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ETV Network

ETV Network
Type Broadcast, television and online
Country India
Availability National
Owner Network 18 Reliance Industries
Key people
Umesh Upadhyay
Launch date
27 August 2008
Picture format
480i (16:9 SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
Official website

ETV Network is one of the largest networks of satellite television channels in India, running seventeen regional language news and entertainment channels. It is based in Hyderabad, India.


  • History 1
  • Network 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The Hyderabad daily newspaper Eenadu (Telugu for 'today') started its own channel named Eenadu TV on 27 August 1995[1] as satellite broadcasting took off in India. The network later added regional channels in other Indian languages and built a large local news network. ETV is owned by Network 18, who bought it from Ramoji Group in 2013.

In March 2015 Viacom 18 decided to rebrand five ETV regional general entertainment channels (owned by Prism TV). They are ETV Marathi, ETV Gujarati, ETV Kannada, ETV Bangla and ETV Odia will be rebranded into Colors Marathi, Colors Gujarati, Colors Kannada, Colors Bangla and Colors Odia.[2]


ETV Network, bouquet of channels are source of rich infotainment to audiences in the language of their choice. ETV Network channels have been bifurcated and being handled by three separate entities. Content and all other aspects relating to operations are handled by respective companies.

Eenadu Television Pvt Ltd operates ETV Telugu, ETV Andhra Pradesh & ETV Telangana

Prism TV Pvt Ltd operates channels: "Colors Bangla", "Colors Marathi", "Colors Kannada", "Colors Odia" and "Colors Gujarati".

Panorama Television Pvt Ltd operates ETV Rajasthan, ETV Urdu, ETV Bihar / Jharkhand, ETV Uttar Pradesh / Uttarakhand, ETV Madhya Pradesh / Chhattisgarh, ETV Bangla News, ETV Kannada News, ETV Odia News and ETV Haryana / Himachal Pradesh.

Channel Language City Office
ETV Andhra Pradesh Telugu Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh
ETV Telangana Telugu Hyderabad Telangana
ETV Telugu Telugu Hyderabad Telangana
ETV Urdu Urdu Hyderabad Telangana
ETV News Bangla Bengali Kolkata West Bengal
ETV News Kannada Kannada Bengaluru Karnataka
ETV News Odia Odia Bhubaneswar Odisha
ETV News Gujarati Gujarati Ahmedabad Gujarat
ETV Bihar Jharkhand Bhojpuri Patna Bihar
ETV Madhya Pradesh Chatishgarh Hindi Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
ETV Rajasthan Hindi Jaipur Rajasthan
ETV Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand Hindi Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
ETV Haryana/Himachal Hindi Chandigarh Haryana


  1. ^ Shrivastava, K M (2005). Broadcast Journalism in the 21st Century. New Dawn Press Inc. p. 60.  
  2. ^ "ETV rebranding to Colors". 

External links

  • Official Site
  • Telugu serials
  • [2]
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