25 April 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 54
Eros plans TV game, to buy out remaining 76% in B4U for $53 mn

Pursuing a vertically integrated model, Eros is planning to take full control of B4U for a cash & share consideration of $53.1m; it already owns 24% in company that runs 2 chnls.

Supreme Court refuses to interfere in Trai’s power to issue DAS tariff order

Apex Court refuses to interfere in the plans of Trai to issue a tariff order and related directions in connection with DAS; says Trai should go ahead and issue the tariff order.

Leo Burnett snaps up Indigo Consulting to grow in India market

Acquisition is part of Publicis' strategy to double the size of its India biz by 2015; Indigo Consulting will operate as a unit within Leo Burnett in India and retain its name. UPDATED!

Chernin Group fattens purse with $200 mn from Providence
Star CJ Network CEO Paritosh Joshi quits
India TV appoints Gulab Makhija as CFO
Big magic acquires films from UTV Motion Pictures
NDTV, Wisden in content deal
European b'casters spent €15 bn on programming in 2011
TV dramas account for most primetime viewing: Nielsen
Rabe is RTL Group chairman
Lindsay Lohan yet to sign for Elizabeth Taylor film
Australian HC rejects studios' allegations on infringement
Fox's launch 25 years back changes American television
2G Spectrum must be auctioned by 31 Aug: SC
Setanta Sports launches on Hong Kong's bbTV platform
Bollywood’s online recruiting agency to start on 30 April
Film climax of Ginn Liya Aasman up for public opinion
Pepsico renews strategic partnership with PVR
Fatso to screen on 4 May
News Releases

ASCI and Goafest 2012 Announce winners of the ‘ASCI Mobile Movie Challenge’ during the Creative Abbys

Take a Big Bite of Entertainment this May with MOVIES NOW!

Vh1 India premieres the coveted Brit Awards 2012

TV Ratings
Top 10 Programmes (08/04/2012 to 14/04/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (08/04/2012 to 14/04/2012)
Star Plus
Z Zee TV
Colors Viacom18
Life OK
Sun TV
Star Pravah
Star Gold
Ten Sports
Star Jalsha
Gemini TV
Imagine TV
Z Cinema
Vijay TV
ETV Marathi
Source: www.indiantelevision.com
Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • Facebook profit slips ahead of stock market debut
  • Eros set to take controlling stake of B4U network
  • Promart partners with Snapdeal.com
  • Pepsi becomes PVR's pouring partner
  • Apex court gives Govt time till Aug 31 for new 2G auction
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Google launches Drive, offers 5GB free space in cloud
  • AOL launches online video network
  • Facebook, Twitter should be monitored: Ex-British spy
  • Bollywood revives its Kashmir links, finally
    Source: Economic Times
  • James Murdoch denies using papers to aid Sky bid
    Source: DNA
  • SRK, Juhi now in TV commercial
    Source: NDTV
  • MEC India Bags Most Golds at Goafest 2012
    Source: Media Newsline
  • Murdoch says kept in dark over paper's illegal acts
  • Google service moves content on hard drives to cloud
  • Dominic West leads Bafta TV awards nominations
    Source: Business Standard
  • India to have 100m digital TV subscribers in 5 years
  • Infosys, WPP start service to mine Facebook, social media data
  • Trai move on steep spectrum price hammers telco stocks
    Source: Financial Express
  • Facebook reveals revenue, profit slide ahead of IPO
    Source: Livemint
  • Adobe Creative Suite to support 10 Indian languages
  • Google launches storage service for personal files
    Source: Hindu
  • No lip-locks or bad words in TV version of 'Jannat 2'
  • 'Student of the Year' to release October 19
    Source: Indian Express
    International News
  • NBC Seeks Close to $1 Million for 30-Second Spots in Upcoming Broadcast
    Source: TV Week
  • UK copyright body launches Xbox ad campaign
  • US Senate reviews OTT video
    Source: Advanced Television
  • TM, France 24 in news venture
    Source: Malaysia Star
  • Netflix widens distribution to Sony Entertainment Network
    Source: Media Week
  • BBC's coverage of British Open under threat
    Source: Irish Examiner
  • NimbleTV to Offer Cloud-Based TV, DVR Anywhere
    Source: PC Magazine
  • Robert Redford turns TV host in new Sundance Channel show
    Source: Entertainment Weekly
  • New Polish channels set to launch
    Source: Broadband TV News
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