NEW YORK and TORONTO, April 8, 2013 /CNW/ - ZEE TV, the #1 South Asian Entertainment Network in partnership with Ethnic Channels Group Limited (ECG), Canada's largest distributor of third language television services, launches ZEE TV Canada in HD! ZEE Americas Director - Distribution; Akhilesh Gupta said "ZEE TV HD was the first South Asian Network to go HD in the US last year and we are very pleased to now announce the launch of ZEE TV Canada in HD. ZEE Americas continues to maintain its leadership position in the North American market by delivering the highest quality entertainment that the South Asian audience wants to watch." "Nextv is poised to redefine television viewing, and is going to be a game changer" added Konstantin Salenkov, CEO of Nextv. ZEE already has 6 channels in Canada catering to the diverse group of viewers: ZEE TV, Alpha ETC Punjabi, Zing, ZEE Salaam, ZEE Tamizh and ZEE Cinema will now be joined by ZEE TV HD as a 24/7 channel catering to women's entertainment! ZEE TV HD is available on NexTV along with ZEE Cinema and Zing. For more information on how to subscribe to ZEE TV Canada in HD, visit www.zeetvcanada.catoday!ABOUT ZEE AMERICAS ZEE TV - the name that has become synonymous with unparalleled quality in entertainment - has been a dominant player in broadcasting content for more than 20 years in the national and international space. As an Indian company, ZEE is committed to supporting the values and traditions that appeal to South Asians across the globe. In July 1998, ZEE expanded its presence in the international space by establishing itself as a mainstay in American households, reaching more than 2 million viewers. As the undisputed leader in the market for over 12 years, ZEE has successfully evolved its content to meet the changing needs of the market across genres and languages. As the exclusive distributor of the ZEE channels in the Americas, Asia TV USA Ltd. caters to a wide audience with a growing number of channels, including ZEE TV, ZEE Cinema, Zing, ZEE Business, ZEE Smile, TEN Cricket, ZEE Aflam, ZEE Alwan, ZEE Russia, ZEE Marathi, ZEE Kannada, ZEE Telugu, ZEE Tamizh, Alpha ETC Punjabi, ZEE Bangla, ZEE Salaam, ZEE 24 Taas, ZEE 24 Ghanta, ZEE 24 Ghantalu, and ZEE Khana Khazana. ABOUT ETHNIC CHANNELS GROUP Ethnic Channels Group (ECG) is a Canada-based television broadcasting, distribution and communications company, specializing in multicultural television channels for the North American market. ECG currently owns and operates 46 television channels in the following languages: Hindi, Russian, Vietnamese, German, Tagalog, Arabic, Tamil, Portuguese, English, Hebrew, and Urdu.