Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited (ABCL) was started in 2003 by a group of young journalists lead by Ravi Prakash as CEO. With business interests in content, broadcasting and related media services ABCL up-link news channels under the brand name TV9, in India from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The channel soon became a ratings leader with its unique brand of bold and fearless journalism. With numerous news channels in India and media innovations in other countries ABCL employs more than 5000 people across 3 countries in the world. ABCL’s work covers television, filmed entertainment, cable network programming, Internet services operating direct broadcast satellite television, in India, United States of America and Africa.
TV9 Regular Programmers
Morning News Daily : 6:00 am
A news bulletin about news from the previous day and looks at the events and news happenings of the day ahead. and commodity watch and weather forecast of the day.
News Watch Daily : 7:15 am
A daily show which brings you all the headlines and top stories in the print media followed by indepth discussion by an expert panel.
Regional News Daily : 9:00 am
The focus being the local stories, Regional News is an extensive coverage of all the important news in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
News @ 10 Daily: 10:30 pm
The 10pm News Bulletin is TV9’s flagship prime time news show gives an in-depth look into the big top political and social stories with an analytical perspective.
Life Line Daily – 03:30 pm
A health and wellness program features doctors discussing a variety of lifestyle diseases, various ailments. Medical advice, cure and treatment are suggested by doctors who take calls from the audience.
Sports News Daily: 5:30pm
This half hour show discusses,analyzes all the exciting sport stories, results and performances, encapsulates the latest sporting action from thearound the world.
News Tonight @7pm Daily – 07:00 pm
The 7pm News Bulletin is TV9’s flagship evening news-debate show gives an analytical perspective from both sides of a coin and takes an in-depth look into the top stories.
9pm Live Show Daily : 9:00 pm
A comprehensive night bulletin with the day’s top stories and burning issues in the country.
30 Minutes Mon- Fri: 9:30 pm & Tue – Sat: 9:30 am
An indepth program which takes up number of social and current topics that impact the society and the people. Presented in a lively style and comprehensive script, 30mts is a very popular program.
TV9 Special Programmers
Encounter with Murali Krishna Sun: 9:30 pm & Mon: 9:30 am
Encounter with Murali Krishna is the flagship show of Tv9. The format is in depth interview with a dynamic style of tough questioning and this has made it extremely popular with the Telugu audience.
Naveena Fri – 05:30 pm
A discussion based show with popular TV anchor Jhansi. Naveena deals with contemporary women’s issues and is bold and indepth in presentation. Many campaigns on social issues are also taken up.
Journalist Diary Mon – Sat – 05:30 am
An analytical comment on social and political issues by senior Journalist Satish Babu