SAB TV

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SAB TV
Sony SAB (TV).png
Launched April 23, 1999 (18 years ago)
Owned by Sony Pictures Networks India
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Audience share India:
63% (September 2015 (2015-09), BARC)
Slogan Hindi: हंसते रहो इंडिया, Haste Raho India (India keep on laughing)
Country India
Language Hindi
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra
Sister channel(s) Sony TV
Sony MAX
Sony MAX 2
Sony ROX HD
Sony LIV
Sony SIX
Sony Mix
Sony AATH
AXN India
Sony Le PLEX
Animax
Sony BBC Earth
Sony PIX
Sony ESPN
SONY TEN 1
SONY TEN 2
SONY TEN 3
SONY TEN Golf HD
SONY TEN 1 HD
Sony PIX HD
Sony SIX HD
Sony ESPN HD
AXN HD
Sony TV HD
Sony SAB HD
Sony Wah
Sony Pal
Sony MAX HD
Sony Yay
Website www.sabtv.com
Availability
Satellite
Airtel digital TV (India) Channel 126 (SD)
Channel 127 (HD)
Big TV (India) Channel 210 (SD)
Dish TV (India) Channel 107 (SD)
Channel 106 (HD)
Tata Sky (India) Channel 134 (SD)
Channel 132 (HD)
Sun Direct (India) Channel 320 (SD)
Sky (UK & Ireland) Channel 810 (SD)
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 110 (SD)
Channel 905 (HD)
Dish Network (USA) Channel 701
OSN (Middle East
& North Africa)
Channel 281 (SD)
Starsat(Sub-Saharan Africa) Channel 509 (SD)
Cable
In Digital (India) Channel 105 (SD)
Siti Cable (Kolkata) Channel 116 (SD)
Channel 26 (HD)
GTPL (India) Channel 07 (SD)
Virgin Media (UK) Channel 807 (SD)
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 163 (SD)
Channel 164 (SAB TV on Demand)
Manthan Digital (India) Channel 507 (SD)
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 522 (SD)
Den Cable (India) Channel 108
IPTV
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 774
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 648
My.T (Mauritius) Channel 38
HyppTV (Malaysia) Channel 311
Streaming media
TVPlayer Watch live (UK only)
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (UK only)

SAB TV, or Sony SAB, owned by Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. is one of the most popular Indian Hindi Entertainment Channels specializing in comedy shows and light hearted soap operas. SAB TV HD launched on Monday, 5 September, 2016 on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.[1][2] The channel rebranded on the 13 June 2017 at 8:46 PM to unveil a new look and new shows.

History[edit]

SAB TV was launched by Sri Adhikari Brothers on April 23, 1999. At first it was a Hindi language General Entertainment channel. Sony Pictures Networks took over this channel in March 2005[3][4] and it became a Hindi language youth channel.[citation needed] In 2008, this channel returned to being a Hindi language General Entertainment Channel.[citation needed]

SAB TV HD was launched on 5 September 2016 on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. SAB TV HD is available on most of Cable & DTH service across India.[1]

International channels[edit]

SAB TV has two dedicated channels in Canada and Asia.

  • ATN SAB TV :- Canadian category B Hindi Language TV channel in Canada owned by Asian Television Networks (ATN).This channel telecast original programs from SAB TV as well as from Canadian channels.
  • Sony SAB TV Asia :- A Free to Air (FTA) channel for Asian versions of SAB TV's broadcasts.

Family entertainment[edit]

SAB TV always highlights on Family Entertainment.This channel telecast its shows on evening to night time because in the mentioned time all the member of family gather together after their days work and they can enjoy SAB TV's shows and also they can spend some times together in their busy lifestyle.

Programming[edit]

SAB TV broadcast several programs including Fantasy, Comedy show, Drama show, Thriller,Love Story,Silent Comedy etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SAB HD to launch on 5 September". TelevisionPost.com. Retrieved 2017-07-24. 
  2. ^ "SAB TV aims to change female-male skew with HD launch | Indian Television Dot Com". Indiantelevision.com. 2016-09-02. Retrieved 2017-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Adhikaris sell SAB TV brand to Sony for $13 m". The Financial Express (India). 14 March 2005. 
  4. ^ indiantelevision.com Team (11 May 2005). "Smart Buy: Making of the Sony-Sab deal". Indiantelevision Dot Com. 

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