Persian Broadcasting Company

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TAPESH/Persian Broadcasting Company
(PBC)
Type broadcast television network
Country United States
Availability United States, Canada, Iran, Middle East, Australia
Headquarters Los Angeles, California
Owner Masoud Jamali, Alireza Amirghassemi
Key people
Masoud Jamali, Alireza Amirghassemi
Launch date
October 1989 (1989-10)

Persian Broadcasting Company also known as Tapesh (Persian: تپش; meaning heartbeat) is a Persian television company in the United States, founded by Masoud Jamali and Persian TV personality Alireza Amirghassemi, consisting of two channels, Tapesh and T2, a magazine, and a record company.

Tapesh TV Network is currently the most watched Persian-language television network with more than 2.5 million viewers in North America and more than 65 million around the world. Programming consists of news and talk shows as well as soaps, music concerts, sitcoms, movies, variety shows, sports, entertainment, mini-series, drama, music videos, red carpet events and children's programs.

Tapesh TV Network also serves as one of the largest and highest rated bi-lingual television stations in the world, offers the latest in entertainment news as well as exclusive coverage of world news, movies, celebrities, music, fashion, sports, and much more, and has been covering Hollywood red carpets and major celebrity events. It is broadcast in North America, Europe, North Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Far East, and the Middle East, and is the only Persian channel in New Zealand and Australia. Statistic shows that Tapesh TV Network is the most watched Persian TV on Internet among its competitions with a ratio of 7 to 1.

The company's world headquarters and production facilities are located in Los Angeles, California with satellite offices in New York, Vancouver, London, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Sydney.

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