The UK’s free Pakistani channel Prime TV has informed BizAsia.co.uk of a syndication deal it has struck with the Karachi based broadcaster Dawn News.

In this development, Prime TV will broadcast up to five-hours of Dawn News programmes per day, enhancing the channel’s Pakistan current affairs and news output.

Dawn News is a subsidiary of Pakistan Herald Publications Limited (PHPL), Pakistan’s largest English-language media group. It launched in Pakistan last summer.

The flagship show of the channel will be the hour-long ‘NewsEye’ show. Hosted by former BBC presenter Saima Mohsin. ‘NewsEye’ will bring viewers a round-up of the day’s breaking news along with special investigations and interviews that will hold accountable.

‘NewsEye’ – Monday – Friday at 21:00

he flagship show of the channel will be the hour-long ‘NewsEye’ show. Hosted by former BBC presenter Saima Mohsin. ‘NewsEye’ will bring viewers a round-up of the day’s breaking news along with special investigations and interviews that will hold accountable.

‘NewsEye’ – Monday – Friday at 21:00

The first ever Pakistani English sports programme ‘The Late Swing’ is a show that will focus not only on the sports in Pakistan but sports from all over the world.

‘The Late Swing’ – Saturdays at 18:30

The First Blast on Prime TV

‘The First Blast’ is Dawn News۪ flagship feature show presented by Sahar Ali, Amina Jennifer and Shazieh Gorji. The show focuses on bringing to light concepts and topics that affect daily life. It will also provide a forum for women to voice their concerns.

‘The First Blast’ – Sundays at 09:00

Two other current affairs shows will be commencing on the channel called ’30:30′ and ‘Talk Back’.

The changes come into effect from Sunday 23rd March.