Lists of television channels in India

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There are currently 872 permitted private satellite television channels in India as of September 2018.[1] Tamil-language television channel Sun TV has the highest viewership as per the BARC India report. Numerous regional channels are also available throughout India, often distributed according to languages.


By video technology[edit]

By language[edit]

By category[edit]

Top ten television channels in India[edit]

This is a list of top ten television channels in India as per BARC ratings.[2]

Rank Channel name Language
1 Sun TV Tamil
2 Zee Anmol Hindi
3 Star Maa Telugu
4 STAR Utsav Hindi
5 STAR Plus Hindi
6 Star Bharat Hindi
7 Zee Tv Hindi
8 Sony Wah Hindi
9 Sony Entertainment Television Hindi
10 Sony Max Hindi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Permitted Private Satellite TV Channels". Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Top ten Channels". BARC India=Week 41: Saturday,6th October 2018 to Friday,12th October 2018.