MTV (Pakistani TV channel)

MTV Pakistan was the Pakistani subsidiary of MTV, a cable television network owned by Viacom. The Pakistan franchise was set up in collaboration with Pakistan's first satellite channel media group known as Indus Media Group ("Indus TV"). Indus TV was Pakistan's first private television broadcaster.

MTV Pakistan
Launched23 October 2006 (relaunch 2018)
ClosedSeptember 2011 (as a original)
Owned byViacom & Indus
Picture format4:3/16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Broadcast areaPakistan
Sri Lanka
Sister channel(s)VH1 Pakistan
Other Sister Channels
Free-To-Airon Paksat 1 at 38.0°E
Free-To-Airon AsiaSat 3S at 105.5°E
Free-To-Airon Measat 3 at 91.5°E


MTV Pakistan combined local and international music and was the only music channel with global and local programs. The channel broadcast Pakistani shows such as MTV Basanti, Most Wanted, MTV Select, Bheja Fry, Love Lockdown, Love Stories, Top Ten World Music , MTV Classics, MTV Requested, MTV News, MTV News, MTV VJ Hunt, Groove and Classics. International shows included MTV Unplugged, MTV Roadies, Stunt Mania.

MTV Pakistan provided upcoming and talented Pakistani artists with an opportunity to get global recognition.

MTV Pakistan was rebranded as Indus Music in October 2011 due to the expiration of the franchise agreement with Viacom.

See also

  • Official website
  • "INDUS | the best in Urdu entertainment!". 4 February 2009. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
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