Times NOW launched in UK
Dated: November 17, 2015
Times NOW, the leading English news channel in India, is expanding its presence in the international market. The flagship channel of Times Network, the broadcast arm of Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd, has officially launched in the UK.
"Times NOW has had a dream journey in India where it is has remained a leader in the English news space for the past seven years. The success of Times NOW among viewers here has encouraged us to launch it for Indians who live abroad and want to keep completely abreast of all the important news of their country and its growing eminence in the world." Said M K Anand, CEO & MD of Times Network.
The flagship channel of Times Network has remained a leader in the English news space in India for the past seven years have now reached over 80 countries in five continents in a little over four years.
Arnab Goswami, president -- News, and editor-in-chief, and who also anchors the popular Newshour, says, "The channel is launching in the UK to give viewers there a platform to voice their opinions. Times NOW, in the UK, will initially focus on Indian news, but will stay true to its tagline 'Action Begins Here', and will encourage viewers in the UK to take action and not wait for others to change their fortune. However, we will develop original content for the British and global audiences eventually."
Times Now says it is entering the UK with an array of shows from its popular news programming. The channel will also air shows from the Bollywood industry covered by sibling Zoom, as well as business news in the evenings from7-8 pm.