10 May 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 66
TV18's national news biz achieves break even in FY'12

National news biz continues to be Ebidta positive but losses kick in from regional news ops; TV18's general news operating loss for Q4 is at Rs 17 mn on rev of Rs 916 mn.

Viacom18 posts fourth straight quarterly loss

After incurring net loss of Rs 10 mn, Rs 284 mn and Rs 532 mn in first three quarters, Viacom18 posts Q4 net loss of Rs 337 mn; revenue up 131% to Rs 6.28 bn.

DID Li’l Masters lifts Zee TV to No. 2

Zee TV adds 29 GRPs to narrow the gap with Star Plus to 23 GRPs; however, the gap likely to widen with Aamir Khan's Satyamev Jayate expected to get blockbuster debut ratings.

Walt Disney Q2 net jumps 21% to $1.14 bn
Film and TV industry spent $60 bn in New York city
Oz pubcaster SBS gets A$158.1 mn funding boost
SingTel’s Amobee acquires 3D ad company AdJitsu
AOL's Q1 performance beats forecast
Reebok creates first ever online flash mob
Eros acquires Tamil theatrical rights of Maatran
Sequel of The Avengers on cards
Oz film The Sapphires for Cannes fest
Technical awards of IIFA announced
Four filmmakers making 80-minute docu on Bollywood
Producers plan sequel of Vicky Donor
Sydney fest to focus on Indian cinema
Sequel to Tere Bin Laden in offing
IPL ratings remain flat at 3.4 TVR for 46 matches
News Releases

PIX Is Out To Make Your Television Screens Sweat This Summer!!

Shemaroo releases home video of Gali Gali Chor Hai

TV Ratings

Top 10 Programmes (22/04/2012 to 28/04/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (22/04/2012 to 28/04/2012)
Z Zee TV
Star Plus
Colors Viacom18
Sun TV
Z Cinema
Life OK
Star Pravah
Star Gold
Star Jalsha

Source: www.indiantelevision.com
Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • Cable companies expext major hike in subscriber revenues
  • CCI asks Motion Pictures to dispense with anti-competitive rules
  • Facebook gives more details on mobile usage
  • Google wants Oracle copyright trial rematch
  • Zynga goes real time with arcade-style game at zynga.com and Facebook
    Source: Economic Times
  • Ad technology firm Amagi Media eyes SME segment
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • News channels want TRAI to issue directions on placement fee
    Source: moneylife.in
  • Lok Sabha TV website launched
    Source: deccanherald
  • Prasar Bharati exempted from paying income tax
  • Facebook to sell apps through new online hub
  • Bharti may buy 26% in Qualcomm venture, get a leg-up in BWA space
    Source: Business Standard
  • Sakshi TV has Rs 110 crore in frozen accounts
  • Journalists march to governor, submit memorandum
    Source: Times of India
  • Genelia set to return on small screen
    Source: Jagran Post
  • CCI may probe TV channels
    Source: Hindustan Times
  • IPL says, teams will earn huge money through gate collections
    Source: India TV News
    International News
  • Cable Channel Unveils New Logo and Tagline
  • Cable News Anchor Signs New Contract -- 18 Months Early
    Source: TV Week
  • ESPN could quit international markets
  • Dutch adopt net neutrality law
    Source: Advanced Television
  • PPA Conference: Tim Brooks on the new found optimism for professional publishers
  • Future chief champions digital transition
    Source: Media Week
  • TV, film industry brings windfall to New York
    Source: Reuters
  • TV schedule set for final day of English Premier League season Sunday
    Source: washingtonpost
  • A&P CEO gets starring role in TV commercials
    Source: chicagotribune
  • $3.6 billion in TV money for ACC a good sign for SEC, Big 12
    Source: USA Today
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