Channel V

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Channel V
Channel V Logo.svg
Launched15 September 1991 (as MTV)
23 May 1994 (as Channel V)
Owned by Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
SloganV, don't regret
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
Formerly called MTV (1991-1994)
5 Network (Myanmar)Channel 17
CBTV Sat (China)Channel 502 (Chinese feed)
K+ (Vietnam)Channel 64
MNC Vision (Indonesia)Channel 272
TransVision (Indonesia)Channel 550
SKYNET (Myanmar)Asia
Channel 54 (SD)
Cignal (Philippines)Channel 150 (SD)
(Middle East & North Africa)
Channel 112 (HD)
Austar (Australia)Channel 801
Foxtel (Australia)Channel 801
Macau Cable TV (Macau)Channel 73
Channel 74
Channel 75
MediaNet (Maldives)Channel 552
Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines)Channel 71
SPC-New World Cable TV (Philippines)Channel 54
Hanoi Cable Television (Vietnam)Channel 27
HTVC (Vietnam)Channel 64
Now TV (Hong Kong)Channel 534
Singtel TV (Singapore)Channel 352
Channel 547

Channel V (styled Channel [V]) is a Southeast Asian pay television network owned by Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. It was launched by what was back then Star TV to replace MTV's original Asian operation.



Southeast Asia

Channel V Asia is the flagship of the Channel V network. It was founded after MTV Asia parted ways with the Star TV Network.[ citation needed ] It was produced and operated from Hong Kong from January 1994 until January 2002, after which operations and studios were shifted to Malaysia with some aspects still operating in Hong Kong.[ citation needed ] Since 1 January 2008, Channel V International has moved back to its original studio in Hong Kong, which is also the same studio of Channel V China and Taiwan.[ citation needed ]

Former VJs


It is operated by Star India. On 1 July 2015, the channel discontinued its musical programming and started focusing on original content through fiction dailies and studio formats that address teenage issues. [1] On 30 June 2016, stopped airing original programming. On 1 August, it rebranded its graphical package. [1] Later,it discontinued operations in 15 September 2018.


Channel [V] ceased broadcasting in Australia on 26 February 2016, as it merged with [V] Hits.

V Hits

V Hits is the sister station of Channel V Australia, focusing more on hit music-only programming. It was formerly known as Club V until 12 January 2007, and Channel V 2 until 15 November 2009.

Former VJs


It is a joint venture between Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific, GMM Media and TrueVisions. [2]

Former VJs


It is a joint venture between Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific, Fox International Channels, TV Xtreme Broadcasting Company and Northern Star Productions as network providers. [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Mainland China

Fox International Channels Asia Pacific sold certain Mandarin language entertainment television channels that target Mainland China, including Channel V Mainland China, to China Media Capital. As a result, Channel V Mainland China is a part of Star China Media as of 2014. It is broadcast free-to-air on AsiaSat 7. [11] Channel V switches between Simplified and Traditional Chinese with selected Channel V International programs airing with Chinese subtitles. It is the only feed that is available free-to-air.


It started operating in Taiwan in 1994. On 1 September 2012 it was rebranded as Fox Taiwan, while Channel V Taiwan still operated overseas. On 15 July 2018, Channel V Taiwan was officially shutdown.


Current VJs

Former VJs


See also


  1. 1 2 "All about Channel V's new logo and shows". 2 August 2016.
  2. STAR, TrueVisions and GMM Media Enter Strategic Alliance for CHANNEL V Thailand Archived 24 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine retrieved via
  3. CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Announce the Launch of Channel V Philippines Tagalog language content block on V International set to launch with an expanded distribution for the channel on Sky Cable Archived 4 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine retrieved via 02-26-2009
  4. CHANNEL V Expands Filipino Presence retrieved via 02-26-2009
  5. CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Launch V Philippines Archived 6 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine retrieved via 03-02-2009
  6. Channel V to speak Tagalog; taps local partner retrieved via 02-27-2009
  7. Channel V to launch local content for the Philippines retrieve via 03-02-2009
  8. Makisig launches Channel V Philippines retrieve via 04-16-2009
  9. Channel V launch in Philippines with Local Block retrieve via 04-16-2009
  10. V Philippines on Channel V Retrieved via 05-03-2009
  11. "Channel V China - LyngSat". Retrieved 2018-01-30.