Six entertainment channels of Pakistan transmission is not coming in many cities of Pakistan. Popular entertainment channels including ARY Digital, GEO Entertainment, HUM TV, Express Entertainment, TV ONE, KTN Entertainment are missing from several million households. People mostly women are very much disappointed as most of the dramas are aired from these channels. On weekends big dramas are telecast but on this weekend people were unable to watch any drama.
A housewife living in P.E.C.H.S, Karachi said that it is very annoying that these drama channels have been shutdown. She said that because of law and order situation now a days in Karachi families prefer to stay at home and watch TV but now there is nothing left in TV as well.
Another woman from Lahore while commenting on Facebook page of a TV channel wrote that its amazing that Indian channels are coming but Pakistani channels are not coming. Few of the TV channels on their official Facebook page have demanded for compliant from users if they are not able to watch their channel.
Most of the audience (70% are women) which watches these drama channels doesn’t understand Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and Pakistan Broadcaster’s Association (PBA), they does not know who is right between PEMRA, PBA or cable operators. They only want to see these channels on television.