Channel V.png
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  May 1, 1994

On May 1, 1994, after their joint venture deal with Viacom was expired, STAR TV of Hong Kong, China replaced MTV Asia with Channel [V] in Asia and the Middle East. It later expanded its service into the rest of Southeast Asia via Palapa-B2P, Oceania (including Australasia) via AsiaSat 2 and Palapa-C1 (later Palapa-C2) and North Africa via Arabsat for cable distribution (including Bob Cooper's Far North Cablevision Ltd. in New Zealand) and it can be received in many Asia-Pacific countries those with privately-owned C/Ku band satellite dishes, especially in China (including Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau).

Similar to MTV: Music Television in the United States, Channel [V]'s logo was constantly branded with different colors, patterns and images on a variety of station IDs. In some idents that features an artists mostly do the peace sign to resemble the Channel [V] logo.


Channel V Logo.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Futura Bold
Futura Extra Bold
Launched:  January 1, 2008

The logo was slightly modified, while changing its font and the word "CHanneL" is now spelled in all caps but later it was dropped on-screen as it adopts the "[V] Plays Music" station IDs.

Channel [V], including Channel [V] International and Channel [V] Thailand, ceased their transmissions on October 1, 2021 alongside with FOX and Disney channels across the Asia-Pacific region.[1] However, Channel [V] Mainland China is still active till this day as it is a part of Star China Media (a subsidiary of China Media Capital) and no longer associated with Fox Networks Group nor Disney since 2014.


External Links

MTV Asia (under STAR TV)
Channel V