24 February 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 3
The opportunity and challenges of taking Indian TV content overseas Viacom18 head - distribution & International Business and Sun18 COO- North

Indian broadcasters earn over Rs 10 bn a year from subscription and ad revenues and content sales from the International markets, says Gaurav Gandhi. YEARENDER!

Bridgestone ups marketing budget by 20% in 2012

Bridgestone India ups its marketing spend to Rs 300 million, 40 per cent of which will be for TV; the tyre manufacturer bets big on sports.

Film industry divided as multiplexes run while single screens join strike

One-day strike called by Film Federation of India on the service tax issue gets lukewarm response with multiplexes staying open; most single screen theatres remain closed.

Sharad Pal moves to Reliance MediaWorks
Life OK launches new fiction Amrit Manthan
ACK Media launches title on creator Anant Pai
UTV World Movies to telecast Film Independent Spirit Awards on 26 Feb
International business is growth area for players with long-term plans: Bharat Ranga
Advertising to grow 8% in 2012: Shashi Sinha
New opportunities via satellites: Deepak Mathur
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
RealNetworks, Idea Cellular partner for RBT service
Cisco's mobile Internet data traffic forecast for 2016
Prime Focus to digitise Associated Press video archive
Vashu Bhagnani to remake Telugu hit Ala Modalaindi
Anubhav Sinha to launch two films soon
Fox to have limited release of Ben Zeitlin film
ICS honours Ashgar Farhadi film
Makers of Jodi Breakers cleared of plagiarism charges
Zoya Akhtar to pay tribute to Bollywood in next
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close to release on 2 March
Star Movies in marketing drive for the Oscar Awards telecast
News Releases

Catch the World TV premiere of Rockstar only on Star Gold

Indian tennis legend Leander Paes hosts our Indian special from Chennai

The Chinese Olympic team premieres with Champions on Movies Now

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
  • Microsoft files complaint against Motorola, Google
  • London Olympics: comScore to keep score with Google for NBC
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Apple, Google, Amazon, smartphone makers sign privacy accord
  • Google to become top online ad seller in US by 2013
  • Salman Khan sets a Rs 50cr record by selling satellite rights for Dabangg sequel
  • Bollywood posters go dare bare with women
    Source: Economic Times
  • Google plans to launch TV service via Google Fiber
    Source: Hindustan Times
  • Reality show or staged reality on Colors?
  • Charlie Sheen set for TV comeback
  • Shekhar Suman to be back with 'Movers & Shakers'
    Source: Times of India
  • Pune Warriors unlikely to get fifth foreigner in IPL-V
    Source: Business Standard
  • Sony Max expects to rake in R1,200 cr from IPL-5
  • Facebook’s investors limit IPO by pushing $100-bn value
    Source: Financial Express
  • Agent Vinod comic book and PS3 game to be launched
  • Salman Khan shoots advertisement for Cuban tourism
    Source: Indian Express
    International News
  • CMT Announces Early Renewals for Two New Series
    Source: TV Week
  • Deutsche Telekom major losses, IPTV fares well
  • DISH Network reduces sub losses
    Source: Advanced Television
  • Sky TV advert aimed at Anytime+ customers banned by watchdog
    Source: The Guardian
  • Comcast Partners With 'Diddy' for New Music Network
    Source: PC Magazine
  • Google to launch pilot pay-TV program in US
    Source: The Australian
  • Viewers give CBS most-watched show last week
    Source: Boston.com
  • 'X Factor' finalist Rachel Crow signs Nickelodeon, Sony deals
    Source: Los Angeles Times
  • Nickelodeon Preschool Channel Launches in Thailand
    Source: World Screen
  • BBC Three launch new comedy dating show
    Source: British Comedy Guide
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