Deepta TV is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language satellite and cable television channel, owned and operated by Qazi Media Limited, a subsidiary of Qazi Farms Group. It officially started broadcasting on 18 November 2015 and within two weeks it became the most watched television channel in Bangladesh. Its programming is mostly entertainment with an emphasis on daily drama series. Deepo broadcasts foreign programming, mainly Turkish drama series.
In December 2011, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission granted broadcasting license to “Deepto Bangla TV”. The channel began broadcasting as Dipto TV on 18 November 2015 and later aired the first and second episodes of the Turkish drama series Muhtesem Yuzil, which helped the channel skyrocket in viewership. Muhtesem Yuzil was the second highest rated television series in the country in the first week of January 2016 and the channel was the highest ranked television channel in Bangladesh in terms of television ratings.
Apart from this, its local productions, namely Aparajita, Palki, Khuzhe Phiri Takki, have also been initial successes. The channel has aired Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls since its launch. On 7 June 2016, the agriculture-related television series Deepta started airing on the Krishi channel. In December 2016, Bangladeshi television professionals demanded that Deepta TV and three other local television channels remove dubbed foreign television series that gained popularity in the country from their schedules. On 22 February 2017, the American-French television series Highlander premiered on Deepto TV. On 19 May 2019, Deepta TV, along with five other channels, started broadcasting on Bangabandhu-1 satellite after signing an agreement with BSCL. On 29 November 2019, Tomorrow, an animated film on climate change, had its world premiere on Deepto TV.
On 16 April 2020, Deepto TV stopped broadcasting news for two weeks after four journalists working for the channel contracted the disease COVID-19. According to the TRP report during Eid-ul-Fitr 2020, Deepto TV was the second highest among television channels in Bangladesh, only after RTV. On 11 July 2020, Deepta TV premiered the Turkish drama series Kadin, localized as Bahar, which regularly topped the list of most watched television shows in Bangladesh. In November 2020, Deepta TV started airing Turkish drama Adını Feriha Koydum and local drama Mashrafe Junior. On 18 November 2021, on its sixth anniversary, Deepto TV started distributing Deepto Awards.