Hidayat TV was established by Moulana Dr. G. H. Adeel, Maulana Syed Abbas Abedi. Soon after Major Javed Syed joined the team . Hidayat TV initially aired parts daily but became a full-time 24-hour running channel from 16 February 2009. Hidayat TV launched globally on 5 December 2009 reaching audiences in UK, Europe and parts of North Africa via Eutelsat 28A.
Hidayat TV regularly airs live and recorded events from Islamic gatherings and Islamic Pilgrimages.Poems and recitals are aired including remembrance of the prophet Muhammad and his closest progreny and commemorations of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and other Shia Imams. There are also frequent broadcasts of popular Islamic prayers in particular Dua-e-Kumail and Dua-e-Tawassul.
- To educate the Islamic Community on its rights and responsibilities
- To assist the Islamic Community in the resolution of its social, economic, cultural and religious needs
- To create and promote the spirit of unity and brotherhood among the members of the Community
- To promote actively the principle of multiculturalism
- To provide a wider platform for those who love to establish peace and harmony on earth
- To show the real face of the Holy Quran and Sunnah according to the teachings of the Holy Prophet Mohammed and his Holy Progeny
- To build a bridge between Western and Eastern culture through healthy dialogues and debates
- To present educational, social, cultural, physical, ethical and religious programs for ALL