|Launched||15 March 2000|
|Owned by||Zee Entertainment Enterprises|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Sister channel(s)||Zee Studio and Zee TV|
|Big TV||Channel 254|
|Videocon d2h||Channel 655|
|Sun Direct||Channel 260|
|Tata Sky||Channel 207|
|Airtel digital TV||Channel 137|
|Dish TV||Channel 450|
|Hathway Digital Cable||Channel 30|
Zee Café is an Indian cable and satellite television channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises. It was launched on 15 March 2000 as Zee English and known for general entertainment channel (GEC). On March 27, 2005, it was renamed Zee Café. Zee Café has focused on sourcing the international content.
The channel airs dramas, sitcoms, reality shows and variety shows.
- Brothers and Sisters
- Covert Affairs
- Love Bites
- Private Practice
- The Mentalist
- Grey's Anatomy
- The Carrie Diaries
- America's Funniest Home Videos
- The Dr. Oz Show
- The Real Housewives of New Jersey
- Just for Laughs: Gags
Zee Café launched on Sky in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 15 July 2010. The channel originally served as Zee's network hybrid channel, which used to broadcast shows from a number of its existing channels in India. On 11 September 2012, it was repositioned as a classics channel, airing re-runs of old Zee TV programming, covering cookery, dramas, horror and mythology. At the same time the channel became free-to-air. On 10 June 2013, the British version of Zee Café closed and was replaced by Lamhe, another free-to-air classics channel from Zee.
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- "Lamhe replaces ZEE Cafe in UK". BizAsia. 10 June 2013.