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The year of big movie acquisitions
Sony Max senior VP and business head Neeraj Vyas feels that the high costs have not deterred broadcasters from acquiring big banner films. full story
N P Singh elevated to MSM CEO, Man Jit Singh to be MSM India chairman
   
MSOs meet; decide to start gross billing in Mumbai soon
Four national MSOs met in Mumbai today and have decided to start gross billing in the city in the next 2-3 days; to meet MCOF on Saturday as well. full story
‘Sholay’ is history!
Uday Shankar receives award for contribution to Bengali Television
Star India as well as the CEO received the state government recognition at the West Bengal Tele Academy Awards 2014. full story
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Year-ender Specials
The year of the great tossing
Rising inflation, a tough economic environment, rising costs for carriage are a few among the many reasons which have left the news channels in India black and blue.
India- a hotbed for news channels
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Special Report
Getting Dolby 5.1 audio into Anil Kapoor's '24'
Santa, are you listening?
South Indian GECs push fiction to include Saturday
 
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News Headlines
Colors gains big with 'Bigg Boss' finale; Sab overtakes Life OK
In the week 52 of the TAM TV ratings, other GECs retain their positions. full story
Rupert Murdoch sells Fox’s TV stake in China
The 47 per cent stake will be bought over by China Media Capital. full story
Centre gets notice regarding broadcast media regulation
The PIL filed by NGO Mediawatch has been clubbed with a similar petition seeking regulation in the medium. full story
MSOs to meet in Kolkata on gross billing
Kolkata based MSOs met on 3 January evening to decide on the modus operandi for starting gross billing in the city. full story
TRAI Consultation Paper on 800 MHz Spectrum wants stakeholders’ opinion on pricing
The stakeholders have been asked if the value to be paid for 800 MHz spectrum should be based upon the potential growth in data services. full story
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Comedy Central reaches 2 mn fans on FB
The channel dedicated to comedy, prides itself of having the right mix for the diverse audience. full story
ABC to block subscribers from watching TV series online
DirecTV, Time Warner Cable & Dish Network subscribers will not be able to watch new episodes on ABC.com. full story
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Amul plans to expand in the US
In the coming months, the dairy brand will launch a variety of its products in the US and Canada. full story
Tradus.com takes forward Arvind Kejriwal’s ideas
The AAP’s symbol, jhadu, is being sold at Rs 5 on the site. full story
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News Releases   All About Movies
Yuvaraj Singh Foundation to create awareness on cancer in 2000+ schools across India
C.R.Y and Micromax bring alive #CANGIFTHAPPINESS this Holiday Season!
16 action-packed movies, 5 days a week on Hollywood’s best!
JAINHITS hosts its First All Distribution Partner’s Meet at Manesar, Gurgaon
The Citizen Journalist Show: Reports that brought about Change
Micromax presents the ‘Vh1 Ticket To Ride Contest’ to the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards!
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Comment
Star India's Nitin Kukreja's take on sports
The LGBT challenge for Indian TV & cinema
The character of a channel
The alarming L'affaire Tejpal
The TRAI, TDSAT and the ad cap story: Waiting for Godot?
Indian cinema aspires to cross the boundaries
Congress’ TV Agenda?
‘At Zee, we don’t believe in growth without profitability’
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SRK plans a documentary on KKR
With the docu, the actor is bringing the journey of his IPL team to the masses. full story
Akshay Kumar, Ashvini Yardi’s first regional film selected for Pune International Film Festival
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Seth MacFarlane releases the first look of his new film

The comic legend in a one minute promo tell the movie’s fans how excited he is about the new film. full story

Theatrical trailer of ‘Veronica Mars Movie’ released
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AdEx India  
Synopsis of Internet Services (e-commerce) Advertising on TV during Jan -- Jun 2013
Internet Service (e-commerce) Category Advertising witnessed maximum advertising during March 2013 with 21% share. Data as per TAM AdEx.
 
Ad Accounts Action
 
Motivator [Bangalore] wins the media business for Essilor worth Rs 15 crore
Fortnightly column from Spatial Access Solutions to keep you abreast with the creative and media accounts changing hands in the industry.
 
Executive Dossier
‘We want to be number one’
LIFE OK GENERAL MANAGER
AJIT THAKUR
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Genre Primer
Our channel is content neutral: Ajay Trigunayat
English movie channels are niche in no way: Ajay Trigunayat
Our USP is our tie-ups with Hollywood Studios: Kevin Vaz
The idea is to differentiate in the English movie channel space: Saurabh Yagnik
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Financials for FY-2014
Inventory increase jacks Sahara One profit for Q2-2014 despite 31.1 per cent revenue drop
Q2-2014: Hindustan Ventures: Indusind media triples capital employed
Despite lower y-o-y revenue, Radaan reports higher PAT for Q2-2014
Tips film segment reports loss of Rs 19.6 crore for Q2-2014; audio products PAT lower
Radio One reports improved operating results, lower loss for HY1-2014
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