Best News Channel in the World | Top 10 List of Most Popular

Television news refers to the practice of disseminating information about the latest events through television media. News events can take anywhere from a few seconds to several hours by presenting the latest developments in local/regional and international events. Television stations usually present news programs as part of their event, and are broadcast every day at certain times. Sometimes television shows can also be tucked in with 'news at a glance' to provide up-to-date reports about an event that is happening or other important impromptu news. This article contains a list of television news channels from worldwide.

1. Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera is an Arabic and English language television station based in Doha, Qatar. This TV station became popular after the September 11, 2001 attacks, when the station broadcast footage of statements by Osama bin Laden and other al-Qaeda leaders. Al Jazeera claims to be the only politically independent TV station in the Middle East. Al Jazeera currently competes with the BBC on a scale of viewers estimated 50 million viewers.

2. BBC News

BBC News

BBC News Channel is a British Regional News television station based in London, England. In 2006, this channel for the first time succeeded in becoming the United Kingdom's Best News Television news channel, presented by the Royal Television Society. Previously, the BBC News Channel was known as BBC News 24.



In 2007, it reached a combined audience of 390 million viewers. The economic value of its cable broadcast is estimated at approx. 4000 million dollars. The chain offers different supplementary services, the site operates under an alliance with MSN, a financial information service that competes with and Yahoo! Finance.

4. Sky News

Sky News

Sky News, founded in 1989, is a British 24-hour news channel, part of Sky Limited, which is owned by Comcast. The channel can be received for free in the Netherlands via YouTube and via the ASTRA1 satellite. The motto of the channel is 'First for Breaking News'. Sky News competes internationally with CNN International, BBC World News, Al Jazeera and EuroNews. Nationally, Sky News competes with BBC News and ITV News. Sky News is available in 127 countries and has a reach of 102 million households.

5. DW-TV


DW (TV) is a news channel that broadcasts 24 hours a day and seven days a week in German, English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Dari and Pashto. Deutsche Welle, abbreviated DW, is a German, internationally oriented broadcaster and participant in the ARD. Deutsche Welle includes a radio channel, television channel, an internet site in thirty languages and journalism training. The task of the DW is to promote Germany as a democratic constitutional state based on free will, and to promote understanding and exchange between cultures and peoples.

Fox News Channel

Fox News is an American subscription news channel owned by Fox Corporation. The channel is available in 85 million households in the United States and there are many more from abroad, broadcasting mainly from studios in New York City. The channel is identified mostly with the right and the Republican Party. It showed support for the war in Iraq. Fox News has been the subject of numerous controversies. Critics of the channel accuse him of orienting notably to conservatism and to the right.

7. NDTV India

NDTV India

NDTV India is the news channel of the Hindi-language owned by India's NDTV. It started its broadcast in 2003. In June 2016, NDTV decided that two separate channels, NDTV India and NDTV will start in the United Kingdom. NDTV 003 Hindi-language news channel NDTV India 4 hours and 4 hours of English-language news channel NDTV 24×7 was launched.

8. ABC News

ABC News

ABC News 24, Australia is a 24-hour news station, by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation operate. The channel replaced the previous ABC HD station and began broadcasting on July 22, 2010. In January 2010, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation announced that it would launch a 24-hour news channel, ABC News 24. Its Picture format is 576i (SDTV) 16:9 and Audience share is 1.9% nationally (2016 ratings year).

9. RT


RT, formerly known as the Russia Today (Br.: Russia today - an international multilingual) Russian TV channel, which broadcasts news, documentaries, talk show and debate as well as sports news and Russian cultural programs aimed at the foreign market news. RT broadcasts original channel on the English language from the Moscow studio. The transmitter launched in the year 2005. In addition, available in Arabic, "Russia Al-Yaum", launched in 2007, and Spanish-language channel "RT Actualidad", launched in 2009. In 2010, at the studio in Washington launched "RT America" which focuses on the United States.

10. CNN


CNN is sometimes referred to as CNN US to differentiate between the US channel and its international channel CNN International. In August 2010, CNN could be witnessed in more than 100 million homes in the US. Its broadcast coverage includes more than 890,000 hotel rooms in the United States. The US channel is also broadcast in Canada. Globally, the CNN program is broadcast through CNN International which can be viewed in 212 countries and regions.



MSNBC is a cable television news channel that is broadcast 24 hours from the United States, and can be viewed in the United States and Canada. The name of this channel comes from the merging of the names Microsoft and NBC. MSNBC is only aired in the United States, Canada, South America, and Africa. MSNBC has a special site, called which is also a NBC News supplement. Used with important purposes, namely as broadcasting news.

12. CBC News Network

CBC News Network

It is the equivalent of the Information Network (RDI) French. Serving close to 10 million households nationwide and in some northern states, it is the third oldest network of its kind, after CNN in the US and Sky News in the UK. Several NewsWorld programs have also been broadcast on the now defunct NewsWorld International, a US-funded cable network. Although developed by the CBC, NewsWorld International was sold to Vivendi Universal in 2000, and then resold to Al Gore and Joel Hyatt in 2004 until they launched their own cable network, Current TV, in August 2005.

13. France 24

France 24

France 24 is a French global 24-hour satellite news channel owned by France Médias Monde. France 24 has been set up and is financially supported by the French government. On December 6, 2006 at 8:29 pm the broadcasts started on the internet. A day later the channel could be received via satellite and cable in Europe, Africa, Middle East and the United States.

14. NBC News

NBC News

NBC News is the news division of the US television network National Broadcasting Company (NBC). It began their broadcasts for the first time on February 21, 1940. Its main program, NBC Nightly News, is broadcast from Studio 3B, located on the third floor of the NBC Studios in the GE Building, which is located at the Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. It currently obtains the highest ratings for its morning and evening talk shows.

15. TRT World

TRT World
DD News

Doordarshan news, commonly known as DD News, is known by its short name, is a Hindi news channel owned by Doordarshan. This is India's only 24-hour terrestrial (broadcast without satellite) news channel. Prasar Bharti Company Board proposed that the DD Metro, which was to be closed, approved to start a 24-hour news channel. It was later approved by the Union Cabinet in the meeting of October 3, 2003.

17. Euronews


18. Russia 24

Russia 24

Russia-24 is a Russian federal state news channel. It is part of the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company. Started broadcasting on July 1, 2006. In 2016, the channel began broadcasting on YouTube video hosting. The main feature was that the air can be rewound 4 hours ago. The TV channel included in the first multiplex of digital television in Russia.

19. IRIB


20. CBS News

CBS News

21. One America News

One America News

One America News Network (OANN), also known as One America News (OAN), is a US Conservative Television Pay channel specializing in news. The network was established on 4 July 2013 and is owned by Herring Networks Inc. The network headquarters is located in San Diego, California, and operates a news agency in Washington, DC and New York City.

22. CGTN


23. Voice of America (VOA TV)

Voice of America (VOA TV)

24. i24news


25. Zee News

Zee News

Zee News, established in 1999, is a TV channel broadcasting news and current events of India. Initially most of the programs were broadcast in the English language. In 2003-04, after the success of Aaj Tak, Zee News was completely converted to Hindi news channel. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) launched it from March 31, 2006.

26. Africanews

27. PTV News

28. teleSUR

29. NHK World-Japan

30. CNC World

31. Al Mayadeen

32. Al-Manar

33. Belsat TV

34. ArirangTV

35. Al Arabiya

36. Al Jadeed

37. Alhurra

38. Bloomberg Television

39. Africa 24

40. Radio Televisión Martí

41. Africable

42. Presse Africaine

43. A24 news channel

44. TVC News

45. Arise News

46. RTVI

47. Mirror Now

Mirror Now

Mirror Now is an Indian English news channel. Mirror Now gives priority to credibility compared to acquiring viewer's share.

48. Africa Independent Television


50. SABC News International

SABC News International

51. ET Now

ET Now

ET Now is a business news channel in India. The channel is run by Times Group and ET Channel is working remotely with Reuters. The Daily Newspaper also co-operates with the Daily Times, the daily newspaper in India. It is headquartered in Mumbai.

52. News18 India

News18 India

News 18 India (Earlier IBN7) is a Hindi TV channel. This is a news channel. By 2006-2009 it was originally known as 'Channel 7'. It is owned by TV18. In February 2015, IBN-7, according to a survey of TGI, was one of the top three Hindi news TV channels.

53. Republic TV

Republic TV

Republic TV is a TV channel in India that presents programs on news and current affairs. Its base is in Mumbai and Bengaluru. This independent channel started on May 6, 2017, at 10 a.m. Its editor Arnav Goswami is also the owner of a large part of this channel. AsiaNet News owned by the small part of this channel.

54. ABP News

ABP News

Star News started broadcasting in February 1998. Since 2003, it has become a full Hindi-language channel. This was a first bilingual (Hindi-English) news channel providing service. Until 2003, it was broadcast under the leadership of Star TV and under the direction of NDTV. But after the agreement ended with NDTV in 2003, it was transferred to Star TV by a full Hindi-language channel. On April 16, 2012, ABP Group made Star News ABP News after the cancellation of the agreement with Star TV.

55. Dawn News

Dawn News

Dawn News is Pakistan's first 24-hour news channel in English. The channel is based in Karachi and is funded by Pakistan herald Publications Limited (PHPL), Pakistan's largest English-language media group. The first test began in May 2007 and the channel was officially opened on July 23, 2007. Dawn News's test broadcasts were opened by former President Pervez Musharraf. The final launch took place while the chief of Pakistan's Supreme Court, Muhammad Chaudry, who had been suspended by Musharraf, was acquitted in court. The canal was previously held at Haroon House, PHPL's headquarters, but later moved to its current location in West Wharf in Karachi. Dawn News has an online streaming service available on its website that allows viewing of the channel abroad.

56. Times Now

Times Now

Times Now is a 24 hour broadcast television news channel based in Mumbai, India, which operates in English language. It was India's first news channel to start on the mobile screen (Reliance Infocomm Network). Maruf is the specialist and advisor of Channel Co-strategic affairs. In addition to the conduct of news debates, they have presented a 20-part series on the Indian Armed Forces, entitled 'Line of Duty'.

Aaj Tak

'Aaj Tak' is a Hindi news TV channel. It is owned by TV Today Network Limited. It is one of India's most watched Hindi news channels. The headquarters of Aaj Tak is located in New Delhi, India. Aaj Tak has also been summoned as the best news channel by the Limca Book of Records.

58. BNN Bloomberg

59. India TV

India TV

60. ATN News

ATN News

ATN News is the first 24-hour news-oriented television channel in Bangladesh. Originally, it is a subsidiary of ATN Bangla, another popular TV channel in Bangladesh. The channel made its official departure with this slogan of 24 hours on 23 June. The channel has grown into the hands of a group of relentless and devoted newsmen who have signed their work skills at home and abroad. Mishuk Munir, a television journalist and country media personality, was the guardian of the television station. He played a leading role in advancing the television. ATN News has stepped in with a strong commitment to delivering objective and non-partisan news in many parts of the world including Bangladesh.

61. WION

62. YTN

63. TG Norba 24

64. Asianet News

65. Kompas TV

66. Din News

67. Manorama News

68. Channel NewsAsia

69. RDI

70. Raj News Kannada

71. SVT24

72. Económico TV

73. Kanal 5

74. Record News

75. DZRH News Television

76. BeritaSatu TV

77. TVN24

78. Realitatea TV

79. TVP Info

80. Waqt TV

81. C5N

82. News World India

83. Khyber News

84. HispanTV

85. Sun News Network

86. Brigada News TV

87. 3/24

88. Tagesschau24

89. HRT 4

90. adn40

91. Inquirer 990 Television

92. KTN News

93. TV 24

94. FOROtv

95. Bernama TV

96. Niagara News TV

97. Al-Alam News Network

98. GMA News TV

99. NPO Nieuws

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