Manorama News

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Manorama News
Manorama News.svg
Launched 17 August 2006
Owned by Malayala Manorama
Picture format 480i
Slogan Kerala's No. 1 News Channel
Country India
Language Malayalam
Broadcast area Indian sub-continent, Middle East, Europe, North America
Headquarters Aroor, Alleppey, Kerala
Sister channel(s) Mazhavil Manorama, Mazhavil Manorama HD
Website www.manoramanews.com
Availability
Satellite
Videocon d2h Channel 637
Tata Sky
(India)
Channel 1827
Dish TV
(India)
Channel 1967
Cable
Kerala Vision Digital TV Channel 023
Asianet Digital TV Channel 122

Manorama News (also known as MM TV) is a Malayalam language news channel owned and operated by Malayala Manorama. The channel, based at Aroor Alleppey, was launched on 17 August 2006, which coincided with the Malayalam New Year.[1] The channel was launched with the assistance of media consulting company Mediaguru Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

The thirty-minute simultaneous newscast of regional news, Nattuvartha, from three regions of Kerala, viz. Malabar region, Kochi Region and Travancore region was done for the first time in the country[citation needed].

Johny Lukose is the News Director and he also anchors a programme "Nere Chove". Romy Mathew and Pramod Raman are the Coordinating Editors of the channel and heads the input and output functions respectively.

Full list of programming[edit]

  • 1:30 PM Nattuvartha
  • 2 PM News
  • 3 PM News
  • 4 PM News
  • 5 PM News
  • 5:30 PM Nattuvartha
  • 6 AM News
  • 6:30 PM Nattuvartha
  • 7 AM News
  • 7 PM News
  • 8 AM News
  • 8:30 AM Nattuvartha
  • 9 AM News
  • 10 AM News
  • 11 AM News
  • 12 Noon News
  • Choondu Viral
  • Counter Point
  • Gulf This Week
  • Janapathrika
  • Kerala Vottu Katha
  • Koddippada
  • Kuttapathram
  • Munvidhi
  • Naattu Pacha
  • Nere Chowe
  • News Tonight
  • Niyanthrana Rekha
  • Orumani Vartha
  • Parayathe Vayya
  • Pathumanivartha
  • Pularvela
  • Puthanpadam
  • Sandhya Vartha
  • Thiruva Ethirva
  • Vottuvartha

Satellite Details[edit]

  • Manorama News(South, Central & North) : Insat 4A 83°E (Frequency: 4115MHz, Symbol Rate: 7776ksps, Polarization: Horizontal)
  • Mazhavil Manorama/ Manorama News International : Intelsat 17 66°E (Frequency: 4024MHz, Symbol Rate: 14400ksps, Polarization: Horizontal)
  • Mazhavil Manorama/ Manorama News International : Eutelsat 9A 9.0°E (Frequency: 11919MHz, Symbol Rate: 27500ksps, Polarization: Vertical)

Online[edit]

  • MM TV is streamed live online.

Controversies[edit]

Shani Prabhakaran who leads Counter Point segment has been often reported at Indian Broadcasting Foundation for being controversially involved that leads to a lack of objectivity with attempts to steer discussions into slanders that shows flairs of yellow journalism.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2006/08/15/stories/2006081501660700.htm
  2. ^ When TG Mohandas exposed Shani Prabhakaran - Manorama News

External links[edit]