TV9 is a Telugu news channel started in January 2004 by a team of journalists led by Ravi Prakash. It gained instant popularity among the masses with the punchline "Merugaina Samajam Kosam". Later it expanded its network with news channels in Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi and Gujarati languages. These channels are broadcast by Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Tv9 Kannada Live is a 24-hour Kannada news channel. TV9 established its image as one of India's most watched and credible regional news channel worldwide. It is the most preferred Kannada news channel for Live Updates, Breaking News, Political News, Crime, Entertainment News and Film news, Sandalwood, Sports News, Sting Operations.
TV9's popular shows revolve around: State Politics, Indian Politics, Economy, Sports, Films, Business, Social Cause, Satirical Comedies and Panel Discussions with eminent personalities.