|Launched||October 14, 2004|
|Network||APNA TV Network|
|Picture format||4:3 (576i, SDTV)|
|Broadcast area||South Asia, Middle East, Europe|
|Headquarters||12 - Mazzanine Floor, West Point Tower, Phase-II Extension, D.H.A, Karachi, Pakistan|
|Thaicom 5 at 78.5 degrees East||Frequency - 3960 Mhz|
APNA Channel (Punjabi: اپنا چینل Eastern Punjabi: ਆਪਣਾ ਚੈਨਲ ) is a Punjabi language satellite television channel broadcasting from Thailand. It was launched on 14 October 2004 and broadcasts entertainment programs in Punjabi. It also broadcasts English-language programs dubbed in Punjabi. APNA Channel is part of the APNA TV Network which also include the news channel APNA News and the Seraiki-language channel Kook TV.
The major target viewership of APNA Channel include Pakistan as Punjabi language is spoken and understood by much of the population of Punjab. It is also understood in large portions of Sindh, Pothohar, Saraiki Provience and Khyber Pakhtunkwah; in regions where languages very similar to it or its dialects are spoken(such as Hindko, Pothohari and Seraiki). The Channel is also targeting the Punjabi speaking communities from the South Asia, settled in Europe, Middle East, the Persian Gulf region, Far east, Africa and Australia. APNA TV has many viewers across Pakistan and Punjabi speaking areas of India such as Punjab, Delhi, Northern Haryana, Northern Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh & large part of Jammu & Kashmir.
APNA Channel is available on satellite via Thaicom 5 as well as on cable operators all around Pakistan. APNA Channel is also available on PTCL Smart IPTV.
The channel's mission is to become a channel of happenings and events narrowing rural and urban gap.
The current programs on APNA Channel include:
- Travel And Science
- Morning With Baber Ali
- Apna On Karachi Street
- Apna Horror Show
- Getting Personal With Bollywood Stars
- Tom And Jerry
- Comedy Hour With Kader Khan
- Overhaulin' My Ride
- Fifa Legends
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- ↑ "PTCL Smart TV Channels". Archived from the original on 20 January 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-21.
- ↑ "Apna TV Network". Retrieved 2009-12-21.
- ↑ "Apna Channel Programming". Archived from the original on 15 January 2010. Retrieved 2009-12-21.