KTN (Kenya Television Network) is among the leading television stations with its headquarters situated at the Standard Group Centre Nairobi. KTN was started by Jared Kangwana in Marach 1990 and became the 1st privately owned TV station in Africa. It also holds a good name for breaking the KBC’s monopoly in the country.
Kenya Television Network turned out to be famous for Activism Journalism in the 1990s, promoting an impressive, unique and aggressive style of news coverage and has pursued the same hard stance reporting to date. KTN has earned the title as the “authoritative and independent” news channel in the country.
The network established itself as the model for a few governments in Africa when they permitted media liberalization to ground in the late 1990s. There were numerous new TV and radio stations around Central and East Africa that counted on KTN as a model and benefitted straight in terms of hiring former KTCN staff to execute their operations.
KTN has been airing the latest TV series featuring Third Watch, Scrubs, Lost, Prison Break, 24, Monk, Desperate Housewives, ER, How I Met Your Mother, The Unit, NCIS, The Practice Hollywood Heights, Gilmore Girls, Standof and Charmed. The live TV streaming is growing up in the country.
Despite the new Kenyan constitution taking place, KTN is focused on promoting local programming via producing and broadcasting shows like Changing times, Mheshimiwa and Be the judge. IT also broadcasts the beast of elenovelas like Hilos de Amor (Mariaana and Scarlett), Bellezas Indomables (Untamed Beauties), La Usurpadora (Deceptions), El Clon (The Clone), Marde Amor (Curse by the Sea and many other acclaimed telenovelas.