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This article is about the Indian TV channel. For the Filipino channel, see Colours (TV channel). For the American TV network, see Colours TV.
Launched July 21, 2008; 7 years ago (2008-07-21)
Owned by Viacom 18
Picture format 576i (4:3) (SDTV)
1080i (16:9) (HDTV)
Audience share UK:
0.08% (July 2015 (2015-07), BARB)
Country India
Language Hindi
Headquarters New Delhi, Delhi, India
Replaced 9XM
Sister channel(s)
Website colorstv.com
DVB-T2 (India) Check local frequencies
Airtel digital TV
Channel 110 (SD)
Channel 111(HD)
Tata Sky
Channel 119 (SD)
Channel 120 (HD)
Dish TV
Channel 111 (SD)
Channel 02 (HD)
Videocon d2h
Channel 105 (SD)
Channel 106 (HD)
Reliance Digital TV (India) Channel 220 (SD)
Channel 232 (HD)
Sun Direct
Channel 304 (SD)
Dish Network
Channel 697 (HD)(SD)
Channel 662 (SD)
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 821 (SD)
Channel 122 (SD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 49 (SD)
Dish Home
Channel 201 (SD)
Channel 904 (HD)
AsiaSat 3S
Middle East and Australia)
4155 H, 9.833-3/5
Shaw Direct
Channel 810
Channel 140
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 4 (SD)
Channel 371 (HD)
Asianet Digital TV
Channel 502 (SD)
(Chennai, India)
Channel 545 (SD)
DEN Networks Channel 103
StarHub TV
Channel 128
Rogers Cable
Channel 690
Virgin TV
Channel 826
Channel 507
Shaw Cable
Channel 538
World Call Cable
Channel 25 (SD)
Channel 30 (HD)
Verizon Fios
Channel 1750
AT&T U-verse
Channel 3712
Channel 479
Now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 780
Bell Fibe TV
Channel 790
Optik TV
Channel 509
mio TV
Channel 652
Sling TV (USA) Channel TBA
My.T (Mauritius) Channel 94

Colors, known as Aapka Colors in the United States and Canada, is a Hindi language Indian general entertainment channel based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,[1] part of the Viacom 18 family, which was launched on 21 July 2008.[2]

The channel features a number of shows, such as Comedy Nights with Kapil, Comedy Nights Bachao, Balika Vadhu — Kachchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte, Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi, Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, Sasural Simar Ka, Udaan Sapnon Ki, Swaragini — Jodein Rishton Ke Sur, Thapki Pyaar Ki, Ishq Ka Rang Safed, Naagin, Ek Duje Ke Liye, Super Heroes, 24 Season 2, Bigg Boss 9, The Farm and The Anupam Kher Show — Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai.


Colors HD[edit]

Colors HD was added by various DTH Operators in India and Nepal including Dish Home (Nepal), DishTV,[3] Airtel digital TV,[4] Videocon d2h and Tata Sky.[5] This commercial-free channel is available in 1080i. Hathway digital cable also provides Colors HD.[6]


On 21 January 2010, Colors became available on Dish Network in the U.S., where it is called Aapka Colors (Your Colors) to not be confused with now-defunct Colours TV.[7] Amitabh Bachchan served as brand ambassador for the UK and USA launches.[8]

Colors launched in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Sky on 25 January 2010.[9] On 9 December 2009, INX Media confirmed that Colors had bought 9XM's Sky EPG slot on channel 829 and on 5 January 2010, Colors secured a deal to join the ViewAsia subscription package.[10][11] Initially the channel was available free-to-air and then subsequently was added to the ViewAsia package on 19 April 2010.[12] Colors was added to Virgin Media on 1 April 2011, as a part of the Asian Mela pack.[13] On 2 September 2013, Colors left the ViewAsia package and became free-to-air on satellite again, as well as moving to Virgin's basic package.[14]


External links[edit]

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108 news items


Dekh News (press release)
Wed, 23 Sep 2015 04:37:48 -0700

Grand Premiere Of Bigg Boss 9 Starting Date 11th October 2015 At Time 09:00 PM On Colors TV Channel : The controversial reality show “Bigg Boss 9” is all set to premier from this October. The TV show will be having a grand premier on 11 October 2015 on ...

International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India Edition
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:22:30 -0700

Salman Khan is all geared up to host "Bigg Boss 9", which is slated to be aired from 11 October on Colors TV channel. This is for the sixth time that Salman will be hosting the show, which has a theme of "double trouble" this year. While Salman has ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 05:47:42 -0700

Raj Nayak, chief executive of Colors TV channel which is broadcasting the show said more adaptations of US shows will make their way to Indian screens. He said: 'When '24' becomes a hit, be assured that every CEO of every broadcasting company will be ...

International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India Edition
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 22:57:52 -0700

Even as "Bigg Boss 9" will start airing from 11 October on Colors TV channel, concrete details regarding the new season are yet to be announced by the makers. However, some reports suggest that this time contestants will compete in couples and will ...


Tue, 08 Sep 2015 23:55:07 -0700

... Maa and Shiney Ahuja being approached for the controversial reality show, it is now reported that both Radhe Maa and Shiney Ahuja have threatened the show makers of Bigg Boss 9 and Colors TV channel that they will be taking legal action against them.

All India Roundup

Microfinance Monitor
Thu, 17 Sep 2015 05:15:52 -0700

The Colors TV channel which hosts the show has not announced the date for the show yet but it should be sometime next month and my be shown after Comedy Nights Bachao. Since the final list will be decalred officially on opening day of the show's ...

The Indian Talks

The Indian Talks
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:26:15 -0700

16th IIFA Awards 2015 function are hosted by Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh and most award are awarded to Haider movie.16th IIFA Awards 2015 function telecast in Colors Tv Channel this sunday and telecast time is on 8 Pm.In this 16th IIFA Awards ...


Sun, 14 Jun 2015 01:03:45 -0700

India's Got Talent: Here is a good news for all the lovers who watch India's Talent show or the latest and trending running show India's Got Talent which is the 6th edition. India's Got Talent 6 2015 Semi finale: indias got talent. India's got talent ...

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