|First air date||September 24, 2007|
Launched October 29, 2007
|Format||South Asian Programming|
|Class||Satellite Radio Station|
|Owner||Asian Television Network|
XM Radio Canada
ATN-Asian Radio is an XM Satellite Radio channel featuring programming dedicated South Asian community in North America. This channel's content is produced by Asian Television Network. The channel features: talk and phone-in shows, music and poetry, news and current affairs, and live cricket commentary. The channel was in preview mode from 2007-09-24 until 2007-10-29 at 6 PM ET, at which point it was formally launched. The majority of the talk shows are in English with substantial coverage in Punjabi, Hindi, and other South Asian languages.
On April 18, 2008, ATN-Asian Radio started broadcasting live Indian Premier League matches on the channel as a part of Asian Television Network International Limited broadcasting rights It was initially available on XM Satellite Radio, but then just Sirius as part of Multicultural Radio. ATN Asian Radio airs every evening from 6 PM Eastern - 3 AM Eastern, and the remainder of the airtime is dedicated to Aboriginal Canadian programming from Voices Radio.
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