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 25 November 2000, MetroTV was launched. Initially, MetroTV was broadcast in 12 hours per day from 12.00 pm until 12.05 am. On 1 April 2001, MetroTV extended the broadcast into 24 hours nonstop which become the first television channel in Indonesia to broadcast 24 hours nonstop.
On 20 May 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, and along with it comes the new slogan: "Knowledge to Elevate". This rebranding project was developed by DMID Group.
On 25 November 2020, to commemorate its 20th anniversary, MetroTV updated its on-air look by removing the wordmark. The former logo is retained on corporate purposes.
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