TV9 is a Telugu news channel started in January 2004 by a team of journalists led by Ravi Prakash, his father is from Andhra Pradesh. His mother Kalpana Dutt, is a Bengali. It gained instant popularity among the masses with the punchline "మెరుగైన సమాజం కొసం"(For A Better Society). Currently it is no1 telugu news channels in India. The network is opposed the caste system prevalent in India. Following success in Andhra Pradesh, TV9 expanded its network with news channels in Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali and Gujarati languages. These channels are broadcast by Associated Broadcasting Company Private Limited of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.but now it is heading towards repleteness because of its limited regional audience, so tv9 is trying to bring in vast structural changes.