MetroTV is the first 24-hour television news channel in Indonesia. MetroTV is also the first television to broadcast news programs in the Mandarin language.
On November 25, 2000, MetroTV was launched. Initially, MetroTV was broadcast in 12 hours per day from 12.00 pm until 12.05 am. On April 1, 2001, MetroTV extended the broadcast into 24 hours nonstop which become the first television channel in Indonesia to broadcast 24 hours nonstop.
On May 20, 2010, MetroTV changed its logo for the first time in almost 10 years. On the same time, MetroTV's on-screen bug moved from right top screen to right bottom.
The font of current MetroTV's logo is Handel Gothic.
Television channels in Indonesia
National private broadcasters: