14 May 2007Newsletter SubscriptionEmail this Page Volume 18 - Issue No: 7

Media, Advertising & Marketing Watch

Zee Kannada plans foray into film production
Zee Kannada is likely to enter into film production; buzz is that it is roping in a reputed Kannada film director for the task.


Delhi HC denies Nimbus stay against cricket showing on DTH
Delhi High Court denies Neo Sports a stay against TataSky and Dish TV showing Bangladesh- India cricket series.

TV9 in talks to buy 26 per cent stake in Indiavision
Hyderabad-based Associated Broadcasting Company is in talks to buy a 26% stake in Malayalam news channel Indiavision.

BBDO studies consumer rituals to connect with brands

Preeti Verma wins International Clio Future Gold Contest

Amitesh Rao to join Rediffusion as biz head for Airtel

Star to distribute Sky News across Asia

Indo-Bangladesh cricket series live on mobile phones

Contests2win launches Web Charades game

IMG Media to set up digital production facility in Sydney

Radio Mirchi to promote Mother's day

Disney unveils Pirates merchandise

TV Ratings
Top 10 Programmes (22/04/2007 to 28/04/2007)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (22/04/2007 to 28/04/2007)
Star Plus
Zee TV
Sun TV
Star One

Source: www.indiantelevision.com

Today's Newsbreakers.......India
  • TBWA India bags `Agency of the Year' award
  • Realtors go on advertising binge
    Source: The Hindu Business Line
  • Marketers offer options galore on Mother’s Day
  • Don't miss the bus: Ads at stake!
    Source: Economic Times
  • IFA to step up football marketing
  • Raymond to launch mid-range apparels
  • India in Black and White
  • Corporates take rivals head-on through ads
    Source: Business Standard
  • Recorder TVs are here but advertisers not worried, yet
    Source: www.livemint.com
  • 'Saucy hoardings are a distraction and should be banned'
    Source: DNA
  • TBWA wins agency of year award
    Source: The Hindu
  • “Audience segmentation can be the next wave in radio”
  • Liquor maker favours voluntary code
  • A campaign for a diet drug that speaks the truth
  • Mother’s Day has been subverted
    Source: Financial Express
  • TV18 gets into media outsourcing in alliance with Infosys
  • A roadmap for empowering women
  • Are you hooked on online travel? asks IAMAI
  • ‘Indian Idol 3’ opens with 3.03, but SET still at number 3
  • JK Cement to go in for brand revamp; pitch on for creative agency
  • Lowe, O&M, McCann triumph at Clio Awards 2007
  • Dentsu launches full-fledged media operations in India
  • Amitesh Rao joins Rediff, Delhi, as national business head on Airtel
  • JWT’s Chatterjee to join The Republic as creative director
  • Pepper 2007 is a hit; TBWA agency of year
    Source: Agency Faqs
    International News
  • Sri Lanka Chillies advertising awards end without finalists
    Source: Lanka Business Online
  • Pro-divorce ad gets Chicago talking
    Source: IHT
  • EchoStar Eyes Expansion
  • M/W Wins Hoover
  • $50 Mil. Big Lots Reviews Creative
  • Havas Posts 3.2% Gain
  • $100 Mil. Coldwell Banker Taps McKinney
    Source: Ad Week
  • Analysts: Larger Unilever Models = Good PR
    Source: Brand Week
  • CBS fires Batiste for appearing in ad
    Source: www.upi.com
  • Labor criticises Australian ad campaign
    Source: ABC Radio Australia
  • TV ad to remind smokers of July ban
    Source: Guardian
  • Claire Beale on Advertising
  • Advertising: Spot the link between a gorilla and chocolate
    Source: Independent
  • Hallmark Greets Upfront With Rising Ad Demand
  • Sales Up In 1Q For Outdoor Channel
  • NBC.com Goes 'Inside Heroes'
  • Advertising Fuels Viacom's Quarter
    Source: Media Post
  • Google taken to court over trademark issue
    Source:New Zealand Herald
  • Boss Strips Naked For Skincare Ad
    Source: Life Style Extra
  • Bryan Ferry Dropped From M&S Ads
    Source: Post Chronicle

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