indonesia
Channel 822
Shaw Cable (Canada) Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 523
Global Cable (China) Channel [V] International Channel ???
First Media (Indonesia) Channel [V] International Channel 225
Channel [V] Indonesia
Channel 228
Macau CATV (Macau) Channel [V] International Channel 73
Channel [V] Mainland China
Channel 74
MediaNet (Maldives) Channel [V] India Channel 650
Channel [V] International
Channel 552
Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines) Channel [V] International
Channel 71
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel [V] International
Channel 46 (Analog)
Channel 69 (Digital)
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel [V] International
Channel 69 (Digital)
SPC-New World Cable TV (Philippines) Channel [V] International
Channel 54
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel [V] India Channel 132
Channel [V] International
Channel 531
Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 847
Channel [V] Mainland China
Channel 848
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel [V] Thailand
Channel 31
Hanoi Cable Television (HCaTV) (Vietnam) Channel [V] International Channel ???
Ho Chi Minh city cable television (HTVC) (Vietnam) Channel [V] International Channel 64
SCTV (Vietnam) Channel [V] International
Channel 57 (Analog)
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel [V] Philippines Channel 248
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 707
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel [V] International Channel 555
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel [V] Mainland China Channel 556
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel [V] India
Channel 796
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 557
MTNL IPTV (India) Channel [V] India
Channel 31
IndosatM2 (Indonesia) Channel [V] International Channel 150
Kylin TV (USA) Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 729
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel [V]
currently channel 61 (Changes every month)
HyppTV (Malaysia) Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 207
Channel [V] International Channel 604 (HD)
mio TV (Singapore)

Channel [V] International
Channel 352
Channel [V] Mainland China
Channel 547

Channel [V] Taiwan
Channel 549
Channel [V] India Channel 660
Streaming media
PLDT My DSL (Watchpad) (Philippines)

Channel [V] Philippines
Channel 1003

Channel [V] Indonesia
Channel 1004
M2V Mobile TV (Indonesia) Channel [V] International
Channel 0004
Channel [V] Indonesia
Channel 0014

Channel V (styled Channel [V]) is the brand name for multiple international music television networks owned by STAR TV and Fox International Channels, fully owned subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox.[1]

Channel [V] International[edit]

Channel [V] International is flagship of the Channel [V] network. It was founded after MTV Asia parted ways with the STAR TV Network. It was produced and operated from Hong Kong from 1 January 1994 until 1 January 2002, after which operations were shifted to Malaysia with some aspects still operating in Hong Kong. Since 1 January 2008, Channel [V] International has moved back to its original studio in Hong Kong, which is also the same studio of Channel V China and Taiwan.

Current Shows[edit]

  • Loop
  • The Playlist
  • VCD ( [V]CountDown )
  • Top 5
  • Double Shot
  • XO
  • VideoScope
  • [V]S
  • A.T.M (Asian Top Music)
  • The Rave
  • Morning Fix

Current VJs[edit]

Currently the channel has no VJ.[why?]

Former VJs[edit]


  • "You're In It" - 1995 to 2000
  • "Music and So Much More" - 2000 to 2008
  • "[V] Plays Music" - 2008 to Now

Channel [V] Australia[edit]

Main article: Channel V Australia

Channel [V] Australia is the Australian affiliate of Channel [V]. It is available on all major digital television providers such as Foxtel and Optus TV satellite and cable services. The channel is operated by Foxtel Management Pty Ltd (previously operated by XYZnetworks). The Channel [V] name and logo are used under license from STAR.

[V] Hits[edit]

Main article: V Hits

[V] Hits is the sister station of Channel [V] Australia, focusing more on Chart/Hit music 24/7 without TV shows. It was formally known as Club [V] until January 12, 2007, and Channel [V]2 until November 15, 2009. [V] Hits plays such countdowns as United States 22, UK 22, Top 10 Theme, iTunes Top 50 and Twin Action.

Current VJ's[edit]

  • Danny Clayton
  • Billy Russell
  • Carissa Walford
  • Marty Smiley

Former VJ's[edit]

Current Shows[edit]

  • The Riff

Channel [V] Thailand[edit]

Main article: Channel V Thailand

Channel [V] Thailand is a music channel in Thailand and is the Thai affiliate of Channel [V]. It is a joint venture between STAR TV, GMM Media and TrueVisions.[2]

Current VJ's[edit]

  • VJ Ake
  • VJ Alex
  • VJ Bank
  • VJ Bas
  • VJ Ja
  • VJ Khwan
  • VJ Louk-Ked
  • VJ Michael
  • VJ Mike
  • VJ Paula
  • VJ Pitta
  • VJ Woonsen
  • VJ Both
  • VJ Sai
  • VJ Yeepun
  • VJ Emmy
  • VJ Auu
  • VJ Baitoey
  • VJ Belle
  • VJ Fifa
  • VJ Mato
  • VJ Ink

Current Shows[edit]

  • Khon Du Pen Yai (Live)
  • I Am Siam (Live)
  • [V] Life Begins (Live)
  • [V] Japan Bravo (Live)
  • [V] 365 dance
  • [V] Boutique
  • [V] Countdown
  • [V] Covery
  • [V] News
  • [V] Play & Learn
  • [V] REDioactive
  • [V] Tunes
  • [V] Vote
  • Asian Chart
  • Asian Hero
  • Club [V]
  • Melosamosorn
  • Siam Top 20
  • The Record Shop
  • The Ticket
  • To Ma Dauy Kan
  • Zog Zag

Studio and Office[edit]

The new studio of Channel [V] Thailand is "[V] Spot", located in Siam Discovery shopping center.

Channel [V] India[edit]

Main article: Channel V India

Current Shows[edit]

Former Shows[edit]

Channel [V] Philippines[edit]

Main article: Channel V Philippines

Channel [V] Philippines is the Philippine affiliate of Channel [V]. This channel is a joint venture with STAR TV, Fox International Channels, TV Xtreme Broadcasting Company and Northern Star Productions as network providers.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Channel [V] Korea[edit]

Channel V Korea is the South Korean affiliate of Channel [V] launched on June 16, 2001. The channel is 67% owned by DoReMi Media. The channel was temporary shut down on December 31, 2008.[clarification needed]

Former Shows[edit]

  • A Li[V]e
  • Bowwow
  • Freestyle
  • Inside Cinema
  • J-Pop Zone
  • K-Pop 90's
  • Korean [V] Countdown
  • Opentalk
  • Pop Planet
  • Spirits Gayo
  • Starscope
  • Theme Music
  • Writer Talk

Channel [V] Mainland China[edit]

Channel [V] Mainland China is the Chinese affiliate of Channel [V]. It is broadcast free-to-air on AsiaSat 3S. Channel [V] switches between Simplified and Traditional Chinese with selected Channel [V] International programs airing with Chinese subtitles.

Current Shows[edit]

Current VJs[edit]

  • Nic Li

Current Channel V International VJ seen on V China[edit]

Former VJs[edit]

Channel [V] Taiwan[edit]

Channel [V] Taiwan is the Taiwanese affiliate of Channel [V]. It started operating in Taiwan in 1994. Channel V Taiwan is now reaching not only in Taiwan, but also for viewers in Singapore, Hong Kong and in Taiwanese communities in the US.[12][13] Apart from music programs, the channel also hosts animation, talk shows, and television serial programs. On September 1, 2012 it was rebranded as Fox Taiwan while Channel [V] Taiwan will still remain outside Taiwan.

Past Shows[edit]

  • Circus Action
  • Bikini Runway (無敵青春客)
  • Na Li Wu Da Kung (哪裡五打抗)
  • Mei Mei Pop Zone (美眉普普風)
  • Blackie's Teenage Club (我愛黑澀會)
  • Welcome Aliens (Welcome!外星人)
  • Lollipop! Na Li Pa (LOLLIPOP! 哪裡怕)
  • America's Next Top Model
  • Mou Fan Bang Bang Tang(模范棒棒堂)
  • I love blacklolipop (我愛黑澀棒棒堂)
  • Fashion In House (流行 in HOUSE)
  • Music Billboard Top 20 (音樂飆榜)
  • Music Billboard Top 20 Annual Awards Concert (音樂飆榜頒獎演唱會)
  • Campus park (校園四賤客)
  • Pop Zone (VJ普普風)
  • Gibar animation
  • [V] Guests ([V]接客)
  • Entertainment NP3 (娛樂NP3)


Current VJs[edit]

  • Candice Liu Rong Jia (劉容嘉)
  • Lu Jia Yi (路嘉怡)
  • Henry
  • Xiao Xiang(趙延慶)
  • Da Ya/Zhou Yi Jun (大牙/周怡君)
  • Blackie(黑人)
  • Fan Fan (范范/范瑋琪)
  • Chris (管煜正) K-Pop Star Hunt

Former VJs[edit]

Channel [V] Indonesia[edit]

Current shows[edit]

  • [V] Musik Indonesia
  • [V] Musik International
  • Chart [V] Indonesia
  • Chart [V] International
  • Pop Chart [V] Indonesia
  • Pop Chart [V] International
  • Urban Chart [V] Indonesia
  • Urban Chart [V] Interntational
  • Dance Chart [V] Indonesia
  • Dance Chart [V] International
  • [V] 100% Banget
  • [V] Karaoke Indonesia
  • [V] Karaoke International
  • [V] Playlist
  • [V] Wisata Musik
  • [V] Special
  • [V]'s
  • [V] Double Shot Indonesia
  • [V] Double Shot International

Current VJs[edit]

Channel [V] Shows[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Channel V:Feature Channel retrieved via 11-13-2010
  2. ^ STAR, TrueVisions and GMM Media Enter Strategic Alliance for CHANNEL V Thailand retrieved via
  3. ^ CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Announce the Launch of Channel V Philippines Tagalog language content block on V International set to launch with an expanded distribution for the channel on Sky Cable retrieved via 02-26-2009
  4. ^ CHANNEL V Expands Filipino Presence retrieved via 02-26-2009
  5. ^ CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Launch V Philippines retrieved via 03-02-2009
  6. ^ Channel V to speak Tagalog; taps local partner retrieved via 02-27-2009
  7. ^ Channel V to launch local content for the Philippines retrieve via 03-02-2009
  8. ^ Makisig launches Channel V Philippines retrieve via 04-16-2009
  9. ^ Channel V launch in Philippines with Local Block retrieve via 04-16-2009
  10. ^ V Philippines on Channel V Retrieved via 05-03-2009
  11. ^ Andrew Ballen's Bio, Creator of REMIX TV Series.
  12. ^ Channel V and Now TV in Hong Kong launching Channel V Taiwan Coming This May 31, 2007 retrieved via 04-31-2007
  13. ^ Channel V Taiwan Debuts Mandarin-language Music Channels in North America on KyLinTV retrieved via
  14. ^ Shiau, Hong-chi. Animating the cute, the mean and the beautiful: the production and consumption of animation: Taiwan's struggles in the age of globalization. Saarbrucken [Germany]: VDM, Verlag Dr. Muller. 2008. ISBN 3639093976

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