Diya TV
TypeBroadcast television network (South Asian broadcasting)
AvailabilityNationwide (available on OTA digital television, Cable TV and LPTV
(covering 21.48% of U.S. households);[1]
Founded2009; 15 years ago (2009)
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California
Key people
Ravi Kapur (founder)
Launch date
AffiliatesList of affiliates
Official website

Diya TV is an American broadcast television network that was founded in 2009 by Ravi Kapur, an award-winning journalist, and is based in San Francisco, California. It is the widest distributed Asian American owned and themed television network in the United States, reaching in excess of 75 million people over the air.

Diya TV provides programming geared toward Indian American and South Asian interests in the United States, with programming rooted in news and investigative journalism in English, Hindi and Punjabi.[2]

Ravi Kapur was the former owner of KAXT-CD in San Francisco, which was formerly affiliated with Diya TV.[3] Diya TV is referred to as "America’s first and only South Asian broadcast television network".[4]

List of affiliates

Former affiliates


  1. ^ a b "Stations for Network - Diya TV".
  2. ^ [self-published source]
  3. ^ "Ravi Kapur". Biography.
  4. ^ a b "Where and how can you watch Diya TV 24/7 Free Local".