ETV Network is a network of Telugu language news and entertainment satellite television channels in India. It is based in Hyderabad. It also had some non Telugu language satellite television channels. All non-Telugu language satellite television channels were acquired by Reliance Industries-owned TV18 for ₹2,053 crore in FY 2014–15 and later rebranded.
|Picture format||576i (16:9 SDTV)|
|Launched||27 August 1995|
The flagship company ETPL launched four new television channels in November 2015 - namely ETV Life - a health and wellness channel, ETV Abhiruchi, a cookery channel, ETV Plus - an entertainment and reality channel, and ETV Cinema - a movie channel in Telugu language.
The network also added regional channels in other Indian languages and built a large local news network using ETV brand after success in the Telugu-speaking region. Ramoji Group sold its non Telugu language TV assets to TV18 in January 2014 with a permission to use ETV brand name.
In March 2015, TV18's Viacom 18 decided to rebrand all five non-Telugu language ETV regional general entertainment channels. ETV Marathi, ETV Gujarati, ETV Kannada, ETV Bangla and ETV Odia were rebranded into Colors Marathi, Colors Gujarati, Colors Kannada, Colors Bangla and Colors Odia, respectively.
In April 2016, ETV network added three more regional news channels catering to the audience of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and North East under the brand name of News18. The channels are named News18 Kerala, News18 Tamil Nadu and News18 Assam-NE.
|ETV||GEC||SD + HD||Telugu|
|ETV Life||Health & well-being|
|ETV Abhiruchi||Food & cookery|
|ETV Andhra Pradesh||News|
|ETV Bal Bharat||Kids||SD + HD||English, Hindi and 4 south regional languages|