Media Prima

Media Prima Berhad is a Malaysian media and entertainment company with businesses in television, print, radio, out-of-home advertising, content creation and digital media.
In television, the Group has four channels — TV3, NTV7, 8TV and TV9.
Media Prima is the owner of The New Straits Times Press Berhad, Malaysia's largest publisher with three national news brands – New Straits Times, Berita Harian and Harian Metro, and consumer brands.
The Group currently ranks third in Malaysia in digital reach following the 2017 acquisition of REV Asia Holdings, one of Southeast Asia's leading digital media groups. In 2018, Media Prima became the number one choice for mobile content ahead of Google and Facebook.

Business divisions

Media Prima Television Networks

Media Prima owns and operates four free-to-air television stations.
Media Prima owns more than 98% equity interest in The New Straits Times Press Berhad, which owns three of Malaysia's most recognised print and online news brands – New Straits Times, BH and Harian Metro, as well as their respective weekend editions.


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Out-of-Home Advertising

Media Prima's content creation arm, Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd, is one of Malaysia's production houses with content output in diverse categories covering television, cinema, and digital platforms.


2018 bomb threat

On 28 August 2018, Media Prima's Sri Pentas headquarters was forced to evacuate following a false bomb threat. The police gave an order to evacuate the company's office at 10.30 pm. About 200 Media Prima employees were evacuated from the building. They were allowed to re-enter the building after two hours of inspection. The police did not find anything suspicious.
Following the cancellation of Nightline, TV3 aired the announcement about the incident. PDRM's bomb detector unit arrived at 11.40 pm to handle the case. The Fire and Rescue Department received the phone call from the police at 11.19 pm following the incident. The case was investigated under Section 506 of the Penal Code, and the police found it was a false bomb threat. Two men were arrested in Temerloh, Pahang on 29 August 2018.