India Today (TV channel)

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India Today
India Today TV Channel logo.jpg
India Today logo
Launched 7 April 2003
Owned by Living Media
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Audience share 314,000 (November 2016, [1])
Country India
Language English
Broadcast area India
Headquarters Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India[2]
Formerly called Headlines Today
Sister channel(s) Aaj Tak, Delhi Aaj Tak
Website indiatoday.intoday.in
Availability
Cable
Asianet Digital (India) Channel 424

India Today is a 24-hour English language television network based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh that carries news, current affairs and business programming in India. The channel is owned by TV Today Network Ltd, which is a part of Living Media. According to BARC, India Today Television has the fourth-highest rating among all English news channels in India.[3]

Launch[edit]

The channel was launched in 2003 as a sister channel of the Hindi Aaj Tak news channel. It is one of the four news channels from the TV Today Network stable, the others being Aaj Tak, Tez and Delhi Aaj Tak. Alok Verma was brought in as the Executive Producer to successfully launch TV Today group's foray into the English news channel category.[4][5]

Programming[edit]

India Today has many extra-news programmes such as Wheel Spin, EQ, The Big Ticket, Grand Stand and Sports Today.

It is known for its sensational coverage of news, like other news channels in India.

Personalities[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards 2015[6]

Media Watch[edit]

Media watchers flagged the channel for unethical use of footage in September 2015.[7] and sexist content [8]

See also[edit]

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