GTV (Indonesian TV network)

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TypeTelevision network
Broadcast areaIndonesia
AffiliatesMTV (2002–2012)
VH1 (2003–2005)
Nickelodeon (2006–present)
Nick Jr. (2009–present)
HeadquartersMNC Studios, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta
Picture format1080i HDTV 16:9
(downscaled to 576i 16:9 for the SDTV feed)
ParentGlobal Mediacom (MNC Corporation)
Key peopleHary Tanoesoedibjo
Sister channels
Founded22 March 1999 (1999-03-22)
Launched8 October 2001 (2001-10-08) (trial broadcast)
8 October 2002; 19 years ago (2002-10-08) (official broadcast as Global TV, stylized as tvG in first four years)
FounderNasir Tamara (Indonesian Association of Muslim Intellectuals)
Former namesGlobal TV (2002–2017)
TVG (2002–2006, logo)
AnalogCheck local frequencies
Streaming media
RCTI+Watch live (Indonesia only)
Vision+Watch live (Subscription required, Indonesia only)
MIVOWatch live

GTV (previously known as Global TV) is an Indonesian free-to-air television network. It was launched on 8 October 2002. The station airs reality and game shows, along with Nickelodeon animation series making up its programming schedule. It is owned by Media Nusantara Citra (MNC), which also owns RCTI, MNCTV and iNews.


First Global TV logo, known as TVG, used from 8 October 2001 to 13 October 2006

Global TV was originally established on 22 March 1999 by joint-venture of formerly government-backed Islamic association ICMI and The International Islamic Forum for Science, Technology and Human Resource (IIFTIHAR) under the company name PT Global Investasi Bermutu.[1] The station was intended for Islamic dawah, as well as education, technology and human development programming - it would become the first Islamic-oriented of its kind in Indonesia (the first Islamic-oriented television station later hold by Bandung-based local station MQTV in 2006[citation needed]). Global TV obtained a broadcast license on 25 October 1999 on Habibie administration. However, before the station launched Bimantara Citra (predecessor of MNC) was acquired Global TV ownership shares in 2001 and changed the company's name to PT Global Informasi Bermutu and thus replacing SCTV as RCTI's new sister channel.

Global TV began airing on 8 October 2001, on 7 March 2002, Global TV and MTV began partnership to broadcasting MTV Indonesia, with programs such as MTV Most Wanted, MTV Land, and MTV Ampuh, Global TV broadcasts 15 hours transmission programs from 09:00 to 24:00 WIB on same day, on 1 October 2002, the block was expanded broadcasts into 17 hours transmission programs from 07:00 to 24:00 WIB. On 8 October 2002, Global TV started and commenced 24-hours around the clock transmission broadcasts and remained sole MTV broadcaster after the station's official inauguration.

After three years as an MTV Indonesia broadcaster, on 15 January 2005, Global TV began producing its own television programs for its 12-hour broadcast. On the same day, it expanded its coverage area to 18 cities in Indonesia and launch new slogan "Seru!".

Fourth and last Global TV logo, used from 28 March 2012 to 11 October 2017.

On 11 October 2017, Global TV was re-branded as GTV for its 15th anniversary, the name GTV already use as social media initial username since 2011.

Since November 2017 after the re-branding, GTV not aired any sporting events until 2019.

GTV began broadcasting the E-Sport tournaments/contests (including talent searching show)/events in 2019.[2]



  • Agung Hardiansyah (former Indosiar anchor)
  • Fanni Imaniar (former tvOne and CNN Indonesia anchor, also a presenter at iNews)
  • Herjuno Syaputra
  • Irma Meida
  • Prisca Papilaya
  • Renie Arumsari
  • Shabrina Hasilah



Global TV

  • 2002-2005: Nongkrong Terus di MTV (Keep Hanging Out on MTV) (along with MTV Indonesia)
  • 2005-2006: Millions of Entertainment
  • 2005-2008, 2011-2017: Global TV Seru! (Global TV is Exciting!)
  • 2008-2011: Untuk Keluarga Indonesia (For Indonesian Families)
  • 2011-2013: 100% Seru! (100% Exciting!)


  • 2017–present: Pilihan Terbaik Keluarga Indonesia (Indonesian Families' Best Choice)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Re: [tv-islam] Ada yang Tahu Kenapa Global TV Gagal?". Retrieved 2020-06-04.
  2. ^ "GTV Tayangkan Kick-off Piala Presiden Esports 2019 IESPL". IESPL. 2019-01-30. Archived from the original on 2019-08-03. Retrieved 2019-03-08.

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