Channel V

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This article is about the music TV channel. For the Quebec TV network, see V (TV network).
The correct title of this article is Channel [V]. The substitution or omission of any < > [ ] { } is because of technical restrictions.
Channel V
Channel V
Launched May 23, 1994
Owned by STAR TV
Fox International Channels
(fully owned companies of 21st Century Fox)
Picture format 480i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan V Plays Music
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 109
Big TV (India) Channel V India
Channel 221
CBTV Sat (China) Channel V Mainland China Channel 502
Airtel Digital TV (India) Channel V India
Channel 118
Dish TV (India) Channel V India
Channel 129
Sun Direct TV (India) Channel V India
Channel 328
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
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
GMMZ Thailand

Channel V International Channel 342 (HD)

Channel V Thailand Channel 392 (SD)
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel V India
Channel 404
CET Teleport (Europe) Channel V India
Channel 1204
Videocon D2H (India) Channel V India
Channel 119
(Middle East & North Africa)
Channel V International
Channel 112 (HD) [1]
Austar Digital (Australia) Channel V Australia Channel 801
Foxtel Digital (Australia) Channel V Australia Channel 801
UCS (Bangladesh) Channel V India
Channel 57
Hathway (India) Channel V India
Channel 7
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)
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) Channel V Taiwan
Channel 707
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel V International
Channel 534
Channel V Mainland China
Channel 165
Channel V Taiwan
Channel 166
Channel V India
Channel 796
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 the 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. It was branded by Martin Lambie-Nairn. 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.

Former VJs[edit]

Channel V India[edit]

Channel V India is the Indian affiliate of Channel V. On July 1, 2012, the channel discontinued music programming and started focussing on original content through fiction dailies and studio formats that address youth issues.

Current shows[edit]

Former shows[edit]

Channel V Australia[edit]

Main article: Channel V Australia

Channel V Australia is the Australian affiliate of Channel V

V Hits[edit]

Main article: V Hits

V Hits is the sister station of Channel V Australia, focusing more on Chart/Hit music without TV shows. It was formally known as Club V until January 12, 2007, and Channel V2 until November 15, 2009

Former VJ's[edit]

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]

Paula Taylor is a VJ on the channel.

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.

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 Channel V International VJ[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. On September 1, 2012 it was rebranded as Fox Taiwan while Channel V Taiwan will still remain outside Taiwan.


Current VJs[edit]

Former VJs[edit]

Channel V Indonesia[edit]

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

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