Geo News

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Geo News world
Geo News logo.png
Launched2005; 13 years ago (2005)[1]
NetworkGeo TV
Owned byIndependent Media Corporation
Picture format4:3/16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Audience shareUK:
0.03% (September 2015, BARB)
CountryPakistan
LanguageUrdu
Broadcast areaPakistan and Worldwide
HeadquartersKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Sister channel(s)
Websitegeo.tv
Availability
Satellite
World TV Europe (Europe)Channel 13
OSN (MENA)(Middle East)Channel 440
Sky (UK & Ireland)Channel 723
Dish Network (US)Channel 681
Indovision (Indonesia)Channel 309
Cable
Southern Networks (Pakistan)Channel 9
UCSChannel 52
Cablelink (Philippines)Channel 109
SkyCable (Philippines)Channel 28
IPTV
World on Demand (Japan)Channel 116
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)Channel 03
Freebox TV (France)Channel 602
NeufBox TV (France)Channel 630
TV Desi (Canada)Channel 158
Streaming media
Geo News LiveWatch Live
Geo News Live Stream 2Watch Live

Geo News is a private Pakistani TV news channel, owned and opreated by Independent Media Corporation, the parent company which also owns the Jang Group of Newspapers.[2]

History[edit]

Geo Television Network started out with its flagship channel Geo TV in April 2018 but has since launched several other channels which include the following: GEO TV Entertainment, GEO News, GEO Kahani, GEO Super (Sports) and GEO Tez (Comedy).[2]

Ban[edit]

On 7 June 2014, Geo News was banned by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), a government media watchdog agency, with 15 days ban and a fine of PKR 10 million. Government of Pakistan accused Geo News of defaming and maligning (PEMRA).[3]

Talk Show Hosts[edit]

News Analyists[edit]

Programmes[edit]

Former Programming[edit]

  • Geo Shaan Say
  • Geo Ajooba
  • Geo Dost
  • Geomentary
  • Geo F.I.R
  • Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Saath
  • 50 Minutes
  • Awam Ki Adalaat
  • Aik Din Geo Ke Saath
  • Wasu Aur Mein
  • Jawab Deyh
  • Newsroom
  • The Sportsman Show
  • Crisis Cell
  • Choraha
  • Jugnu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blurred vision: Where is Pakistani television headed? - The Express Tribune". 5 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Geo TV Network". DAWN.com newspaper. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.dawn.com/news/1114066, PEMRA suspends Geo News, Dawn (Pakistan), Published 21 June 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2016

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