VIL Media Pvt Ltd-owned V6 News, a 24-hour Telugu satellite news broadcaster, is set to launch a general entertainment channel.
V6 News, launched in March 2012, managed to gain popularity among the audience in Hyderabad and Telangana market within a short span of time. Earlier, it was reported that Teenmaar news had become the most watched news program for the channel.
London Tamil Media Ltd. has launched their 5th channel, IBC Siluvai. The channel is about Christianity and it is possible to watch the test transmission live through "MY IBC TAMIL" app on mobile devices, tablets and android TV boxes. The test transmission was launched yesterday evening on MY IBC TAMIL app, but the launch of the new channel was mentioned today on IBC Tamil Radios 21th birthday.
Athavan Radio and Athavan Radio have started free-to-air on a new frequency on Eurobird 9B (9 degree East): 11823, Horizontal, SR 27500 and fec 3/4. They are leaving their old frequency (11766, Vertical) at the end of this month. Other Tamil channels on Eurobird 9B are; IBC Tamil TV, IBC Tamil Radio, Star Vijay TV, Tamilan TV Europe, Holy God and NLM TV.
Sun TV Network’s Telugu channel, Gemini TV, today, will launch a dance show named Rangasthalam. This 1 hour biweekly show will be hosted by actress Anasuya Bharadwaj and will come on air at 9:30 pm. The dance show is named after a recent blockbuster movie and will have 12 stalwarts dancing on hit songs. The show will have OXO, Rexona, HUL and K L Fashions as the main sponsors.