TV5 is a 24-hour Telugu-language news channel in India.
TV5 news channel was inaugurated on 2 October 2007 by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy. It is promoted by Chairman B R Naidu. The channel’s Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief is Bollineni Ravindranath.
The channel telecasts hourly news bulletins and 30 special news bulletins, with the support of 294 special reporters in every constituency of the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, in addition to bureaus in Hyderabad, Vizag and Vijayawada.
Its news bulletins last round 20-25 minutes (without including commercials).
According to the latest BARC reports, it is the number one Telugu news channel.
One of the channel’s notable features is its business content. Market analysts provide financial analysis to the audience on a day-to-day basis. The channel has won the best business show award from a national television awards committee.
|Launched||2 October 2007|
|Owned by||Shreya Broadcasting Pvt, Ltd|
|Picture format||16:9 (576i, SDTV)|
|Slogan||News you can trust|
|Headquarters||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|