17 February 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 33 - Issue No: 97
Let’s differentiate ‘News Channels’ from ‘Views Channels’ to save real journalism TV9 Karnataka & News9 director Mahendra Mishra

2011 will be seen as a year when the ‘views’ channels threatened to adulterate ‘news’ beyond recognition; it’s time that the country, especially south, wakes up to the underlying risks of ‘adulterated’ journalism, says Mahendra Mishra YEARENDER!

Sahara, BCCI smoke the peace pipe to protect commercial interests

BCCI keeps alive the sponsorship contract for Team India & gets to lock Pune IPL franchise for $370 mn; Sahara can fight for franchisee fee reduction via arbitration & draw in an extra foreign player.

RBNL TV biz segment Q3 loss widens to Rs 186 mn

Revenue from TV segment in the fiscal third-quarter stands at Rs 59.3 million; Big FM posts operating profit while revenue stays flat at Rs 480.7 million.

Imagine TV to launch ‘Jamuna Paar’ on 27 Feb at 9 pm
Reliance MediaWorks teams up with Japan-based TV Asahi
TLC introduces new shows for 9 pm block
2nd Comic Con India to have 50 exhibitors
Year of flux for English movie channels: Sunder Aaron
Destroying myths in English movie chnnl space: Ajay Trigunayat
Coming Soon- A Tsunami of Creativity: Jagdish Kumar
Building leagues and searching for life beyond cricket
Carving out a space for independent agencies: Raghu Bhat
Sports broadcasting at the crossroads of survival and glory: Atul Pande
10 Key trends in the movie biz : Siddharth Roy Kapur
When creative entrepreneurship saw a renaissance: KV Sridhar
Fresh opportunities for Prasar Bharati
Size does not matter: Priti Nair
Infotainment & lifestyle genre in a new wave of evolution
Getting ready for the next growth phase: Rahul Johri
2011: Defining year for the music genre
2011: Pure music, regional key trends: Punit Pandey
Fastway signs pact with Cisco for digital STBs
Times Internet launches tablet magazine
SES, Media Networks Latin America sign DTH capacity pact
Ambika Soni offers to lead film delegation to FM on service tax issue
India to be promoted as filming destination in 'Incredible India' campaign
Zina Bethune no more
Chinese vice-president set to unveil jv with Hollywood
PVR Director’s Rare to release Chaurahen in 16 March
TN cinema halls to down shutters on 23 Feb
47% tax rebate to film productions in Fiji
Ashok Amritraj's sequel of Ghost Rider opening on 17 February
Colors one step away from Sony
News Releases

History tv takes war veteran to delhi public school to interact with children

Shahrukh congratulates winners of Microsoft India ‘Don 2: Mission Berlin’ contest

TV Ratings
Top 10 Programmes (29/01/2012 to 04/02/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (29/01/2012 to 04/02/2012)
Star Plus
Sony Entertainment TV
Zee TV
Star Cricket
Star Gold
Sun TV
Life OK
Zee Cinema
Star Pravah
Imagine TV
Gemini TV
Star Jalsha
Sahara One
ETV Marathi
Source: www.indiantelevision.com
Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • I&B, Tourism Ministries to promote India as film hub
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Comic Con is where cartoons, creativity & commerce come together
  • Ashok Amritraj's next stop India and China movie market
  • Now movies to promote Incredible India abroad
  • Dassault looks to tap Indian cos with global ambitions
  • High Court denies to stay criminal proceedings against Google, Facebook
  • Social networking websites can't be forced to impose filters: EU court
  • MSN adds new feature to take Internet's pulse
  • Celebrity management firm Kwan in talks with CAA for a JV
  • Budget 2012: CII for infrastructure status to cable sector
  • P&G, HUL, Vodafone, Cadbury Kraft and others turn to digital and social media to lure buyers
    Source: Economic Times
  • Facebook, Google officials exempted
    Source: Hindu
  • Cable operators contest Arasu TV corporation's 70 pm order
    Source: Times of India
  • Retired-hurt Sahara takes fresh guard as team sponsor
  • Social networks can't be piracy brakes:EU court
  • Apple speeds up Mac software to take on Windows 8
  • We don't want player retention policy in future IPL: Roy
    Source: Business Standard
  • BCCI, Sahara patch up; sponsorship of team to continue
  • One out of three DTH subscribers inactive; industry faces slowdown
  • Google and Apple lower ad costs
    Source: Financial Express
  • Alibaba’s Taobao at center of failed Yahoo deal
  • Sahara back as sponsor after truce with BCCI
    Source: Livemint
  • Sanjay Dutt to play real life gangster
  • Vidya Balan turns item girl in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's ‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’
  • Madhuri Dixit to judge 'Jhalak Dikhla Ja'
    Source: Indian Express
    International News
  • Amanda Knox Gets a Staggering Figure for Book Deal
  • Fox News Attacks Activist Group, With MSNBC Caught in Crosshairs
    Source: TV Week
  • BBC confirms live 3D Olympics
  • Sky begins pub crackdown
    Source: Advanced Television
  • Jeremy Lin getting a national TV audience
    Source: USA Today
  • Sky TV lifts first-half profit as MySky numbers surge
    Source: National Business Review
  • Comcast says it has virtually halted the drain of cable-TV subscribers
    Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Apple's foray into TV could leave Samsung hamstrung
    Source: Irish Times
  • Nicolas Sarkozy to launch re-election bid on French TV
    Source: The Guardian
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