Zee ETC Punjabi was one of two Punjabi-language entertainment channels in India owned by the Zee network, the other being Zee Punjabi, which in July 2013 was converted into a news channel, Zee Punjab/Haryana/Himachal.
Zee ETC Punjabi was launched on 3 July 2000 as Alpha ETC Punjabi, then renamed to ETC Punjabi in 2004 and finally to Zee ETC Punjabi on 19 June 2011 during Zee’s networkwide rebrand. The channel shut down on 30 April 2014. Note that what is now Zee Punjab/Haryana/Himachal was also launched using the Alpha brand, as Alpha TV Punjabi. Another channel launched as simply ETC was renamed to Zee ETC Bollywood in 2011.
Zee ETC Punjabi is not to be confused with:
- Zee Punjabi (UK), which was also launched as Alpha ETC Punjabi. It shut down in 2018.
- A new version of Zee Punjabi that was launched in early 2020.
Alpha ETC Punjabi
Zee ETC Punjabi
Zee ETC Punjabi ceased broadcasting on 30 April 2014.
- Zee ETC Bollywood, the only other channel to use the ETC brand in India.
Punjabi-language television channels
|General entertainment channels:|
Punjab only: PTC News | ABP Sanjha | Chardikala Time TV | Living India News | India News Punjab/Himachal
|Part of Essel Group
Pending merger with Sony Pictures Networks India
Indian TV channels:
Hindi: Entertainment: Zee TV HD, &TV HD, Zee Anmol and Big Magic | Movies: Zee Cinema HD, &pictures HD, Zee Bollywood, Zee Classic, &xplor HD, Zee Action and Zee Anmol Cinema | Music/youth: Zing | Teleshopping: EZ Mall
News channels: (Zee Media Corp.)
Arab world: Zee Aflam (movies) and Zee Alwan (entertainment) | United States: Zee Living and Zee Smile | Canada: Zee TV Canada | Latin America and US Hispanic: Zee Mundo | Russia: Zee TV | Thailand: Zee Nung | Indonesia: Zee Bioskop | Vietnam: Zee Phim | South Africa/Subsaharan Africa: Zee World and Zee Bollynova | Ethiopia: Zee Alem | Francophone Africa: Zee Magic
Non-television businesses: Film production: Zee Studios and Zee Studios International | Music label: Zee Music Company | Theatrical production: Zee Theatre | Live events: Zee Live | Media marketing: Zee Melt
Licensing and syndication arm for international markets: Zee Global Content Sales