CNN is an International English language 24 hour television news channel. The channel based in USA is credited as the first 24 hour news channel and the first all-news television channel in the United States. The cable news channel was founded in 1980 by American media mogul Ted Turner. The channel is owned by Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. To distinguish from its US counterpart the channel aired in India is often referred to as CNN International.
This cable channel has become quite popular in India and is considered as one the leading English news channels.