Media Prima

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Media Prima Berhad
Public
Industry Mass Media
Founded 23 September 2003
Headquarters Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Key people
Revenue Increase RM 1.40 billion
Increase RM 137.08 million
Number of employees
5,000 (December 2015)
Divisions TV3, NTV7, 8TV, TV9, Hot FM, Fly FM, One FM, Kool FM, New Straits Times Press, Primeworks Studios], Big Tree Outdoor, Media Prima Digital
Website www.mediaprima.com.my

Media Prima Berhad ("Media Prima") is a fully integrated media company in Malaysia that has equity interests on television stations, newspapers, radio stations, and digital media.

Television stations in which it has an interest include TV3, 8TV, ntv7 and TV9. Media Prima owns 98 percent of The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad (NSTP), which publishes New Straits Times, BH and Harian Metro. Radio stations include Fly FM, Hot FM, one FM and Kool FM. The group also owns the production company Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd, which produces television and film content, and a group of outdoor advertising companies. Through its subsidiary Media Prima CJ O Shopping Sdn. Bhd, it operates a home shopping business, CJ WOW SHOP.

Owned and operated networks[edit]

Television[edit]

Name Network Subsidiary Holding Company Launch date Channel (KL) Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Runtime Formerly known as Languages
TV3 Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad (1984-06-01) 1 June 1984 (age 32) 12 VHF
29 UHF
24/7 MST 24 hours Malay
English
Chinese (Movies only)
NTV7 Natseven TV Sendirian Berhad (1998-04-07) 7 April 1998 (age 18) 7 VHF
37 UHF
06:00-01:00 MST. 17.5 hours Malay
English
Chinese
8TV Metropolitan TV Sendirian Berhad (2004-01-08) 8 January 2004 (age 12) 27 UHF 06:00-01:45 MST. 19-hours MetroVision (Channel 8/TV4)
(1 July 1995 – 1 November 1999)
English
Chinese
Malay (some shows)
TV9 Ch-9 Media Sendirian Berhad (2006-04-22) 22 April 2006 (age 10) 33 UHF 06:00-00:00 MST. 17.5 hours Channel 9
(9 September 2003 – 3 February 2005)
Malay
English

Print[edit]

Radio[edit]

Production and Distribution[edit]

  • Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd
    • Grand Brilliance

Out-of-Home Advertising[edit]

  • Big Tree Outdoor Sdn Bhd
    • Kurnia Sdn Bhd
    • UPD Sdn Bhd
    • The Right Channel Sdn Bhd

Digital[edit]

  • Media Prima Digital
    • Media Prima Labs
  • Laureate Group Sdn Bhd (acquired in 2015)

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