16 May 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 71
Cable ops move Bombay HC, seek extension of digitisation deadline

A clutch of cable operators file petition in Bombay High Court seeking extension of digitisation deadline; court issues notices to I&B Ministry and Trai to reply by 5 June.

Broadcasters set to challenge Trai regulation on ads

Senior officials of IBF and NBA are working out what course of action to take against Trai's regulation on ad duration; toy with the idea of moving the Tdsat.

Asci pulls up Dainik Jagran's & Vodafone's ads

Asci has received 24 complaints for the period of March and April, out of which it has upheld half of them; most of these ads are part of the healthcare and personal hygiene sector.

Sab to beef up 8 pm slot with daily family comedy show
Corruption scandal rocks IPL, BCCI suspends five players
Balaji Telefilms Q4 net profit at Rs 15.4 mn
Nick to air new espisodes of Ninja Hattori
NGCI creates content hub in London
CBS sues ABC over reality show 'Glass House'
RTL delves into BBC’s 'Hidden Kingdom' as co-producer
TN to push for extension of digitisation deadline
Production of sequel of The Smurfs commences
Golden Lion for Francesco Rosi
Short Code Council to regulate licensing for VAS
Marc Cherry to deliver keynote at Pitchcon 2012
TBS, Electus, DumbDumb to create digital comedy shorts
Viacom18 set to release G.I.Joe Retaliation on 13 July
Student of the Year to release on 19 Octerber
Two Indian docus at Sheffield Intl Fest
Imtiaz Ali to present Dekh Indian Circus
News Releases

Balika Vadhu’s 1000 Episode brings in a new beginning for Anandi

Balaji Telefilms launches training academy in filmmaking

TimesDeal.com mobile recharge deal gets 70,000 orders in one day

OLX India releases its universal iOS Application for iPad and iPhone

TV Ratings

Top 10 Programmes (29/04/2012 to 05/05/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (29/04/2012 to 05/05/2012)
Z Zee TV
Star Plus
Colors Viacom18
Sun TV
Star Pravah
Z Cinema
Life OK
Star Gold
Star Jalsha
Sahara One

Source: www.indiantelevision.com
Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • IPL sting: BCCI suspends 5 players for spot fixing
  • Broadcasters slam Trai's notification to limit television ad duration to 12 mins
  • Empower ministry to take strict action against TV ads: Soni
    Source: Economic Times
  • Facebook raises IPO price band to $34-38 a share
  • Films likely to be rated as per new categories
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Broadcasters cry foul over Trai’s ad regulations
    Source: Livemint
  • BCCI suspends 5 cricketers after sting operation
    Source: Hindu
  • DigiVive collaborates with Karbonn Mobiles for nexGTV
    Source: India PRwire
  • 'Kuch Toh Log..' shifted to late night slot
    Source: PINKVILLA
  • Times Group to fight it out with Anandabazar Patrika in Bengal
  • Trai strongly defends auction proposals
  • BCCI suspends five players after hasty discussion
  • Google Search retains lead with 97% share
    Source: Business Standard
  • Pay channels to switch off analog for digital signal on June 30
  • Facebook ups IPO price on eve of offering
    Source: Financial Express
  • '12 minutes per hour' ad rule angers broadcasters
  • BCCI suspends 5 cricketers for IPL spot fixing
  • Facebook IPO may raise 10 times more than Google
    Source: Times of India
  • Shah Rukh Khan goes romantic for 'Chennai Express'
  • Balika Vadhu's 1000th episode brings new hope in Anandi's life
  • 'Satyamev Jayate' grows more popular than Aamir Khan
    Source: Indian Express
    International News
  • ABC Working on 'Hulk' Series
    Source: TV Week
  • Sky Deutschland adds 73,000 subs
  • Netflix key to US leadership in smart TV usage
    Source: Advanced Television
  • BBC Four reflects on Television Centre
    Source: atvtoday
  • Britney Spears joins US X-Factor judging panel
    Source: Media Week
  • Univision makes its pitch to TV advertisers at media event
    Source: La Times
  • Disney’s ESPN in Talks With Apple for Expanded TV Access
    Source: Bloomberg
  • ESPN's Upfront Presentation Goes Long on Digital
    Source: Ad Age
  • Pay TV and digital enjoy strong growth in advertising
    Source: SMH
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