Media Prima

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Media Prima Berhad
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

Media Prima Berhad ("Media Prima") is a fully integrated media company in Malaysia that has equity interests on television stations, newspapers, radio stations, content creation 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 under its out-of-home platform. Through its subsidiary Media Prima CJ O Shopping Sdn. Bhd, it operates a home shopping business, CJ WOW SHOP.

Owned and operated networks[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 (occasionally)
Indonesian (Sinetrons and Indonesian movies only)
Chinese (Movies only)
NTV7 Natseven TV Sendirian Berhad (1998-04-07) 7 April 1998 (age 18) 7 VHF
37 UHF
06:00-02:30 MST. 20 hours 30 minutes Malay
8TV Metropolitan TV Sendirian Berhad (2004-01-08) 8 January 2004 (age 13) 27 UHF 06:00-01:45 MST. 19 hours 45 minutes MetroVision (Channel 8/TV4)
(1 July 1995 – 1 November 1999)
English (slot greatly reduced in 2016)
Malay (some shows, formerly)
TV9 Ch-9 Media Sendirian Berhad (2006-04-22) 22 April 2006 (age 10) 33 UHF 06:00-01:30 MST. 19 hours 30 minutes Channel 9
(9 September 2003 – 3 February 2005)
English (occasionally)
Indonesian (Sinetrons and Indonesian movies only)



Production and Distribution[edit]

Out-of-Home Advertising[edit]

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


  • Media Prima Digital
    • Media Prima Labs


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