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Nepal Television
Nepal Television logo.jpg
Logo of Nepal Television
Launched December 31, 1983 (1983-12-31) (tests)
January 5, 1984 (1984-01-05) (regular programing)
Network Broadcast television and online
Owned by Government of Nepal
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Slogan Communication for Development
Country    Nepal
Language Nepali
Broadcast area Nepal & Worldwide
Headquarters Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Sister channel(s) NTV PLUS
NTV News
Website NTV.org.np
Terrestrial Network all across Nepal VHF Band
Available on most cable systems Check local listings

Nepal Television (Nepali: नेपाल टेलिभिजन) is the oldest and most watched television channel in Nepal. Nepal Television was for many years the only television channel native to Nepal, but several others have begun operation in recent years. A recent survey (citing needed) showed that The News (broadcast at 8:00 p.m.) was the channel's most popular show, followed by comedy program Tito Satya.

Other important TV channels in Nepal are NTV PLUS, which is owned by the Nepalese government. Private channels include Kantipur Television, Image Channel, Channel Nepal, Avenues TV, Nepal 1 Television and Sagarmatha Television. Nepal 1 Television is broadcast from India. All except Nepal Television, Kantipur Television, Image Channel and NTV PLUS are Satellite channels in Kathmandu valley.

The administrative block of Nepal Television
The studio block of Nepal Television

There are several under going attempts carried out by media stakeholders to convert and transform NTV into a truly Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) entity. NTV being currently owned by the government, has lost its editorial independence and is blamed for continuously being a government mouth-piece. As a country's only largest and oldest television channel, a need for transforming its operation into the hands of public is realized by media experts in Nepal.

Former shows on NTV[edit]

  • Aayam
  • Abhibyakti
  • Biswo Ghatna
  • Chintan Manan / Manthan
  • Hamro Gaun Ramro Gaun
  • Hijo Aaj Ka Kura
  • Hostel
  • Khel Khel
  • Sanibar Vijay Kumar Sanga
  • Nagad Panch Lakh
  • Mayos Super Challenge
  • Nepali Tara

Current shows on NTV[edit]



  • Aphanta
  • Guthi
  • Santan
  • Sunaulo Sansar
  • Yatra Jindagi Ko

Game Show[edit]

  • Cham Chami
  • Magical Thumb: A Live Game Show
  • Pratibhako Aagan
  • Singing Icon Nepal
  • The Singing Star


  • Moomin
  • Mr. Fantus
  • Nature Calls
  • Opening Children Programme


  • Samachar (समाचार)


  • Maile Je Bhoge
  • NTV Peace Forum
  • Sero Phero


  • Artha Ko Artha
  • Krishi Karyakram
  • Mero Ghar Mero Sansar
  • Swasthya Charcha


Nepal TV network have only one channel. It is Channel 25. TV25 broadcasts 8 hours on weekdays, and 10.5 hours on weekends, With morning transmission from 6:30-9:00, main transmission from 17:30-23:00, and weekend afternoon from 12:00-17:00. As of 1997, it does not broadcast test cards, but it's broadcast the rerun of the old programs from daytime, for international viewers, same as TVThai from Thailand during March–May 2010. The rerun service is still using each night.

External links[edit]

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