Television

HC refuses to grant interim relief to Ten Sports; admits plea

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/03/30/Ten%20Sports.jpg?itok=HfSkVZRa

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court has admitted a petition filed by Ten Sports, challenging the Union Government's uplinking guidelines on telecasting the India-Pakistan matches scheduled next year. However, the court refused to grant any interim relief and adjourned the hearing till further order.

This means that Ten Sports' cricket telecast fortunes will hang in the balance. The Bombay High Court's Christmas vacation spans from 26 December 2005 to 8 January 2006 (both days inclusive). India plays its first Test in Lahore from 14 January to 18 January.

Yesterday, Ten Sports had submitted a proposal before the High Court expressing its willingness to share the cricket telecast feed with Doordarshan only in rural India's non-cable markets.

In the proposal, the channel had said it was ready to provide feed of sports events to Prasar Bharati in the rural Very Low Power Transmission (VLPT) areas, where cable is not available, as an interim measure.

Ten Sports had moved the Bombay High Court on 9 December challenging a government move on making it mandatory for private sports channels to share listed sporting events with pubcaster Doordarshan. The channel alleged that acquisition costs of such events run into millions of dollars and sharing feed with Doordarshan would mean a loss for the broadcaster in advertising and subscription revenue.

UNI adds that a consumer body called Consumer Action Network has also intervened in the matter and opposed the Ten Sports plea. The intervention was not opposed by the bench comprising Justices Ranjana Desai and Abhay Oak.

Ahmed Abidi, representing the forum, told the court that as per the Supreme Court guidelines, the signals had to be made available to DD and free-to-air channels also. He pointed out the Australian example where the Government has taken concrete steps in this regard.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/image008-ipl.jpg?itok=0RDGIKLf
Star Sports curates a special line up of programming shows for VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction

The forthcoming VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction promises to be an unparalleled spectacle with Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the tournament geared up with a special line up of programming shows for all the cricket fans across the country.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/uday.jpg?itok=NPc_M8rc
Uday Shankar elected FICCI VP for 2018-19

Adding another feather to his cap, 21st Century Fox Asia president and Star India chairman and CEO Uday Shankar has been elected as the vice president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for 2018-19.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/logo.jpg?itok=Ff_3wIQ0
AnimationXpress announces Media & Entertainment IT Summit in Hyderabad

MUMBAI: Advancement in technology, improved computing, immersive graphics and instinctive visualization has transformed the lives of creative professionals in the digital media and entertainment segment. To bring the industry together and discuss the future of technology in this space,...

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/star.jpg?itok=vRB8XR-F
Star India launches its ‘Star Value Pack’ making Sports accessible to every Indian at unbelievable prices!

In keeping with Star India’s belief that every Indian should have access to high quality sports content including cricket, kabaddi, football along with their favourite dose of entertainment

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/khelo.jpg?itok=drmcirBi
Star Sports’ new campaign for Khelo India Youth Games - #5MinuteAur aims to inspire India to come out and play!

Star Sports has unveiled a new campaign for the Khelo India Youth Games which is scheduled to begin from January 09, 2019 in Pune, Maharashtra.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/fyi.jpg?itok=SbB6h06K
This Festive Season, let the baker within go extra creative with “Extreme Cake Makers”

This Christmas, let your baking fantasies take shape as FYI TV18 is all set to premiere “Extreme Cake Makers”, on 17th Dec, Monday to Friday at 7:30PM

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/republic.jpg?itok=b9hjPkoW
Republic Bharat, Arnab Goswami’s Hindi offering, to debut on 26 January

The Hindi offering of the Arnab Goswami-led network Republic is set to hit the airwaves on 26 January, a source close to the development informed Indiantelevision.com.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/zee-tv_0.jpg?itok=nVrWTrCq
Zee TV extends its early primetime fiction to Saturdays

Zee TV, India’s pioneer satellite broadcaster, has cultivated a strong relationship with the middle class over the last 25 years

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/17/history.jpg?itok=58bwvE_x
Gear up for divine adventure and mystery with HISTORY TV18 as the channel premiers exclusive documentary “God Code”

“There is more to the Bible than meets the eye,” is what Timothy Smith, renowned author of the best-seller “God Code” believes in.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories