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Channel V
Channel [V]
Launched27 May 1994
Owned by
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
SloganV, don't regret
CountryHong Kong
Broadcast areaHong Kong
Southeast Asia
HeadquartersHong Kong
ReplacedMTV (original)
Sister channel(s)
5 Network (Myanmar)Channel 17
CBTV Sat (China)Channel 502 (Chinese feed)
K+ (Vietnam)Channel 64
MNC Vision (Indonesia)Channel 272
TransVision (Indonesia)Channel 550
First Media (Indonesia)Channel 225
Channel 376 (HD)
SKYNET (Myanmar)Asia
Channel 54 (SD)
Cignal (Philippines)Channel 150 (SD)
(Middle East & North Africa)
Channel 352 (HD)
Austar (Australia)Channel 801
Foxtel (Australia)Channel 801
Macau Cable TV (Macau)Channel 73
Channel 74
Channel 75
MediaNet (Maldives)Channel 552
Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines)Channel 71
SPC-New World Cable TV (Philippines)Channel 54
Hanoi Cable Television (Vietnam)Channel 27
HTVC (Vietnam)Channel 64
Now TV (Hong Kong)Channel 534
Singtel TV
Channel 352 (International; HD)
Channel 547 (China)
olleh TV (South Korea)Channel 138

Channel V (styled Channel [V] and Channel (V)) is an Asian pay television network owned by Star China Media and Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific, a pay-TV channel unit of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International. It was launched by what was back then Star TV to replace MTV's original Asian operation.


Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, and International

Channel [V] Asia is the flagship of the Channel [V] network. It was founded after MTV Asia parted ways with the STAR TV Network.[citation needed] It was produced and operated from Hong Kong from January 1994 until January 2002, after which operations and studios were shifted to Malaysia with some aspects still operating in Hong Kong.[citation needed] Since 1 January 2008, Channel [V] International has moved back to its original studio in Hong Kong, which is also the same studio of Channel [V] China and Taiwan.[citation needed]

Former VJs


It is operated by Star India. On 1 July 2015, the channel discontinued its musical programming and started focusing on original content through fiction dailies and studio formats that address teenage issues.[1] On 30 June 2016, stopped airing original programming. On 1 August, it rebranded its graphical package.[1] Later,it discontinued operations on 15 September 2018.


Channel [V] ceased broadcasting in Australia on 26 February 2016, as it merged with [V] Hits (now [V]).


[V] is the sister station that replaced Channel [V] Australia, focusing more on hit music-only programming. It was formerly known as Club [V], Channel [V] 2 and [V] Hits. It will cease broadcasting on 1 July 2020.[2]

Former VJs


It is a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific, GMM Media and TrueVisions.[3]

Former VJs

  • B – Bandit Saokaew
  • Boss – Chatchavalit Sirisab
  • Chai – Chartayodom Hiranyasthiti
  • Earth – San Ittisuknanth
  • Emme – Amika Boohert
  • Helen – Prathumrat Berger
  • Jenny – Genevieve Jane Irwin
  • Janeen – Janeen Lyons
  • Loukade – Metinee Kingpayome
  • Louk-Tarn – Supamat Phahulo
  • Meaw – Autcharra Sinratchar-tarnon
  • Nadia – Nadia Nimitvanich
  • Sunny – Sunissa Brown
  • Ta-Ngaew – Bussaba Mahatthapong
  • Team – Kosin Piyakittiphaibun
  • Terng – Pradorn Sirakovit
  • Michael – Sirachuch Chienthaworn
  • Nax – Charlie Potjes
    • Alex – Bin Alexandre
    • Bank – Puttipong Kongsomsaksakul
    • Bas – Panupat Sulanlayalak
    • Ake – Eakachai Waricharaporn
    • JaNatthaweeranuch Thongmee
    • Kwan – Sirikwan Chinnachot
    • Loukade – Jirada Yohara
    • Mike – Michael Kenneth Wong
    • PaulaPaula Taylor
    • Pitta – Pitta na Patalung
    • Woonsen – Virithipa Pakdeeprasong


It was a joint venture between Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific, Fox International Channels, TV Xtreme Broadcasting Company and Northern Star Productions as network providers.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11] It discontinued operations on 13 July 2012.

Mainland China

Channel [V] Mainland China is the Chinese branch of the Channel [V] network. Fox International Channels Asia Pacific sold certain Mandarin language entertainment television channels that target Mainland China, including Channel [V] Mainland China, to China Media Capital. As a result, Channel [V] Mainland China is a part of Star China Media as of 2014. It is broadcast free-to-air on AsiaSat 7.[11] Channel [V] switches between Simplified and Traditional Chinese with selected Channel [V] International programs airing with Chinese subtitles. It is the only feed that is available free-to-air.[12]

Current VJs

Former VJs


It started operating in Taiwan in 1994 under the name, Channel [V] Chinese. On 1 September 2012 it was replaced by Fox Taiwan, while Channel V Taiwan still operated overseas. On 15 July 2018, Channel V Taiwan was officially shut down.


See also


  1. ^ a b "All about Channel V's new logo and shows". 2 August 2016.
  2. ^
  3. ^ STAR, TrueVisions and GMM Media Enter Strategic Alliance for CHANNEL V Thailand Archived 24 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine retrieved via
  4. ^ CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Announce the Launch of Channel V Philippines Tagalog language content block on V International set to launch with an expanded distribution for the channel on Sky Cable Archived 4 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine retrieved via 02-26-2009
  5. ^ CHANNEL V Expands Filipino Presence retrieved via 02-26-2009
  6. ^ CHANNEL V International and Makisig Network Launch V Philippines Archived 6 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine retrieved via 03-02-2009
  7. ^ Channel V to speak Tagalog; taps local partner retrieved via 02-27-2009
  8. ^ Channel V to launch local content for the Philippines retrieve via 03-02-2009
  9. ^ Makisig launches Channel V Philippines retrieve via 04-16-2009
  10. ^ Channel V launch in Philippines with Local Block retrieve via 04-16-2009
  11. ^ V Philippines on Channel V Retrieved via 05-03-2009
  12. ^ "Channel V China - LyngSat". Retrieved 30 January 2018.
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