ANTV (stylized in all lowercase) is an
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. It is owned by
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130px, left, Former logo of ANTV, used from 2003 until 2006.
''ANTV'' was launched on January 1, 1993 as a local television station in
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province. In the same month it was awarded a government license for nationwide broadcasting, and moved its studio to
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. The first programming it produced itself was live coverage of the general session of the
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on March 1, 1993.
On September 29, 2005,
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through STAR TV
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bought a 20% stake in ANTV. By the Indonesian government law, foreign companies can only have a 20% stake in local media companies. ANTV has 24 relay stations covering 155 cities across Indonesia and reaches 130 million people.
ANTV does not broadcast any foreign sport programming. Instead, it shows
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Indonesian Super League
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, along with its sister channel tvOne
(now broadcast on
RCTI (''Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia'') is an Indonesian free-to-air
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, and GTV
As of 2015, ANTV no longer broadcast sporting events. These were replaced with Indian shows, reality shows, and ''soap operas''.
*''Saat Paling Mengasyikkan'' (The Most Exciting Moment) (1993-1995)
* ''Wow, Makin Asyik Acaranya'' (Wow, the more fun it is) (1995-1998)
* ''Wow Keren'' (Wow, It's Cool) (1998–2003, 2011–2015)
* ''Makin Keren'' (Cooler) (2003–2006)
* ''Makin Dekat Makin Memikat'' (Closer, More Attractive) (2006–2009)
* ''TV Ramah Buat Keluarga'' (Friendly TV for Family) (2009–2010)
* ''Berkilau Bersama ANTV'' (Shining With ANTV) (2010–2011)
* ''Keren'' (It's Cool) (2015–present)
Notable Main Directors
* Agung Laksono (1993-1998)
* Nenny Soemawinata (1998-1999)
* Azkarmin Zaini (1999-2000)
* Anton Nangoy (2000-2002)
* Anindya Bakrie (2002-2009)
* Dudi Hendrakusuma (2009-2013)
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* Ahmad Zulfikar Said (2019–present)
List of television stations in Indonesia
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Television stations in Indonesia
Television channels and stations established in 1993
Mass media in Jakarta