CNN wins best channel at ATF '06; NDTV takes best news award

MUMBAI: In the recent 11th Asian Television Awards held in Singapore, CNN and NDTV 24X7 have scooped various awards for India.

CNN in the Asia Pacific region won Cable and Satellite Channel of the Year, CNN Today was selected as the Best news program, Kristie Lu Stout won the Best news presenter or anchor award, while Stan Grant won for Best current affairs presenter and also for Rising from the Ruins in the Best news/current affairs special category, asserts an official release.

Commenting on the win CNN International's senior vice president Rena Golden said, "To take home the prestigious Cable and Satellite Channel of the Year award on top of four other honours is simply a brilliant achievement and testament to our world class on-air and behind-the-scenes teams across the Asia Pacific region."

CNN International managing director Chris Cramer added, "This success is particularly sweet when you consider the proliferation of competition and the fact that these awards are voted for by our peers. Twenty one years after we launched, we continue to lead by example."

NDTV 24X7 won The Best News Programme for Waves of Destruction, a runner-up for Best Single News Story/Report for Bihar Floods – Forces of Nature, a runner-up for Best Live Event Coverage for Blast in Srinagar Transport Office and a runner-up for Best News/Current Affairs Special for Inside Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.

Barkha Dutt was a runner-up for The Nation Tonight and Nidhi Razdan for The X-Factor in the Best News Presenter or Anchor category.

Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd's Zoom TV India won the Best Entertainment Programme award for Dangerous.

Latest Reads
Business news most benefited genre in Chrome DM week 24

With a growth of 1.24 per cent as compared to last week (23), the business news genre marked the highest opportunity to see (OTS) among all categories in week 24. Zee Business gained the highest OTS with 84.3 per cent in six metros, according to the data compiled by Chrome Data Analytics and Media...

Television TV Channels Viewership
Zee TV to launch the third season of 'India's Best Dramebaaz'

MUMBAI: Locked in a see-saw battle with Colors for top billing in the Hindi GEC space, Zee TV has made its latest move. The Puneet Goenka-led channel's latest offering to the Indian audiences is season three of 'India's Best Dramebaaz'. Having enjoyed a successful run during the first two seasons...

Television TV Channels GECs
Sony to soon launch Indian Idol season 10

MUMBAI: Indian Idol, one of Sony’s most acclaimed reality shows, is all set to come back on small screen with its tenth installment. Considering that all its previous seasons have done exceedingly well, there are great expectations this year as well. Sony has released its first promo, captioned #...

Television TV Channels GECs
VIVO IPL: VIVO IPL on Star Sports register highest ever engagement

Revolutionizing the way, the world experiences VIVO IPL, Star India reimagined VIVO IPL in to a six-month fiesta instead of just a two-month tournament. Keeping fans at the heart of the experience, Star India used the confluence of technology, consumer insight, and experience in cricket coverage,...

Television TV Channels Sports
Abhishek Upadhyay joins &TV as marketing head

Abhishek Upadhyay, who headed marketing for OLX, has been appointed marketing head of &TV, the Hindi language GEC channel of Zee Entertainment Enterprise Limited (ZEEL).

Television TV Channels People
Saral Jeevan adds three new programs to its prime time offering

Saral Jeevan, a Kannada infotainment channel, is launching three shows today. While one of them is season two of Jnanapada (based on folk songs), the other two programs are based on factual content. With a focus on non- fiction programming like history, mythology, travel and insights from Indian...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Discovery joins hands with BYJU’S for quiz show

Discovery Communications India and BYJU’S, the Learning App, has joined hands to launch a school quiz show called the Discovery School Super League.

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Time Warner to be renamed Warner Media, Turner CEO exits

AT&T announced on Friday, its first full day of owning Time Warner, that the operating businesses in the $85 billion acquisition will be contained in an entity called WarnerMedia. The names of the operating units - HBO, CNN, Warner Bros., TNT, etc. - will stay the same.

Television TV Channels People
This special musical video follows Bani J tirade against trolls as a part of ‘Trolled’ series on RISE by TLC

After a power packed punch by Bani J to the misogynistic trollers, comedy sensation Mallika Dua is all set to fire back with her quirks and wits and show the internet hate its place. This will be the second short format music video under the ‘TROLLED’ series and will premiere on Rise by TLC, a...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories