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Discovery India boss Karan Bajaj brushes aside claims of challenges in the infotainment genre

Is there a leadership scuffle going on in the overcrowded Indian infotainment genre? If you were to look at the last four weeks’ numbers as provided by the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), it apparently looks like there may be the makings of one. Though it might be a minor one.

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Will launch two OTTs before end of this year: Discovery India's Karan Bajaj

MUMBAI: When Karan Bajaj was hired to take over and run Discovery India in 2016, he was an unknown entity to most in the Indian media business. However, he had the credentials: a best-selling writer, a yogi and good exposure to the consumer having worked with Mondelez and Kraft Foods in the US.

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BARC week 17: ‘Little Singham’ helps Discovery Kids attain second spot

For the first time since the roll-out BARC ratings, Discovery Kids has entered the top-five rankings in week 17 of the audience-measurement company’s weekly data. The Discovery Communications India channel climbed to second position for the week banking on the viewership of its new show Little...

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Discovery boss JB Perrette proud of Jeet bet

BALI: The management at Discovery is pretty sanguine despite  the low continued ratings of its new India channel Jeet.  Speaking at APOS in Bali, Discovery Networks International president and CEO Jean-Briac Perrette said: “We are very ambitious and big believers in India as a market. We want to...

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Jeet storms the market with big debut week reach

MUMBAI: After entertaining the Indian audience for more than 20 years with world-class documentaries on food, science and survival, Discovery Communications India (DCIN) has entered the Hindi general entertainment category (GEC) with a bang thanks to Discovery Jeet. The channel, which launched on...

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