APOS – Bali, Indonesia– A+E Networks’ TV18 in India will launch FYI TV18, a contemporary factual lifestyle and entertainment network reflecting how people actually live their lives today, across DTH, Digital & Analog cable platforms this July. The announcement was made jointly by Sean Cohan, President, International and Digital, A+E Networks and Adil Zainulbhai, Chairman Network18.

FYI TV18 will feature over 100 hours of Hindi-language programming to start with, including 3 locally produced shows at launch. The new brand will draw on the success of its U.S. parent, which has garnered a strong reputation for ground-breaking formats and break-out hits such as Man Vs Child; Tiny House Nation, Seven Year Switch, Arranged, among others.