TV12 (Singapore)

TV12 is a subsidiary of Mediacorp. It operates the Suria, and Vasantham channels, which cater to specific groups in Singapore. It once operated Central and Okto. TV12 owns called Mediacorp EagleVision, Mediacorp Studios and the Mediacorp VizPro Entertainment.

List of channels


  • Suria, is a Malay free-to-air terrestrial television channel in Singapore that transmits in Malay. It is the largest Malay channel in Singapore.
  • Vasantham, is a Tamil free-to-air terrestrial television channel dedicated to the Indian community, launched on 19 October 2008. It replaced the Vasantham Central timebelt.

Former television channels

  • Vasantham Central, the second timeshare on the Central channel. It is also hailed as the biggest Indian television station outside of India. It has such things as Tamil movies for Singaporeans who speak Tamil. It was replaced by Vasantham on 19 October 2008.
  • Kids Central, it's the first timeshare on the Central and broadcasts children's programmes. It was replaced by okto on 19 October 2008.
  • Arts Central, the third timeshared channel on Central. Arts Central generally shows alternative programs from around the globe. It was replaced by okto on 19 October 2008. It was later revived as a~ok (arts on okto). However, as the said channel rebranded to include sporting programmes by mid-2017, it was moved to Channel 5 as arts on 5.
  • okto, was an English free-to-air terrestrial television channel with selected programmes broadcast in the language of the country of origin launched on 19 October 2008. An example was Filmart which showcases critically acclaimed films from around the world in its original language. okto retained the programming of both Kids Central and Arts Central, former timeshares of the Central channel. Meanwhile, it replaced SPH Mediaworks Channel i, a subsidiary of SPH MediaWorks, on its frequency. The kids segment was moved to Channel 5, while the Sports segment moved to Mediacorp's digital streaming service, Toggle. okto closed down on 1 May 2019 due to low viewership.


  • EagleVision is a content producer for Suria and Vasantham. It co-produces programmes with regional broadcasters and production houses.
  • MediaCorp Studios is a content producer for Channel 5. It is also a content producer for other MediaCorp TV channels such as Channel U and Channel 8.
  • VizPro Entertainment the company's events arm, has brought in and produced several world-class as well as local acts such as Disney on Ice, Barney & Friends, Winnie the Pooh, Wedding Banquet and Siti Nurhaliza Concert.

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