Regional TV Channels in India
Apart from Government channels like Doordarshan, many regional channels are darlings of regional viewers.
When it comes to South India and especially Tamil Nadu, in year 1992, with the launch of Tamil Sun TV south India saw the beginning of first private channel, sun TV also launched DTH service recently and Sun TV channels are available in many countries outside India.
Following success of SUN TV many regional channels came in forefront in South, namely Tamil channel Raj Channel and Malayalam Asianet launched in year 1993.
Along with these three channels, which today takes up the most of the broadcasting space in Southern India. With the launch of the Tamil Sun TV in 1992, South India saw the birth of its first private television channel. With a network comprising more than 20 channels in various South Indian languages, Sun TV network recently launched a DTH service and its channels are now available in several countries outside India. Following Sun TV, several television channels sprung up in the south. Among these are the Tamil channel Raj Television and the Malayalam channel Asianet, both launched in 1993. These three networks and their channels today take up most of the broadcasting space in South India. In 1994, industrialist N. P. V. Ramasamy Udayar launched a Tamil channel called GEC (Golden Eagle Communication), which was later acquired by Vijay Mallaya and renamed as Vijay TV, in year 2001 Star India subsidiary of American multinational mass media corporation 21st Century Fox took over the Vijay channel and re named it as Star Vijay. In fact in year 2013, Star Vijay channel to its credit aired first Hollywood movie Titanic dubbed in Tamil. In February 2013, Star Vijay became first Tamil channel to telecast Hollywood dub movie in Tamil.
Vijay TV later on became leading Tamil language channel in South India, it was credited with broadcasting innovative shows, family drama, reality show, comedies, crime serials, spiritual shows and talk shows which instantly became huge hit with Tamil viewers.
In year 2016 Star Vijay launched its high-definition counterpart, Star Vijay HD, Star Vijay TV HD in Canada most of Star Vijay HD channel shows in Canada are distributed through Asian Television Network known as ATN Star Vijay. ATN Star Vijay is also available through the internet protocol television services, Lebara Play. Star Vijay is currently one of most watched Tamil Language television channels not only in India but also in the world and is in a fierce competition with Sun TV4.
Priority based series in Vijay channel
Star Vijay channel is available across Country and in world through satellite, cable and IPTV. It also available through digital and mobile entertainment platform, Hotstar.
In year 2016, and in month November Star Vijay renamed itself with new logo, which appears like slim bright yellow orange logo with new graphical packaging and new slogan On 8 November 2016, Top 10 programs of Vijay TV.
1. ” Koffee With Dd Season 1“, and ” Koffee With Dd Season 2″- It’s a weekend program and considered to be hit program of the decade, because of its creativity and involvement of celebrities and worth of a wait for that week.
2. “ Super Singer 1 Tamil“, ” Super Singer 2 Tamil”, ” Super Singer 3 Tamil”, ” Super Singer 4 Tamil”, ” Super Singer 5 Tamil”- Continuing from several season this programs nurture and air new talents with singing abilities who are also given chance in playback singing.
3. Neeya Naana– An informative program on current topics, where various perspective are shared with openness covering best of the current topics.
4. Kings of Dance– This program is a kind of sequel to Jodi No 1, Boys Vs Girls and Ungalil Yaar Adutha Prabhudeva. It is a dance show viewed by a huge Tamil audience.
5. “Oru Varthai Oru Latcham Juniors Season 1“- Its quiz like program drawing huge attention from audience gives lots of confidence to young students and also participant’s needs to quip with preparation and knowledge.
6. “Samayal Samayal with Venkatesh Bhat“- This is cookery show done by talented chef Venkatesh Bhat and is tremendous hit with housewives. Currently young budding chefs who want make a career out of cooking, this gives them excellent inputs.
7. Kalakka Povadhu Yaaru– A purely comedy show which has earned the the title of best entertainer among all the other programs of Star Vijay TV. The chemistry between judge and participation is great and hilarious, comedy is a serious art, which you will come to know after watching this show.
8. Adhu Idhu Edhu-This is weekend program is hosted by Sivakarthikeyan, the famed actor, the fans and audience love his mere presence in the show.
9. ” Naduvula Konjam Disturb Pannuvom“- Co-hosted by Balaji and Mahesh , they carry the program with lot of fun and laughter the task in the episode makes participating celebrities enjoy this show and liked by viewers. Viewers gradually glue to program and start liking it.
10. Serials- Night serials are awesome packages of Star Vijay TV to name few, Saravanan Meenatchi Season 1″, ” Saravanan Meenatchi Season 2″ morning shows like Sirippuda, Kings of comedy Juniors, Neeli and many early morning spiritual programs has viewers getting up early morning and start a spiritual journey for the day.
Top 10 Vijay TV Shows
Television channels have become huge media for family entertainment and allow family to sit together and watch together keeping all away from individual sitting on internet, Tabs, Facebook and WhatsApp. There is sense of togetherness in the family, however addiction to serials and programs should be avoided, which can have serious consequences. Students bunk classes, housewives mismanage house, earning person is glued to TV watching channels not aligned to his work timings, which can cause havoc in family life, especially if crime serials are not taken in good spirit can harm growing up kids minds.