FYI TV18 is the soon-to-be-discontinued Indian version of FYI and the second channel from the joint venture between TV18 and A&E Networks, the first being History TV18. It is a lifestyle channel with a similar positioning as TLC, Fox Life, Travelxp and NDTV Good Times.
The channel was launched on 6 July 2016 and will shut down on 8 July 2020, almost exactly four years after its launch.
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HD logo: 2018–2020
An HD version was soft-launched when FYI TV18 was launched on 6 July 2016, running on selected TV platforms in India, then fully launched on 17 October 2018 and made publicly available on all distribution platforms.
Until the official launch of the HD feed, the SD and soft-launched HD feeds shared the same logo with no distinguishing features between the two.
Part of ( Reliance Industries Limited Network18)
Subsidiaries: Viacom18 1 ( Viacom18 Motion Pictures)
Parent companies: ( TV18 Reliance Industries Limited),
Indian television channels:
Hindi: Entertainment: Colors, Colors Rishtey | Movies: Colors Cineplex, Rishtey Cineplex | Youth entertainment: MTV | Music: MTV Beats
English: Entertainment: Colors Infinity, Comedy Central | Music: VH1 | Kids: Nickelodeon, Nickelodeon Sonic, Nick Jr.
Regional languages: Kannada: Colors Kannada, Colors Super, Colors Kannada Cinema | Bangla: Colors Bangla, Colors Bangla Cinema | Marathi: Colors Marathi, Colors Marathi Cinema (upcoming) | Tamil: Colors Tamil | Odia: Colors Odia | Gujarati: Colors Gujarati, Colors Gujarati Cinema | Bhojpuri: Rishtey Bhojpuri (upcoming)
United States: Aapka Colors
Defunct: TeenNick (programming block on Nick Jr.)
Film production: Viacom18 Motion Pictures
National news channels:
Hindi: News18 India | English: CNN-News18 2
Business news channels 3: Hindi: CNBC Awaaz | English: CNBC-TV18 HD | Gujarati: CNBC Bajar
Regional news channels: (most acquired from the ETV Network)
Hindi-speaking regions: News18 Punjab/Haryana/Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh, Bihar/Jharkhand and Rajasthan
Other regional channels: News18 Kannada, Bangla, Odia, Lokmat + (Marathi), Gujarati, Urdu, Assam/Northeast + (Assamese), Tamil Nadu + (Tamil) and Kerala + (Malayalam)
AETN18 network 4 :
History TV18 HD | FYI TV18 HD (to be shut down)
Other channels: Topper TV | Shop CJ
Divested channels: Home Shop 18
+ Not formerly owned by ETV Network; these channels have always been owned by TV18.
1 Joint venture with Viacom.
2 Joint venture with Turner Broadcasting System ( WarnerMedia).
3 Joint venture with NBCUniversal ( Comcast).
4 Joint venture with A&E Networks.