What Are Some Indian TV Channels?

The main Indian TV channels that broadcast the daily news in English include CNN-IBN, NDTV24x7, News 9 and DD news. The main news channels in Hindi are Aajtak, ABP News, NDTV India, CNBC Awaaz and IBN7. Most Indian TV channels feature Hindi and English news, movies, serials and spiritual programming.

Other channels are dedicated to cooking and lifestyles, and various regional channels are also available. Many channels telecast sports in both English and Hindi, such as Star Sports, Star Cricket, Ten Sports, Neo Prime and Sony Six.

Children's TV channels in India include Pogo, Nick, Nick Jr., and Cartoon Network. An extensive range of movie channels broadcast in Hindi and English, such as HBO, Movies Now, B4U Movies, Cinema TV and Sony Max. India Talkies airs Hindi movies that are now considered classics. Channels offering entertainment in the genres of comedy, soaps and serials include Comedy Central, Fox Crime, Zee Cafe, Rishtey and Star Gold, to name just a few.

Many channels are dedicated to lifestyles, health, education and cooking. Some of these are NDTV Good Times, Fashion TV, History Channel, ZTrendz and LifeOK. Channels are also available that broadcast in all the main regional languages of India such as Tamil, Malayalam, Telegu, Marathi and Bengali.