The Sun TV Network is based in Chennai, the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, and is the source of the world's most popular Indian language television programming with a viewership of ninety-five million households in four languages in India as well as audiences in the USA, Canada and England. This article is a guide to the Sun TV network.
Twenty TV channels - Four languages
The Sun Network was conceived as a Tamil satellite channel, but its growth has enabled it to reach other languages including Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The Sun Network Tamil TV channels are Sun TV, K TV, Sun Music, Sun News, Chutti TV and Adithya TV. The Malayalam channels are Surya TV and Kiran TV. The Telugu language channels are Gemini TV, Gemini Movies, Gemini News, Gemini Music, Gemini Comedy and Kushi TV. The Kannada channels are Udaya TV, Udaya Comedy, Udaya Music, Udaya Movies, Udaya News and Chintu TV.
Tamil TV channels
Sun TV India It is the principal channel of the Sun Network. Sun TV gives its audience a diet of entertainment, game shows and soap operas as well as news programmes. Sun Music It features Tamil music from Kollywood and broadcasts twenty-four hours a day. A great deal of Sun Music content involves viewers to phone a video jockey to request their favourite music. Sun TV News It presents news to twenty-seven countries including Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Europe, America and Canada. Sun News has hourly news updates of local issues affecting Tamil Nadu as well as regional, national and world events. The channel can procure exclusive coverage of most stories because of its extensive network of reporters and stringers. Adithya TV This is another channel that relies heavily on audiences requesting for songs. The music is mostly in Telugu from Tollywoood and the rest of the channel's content is twenty-four hours a day comedy. Chutti TV This is another twenty-four hour channel. This channel is for children between the ages of three and fourteen. A feature of Chutti TV is the use of translated content from other countries. Indian children can now enjoy Jackie Chan, Dora the Explorer, Astro Boy, Spider Man and many other popular programmes and films plus an Indian superhero series called Shaktimaan.
Sun TV original content
Every year the Sun TV Network produces more than fifty thousand hours of original content. Some of this content is produced specifically for special sections of the audience such as people who live in villages. The remainder of the original content is made up of programming for young people, sports, women's programmes, game shows, serials and movies. You can find more about the Sun TV Network at Suntvnetwork.in.