TV Channels play an important role in our entertainment. From that place, the broadcasting of TV channels is increasing day by day. Today we will talk about the all Bangladeshi tv channel list. At present, 33 TV channel broadcast their tv shows in our country (Source: Wikipedia). Of them, 29 TV channels are owned by private companies and 4 TV channels are owned by the Government. To entertain you these channels always broadcast enjoyable TV shows. From this list, you also get an idea about the top news channel in Bangladesh also. On the other hand, Each channel’s monthly TRP rating is given priority to create this list.
All Bangladeshi TV Channels List
Previously we said that there are 33 TV Channels in Bangladesh. There are some music channels and some news channels also. As well as some general entertainment channels. By focusing on each channel’s Television Rating Points (TRP), we mentioned the tv channel name here. Anyway, let’s start the discussion from here.
What are the Top News channels in Bangladesh?
According to our research, there are many news channels that have higher TRP right now. Some of are, Ekattor TV, Somoy TV, Independent News, DBC News, etc. But according to the monthly TRP Somoy TV is Bangladesh’s top news channel right now. Let’s discuss this elaborately.
Channel I started its journey on 1 October 1999. The Impress Group is the Owner of this TV Channel. Mr. MD Faridur Reza Sagor is the chairman of this channel. Channel I broadcast many types of shows and the most popular show is “Hridoye Mati O Manush”. At this time, this channel broadcasts its programs in different areas such as South Asia as well as North America. Their motto is “Hridoye Bangladesh” which means ‘Bangladesh in Heart’.
In this month, this channel’s TRP rating is 3435k.
Channel I uses Bangabandhu 1 satellite for broadcasting its TV shows.
Headquarters Address: 40, Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh
Channel I Website: https://www.channelionline.com/
Phone: +8802889160, 8891161-65
Channel I YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAz6rveBalVnE6qTmfQnvyQ
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/channelitv/
Channel I Live: https://www.channelionline.com/live-tv/
On 16 July 1997, ATN Bangla started their journey as a digital cable TV channel in Bangladesh, owned by the Multimedia Production Company. This channel chairman’s name is Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman. Usually, it broadcasts different types of programs like movies, dramas, music programs, talk shows, etc. as well as its sister channel ATN News broadcast news only. Their current TRP is 3004k. Their most successful show name is “Amrao Pari” [We can too] which is created by 18 teenagers from Bangladesh. In ‘32nd International Emmy Awards’ 2004, this show won the ‘International Children Day of Broadcasting Award’. As well as, in this time they broadcasting their shows in different areas like South Asia, North America, and Europe.
Head Quarter Address: WASA Bhaban, 1st Floor, 98 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Phone: +8802-8189630-33, +8802-9139758-60
ATN Bangla YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbgcYEdMsuypG2NJ-znBp3w
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ATNBangla/
ATN Bangla Live: https://www.atnbangla.tv/live-tv/
BTV (Bangladesh Television)
Bangladesh Television (BTV) was launched on 25 December 1964, owned by Bangladesh Government. After launching in 1964, BTV started to broadcast its programs in Black-white transmission. When BTV starts its journey, it was known as Pakistani Television (PTV). After the Liberation War, this name was the reform to Bangladesh Television (BTV). From 17 Station about 2 million people watched this TV channel in Bangladesh. Currently, BTV using Bangabandhu Satellite 1 for Broadcasting their programs a well as their current TRP rating is 3435k. They broadcasting their tv programs in several areas such as Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. This channel has many popular TV shows such as Alif Laila, Mr. Bean, Samurai X, Charlie Chaplin, Godzilla, and Robinhood and it’s a general entertainment TV channel.
Head Quarter Address: Rampura, Dhaka
BTV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClzwimpLoZu9us9MwalLbtA
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/btv.gov.bd/
BTV Live: https://btv.portal.gov.bd/site/page/64915c73-e02f-4973-9cc3-15ce6f1f7f1a
News based TV channel “Independent Television” was launched on October 20, 2010. This channel owned by Beximco, which is one of the largest companies in Bangladesh. Salman F Rahman is the chairman of this tv channel. Generally, it is a news-based channel which is broadcast various kinds of news such as entertainment news, sports news, international news along with country news. Similarly, this channel also broadcasts different kinds of shows. One of the most popular shows is ‘Taalash’. The main objective of this program to highlight the various crime of society. Their current TRP ranking is 3000k. This channel also using Bangabandhu 1 satellite for broadcasting their programs.
Head Quarter Address: Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.
Independent TV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/independent24tube
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/IndependentTVNews/
Independent TV Live: http://www.jagobd.com/independent
Gazi TV (GTV)
On 12 June 2012, Gazi TV started its journey with the help of Gazi Satelite Television Limited. Since then, Golam Dastagir Gazi has been the chairman of this channel as well as he is the director of the Gazi Group. From the beginning, Gazi TV (GTV) has been broadcasting various TV programs like movies, talk shows, sports, dramas as well as news. They broadcast their programs live from Segun Bagicha in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Their headquarter is situated there. This channel current TRP of this month is 2426k. At this time, Gazi TV using Bangabandhu 1 satellite for broadcasting their tv programs in different areas in Bangladesh. This TV channel is popular for broadcasting sports, especially cricket.
Head Quarter Address: UCEP Cheyne Tower, 25 Shegun Bagicha, Dhaka-1000
Phone: +88 02 8391021-5
GTV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXuHIkEezOy_b1pnkN0-TIg/featured
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GaziSatelliteTelevisionLtd/
GTV Live: https://tv.bdtype.com/live-tv/gtv-live.html
In February 2003, International Television Channel Limited introduced NTV as a tv channel in Bangladesh. Al-haj Mohammad Mosaddak Ali is the chairman as well as managing director of this channel. He is the one of most successful businessmen as well as politicians in Bangladesh. Their motto is “Somoyer Shate, Agamir Pothe” [Towards the Future with Time]. They broadcast different types of shows like news, dramas, political, and religious related programs along with different types of talk shows. We can say that it’s a general entertainment based TV channel. One of the most successful shows of this channel is ‘Close Up, Tomakei Khujche Bangladesh’[Close Up- Bangladesh is looking for you]. It’s a reality show directed by Tanveer Khan (2005–2006), Supon Roy (2008), Alfred Khokon (2012). Their current TRP is 2454k. In this time, they using the “Telstar 10” satellite for broadcasting their shows in different areas such as North America, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, etc.
Head Quarter Address: BSEC Building (6th Floor)
102, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Dhaka – 1215, Bangladesh
Phone: +88029143381, +88029143382
NTV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYqujAD5831EywH1jldBu5w
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ntvdigital/
NTV Live: https://www.ntvbd.com/livetv
In October 2009, Somoy TV got permission from the Government to broadcasting TV channels. Although, Somoy TV began broadcasting experimentally on October 10, 2010, and they started broadcasting commercially on April 17, 2011. They introduced themself as a news channel in Bangladesh owned by Somoy Media Limited. Mr. Fazlur Rahman is the chairman of this tv channel. Their motto is “Somoyer Proyojone Somoy” which means ‘Time in need of time’. Somoy Television not only broadcast news only but also various talk shows. Their most successful shows names are ‘Somoy songlap along with Sompadokio’. Somoy TV current TRP rating is 1900k and in this time they using Bangabandhu 1 satellite for broadcasting their regular programs.
Head Quarter Address: Nasir Trade Centre, Level-9,
89, Bir Uttam CR Dutta Road, Dhaka 1205,
Somoy TV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxHoBXkY88Tb8z1Ssj6CWsQ
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/somoynews.tv/
Somoy TV Live: https://www.somoynews.tv/tv
Ekattor TV started its journey on 21 June 2012. Engineer Fazlul Haque Khan is the founder of this tv channel and he was passed away at the age of 80. After that, his son Mozammel Haq Babu was appointed as the managing director of this channel. Their motto is “Sangbad Noy Songjog” which means ‘Connection not News’. Usually, it is a news channel as well as this channel also broadcasts various programs such as talk shows, public awareness programs, etc. Some of their popular programs’ names are,
- Artho Shonglap
- Sangbad Sanjog
- Ekattor Manch
Their current TRP rating is 2001k and they are using Bangabandhu 1 satellite for broadcasting their tv shows.
Head Quarter Address: 57, Shohrawardi Avenue Baridhara, Dhaka- 1212
Ekattor TV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/CH71TV
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ekattor.tv/
Ekattor TV Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIWJA6lASq4
BanglaVision tv channel was launched on 31st March 2006 by Shamol Bangla Media Ltd. The chairman of this channel is Abdul Haque and the managing director is Mohammad Aminul Haque. The former name of this TV channel was Zee TV Bangladesh after that it was converted to BanglaVision. Their motto is “Drishti Jure desh” [Country across the vision] and its a general entertainment based tv channel. As a general entertainment tv channel, they broadcast various kinds of tv shows such as dramas, talk shows, news, etc. Some of the TV shows names are Amader Rannaghor, Soundorjer Kotha, Moner Kotha, Amar ami, etc. This channel is most popular for its different kinds of dramas. The current TRP of this tv channel is 1750K. ‘Apstar 7’ satellite uses to broadcast its tv shows in Bangladesh.
Head Quarter Address: Noor Tower,110 Bir Uttam Cr Dutta Road Dhaka-1205
BanglaVision YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA4y9g_GRdNrZLH_u5LLSdw
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/banglavision/
Banglavision TV Live: https://banglavision.tv/live/
Channel 9 was inaugurated on January 30, 2012, owned by Virgo Media Limited. Mrs. Syeda Mahbuba Akhter is the chairman of this channel. The news section of this channel has been closed since March 28, 2019. From this time, this channel has only broadcasting sports, different types of dramas as well as Investigation programs. But this channel is popular for broadcasting live sports such as Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), La-Liga, etc. Their current TRP rating is 1745k. ‘Eutelsat 28A’ satellite used for broadcasting channel 9 shows in Bangladesh.
Head Quarter Address: Panthapath, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
Phone: +88 02 9831121-6
Channel 9 YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0ESiUN0fy6sS_zxO5jOP-g/featured
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/channelninebd.tv/
Channel 9 Live TV: http://www.jagobd.com/channel9hd
Short Notes About Top 10 TV Channel in BD
|TV Channel Name||Watching Online|
|BTV (Bangladesh Television)||https://btv.portal.gov.bd/site/page/64915c73-e02f-4973-9cc3-15ce6f1f7f1a|
We have come to the last stage of our discussion. We have tried to give you all the information about the Top 10 TV channel list in Bangladesh. Top 10 tv channel in Bangladesh are,
- Channel I
- ATN Bangla
- Independent TV
- Somoy TV
- Ekattor TV
- Bangla Vision
- Channel 9
We hope that you found all the information you need. You can also ask us if you need any more information about this topic. Our comment section is always open for your valuable compliment.
Sajal Quraishy says
It’s an informative article. Can you please provide the TRP rating of ATN News.
Rahim Sarwar says
From what source do you collect the TRP?