HipTV

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HipTV
HipTV logo.png
HipTV logo
Launched July 2007 (2007-07)
Owned by Ayo Animashaun
Slogan A break from the norm
Country Nigeria
Language English
Broadcast area West Africa
Availability
Terrestrial
Available on most TV stations Check local listings for schedule
Cable
DSTV 324

HipTV is a Nigerian basic cable television channel owned by Ayo Animashaun.[1][2] The channel is the sole channel with broadcasting rights to The Headies. Headquartered in Ikeja, Lagos State, HipTV's features are centred majorly on entertainment ranging from latest music videos, entertainment news and lifestyle.[3]

History[edit]

HipTV was launched in July 2007 by Ayo Animashaun as a broadcast platform for Hip Hop World Magazine but has since risen to become a music and entertainment channel.

On November 5, 2013, HipTV was launched on Multichoice's DSTV as a 24-hour channel with a target audience from over 40 countries in Africa.[4][5]

Programming[edit]

  • Top Entertainment News
  • Trending
  • Street Vibes
  • Lyrcis On The Go
  • Hip TV Special
  • Top Notch

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abimboye, Micheal (20 October 2013). "EXCLUSIVE (INTERVIEW): Why HipTV is going on Cable TV- Ayo Animashaun". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Atisele, Kenneth (6 November 2015). "'I started HipTv with a lot of anger and passion 8 years ago' – Ayo Animashaun". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Adebola, Abiodun (24 September 2014). "NET EXTRA: Hip TV celebrates 324 days". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Abimboye, Micheal (5 September 2013). "Hip TV, now a 24-hour channel on DSTV". Premium Times. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Abimboye, Micheal (6 November 2013). "Spice TV, HipTV launch same day on DSTV". Premium Times. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 

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