ARY News, a Pakistani news channel owned by ARY group, was launched on 26 September, 2004. The channel serves in both languages, English and Urdu. ARY News is owned by ARY Digital Network founded by businessman Abdul Razzak Yaqoob. The channel operates under the motto of Har Lamha Bakhabar (Informed all the time) which means that the channel aims to inform the nation about the current affairs of country and international updates. Moreover, the channel present reports on politics, business, stock market and finance, weather updates, sports news and entertainment news.
ARY News is one of the trusted news channels of Pakistan as it timely provide each and every breaking news and hourly news updates. The story is also published on the website and updated too as the story develops. The broadcast area is not only limited to Pakistan, but also to India, Europe, Australia, Asia, United Kingdom (free to air on sky), Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, United States via Dish Network, and Afghanistan.
The famous talk shows of ARY news are Live With Dr. Shahid Masood host by Asma Hayat, Off The Record by Kashif Abbasi, Lucqman and The Reporters by Sami Ibrahim. Other talk shows include 11th Hour by Waseem Badami, Sawal Yeh Hai by Mansoor Ali Khan, Power Play by Arshad Shareef, Khabar Sy Khabar Tak by Rauf Klasra, Ab Tak by Sadaf Abdul Jabbar, Agar by Aamir Ghauri, and Andar Ki Baat by Asad Kharral.
Live with Dr. Shahid Masood is top rated talk show of ARY News and host by Asma Hayat with senior analyst of Pakistan, Dr. Shahid Masood. The show is famous in Pakistan and USA, UK, India and Canada as well. Off The Record is also among the list of most watched TV shows of ARY News and has highest rating for updating viewers with fresh affairs happening around. Other talk shows by Asad Kharral, Rauf Klasra and Sadaf Abdul Jabbar are also the trust worthy current affair programmes.