9 April 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 40
 
 
 
Headlines
Murdoch set to exit TV news biz in India

Star to sell its 26% stake in MCCS, the company that runs 3 news channels, as it decides to part from JV partner ABP; not to look at any partner including NDTV till FDI is upped.

Kids channels swing into high action

Broadcasters find strategic value to grab the kids space in wake of digitisation despite ad size at Rs 2.4 bn & a crowded marketplace; 3 channels launch in 2011.SPECIAL REPORT!

Zee: Ranga to head content, Keni to oversee production biz

Zeel creates two new positions; Bharat Ranga to be head of content and Nittin Keni to head production business including setting up studios. UPDATED!

 
 
TLC's travel series to premiere on 9 April
 
Endemol elevates Spee to CEO, Bassetti steps down
 
Sky draws up £600 mn investment plan for British films
 
Discovery commissions 20 hrs of prgrming from Maverick
 
Global Screen sells series and movies at MipTV 2012
 
Fox Television in deal with Civolution for video content
 
Network Ten takes audiences on a walk down Ripper Street
 
Max HD now available on Videocon d2h
 
 
MPAA lowers Bully rating
Nicole Kidman to play Grace Kelly
 
India to be 2nd largest mobile b'dband market in 4 years
 
Majority of online users use net for financial purpose
 
Measat to distribute action sports channel Edhe Sport
 
Film City wants to set up museum at Whistling Wood land
 
Zanjeer scriptwriters demand royalty from producer for remake
 
Patwardhan’s Jai Bhim Comrade wins Hong Kong fest award
 
Guwahati fest jury to include Onir and Cyrus Dastur
 
News Releases

Weekend Special on NewsX

 
TV Ratings
Top 10 Programmes (18/03/2012 to 24/03/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (18/03/2012 to 24/03/2012)
Neo Cricket
Star Plus
Sony Entertainment TV
Zee TV
Colors
SAB
DD1
Sun TV
Life OK
Gemini TV
Star Gold
Imagine TV
Star Pravah
Aaj Tak
MAX
Zee Cinema
ETV Marathi
Zee Marathi
Star Jalsha
Sahara One
 
 
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Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • Apps and websites: Watch live TV and on-demand movies on the move
  • Google takes Indian modern art online
  • Shah Rukh Khan's life and work to be in focus at Yale
  • Amsterdam-based Exset bets big on cable digitisation in India
  • Bollywoood filmmakers take 3D head on
    Source: Economic Times
       
  • Multi Screen Media may air IPL matches on SIX next year
  • CSK Web site ranks number one
    Source: Hindu Business Line
       
  • More channels soon for delivery of mobile services through government gateway
    Source: Hindu
       
  • Exset bets big on cable digitisation in India
    Source: Zee News
       
  • James Murdoch has quit BSkyB, but is not gone for good
    Source: DNA
  • BIG Cinemas, Cinepolis in talks for alliance
  • Snapdeal sets aside $20 mn for acquisitions
  • Holland-based broadcast tech firm seeks to partner UP
  • MSM plans to air IPL matches on SIX next year
    Source: Business Standard
       
  • Entertainment at its best
    Source: Financial Express
       
  • Local sponsors get on board with IPL
    Source: Livemint
       
  • Shah Rukh, Juhi team up again
  • Sayantani Ghosh makes a comeback to TV
    Source: Times of India
       
  • 'Ishaqzaade' to hit theatres on May 11
  • Director R Balki to work with Amitabh Bachchan again
    Source: Indian Express
     
    International News
  • YahLive aims for 50 HD channels
    Source: Broadband TV News
       
  • Shaw Direct and Xplornet Announce Marketing Agreement
    Source: Exec Digital
       
  • Internet Broadcasting introduces ibPublish 2 digital publishing platform
    Source: Broadcast Engineering
       
  • Nielsen Data Show Increase in Audience Delivered by Digital Mall Media in December
    Source: Digital Signage Connection
       
  • Moldova closes pro-communist TV station in censorship row
    Source: Reuters
       
  • Obama to Introduce TV Showing of Classic Film
    Source: Voice of America
       
  • Time Warner Cable Live TV Streaming Coming to Android in Next Few Weeks
    Source: PC Magazine
       
  • Sky to roll out online film rental service for customers
    Source: Irish Independent
       
     
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