24 May 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 78
Parliamentary Committee wants extension of digitisation deadline

Standing Committee for IT says proposed extension should be considered after detailed strategy on indigenous manufacturing of required number of STBs; also expresses concern over cross-media holdings.

Life OK topples Sab, touches high of 123 GRPs

Life OK adds 33 GRPs, aided by mythological show Devon Ke Dev Mahadev; Aamir Khan show Satyamev Jayate gets 4.4 TVR in HSM.

ICICI, Airtel in world's top 100 brands

ICICI makes it 3 times in a row to be at No. 63 & Airtel makes an entry to be at No. 71; in 6 years, top 100 brands rise 66% to value of $2.4 trillion.

Copyright amendments will benefit industry: IBF
QW Naqvi bids adieu to TV Today
Investors pump in $1.6 bn for 21% stake in Formula One
Havas S&E in strategic partnership with Seven46
BBC settles dispute with unions
Rod Perth is Natpe president, CEO
Warburg Pincus leads Quikr's $32 mn funding
Tata Elxsi creates visual effects for Arjun - The Warrior Prince
BBC Films unveils upcoming slate at Cannes
Academy opens open-air theatre
Asghar Farhadi wins Cannes prize to help fund next film
BBC Worlwide launches first channel in Brazil
Sap strengthens cloud biz with $4.3 bn Ariba buy
Social TV is growing rapidly: Viacom study
South Indian movies to follow IIFA, host awards abroad
S Korean firm acquires global rights of Sidharth Srinivasan's film
Third London Indian Film Fest from 20 June
Cartoon Network launches 'Back to school' consumer products
News Releases

“Satyamev Jayate” continues momentum Reaches out to 27.8 crore Indians within 2 weeks!

Environment Minister appreciates Zee News’ ‘Water conservation’ campaign

Star Movies presents ‘Cars 2’

CNN Intl, BBC World News continue on growth path

Blu-Ray and home video of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close out

TV Ratings

Top 10 Programmes (06/05/2012 to 12/05/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (06/05/2012 to 12/05/2012)
Star Plus
Z Zee TV
Colors Viacom18
Sun TV
Life OK
Disney Channel
Star Pravah
Z Cinema
ETV Marathi
Star Jalsha
Star Gold

Source: www.indiantelevision.com
Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • Yahoo! moves to reclaim Internet search crown
    Source: Economic Times
  • Google celebrates Bob Moog with a playable doodle
  • Sony to promote Indian Idol during IPL
  • DoT may make it mandatory for Internet service providers to connect to Exchange
  • Sify, Vidyo launch video conferencing tool
  • Tata Elxsi completes movie Arjun in 14 months
  • Microsoft launches Accelerator in India
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Telecom industry warns of mobile tariff hike
  • Satyamev Jayate gains momentum in second week
  • Social media a new form of entertainment for GenY: Survey
    Source: Business Standard
  • Regulators probe bank's role in Facebook IPO
    Source: Hindu
  • TV has bigger reach than films, says Akshay Kumar
    Source: India Today
  • Genelia D'Souza returns to the small screen!
    Source: Rediff
  • GEC Ratings: Colors and Zee tie for second place in Week 20
    Source: Campaign India
  • Digitisation to benefit consumers
  • Satyamev Jayate reaches 278 m viewers
  • TV remote inventor Eugene Polley dies
  • Telecom Commission to decide on Trai recommendations today
  • Social networks take GenY by storm
    Source: Financial Express
  • Deepika Padukone on 'Cocktail' and future projects
  • Wanted to bring Shahid-Priyanka in a musical love story: Kunal Kohli
    Source: Indian Express
  • China's Huawei top in India's TV set-top box market
    Source: Hindustan Times
  • Service tax trouble for BCCI
  • Facebook drops again; questions over IPO advisers’ estimate shift
    Source: Livemint
  • Cocktail theatrical trailer crosses 1 million viewers on Youtube
    Source: Bolly Spice
  • Journalists welcome High Court order
    Source: deccanherald
  • Ekta Kapoor puts a halt on The Dirty Picture remake
  • TV stars walk the red carpet
    Source: Times of India
    International News
  • Four U.S. Filmmakers -- and Four Classic American Movies -- to Be Honored in Postage Stamps
    Source: TV Week
  • Sky ‘no longer dominant in movies’
  • Box TV launches Heat channel
    Source: Advanced Television
  • New SBC Positions Sonus Networks In Enterprise Channel
    Source: CRN
  • BSkyB to escape restrictions in pay-TV film market
    Source: Media Week
  • BSkyB cleared in UK pay-TV movie probe
    Source: Reuters
  • SpaceX on Internet TV
    Source: Los Angeles Times
  • Heat TV to launch on 3 July
    Source: The Guardian
  • Tape.tv Raises $6.2 Million To Begin An International Roll-Out
    Source: TechCrunch
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