The word "Samaa" comes from the Urdu language and may be rendered in English as either "sky" or "heaven." It is concurrently aired from five of Pakistan's most major cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta, and Peshawar. These cities are listed in the following order of importance:
Samaa TV asserts that when it delivers the news to its viewers, it avoids sensationalism and instead focuses on providing the news in line with its factual foundation. Samaa TV says this in order to demonstrate that it takes its responsibility to its viewers seriously. The phrase "Sansani Nahin, Sirf Khabrain" is used as the company's slogan (No Sensationalism, Only News).
Do Tok with Kiran Naz, Super Over with Ahmed Ali Butt, and 7 se 8 are among the most popular news programs in Pakistan. Other popular news programs are Nadeem Malik Live, Red Line with Syed Talat Hussain, Naya Din with Mehak Aslam and Faisal Karim, Do Tok with Kiran Naz, and 7 se 8.