Pakistan entered into Television Broadcasting age with a small pilot TV Station established at Lahore
from where transmission was first beamed in Black & White with effect from 26 November 1964. Television centres were established in Karachi and Rawalpindi/Islamabad in 1967 and in Peshawar and Quetta in 1974.
While introducing the sophisticated branch of the electronic media in the country, the broad perspective kept in mind was to inform and educate the people through wholesome entertainment and to inculcate in them a greater awareness of their own history, heritage, current problems and development as well as knowledge of the world at large.
Board of Directors
A Board of Directors appointed by the Government of Pakistan manages its affairs. The Managing Director of the Corporation, duly appointed by the Government of Pakistan and approved by the Board of Directors, is the Administrative and Executive Head of the Corporation.He is the competent authority to implement rules for the Corporation and its employees.
When PTV came into existence in 1964, there was a staff of 30 employees, which has now risen to more than 6000 persons at all Units of the Corporation. The employees of PTV are divided into 09 groups and every group has a separate pay scale.
Better and Creative Programming
The diligence of PTV and sustained efforts has resulted in better and creative programming with significant changes in presentation style. The promotion of programmes has been totally been revamped in lieu of improved re-packaging and tailor made programming along with energized marketing strategy.PTVs endeavor for initiative has surfaced with a number of milestones of particular significance. Deserving special mention here are the daily programs of Tilawat & Tarjuma of the Holy Quran; programmes highlighting the cause of Kashmir; PTV World, a new satellite channel was launched in the face of tough international competition.
The objective of providing a homely atmosphere to family viewers has been well achieved. The audience driven programmes have given PTV a new look and dramatically changed the views about PTV. PTV has surged ahead of its competitors and as such PTV-2 has been turned into a viable project. Generation of more than Rs 56 million within a span of five months of the implementation of the new idea speaks of this unparalleled achievement.
Technical Improvement of PTV
Technical improvement of PTV is evident from the change in screen presentation. The public has greatly appreciated this cosmetic transformation not only in programmes but also in News & Current Affairs. Recent usage of Computer Technology to facilitate the generation of virtual sets is a significant landmark in the history of PTV.
On the other hand active participatory programmes have supplemented the authenticity of Current Affairs programmes and generated a lot of public interest. Live Open Forum; PTV has taken a lead over its contemporaries by introducing Audio-Text and Tele-text services in the region. The live cricket and hockey quizzes and the recently held PTV Awards are few examples of mass public participation through Audio text. Availability of on-line Flight Information, live surge and fall of stock exchanges, news updates etc. on normal home TV sets are few references of Teletext application.
Every new idea brings with it the opening of whole new vistas of creativity. Prime TV is yet another venture in this regard, which resulted in the generation of additional income. Mideast Time, an extension of PTV World, targets Pakistani expatriates in the Middle East at a time when people need to relax with family entertainment.
Pakistan Television Corporation is the biggest media organization of Pakistan. It is an autonomous public sector organization. The main responsibility of PTV is to provide public service broadcasting not only within Pakistan but also outside Pakistan. It makes programmes for all its viewers in drama, documentaries current affairs, entertainment and sport. Its programmes are produced in Urdu as well as in all regional languages i.e Sindhi, Punjabi, Pashto and Balochi. While producing its programmes it pays due attention to the interest and aspirations of all strata of society and tries to reflect those effectively in its programmes.
PTV has a lot to be proud of
Its lists of accomplishment is ever increasing and every achievement is a milestone in itself, like :
- Salaat-o-Tarawih direct from Makkah during Ramadan
- Launching of PTVs Web site on Internet
- Special live interviews from Dubai, Saudi Arabia & New York
- Taji Mori at 12,500ft, one of the world's highest transmitters.
Pakistan Television Corporation Limited (PTV) is a public limited company. All its shares are held by Government of Pakistan. The decision to establish a general purpose television service with the participation of private capital and under the general supervision of the Government of Pakistan (GOP) was taken in October 1963. History
PTV Home Live
The black and white transmission of PTV symbolized the presence of Pakistan in the electronic media. PTV Home Live is an entertainment subsidiary of Pakistan Television Network and plays a vital role in showcasing the face of the nation. It is the oldest and widely available terrestrial channel across Pakistan and worldwide via satellite. PTV Home Live enjoys the largest national viewership in the country. The content telecast on the terrestrial and satellite channels is dissimilar. The PTV terrestrial programming includes live telecasts of Pakistan's cricket matches along with other professional sports, but the satellite channel is not authorized to broadcast this content. PTV Home that we see today is not the same some decades back.  PTV Home Live:
Pakistan Television Broadcasting age initiated with a small TV Station established at Lahore. The transmission was initially beamed in Black & White colors in 26 November 1964. The PTV centres were established in Karachi, Rawalpindi/Islamabad in year 1967 and in Peshawar and Quetta in 1974. The channel was the sole entertainment channel in the country that became a household name with flag ship shows and record breaking drama serials including Neelam Ghar hosted by Tariq Aziz, Drama Serials like Waris, Khuda Ki Basti, An Kahi, Angan Tehra, Dhoop Kinaray, Half Plate, Alpha Bravo Charlie (breaking the records of TRPs) and who can forget the 9 pm Khabarnama. PTV Home gave us legends like late Moin Akhtar, Bushra Ansari, Anwer Maqsood, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and lots of other gems.  Pakistan Television Broadcasting
- Reema khan show
- Yaad Teri anay lagi
- Box Office
- Celebrity Launch
- Khuwab sub dhool howy
- Nuatanki faimly
- Qisa kursi ka
- Shaam sy phely
- Sargham back home
- Gham e dil
- Junior star
- Boond boond darya
- Meri Bahuwain
- Morning with Juggun
- OLX Bazi of Raod K
- Super Hero Squad
- No time for pyar viyar
- Khoye huun ki justu ju
Today, PTV Home Live is revitalized with a new refreshing look and new TV Shows running successfully. Some of the popular prime time PTV Home shows are Avengers, Nageen, Love Main Twist, Zara Si Galat Fehmi, Tum Mere Kya Ho, Morning with Juggan, Code Name Red, Masi Yar Tang Na Kar to name a few. PTV Home Live also broadcast Soaps like Kanch K Rishtey, Meri Bahuein, Zindagi Mjhy Tera Pata Chahye, Wajood e Zan to name a few. The channel has lot of entertainment packed for children as well that includes Fun Factor, Junior Stars, Kidz Zone, Pocket Money Shows etc. The viewers of UK, USA, America, India, Saudi Arabia and Canada can stay connected to their homeland by accessing PTV home Live Streaming available on HamariWeb. Watch your favorite PTV Home Live shows only on HamariWeb.  PTV Home Live is revitalized
A Board of Directors appointed by the Government of Pakistan manages its affairs. The Managing Director of the Corporation, duly appointed by the Government of Pakistan and approved by the Board of Directors, is the Administrative and Executive Head of the Corporation. He is the competent authority to implement rules for the Corporation and its employees.
The idea of establishing a media and television industry was conceived in late 1958 by the privately set-up national education commission, with the support of then-President Field Marshal Ayub Khan.In 1964, Syed Wajid Ali launched a television industrial development project, and brought in electrical engineer Ubaidur Rahman of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) as the project director of the first television programme. Ali established a private television broadcasting company with the cooperation of Nippon Electric Company (NEC) of Japan and Thomas Television International of Great Britain.  history of ptv
Pakistan entered into Television Broadcasting age with a small pilot TV Station established at Lahore from where transmission was first beamed in Black & White with effect from 26 November 1964. Television centres were established in Karachi and Rawalpindi/Islamabad in 1967 and in Peshawar and Quetta in 1974.
PTV News, a new satellite channel was launched in the face of tough international competition. The objective of providing updated news round the clock.
PTV Sports is a 24-hour sports channel. PTV Sports was launched on 11 January 2012. Its test transmission began on December 2011.
The Hybrid nature of this new channel will offer a rich mixture of programming encompassing: News , Current Affairs, Entertainment, Infotainment, Documentaries,and Music.
Every field in the world is passing through the process of globalization, likewise Pakistan Television has entered into global competition. PTV Global would provide entertainment and the latest news to Pakistanis working abroad.
PTV Bolan broadcasts regional programmes in Balochi language. PTV Bolan was launched on August 14, 2005.Bolan Channel would promote the rich cultural heritage of Balochistan province and provides entertainment and information to the people in Balochi, Pushto and Brahvi languages.
PTV National a channel of regional languages of Pakistan has been the core source of providing Entertainment, Infotainment, and News etc in all the provinces of Pakistan along with 52 Countries all around the world in respective regional languages of Pakistan.The programmes in all major languages of Pakistan, Sindhi, Punjabi/Saraiki, Pushto/Hindko ,Baluchi/ Brahvi were telecast with a breakup of 2 Hrs for each province were allocated which were repeated two times in the 24 Hrs transmission.
Subsequent to the resolution passed by AJK Legislative Assembly requesting for the establishment of new channel in AJK & directive from the President of Pakistan in the year 2002, it was decided to establish a new TV channel in AJK in early 2004. In pursuance finally a portion of Radio Pakistan building was selected by the Chairman PTV/PBC to serve as AJK TV initially started on 5.2.2004 with its inauguration by President of Pakistan. AJK TV
In 1963, at a public meeting chaired by President Ayub Khan, the government decided to launch a television industry in the country.Since 1963, its headquarters have been located in Islamabad. From 1961–62, a television headquarters was established in Lahore, and Rahman's team made several pilot transmission tests, while many television divisions were established throughout Pakistan, including in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. 'PTV Home' operations building is situated at H-9 sector, Islamabad, Pakistan.  public meeting chaired by President Ayub Khan
The objective of the PTV National is providing different local News and as well as entertainment in all language different parts of the country.  ptv national
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- Fax No: +92 42 9200645
- Marketing Office
- Phone No: +92 51 9215592
- Fax No: +92 51 9202125
- Sales Office
- Phone No: +92 41 8813845
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- Mr.Noman Javed
- Contact No :+44(0)7939587306
- E-mail :email@example.com
- Central Marketing Office
- Phone No: +92 21 99230564
- Fax No: +92 21 99230558
- Central Marketing Office
- Phone No: +92 91 9211884
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- PTV Headquarters
- Constitution Avenue, Islamabad.
- Exchange #. 9212222, 9213333
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