Zee TV is an Indian cable and satellite television channel owned and operated by Zee Entertainment Enterprises, a media and entertainment company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.[1] It majorly airs programmes in Hindi and other regional languages of India. The channel is also available in various nations of Southeast Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australasia and North America. A part of the Essel Group, it started to broadcast on 2 October 1992 as the first Hindi-language cable channel in India.[2] Shows from Zee TV are also aired on the very popular channel MBC Digital 4 (Mauritius).


The channel mostly airs content intended for family and coming-of-age generations ranging from comedy to drama.[3] It also aired reality shows such as Shabaash India,[4] Sa Re Ga Ma Pa,[5] I Can Do That,[6] India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj,[7] and Dance India Dance.[8]



  1. Contact Us. Retrieved on 2010-07-16.
  2. Zee TV completes 23 years. afaqs news bureau. afaqs (6 October 2015). Retrieved on 19 December 2015.
  3. 17 New serials are to be launched. IT Team. (9 March 2001). Retrieved on 19 December 2015.
  4. Sapna, Nair (14 June 2006). Action and adventure to rule Zee's prime slot. afaqs news bureau. afaqs. Retrieved on 19 December 2015.
  5. Prachi, Shrivastava (18 December 2014). Zee TV hikes ad rates for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs 5. afaqs news bureau. afaqs. Retrieved on 19 December 2015.
  6. "After Oye! It's Friday, Farhan Akhtar is returning to TV". Hindustan Times. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2015. 
  7. Zee launches star hunt 'India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj'. (April 21, 2004).
  8. DID Little Masters tops the flock; Zee slips back to No. 3. afaqs news bureau. afaqs (4 May 2012). Retrieved on 19 December 2015.

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Programs currently broadcast by Zee TV
Soap Opera
Reality Show
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TV Channels

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Notable People

Subhash Chandra


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