Imedi TV (or in English Hope TV) is private television station. The station is founded by Media tycoon Badrin Patarkatsishvili. Imedi TV covers mailny news and political analytic programs,
but it also airs music programs. The Imedi Media Holding was founded in 2001.
Obieqtivi was founded in 2010. According to various surveys, Obieqtivi carries out an anti-western, Turkophobic and homophobic editorial policy. The channel airs Russian
language movies and stories with anti-western contents.
Georgia Broadcast info (source - CIA WFB):
Tbilisi-based Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) includes Channel 1, Channel 2, as well as the Batumi-based Adjara TV (also a part of GPB); all three are funded from the state budget; there are a number of independent commercial TV stations, including but not limited to Rustavi 2, Imedi, Maestro, Kavkasia, GDS, and TV1; the Georgian Orthodox Church also operates a
satellite-based TV station called Unanimity; 26 regional TV broadcasters across Georgia are members of the Georgian Association of Regional Broadcasters (GARB) that seeks to strengthen the regional media's capacities and to distribute regional products; a nationwide digital switchover occurred in 2015; there are several dozen private radio stations; GPB operates 2
radio stations (2016)