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This is a list of television stations in the Tamil language.




Doordarshan (government owned)

  • DD Chennai (DD 1) - was inaugurated by Doordarshan on 15 August,1975. The service has been extended to the entire state in phased manner by installing Terrestrial Transmitters of different capacities (HPTs, LPTs, VLPTs) at different parts of the Tamil Nadu state.
  • DD Coimbatore
  • DD Madurai
  • DD Puducherry
  • Podhigai TV (DD 5) - A true Tamil channel speaking in unadulterated tamizh with good content.It is a one and only best and Complete Tamil channel in Tamil Nadu, 24 Hour Tamil family entertainment channel from Chennai.

Kalaignar network

  • Isai Aruvi - Tamil music channel.
  • Kalaignar TV - Tamil entertainment channel.
  • Kalaignar Chithiram - Children's channel from Kalaignar network (on April 14th test run on).
  • Seithigal - Tamil news channel.
  • Sirippoli - Tamil comedy channel.
  • Kalaignar asia - Tamil Channel for Asian Tamil's
  • Kalaignar Murasu - Coming soon from Kalaignar network.

Jaya network

  • Jaya TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel From Jaya Group
  • Jaya Plus - News Channel From Jaya Group
  • Jaya Max - Music channel From Jaya Group
  • Jaya Movie - Movie channel From Jaya Group - Test Card

Sun Network

  • Adithya TV - Tamil comedy channel.
  • Chutti TV - Children's channel in Tamil.
  • KTV - Tamil movie channel.
  • Sun Music - Tamil music channel.
  • Sun News - Tamil news channel.
  • Sun TV - South Indian Media giant Sun networks' Tamil general entertainment channel.

Raj network

  • Raj Digital Plus - movie channel.
  • Raj TV - Entertainment Channel
  • Raj News- News Channel
  • Raj music- Music channel

Entertainment & News Channel

  • PipeTamil - Tamil Entertainment
  • STAR Vijay - Tamil Entertainment Channel
  • Zee Tamil - Tamil GEC from ZEE Group
  • Mega TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel
  • Polimer TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel
  • Makkal TV - social channel
  • Vasanth TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel
  • Imayam TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel
  • Win TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel
  • Tamilan TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel
  • Moon TV - Tamil Entertainment Channel.
  • TBO - Tamil Entertainment & Movie Channel(Freq:4042,V,S/R:7420 INSAT 2E 83'E)

Other Channel

  • Salvation TV -Christain Channel
  • Aashirvatham TV - Christian channel.
  • Angel TV - Christian channel.
  • Cartoon Network (Tamil) - Cartoon channel in India.
  • Discovery Channel (Tamil 24 hours)
  • Disney xd (Tamil) (formerly Jetix) - Cartoon channel in India.
  • Hungama Tv Tamil - A Cartoon channel from disney india.
  • Hope Channel India - Christian channel, under development (also in Hindi and Telugu).
  • Jesus TV - Christian channel.
  • Krishna TV - Spiritual and social channel from Krishnaswamy Associates Media Renaissance (KAMR).
  • Sri Sankara TV - Hindu channel.
  • OHM TV tamil - Hindu channel.

Upcoming Channels

  • tv9 Chennai-Tamil news channel[coming soon].
  • Asianet Tamil-new channel[coming soon].
  • Kural tv Tamil -The New channel by vijaya T Rajender (Coming soon on satellite)
  • Raj comedy Tamil- coming soon
  • Captain tv-The New channel [april 14][1]
  • Emmess Tv - The New Channel [coming soon].
  • News plus - Tamil news channel[coming soon].
  • Zee News Tamil - Tamil News Channel.{Plan in Zee Group}
  • Sathiyam TV - Tamil News Channel (Coming Soon)


  • Astro Vaanavil - Tamil cultural and lifestyle-related channel from Malaysia.
  • Astro Vellithirai - Tamil movie channel from Malaysia.
  • Astro Box Office Movie Thanggathirai- 24 hrs pay-per view Tamil channel from Malaysia.


  • TBO - Tamil Box Office cinema channel from Singapore.
  • Vannathirai - a 24hr movie channel from Singapore.
  • Vasantham - Free-to-air channel from Singapore.

Sri Lanka

  • DAN TV - Pro-government Sri Lankan Tamil channel telecasting in Sri Lanka, Asia & Europe.
  • Nethra TV - Government owned general entertainment channel, part of the Rupavahini corporation. Telecasting in Sri Lanka and East Asia.
  • Shakthi TV - Privately owned entertainment channel telecasting in Sri Lanka.
  • Shruthi TV - First and only Hindu channel in Sri Lanka.
  • Vasantham TV - Tamil general entertainment Sri Lankan Channel from the government owned Independent Television Network group.
  • Vettri TV - Tamil general entertainment Sri Lankan channel.



  • Ayngaran TV
  • Cee(I)TV - Tamil general entertainment channel telecasting mainly Jaya TV programmes).
  • Deepam TV - Tamil general entertainment channel.
  • GTV (Global Tamil Vision) - Pro-Tamil general entertainment channel. Previously known as Thendral TV.
  • TTN (Tamil Television Network) - ceased broadcasting in 2007.
  • Tharisanam TV - ceased broadcasting in 2008.
  • Vectone Tamil - from UK ceased broadcasting.
  • Vectone Thirai - from UK ceased broadcasting.

Internet Protocol Television

See also

Media Asia - Another Home of Southasian Channels List of Tamil language radio stations

External Links

Kalaignar Chithiram Started on Insat 4B @ 93.5° East


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