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TNL Tv Logo.jpg
Launched21 June 1993; 27 years ago (1993-06-21)
Owned byTelshan Network (PVT)Ltd.
SloganWe're Worth Watching
CountrySri Lanka
LanguageEnglish, Sinhala
Broadcast areaSri Lanka
AffiliatesNo affiliations
Headquarters7B Tower Building, 25 Station Road, Colombo 04
UHF (Badulla)Channel 21
UHF (Avissawella)Channel 26
UHF (Bambalapitiya)Channel 21
UHF (Hantana)Channel 26
UHF (Piliyandala)Channel 3
UHF (Karagahatenna)Channel 11
UHF (Gongala)Channel 26
UHF (Nuwara Eliya)Channel 4
UHF (Ratnapura)Channel 26
UHF (Polgahawela)Channel 3
Channel 11(sealed by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka )
TV Lanka Digital TVChannel 4
Dialog TVChannel 11
Dish TV Channel 2511
Ask Cable VisionChannel 7
PEO TVChannel 13
Streaming media
Mobile AppTNL Tv Mobile App

TNL TV is an English and Sinhala-language television station in Sri Lanka, owned by Telshan Network. Launched in 1993, TNL TV was one of Sri Lanka's first privately owned television channels. Shan Wickremesinghe, the chairman of Telshan Network, is the brother of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The first television broadcast dedicated for teledramas, CTV began telecast from February 1, 2008 from 10 am to 1 pm on weekdays and from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday.[1]


TNL TV is available on free-to-air analog terrestrial transmission via:

  • UHF channel 21 in the Badulla area
  • UHF channel 21 in the Bambalapitiya area
  • UHF channel 26 in the Hantana area
  • UHF channel 3 in the Piliyandala area
  • UHF channel 11 in the Karagatenna area (sealed by telecommunications regulatory commission of Sri Lanka)
  • UHF channel 26 in the Gongala area
  • UHF channel 4 in the Nuwara Eliya area
  • UHF channel 26 in the Ratnapura area
  • UHF channel 26 in the Avissawella area

TNL TV is available via the app store.

TNL TV is available via satellite on Dialog TV (channel 11) and Dish TV (channel 2511). It is also available on Lanka Broadband Networks cable TV and PEO TV IPTV (channel 13).[2]

Cricket broadcasting[edit]

The first hosted broadcast was for the 2016 Asia Cup tournament from 24 February, 2016 to 6 March, 2016.


  1. ^ "CTV Promotes teledramas". Sunday Times. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Telshan Networks". Retrieved 2018-08-14.

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