ABP News, previously known as STAR News, is a Hindi news channel. The channel was owned by a joint venture between News Corporation owned STAR TV/Fox International Channels. Now the channel is owned by ABP Group. The channel was launched in 1999 and it was India's first bilingual news channels airing news both in English and Hindi. In 2003 the channel became a complete Hindi News Channel.
The channel's show Pradhanmantri, a politics-based reality series/documentary series, hosted by actor-director Shekhar Kapur, is a very popular show.