|Launched||28 February 2008|
|Picture format||SDTV (480i 4:3)
PAL (576i 4:3)
HDTV (1080i 16:9)
|Slogan||Right & Now (Baru dan Benar)|
|Headquarters||Wisma Bernama, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|UniFi (Malaysia)||Channel 410|
Bernama TV is a 24 hour international news and current affairs television network in Malaysia. It is owned by Bernama, a government news agency. The service places emphasis on decidedly right-leaning and pro-government content and views it was introduced on 1 September 1998 and officially inaugurated on 28 February 2008, this channel airs news programmes that are related to local and international business, lifestyle, sports and entertainment. It is broadcast on the Astro satellite television platform via Channel 502, the UniFi via Channel 120 and the Fine TV IPTV-based network via Channel 12. Bernama TV's slogan is Baru & Benar (Malay for "Right & Now").
Bernama's news bulletins were initially aired on Astro Ria, Astro Prima, Astro AEC, Astro Wah Lai Toi and Astro Vaanavil, but they have since been integrated to this network. The news content on this channel is primarily broadcast in Malay, which is the official language of Malaysia. However, there are news programmes in English, Chinese, Cantonese, Teochew and Tamil as well, in line with the News@Bernama, Xin Wen@Bernama, Sen Men@Bernama and Seithigal@Bernama segments respectively. Other shows that are broadcast on Bernama TV include STAR TV Biz@The Star, Sports@The Star and "Helo Malaysia" is a talk show hosted by Sherkawi Jirim.
Noramfaizul Mohd Nor worked for Bernama TV as a TV camera operator when he was killed 2 September 2011 covering a humanitarian mission to Somalia.1 He was the first Malaysian journalist to be killed while on assignment abroad.
- CNN. "Malaysian journalist killed in Somalia." 3 September 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2011 CNN