Geo Entertainment

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Geo Entertainment
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Live every moment
Launched1 October 2002; 16 years ago (2002-10-01)
NetworkGeo Television Network
SloganHar Pal Geo!
CountryPakistan
LanguageUrdu
HeadquartersKarachi
Sister channel(s)
Websiteharpalgeo.tv
Availability
IPTV
PTCL Smart TV32
Streaming media

Geo Entertainment or Geo Drama is a Pakistani entertainment television channel owned by Geo Television Network was established in May 2002.[1] Its test transmission started on 14 August 2002 on the PAS 10 digital satellite whereas on 1 October 2002[2] the regular transmission of Geo Entertainment was started.

Programming[edit]

Controversy[edit]

In May 2014, Geo Entertainment[3] was banned by PEMRA[4]for airing blasphemous content in its morning show Utho Jago Pakistan.[5][6][7] Protest was also done in Lahore as people said it is an unlawful ban.[8] While on other hand countrywide protest was done against Geo for airing controversial content.[9][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geo TV Network". DAWN.com. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Blurred vision: Where is Pakistani television headed?". The Express Tribune. Gulraiz Khan. 5 May 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Pemra suspends Geo Entertainment, ARY News licenses". DAWN.com. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  4. ^ "PEMRA serves notice on Geo for controversial content". Daily Times. 16 May 2014. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  5. ^ Humaima (16 May 2014). "Another Show Cause Notice for GEO TV for Airing Blasphemous Content". Pakistan Tribune. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  6. ^ Mohammad Ashraf (16 May 2014). "Pakistan's Geo TV under fire for 'blasphemy'". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  7. ^ "Demos held against Geo TV". The News. 17 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Protests against unlawful ban on Geo TV go on". The News. 29 May 2014. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  9. ^ "Countrywide protests against Geo for airing 'blasphemous' content". Daily Times. 17 May 2014. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  10. ^ Ahmad Naveed (17 May 2014). "Massive Protests against Geo TV for Airing Blasphemous Content". Pakistan Tribune. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  11. ^ "Countrywide protests against Geo". Pakistan Today. Retrieved 31 May 2014.

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