Apna Channel

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Launched October 14, 2004
Network APNA TV Network
Picture format 4:3/16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Country Pakistan, India
Language Punjabi
Broadcast area South Asia, Middle East, Europe
Headquarters 12 - Mezzanine Floor, West Point Tower, Phase-II Extension, D.H.A, Karachi, Pakistan
Sister channel(s) APNA News
Kook TV
Jalwa Tv
Website Official website
Thaicom 5 at 78.5 degrees East Frequency - 3960 Mhz

APNA Channel (Punjabi: اپنا چینل, ਆਪਣਾ ਚੈਨਲ) is a Punjabi language satellite television channel broadcasting from Pakistan.[1] It was launched on 14 October 2004 and broadcasts entertainment programs in Punjabi. It also broadcasts English-language programs dubbed in Punjabi. APNA Channel is part of the APNA TV Network which also include the news channel APNA News and the Seraiki-language channel Kook TV.[1][2]


The major target viewership of APNA Channel include Pakistan as Punjabi language is spoken and understood by much of the population of Punjab. It is also understood in large portions of Sindh, Pothohar, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwah; in regions where languages very similar to it or its dialects are spoken (such as Hindko, Pothohari (Panjistani) Seraiki (Multani)). The Channel is also targeting the Punjabi speaking communities from the South Asia, settled in Europe, Middle East, the Persian Gulf region, Far east, Africa and Australia. APNA TV has many viewers across Pakistan and across Punjabi speaking areas of India such as Punjab, Delhi, Northern Haryana, Northern Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh & large part of Jammu & Kashmir.[1]


APNA Channel is available on satellite via Thaicom 5 as well as from cable TV operators all around Pakistan. APNA Channel is also available on PTCL Smart IPTV.[3]


The channel's mission is to become a channel of happenings and events narrowing rural and urban gap in the society.[3]

Current programs[edit]

The current programs on APNA Channel include:[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c http://hamariweb.com/pakistan-tv-channels/apna_tv_live.aspx, Profile of 'Apna Channel' TV on hamariweb.com website, Retrieved 16 Dec 2016
  2. ^ http://apna.tv.com.pk/, Profile of Apna Channel on tv.com.pk website, Retrieved 17 Dec 2016
  3. ^ a b "Apna TV Network". Retrieved 17 Dec 2016. 
  4. ^ http://apna.tv/program-guide/, Apna Channel, Program Guide, Retrieved 17 Dec 2016

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