18 February 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 33 - Issue No: 98
Unlocking new opportunities via satellites SES Sr VP Commercial Asia-Pacific and the Middle East Deepak Mathur

By 2016, India will have 141 mn pay TV homes & pay TV households will create revenues of $10.3 bn; including DTT and free DTH, India will have 117 mn digital households, or 70% of total TV homes.YEARENDER!

Jawhar Sircar to take charge as Prasar Bharati CEO

A 3-member selection panel, headed by Vice-President Hamid Ansari with Press Council chairman Justice Katju and I&B secy Uday Varma, recommends Sircar's name.

Ekk Deewana Tha is a tedious romcom

The script is so loose it could easily have been compacted into a 25-min TV episode; as the lead pair dominates most of the film, challenge proves too much for them. FILM REVIEW!

Comic Con: RK Laxman gets Lifetime Achievement Award
BBC World Service to celebrate 80th birthday
NBC orders 'Hannibal'
Let’s differentiate 'News' from ‘Views' channels: Mahendra Mishra
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
BBC Entertainment kicks off Year of Adventure on 19 Feb
NDTV acquires mobile rights of The Art of Living
Silicon Image opens R&D centre in Hyderabad
Streep, Roberts to play mother daughter
Aniston to get Hollywood Walk of Fame award
Cinepolis breaches late night show norms in Ahmedabad; screenings suspended for a month
Anjunaa Beach to release on 24 February
Mahesh Manjrekar’s Hindi version of anti-education film with Akshay Kumar
News Releases

Amrita TV's Udayamritham accomplishes a landmark 2500 episodes

Live your dream at MTV Captain's Shack

Times Now invites entries for Youth Debates Delhi

TV Ratings
Top 10 Programmes (05/02/2012 to 11/02/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (05/01/2012 to 11/02/2012)
Star Plus
Zee TV
Sony Entertainment TV
Star Cricket
Life OK
Sun TV
Star Gold
Imagine TV
Gemini TV
Star Pravah
Sahara One
Zee Cinema
Star Jalsha
Udaya TV
ETV Marathi
Source: www.indiantelevision.com
Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • Silicon Image opens R&D centre in Hyderabad
  • Reliance MediaWorks in pact for Ninja Hattori series
  • Channel [V] to roll-out branded mobiles, apparel range
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Network18 jumps 20% on Independent Media Trust buy
  • Alibaba says foreign M&A not its main focus in coming years
  • Cable sector needs to be given 'Infrastructure' status, says FICCI
  • 10 years tax holiday required for animation industry, says FICCI
  • Multiplex industry should take full credit of certain 'input services', says FICCI
  • Reliance MediaWorks partners with Japan's TV Asahi
    Source: Economic Times
  • BCCI set to give TV rights to IPL broadcaster Sony
    Source: India Today
  • TV regulator tells channels to dilute content
    Source: Hindustan Times
  • Raveena Tandon to host Issi Ka Naam Zindagi
    Source: Times of India
  • Thorny issues loom over Sahara, BCCI compromise
  • Murdoch to launch new British Sunday tabloid
    Source: Business Standard
  • Reliance MediaWorks partners TV Asahi
  • HRD min plans to launch 1,000 education channels
  • Google’s bid to be everything to everyone
  • Twitter begins self-serve ads for small businesses
    Source: Financial Express
  • Silicon Images opens R&D centre in India
  • Twitter unveils self-service advertising system
    Source: Livemint
  • Private TV channels not to be banned in Karnataka House
    Source: Oneindia
  • Kareena Kapoor may direct film for Karan Johar
  • Nana Patekar and Shreyas Talpade in 'Malamaal Weekly 2'
  • Madonna named 'Greatest Woman in Music'
    Source: Indian Express
    International News
  • Discovery Renews Series, Adds Behind-the-Scenes Specials
    Source: TV Week
  • BBC Worldwide partners with Hulu Japan
  • Hollywood looking to reshape anti-piracy message
    Source: Advanced Television
  • New Fox Sports San Diego to launch around March 5
    Source: U-T San Diego
  • MGM Launches Channel Aimed at US Hispanic Women
    Source: Multichannel News
  • Murdoch promises Sun on Sunday 'very soon'
    Source: Media Week
  • Russia to probe independent TV channel
    Source: Financial Times
  • Hulu Plus Added to Nintendo Wii
    Source: PC Magazine
  • University of California Launches YouTube Channel
    Source: socalTech.com
  • Russian Channel CTC-International Launches With GlobeCast on HOT BIRD
    Source: Broadcast Newsroom
  • Sky Sports F1 set for March 9th launch
    Source: Cable.co.uk
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