Hum TV

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Hum TV
Hum TV 2013.png
Hum TV logo since January 2013.
Country Pakistan
Broadcast area Asia
Middle East
Canada
Headquarters Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Programming
Language(s) English Urdu
Picture format 4:3 480p (2005-2018)
16:9 1080p, HDTV (2018-present)
2160p, 4KTV (2018-present)
Ownership
Owner Hum Network Limited
Key people Sultana Siddiqui (President)
Sister channels Style 360
Hum Masala
Hum Sitaray
Hum News
Hum Europe
Hum Pashto
History
Launched17 January 2005;16 years ago (2005-01-17)
Links
Website www.hum.tv www.youtube.com/user/HUMTVOST
Availability
Satellite
Sky (UK & Ireland)Hum Europe 761
Hum News 782
Hum Masala 720
Astra 2G (28.2°E)11538 V 22000 5/6
Freeview Channel 76
Streaming media
HUM TV Live Watch Live

Hum TV is a 24-hour Urdu General Entertainment TV channel based in Karachi, Pakistan. It was founded by Sultana Siddiqui and Duraid Qureshi. It is owned by Hum Network Limited and traded on Pakistan Stock Exchange as (HUMNL). [1]

Contents

Hum Network Limited was known as Eye Television Network Limited prior to 21 January 2011. [2] Hum TV began its transmission on 17 January 2005. In March 2013, Hum Network held its first Hum Awards ceremony. [3] As of 1 May 2018, Hum TV shut down its SD feed and is only available in HD in Pakistan. [4]

Hum TV is one of Pakistan's biggest entertainment networks and regularly is in top ranks and maintains a loyal fanbase on social media, streaming platforms, as well as on television. [2]

History

Former logo of Hum TV (2005-2013) Humtv logo.jpg
Former logo of Hum TV (2005–2013)

The channel's drama series Humsafar , broadcast in 2011–2012, has become the most successful program of the channel to date, earning it widespread acclaim and international recognition. [5] [6] [7] Due to its success, critics referred to Pakistani television as a "Golden Age". [8]

At the 1st Hum Awards ceremony it was awarded the Hum Honorary Phenomenal Serial Award. [9] Hum TV caters to all genres from entertainment. While HUM caters to urban Pakistan, most dramas on Hum TV at the moment are skewed towards a teen/youth audience, with some other serials being aimed at a more mature urban audience.

Current programs

Top Pakistani Actresses Mahira Khan,Yumna Zaidi,Saba Qamar,Sanam Saeed and Sanam Baloch have worked for Hum TV.

Hum TV's programming has been known for shows like:

Production House

MD Productions

The network television serials are primarily produced under production company Momina Duraid Productions or MD Productions, owned by Momina Duraid wife of Siddiqui's youngest Son Duraid Qureshi and she is also a senior producer at channel. [2]

Moomal Entertainment

The other Hum TV shows are being produced by Moomal Entertainment owned by Moomal Shunaid, wife of Siddiqui's eldest son Shunaid Siddiqui. Moomal Entertainment was founded in 2014. [2]

Hum Network channels

See also

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1st Hum Awards

The 1st Servis Hum Awards Ceremony presented by the Hum Television Network and Entertainment Channel (HTNEC), sponsored by Servis, Telenor and co-sponsored by Nokia Lumia, to honored the best dramas of 2012 of its own Channel Hum and to Fashion, Music. Ceremony took place on March 12, 2013 at the Expo Center in Karachi, Sindh beginning at PM/IST 8:00 p.m. and was televised on 28 April 2013. During the ceremony, the Hum Channel presented Awards in 24 regular categories along with in 3 honorary and in 2 special categories. The ceremony, televised in the Pakistan by Hum TV.

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2nd Hum Awards

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3rd Hum Awards

The 3rd Hum Awards ceremony, presented by the Hum Television Network and Entertainment Channel (HTNEC), sponsored by Servis and Telenor, honored the best in fashion, music and Hum Television Dramas of 2014 and took place on 9 April 2015, at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE 8:30 p.m. UAE Standard Time and was televised on 23 May at 7:30 p.m. PST. During the ceremony, HTNEC presented Hum Awards in 25 categories along with 3 in honorary and 2 in special categories. The ceremony, televised in Pakistan by Hum TV, was produced and directed by Nazeer Saeed Janjua while executive produced by Maimona Siddiqui.

<i>Diyar-e-Dil</i>

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