iWorld

Hotstar to stream Emmy Awards in India on 18 Sept

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2017/09/16/Ajit-Mohan-Hotstar.jpg?itok=rppIg8do

MUMBAI: It is bringing the world to India and taking India to the globe!

Ahead of its launch in a "few international markets in the next couple of months" Hotstar, ranked number one by App Annie  in terms of MAUs, is also bringing the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards to Indian viewers. live.  This is even as the research firm KalaGato reported 73 per cent jump in Hotstar’s market share, that is expected to spurt with the addition of Emmys, CBS, and GoT.

For Hotstar, which has over 100,000 hours of drama and movies in nine languages, and covers every major global sporting event, the Emmy countdown has now begun.  As the excitement builds up, viewers of the India’s leading video-on-demand service will be able to tune in to the awards simulcast on 18 September, at 530 am on 18 September 2017 from 8 pm onwards. Thereafter, the ceremony will be available in the Hotstar library from Tuesday, 19 September.

Indiantelevision.com spoke to the Hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan on Friday evening, but he sought queries on email, which have been sent.

With a whopping 149 nominations across 23 shows that it has licensed from American studios, Hotstar is the home of the Emmys and will be the only digital platform in the country to telecast simulcast the event. Viewers will have the opportunity to watch the much-anticipated ceremony along with the rest of the world, from wherever they are. This year, the event will be hosted by Stephen Colbert, previous Emmy Award winner and host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

From the Hotstar library, acclaimed shows like Westworld, Feud, Veep and Big Little Lies lead the extensive list with the most number of nominations. Other favourites include Night Of, This is Us, Silicon Valley, The Wizard of Lies, among others. Through their partnership with the world’s largest studios, like HBO, Disney and Showtime, Hotstar has managed to bring the most celebrated international shows to India, under the Hotstar Premium bucket.

(For our readers: We, at indiantelevision.com got an email from Hotstar communications agency Text100 on 16 September at 11:19 pm after the Emmy Award Hotstar telecast press release was published on 16 September at 9:22 am. It had already been indexed by the Google News bot.  The Text 100 email read as follows

"Request you to disregard the announcement in this email. The information contained in it is incorrect. Hence, please do not publish it or use it in any form of story. Sorry for the inconvenience."

Another email followed from Text100 at 11:49 pm. It said:

"As discussed, request you to disregard the previous communication on Hotstar live streaming the Emmys. The information is incorrect. Hence, please do not use it in any form of story. Sorry for the inconvenience."

Here's the link that was published - http://www.indiantelevision.com/iworld/over-the-top-services/hotstar-to-live-stream-emmy-awards-in-india-on-18-sept-170916?amp

We have chosen to use the strikethrough text mode to inform readers that the story has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the incorrect information provided by Hotstar's agency, Text100. We adhere to the highest editorial standards and our effort is to  bring you the most accurate information possible. Always - Editor

(Updated on 17 September 2017 at 10:57 am)

Later in the day we got another email from Text100 stating that the Emmy Awards would be streamed on 18 September from 8 pm onwards. So now you know when to watch your favourite awards show on Hotstar. Hence, we removed the strikethrough mode and updated the story.

(Updated on 17 September at 6:43 pm)

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/12/Mukesh-Ambani.jpg?itok=LOJOesz0
RIL to plan IPO for Reliance Jio: Bloomberg

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) may launch the initial public offering (IPO) for Reliance Jio by late 2018 or early 2019 to further challenge the collective might of Airtel and the Idea-Vodafone combine, according to a Bloomberg report. Reliance Jio, which hasn’t made a profit since its official...

iWorld Telecom
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/12/yuutube.jpg?itok=rbwv91hH
Health & beauty YouTube's fastest growing vertical in 2017 for India

YouTube remains the top video entertainment hub – with over 225 million Indian smartphone users, using the app every month. India also reached not one, but two major YouTube milestone this year, with 200 channels now crossing the one million subscriber mark and three channels achieving 10 million...

iWorld Video On Demand
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/12/Manav_Sethi_0.jpg?itok=KqWggyLS
Regional content on ALTBalaji to constitute 15% of show hours

MUMBAI: The year 2017 has witnessed the phenomenal growth of regional languages, such as Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi and Bengali, over Hindi and English. OTT players like ALTBalaji, Viu, Amazon, SonyLIV, Voot, Hotstar, Netflix, and YuppTV have taken a deep dive into offering...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/11/manav.jpg?itok=RDQizBci
Mastiii and PEN tie-up for win-win deal

Mastiii is all set to make a mark in the mobile app industry. The channel will soon expand its digital footprint via an exclusive content association with PEN India and will be available on its latest, Bollywood Times Mobile App, a one-stop destination for entertainment needs starting 9 December...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/11/eros.jpg?itok=0TSKcW1T
Focus shifts to online streaming for Eros

Mumbai: Production and distribution company Eros International no longer wants to be a film studio but a digital content company.

iWorld Video On Demand
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/09/apple.jpg?itok=amHakryx
Apple to acquire Shazam

Apple is making another big move this year. The Cupertino-based company is acquiring Shazam to bolster its music services. According to TechCrunch, Apple is all set to buy the popular music-recognition app in a nine-figure deal that could be valued around $401 million.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/09/kalari-kids.jpg?itok=USGGmcEz
Green Gold, Amazon Prime put Kerala martial art on the map

MUMBAI: Green Gold Animation is rediscovering Kalaripayattu, a lost martial art form of Kerala. With the purpose to educate through entertainment, the animation studio is making an exclusive series for Amazon Prime titled Kalari Kids. The series will be launched around Christmas with 20 episodes...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/08/vb.jpg?itok=sbWXsKb-
Vikram Bhatt to launch OTT platform on 27th Jan

MUMBAI: Finally, the launch date for director-producer Vikram Bhatt’s over-the-top (OTT) service is out. One of the latest entrants in the digital entertainment space, the OTT platform, titled VB on the Web, will begin services on 27 January 2018.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/12/06/Vijay-Koshy_2.jpg?itok=KSjqXNhd
BigRock and Neustar tie up with TVF to promote the .biz extension

MUMBAI: BigRock in association with Neustar, operator of the global registry for .biz and .co has tied up with The Viral Fever (TVF) for their first ever video content partnership. With their association, BigRock and Neustar, will address the market jointly through the campaign, highlighting the...

iWorld Over The Top Services

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories