Tolo TV, Afghan TV, Lemar TV, Hewad TV and Shamshad TV are some Afghan TV channels. As of 2011, Afghanistan has over 76 TV channels in the categories of entertainment, sports, news, religion and culture. Yak 1TV, Emrooz TV, 1TV, ARIA TV and Negaah TV are some other Afghan TV channels.
Tolo TV and 1TV were the top TV channels in Afghanistan, as of October 2011. Tolo TV led with a 29 percent audience share, and 1TV followed with a 21 percent audience share. Other top TV channels include Ariana TV, Lemar TV, Shamshad TV and Afghan TV with an audience share of 10 percent, 9 percent, 5 percent and 4 percent respectively.
The number of channels per city also varies. Kabul has the most number of TV channels at 36. Herat and Mazar-i-Sharif follow with 18 and 11 channels respectively. Kandahar, Jalalabad and Khost have nine, eight and six channels respectively.
Afghan channels were not available in Europe and North America before 2005. As of 2015, many Afghan channels are available outside of Afghanistan. Afghan Entertainment Television, 1 TV, Afghan Television Voice of Christ, Ariana Afghanistan and Pashto TV are some Afghan channels that are available outside of Afghanistan.