Channel Eye logo
|Network||Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation|
|Owned by||Government of Sri Lanka|
|Picture format||576i 4:3 (SDTV)|
|Slogan||"World Through Eye"|
|Broadcast area||Sri Lanka|
|Headquarters||Independence Square, Baudhaloka Road, Colombo 07|
|Formerly called||Rupavahini 2 (prior to 2000)|
|UHF (Rajagiriya)||Channel 57|
|UHF (Badulla)||Channel 57|
|UHF (Hanthana)||Channel 30|
|VHF (Kokavil)||Channel 08|
|Dialog TV||Channel 03|
|Dish TV Sri Lanka||Channel 2572|
|Ask Cable Vision||26|
Channel Eye is a Sri Lankan youth and sports channel operated by the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation.
The channel began broadcasting in April 1999 as Rupavahini 2. In August 2000, it became Channel Eye, with Eye coming from the three pillars of the channel: Education, Youth and Entertainment. The founder of Channel Eye is Mr. Piyadasa Ratnasinghe.
The channel airs a wide range of original productions and sporting events. In the first years of Channel Eye, it telecasted documentaries of Discovery Channel. Until 2008, Tamil programming aired under the Channel Eye brand, which eventually gave way to Nethra TV.
Channel Eye programming: News and Current Affairs
- Rupavahini News (English edition)
- Press review (English and Tamil)
- Rise and Shine
- Café Classics
- Battle of the Bands Sri Lanka
- Eye Shuffle
The channel also airs documentaries from various sources, usually old documentaries from the BBC or the Discovery Channel or from Canal France Internationale, of which the SLRC is a member.
Channel Eye is telecasting sport programs of both international and local, mainly the cricket and local motor car racing. The channel also became the official TV broadcaster of Cricket World Cup tournaments in [ 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015. Channel also broadcast 2007, 2009, 2010 ICC World Twenty20 tournaments.
- "Founder Of Channel Eye Is Mr Piyadasa Ratnasinghe !". ජාතික රූපවාහිනිය - Sri Lanka Rupavahini (TV) Corporation on Facebook.
- "Local Terrestrial TV Broadcast Rights to Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation | Sri Lanka Cricket". www.srilankacricket.lk. Retrieved 2017-07-10.
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