GNN (news channel)

G News Network, commonly known as GNN, is a Pakistani 24-hour news and current affairs channel based in Lahore, Pakistan. It is owned and operated by Gourmet Foods.[1]

GNN
GNN news logo
Launched14 August 2018
Owned byGourmet Foods
Picture format16:9 (1080i50, HDTV)
SloganG Janta Hai
CountryPakistan
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
WebsiteOfficial website
Availability
Satellite
Paksat-1RC-band
Cable
IPTV
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)014
Streaming media
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History

The channel was launched by Pakistani bakery company, Gourmet Bakeries.[1] Reportedly, they invested 1.5 billion in the channel to diversify their business.[1]

In 2018, company announced their attention to rename the channel and relaunch it under name, G News Network. For this purpose, they appointed Amir Mir brother of Hamid Mir as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the channel.[1]

On August 10, 2018, Hamid Mir left Geo TV and joined GNN as President of the channel along with two other colleagues Sohail Warraich and Munib Farooq.[2] But his stint remained brief at GNN as two months later on October 12, 2018, Hamid Mir left GNN.

Senior journalist Dr Shahid Masood joined GNN as President on 14 April, 2019, continuing his show "Live With Dr. Shahid Masood".

Senior journalist Arif Hameed Bhatti joined GNN as Chief operating officer (COO) on 13 June, 2019. He will host a show at GNN.[3][4]

Shows[5]

  • Baseerat
  • Live With Dr Shahid Masood
  • Bebaak
  • Joke Dar Joke
  • Sarkaar
  • News Center
  • Weekend Brunch
  • Taron Sy Karain Batain
  • GNN Morning
  • Inside Out
  • Food Street
  • Aisa Dais Hai Mera
  • Viral

Hosts[2]

  • Shahid Masood
  • Chaudhary Ghulam Hussain
  • Saeed Qazi
  • Arif Hameed Bhatti
  • Najia Asher
  • Mohsin Bhatti
  • Naseem Vicky
  • Fiza Ali
  • Mobeel Gabol
  • Salman Hassan
  • Neelam Aslam
  • Samina Pasha
  • Ayesha Yousuf
  • Uzma Nauman
  • Shehzad Hasan
  • Marium Farhan
  • Ayesha Bakhsh
  • Hina Niazi

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Food 'giant' Gourmet set to launch TV channel - Profit by Pakistan Today". 7 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b ڈیسک, ویب (11 August 2018). "'تبدیلی آگئی ہے' حامد میر اور جیو کا ساتھ ختم؟".
  3. ^ Bhatti, Arif Hameed (2019-06-13). "I have joined GNN as COO, I hope I will be able to full-fill expectations of viewers. Do wish me luck!pic.twitter.com/y9r8fnwaMe". @arifhameed15. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  4. ^ GNN (2019-06-13), Renowned Analyst, Investigative Journalist Arif Hameed Bhatti joins GNN as COO, retrieved 2019-06-13
  5. ^ "GNN shows Youtube playlist". 11 Sep 2018.
GNN

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Global Network Navigator, an early commercial Web publication

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Goodnight Nurse, a New Zealand alternative rock band

Guerrilla News Network, a defunct news website and TV studio

Live with Moeed Pirzada

Live with Moeed Pirzada is a current affairs television talk show on GNN News. It is one of the most watched news program on GNN News. It is hosted by renowned journalist Moeed Pirzada. His show tries to untangle the twists and turns of Pakistani politics, social and economic issues. It is broadcast from Karachi from 10:00 to 11:00, Monday to Thursday.

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