- Imagine TV
Imagine TV Launched January 21, 2008 Owned by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
(a Time Warner company)
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV) Slogan Entertain and Delight. Country India
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra Formerly called NDTV Imagine (2008-2010) Sister channel(s) Lumiere Movies
Website Official Website Availability Satellite Airtel digital TV (India) Channel 106 BIG TV (India) Channel 7 DishTV (India) Channel 104 Sun Direct DTH (India) Channel 1 Tata Sky (India) Channel 107 Sky (UK) Channel 831 Dish Network (USA) Channel 574 Nilesat 12341V 27500 3/4 Cable Hathway (India) Channel 12 IPTV UniFi (Malaysia) Channel 199
The channel was established by NDTV Group under the stewardship of former STAR India CEO Sameer Nair. The channel, was launched in India on January 21, 2008 as NDTV Imagine. Imagine TV has tied up with Karan Johar, who is the creative consultant and ambassador of the Imagine TV brand.
On 8 December 2009, it was announced that Turner Asia Pacific Ventures (a wholly owned subsidiary Turner Broadcasting System) had acquired a 92 per cent stake in NDTV Imagine Ltd. NDTV’s 76 per cent stake in NDTV Imagine would be given to Turner for $67 million, the Time Warner company would acquire fresh equity worth $50 million to get 92 per cent control. NDTV Imagine Ltd. runs NDTV Imagine, NDTV Lumiere and NDTV Imagine Showbiz television channels and film production and distribution company, NDTV Imagine Film Co. The purchase received approval from the Time Warner board on 17 December 2009. At the end of the $126.5 million deal, Turner holds 92% in NDTV Imagine Ltd. while 3.2% is retained by NDTV Networks and the remaining 4.8% is held by its chief executive officer Sameer Nair and other Imagine employees. In December 2009, Online and mobile video service NyooTV.com join hand with NDTV Imagine for procuring the on-going and past TV shows. 
NDTV announced on 24 February 2010 that it has received all the regulatory approvals and the transaction has been concluded on 23 February by transfer of shares, amounting to 85.68 per cent of NDTV Imagine Ltd, by NDTV Networks Plc to Turner Asia Pacific Ventures. The three channels will be under Turner General Entertainment Networks, a holding company that will infuse fresh capital to fund the network's growth. The 'NDTV' brand will drop out and the channels will be labelled Imagine TV, Lumiere Movies and Imagine Showbiz.
In the UK and Ireland, Imagine is broadcast on the Sky platform, where it is free-to-air. Due to copyright issues, the channel was unable to use 'Imagine TV' in the region, therefore it was rebranded as Imagine...Dil Se, from NDTV Imagine, on 1 November 2010.
As of February 4, 2009 Imagine is available in the US on the Dish Network platform. Imagine is also available on Nilesat in the middle east free-to-air. In November 2009, NDTV Imagine launched in Canada in partnership with Canadian broadcaster Ethnic Channels Group and is available on Bell TV. The channel was rebranded as Imagine Dil Se in early 2011.
- ^ "Imagine TV". Imagine TV. 2008-01-21. http://www.imagine.tv/contact.php. Retrieved 2010-10-09.
- ^ "Turner buys 92% stake in NDTV Imagine". Biz Asia. 2009-12-08. http://media247.co.uk/bizasia/newsarchive/2009/12/turner_buys_76.php.
- ^ "Time Warner approves NDTV Imagine acquisition". Biz Asia. 2009-12-17. http://media247.co.uk/bizasia/newsarchive/2009/12/time_warner_app.php.
- ^ "Online TV Platform NyooTV.com To Join Hands With NDTV Imagine For Content". WAT blog. 2009-12-22. http://www.watblog.com/2009/12/22/online-tv-platform-nyootv-com-to-join-hands-with-ndtv-imagine-for-content/.
- ^ "Turner completes acquisition, NDTV Imagine becomes Imagine TV". Indian Television. 2010-02-24. http://www.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k10/feb/feb179.php.
- ^ "Imagine UK's new brand revealed". Biz Asia. 26 October 2010. http://media247.co.uk/bizasia/newsarchive/2010/10/exclusive_imagi.php.
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2 Joint venture with UB Group.
3 Joint venture with Alliance Lumière Pvt. Ltd.
3 Joint venture with The Hindu Group.
4 Joint venture with Tata Sky.
5 Owned by Asian Television Network.
6 Owned by Ethnic Channels Group.
7 Joint venture with Astro All Asia Networks
8 Minority stake in joint venture with Sun Network, Value Labs and Astro All Asia Networks.
9 Joint venture with Genpact.
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