Top 10 best TV News channels In Pakistan

Most countries have their TRP rating agencies that use different methodology and techniques based on viewership. In Pakistan, Gallup TV rating Services is the TRP rating agency that rates Pakistan based on viewership, and followers on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and youtube.

Pakistan has state_owned as well as privately owned news channels that broadcast  24 hours news In Urdu English and Sindhi Pashto, Saraiki Balochi languages which play a major role in mass_communication and spreading awareness among the ordinary citizens of Pakistan. Here is a list of Popular Top 10 news best channels.

Listed are here below

  1. Geo News
  2. PTV News
  3. AYK News
  4. Express-News
  5. Samaa TV
  6. AAJ News
  7. BBC World
  8. CNN
  9. KTN News
  10. INDUS News

1_Geo News

Geo News channel is Pakistan’s most popular and highly viewed Urdu news channel operated by Jang Group of Newspapers. Geo News Channel was launched in the year 2002 by Mir Shakil your Rahman, who is the founder of the 24-hour news cycle, a Journalist, and a business executive by profession. The Channel was banned in 2014 for 14 days for broadcasting shows that criticized and questioned the then government of Pakistan.

  • Slogan: “Har Pal Haseen hai, har pal Geo
  • Means “Every movement is beautiful, every movement is live.

2_PTV News

PTV news is a state-owned news channel operated by the Pakistan Television Corporation that has a network of more than 7 news channels.PTV News broadcasts the news in the native language of Pakistan, Urdu. The PTV news was launched in 2002 whereas the Pakistan Television Corporation was established in 1964, as a digital mass communication venture of the government of Pakistan.

The most popular shows on PTV News include Such Kay sath, BIZ Talk, World in vie,w, and Samaj.

The slogan,” Sach Ke Sath ” means (English version )”Truth with responsibility “.

3_ARY News

ARY News is one of the most popular bilingual news channels in Pakistan that broadcasts news in Urdu and English.ARY News was launched in the year 2004 and named after its founder Abdul Razzak Yaqoob who was born in Surat (Gujrat)Union of India before the peak indo partition.ARY News has a worldwide Viewership, especially in countries like the United States of America and USA United Arab Emirates, (UAE ). The popular programs of ARY news include Sar E Name (Openly), off the record, and Sawal ya he (The question is).

  • Express news is Pakistani
  • Slogan.” Har Khaber par Nazar ” means (Eye on all news ).

4_Express News,

Express News is a Pakistani Urdu News Channel launched in the year 2008 by the Jackson Group which was established in the year 1954, by Lakson Group launched 24_ a hours English News Channel, express 24/7.

  • In years 2009 now known as the Tribune 24/7
  • Express News is the 4th most viewed news channel in the country.
  • Slogan”Har Khaber par Nazar “Meaning (Eye on all news).


AJJ News is not to be confused with the Indian news channel, Aaj Tak. Aaj News is a Pakistani Urdu news channel launched

By business Recorder Group in the year 2005. The popular programs include Late Night Show with Begum Nawazish Ali, The 4-man show Chandni, and Choke 420. Initially, Aaj News broadcast timing was limited but in 2009 the Channel began broadcasting 24-hour news. Aaj news faced legal challenges when the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting issued a show-cause notice for violating the PEMRA Ordinance.

6_Samaa TV

Samaa TV is headquartered in the capital city of Pakistan, Karachi which is an Urdu News Channel established and launched in 2007 by jaag broadcasting systems. The popular program and shows include Nadeem Malik Live, Naya Din, hum log, and Sawal with Amber Shamsi. Samaa TV has reputed and renowned news anchors of Pakistan like Nadeem Malik, Paras Jahanzaib, and Moiz Jaferii.Samaa TV broadcast from Islamabad Lahore Karachi Quality and Peshawar.

Slogan_Sansani Nahi Sairf Khabrein, (English version) Not sensational, only news.

7_BBC World

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Does not need an explanation as it is one of the world’s most popular and widespread news channel_networks broadcasting in almost all the countries of the world except in a few.

Where they are banned by the State authorities which includes China, North Korea, and Burma In Pakistan BBC network broadcast under the name BBC World in the native language Urdu as well as English.BBC faced several legal challenges in the country when the state banned the radio_broadcast in 2005.

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CNN or Cable news network is an American, multi_nation News Network company that operates in many parts of the world.CNN Operates and runs channels in Asian countries under its subsidiary CNN International South Asia.

9_KTN News

Kawish Television, Network News, Best known KTN News, is a 24 hours non_Urdu, first Sindhi news channel launched in Pakistan in the year 2007.

KTN News is owned by Kawich Television Network which operates mostly Sindhi TV channels like KTN News the network was established and founded by Muhammad Ali Kazi, who is a Journalist and TV host by profession

10_Indus News

Indus News is Pakistan English News Channel that claims to be an international news channel through its broadcast outside the country and is limited to the online stream.

In contrast, in the state, it is available on the cable network as well as satellite. The popular programs include In Focus South Asia,

Scope, coffee table, and visited book.

Ejaz Haider, Basim Akhund, and Waqar Rizvi are the known names of the anchors of Indus news of Pakistan.

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