Trans TV (Televisi Transformasi Indonesia) is an Indonesian national television station based in South Jakarta. Owned by Chairul Tanjung, it launched on 15 December 2001. It is similar to other commercial stations, showing news, movies, drama series, variety shows, quiz shows, and former children’s programs.
It was incorporated under a license from the Department of Trade and Industry, South Jakarta with Number 809/BH.09.05/III/1998. Its shares are largely owned by the Para Inti Investindo, a subsidiary of Para Group. In August 1998, Trans TV’s existence was published in State Gazette No. 8687 as PT Televisi Transformasi Indonesia. It was obtaining permission to broadcasting initially planned since on October 1998 based in Jakarta, was operating from Trans TV Television Centre Headquarters at Jalan Kapten Pierre Tendean No. 12-14A in Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta in Jakarta it born names Televisi Transformasi Indonesia (Trans TV) was granted a broadcasting licence.
It was started television network officially opened television broadcasting on-air nationwide on 15 December 2001, In the Jabodetabek (via Jakarta) the UHF channel for Trans TV is 29. Trans TV was went on air for the first time in a trial of broadcasts to seven cities such as : Jakarta (UHF 29), Bandung (UHF 42), Semarang (UHF 29), Yogyakarta (UHF 24), Solo (UHF 24), Surabaya (UHF 28) and Medan (UHF 27). Other Indonesian cities are expected to follow later through establishment of national television stations that relayed television broadcast of Trans TV. This channel is only available from pay and satellite television on Indovision platform on channel 87, First Media platform on channel 9 and Palapa C2 satellite. Trans TV. was launched started on 15 December 2001.
Trans TV programming includes variety shows such as Extravaganza, the Dorce Show (hosted by Dorce Gamalama) and Indonesian versions of Thank God You’re Here (Akhirnya Datang Juga) and The Gong Show. It also broadcasts religious programs, movies, gossip shows soap operas and regular news.
Trans TV broadcasts every Thomas & Uber Cup (now in MNCTV) since 2002 (except 2008 and 2010 on Trans7) who previously owned by RCTI. Sport programmes including 2002 Tiger Cup, La Liga and Copa del Rey in 2001-2003.
But since 2012, Trans TV broadcast football match again with FA Community Shield, La Liga(together with Trans7), England National Football, and also FA Cup.