Star Channel is a Greek free-to-air television channel that broadcasts a mix of foreign and Greek shows. It was launched in December 1993 and is owned by New Television S.A.
Star Channel is known in Greece mostly for its programming style, both in terms of live shows and news content, with increased focus on lifestyle, showbiz, gossip and fashion news, and on "comedic" presentation.[not verified in body]
In 2010, Star Channel staff was escorted out of the Eurovision Song Contest by police after accusations were made that it was transmitting footage from the dress rehearsal illegally.[not verified in body]
In 2013, Star started combining information with entertainment, resulting in the channel's shift to a more serious tone. Star Channel generated €64 million in net profit in 2014 which represents a 32.2% increase from the previous year.