3 May 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 60
No cause for dissatisfaction on carriage fee: Trai chairman

Carriage fee has been regulated for the first time and several provisions are made such as 500 channels and 'must-carry', says J S Sarma.

No carriage fee on channel that MSO seeks

Trai's regulations clarify that a MSO who seeks a particular channel cannot demand carriage fee; similarly a broadcaster cannot insist for placement in a particular slot.

HUL's promotional spends drop 3.58% to Rs 26.97 bn in FY'12

FMCG major's reduction in ad spend boosts profitability; in Q4, however, spend on promotions jumps 8.67% to Rs 6.77 billion, compared to Rs 6.23 billion in the year ago period.

Cable TV shares zoom as Trai issues tariff order
Suvarna to air new comedy fiction from 7 May
Fox Traveller to launch India produced series on 6 May
Rupert Murdoch 'unfit' to run News International: UK panel
100 FTA channels for Rs 100; Minimum Rs 150 for FTA & Pay channels: Trai
News broadcasters decry carriage fee in new tariff order
Task Force fails to take stock of Trai's tariff order
9X Media launches gaming apps
Samsung launches interactive Smart TVs in India
UAE viewers get Zee TV & Zee Cinema in HD
China's Tianjin city is creating $1.27 bn film & media hub
BBC's Jamie Laurenson to head See-Saw Films
The Avengers collects $218 million till Monday
Dolby Labs is sponsor of next Academy awards
Raghu Rau appointed SeaChange CEO
Snapdeal.com launches mobile app for android users
Sophos Labs to protect FB users from malicious content
adidas, 505 Games to launch adidas miCoach
National Film Awards ceremony to be simulcast on TV, radio, web
Filmmakers observe 91st birth anniversary of Satyajit Ray
The Avengers mops up Rs 140 mn in first weekend
UTV Spotboy buys rights of Chetan Bhagat book, starts shoot
PVR set to release The Forest on 4 May
News Releases

KA Hospitality Pvt Ltd. awards LinOpinion PR mandate to promote Hakkasan and Yauatcha in India

TV Ratings
Top 10 Programmes (15/04/2012 to 21/04/2012)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (15/04/2012 to 21/04/2012)
Star Plus
Z Zee TV
Colors Viacom18
Sun TV
Life OK
Star Gold
Star Pravah
Z Cinema
Star Jalsha
ETV Marathi
Disney Channel
Source: www.indiantelevision.com
Today's Newsbreakers.......India News
  • LG launches Cinema 3D Smart TV
  • InMobi names country General Manager
  • SRM Group expanding small screen presence
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Ali Zafar to receive Dadasaheb Phalke academy awards on May 3
  • Sandip Ray to make a film on Satyajit Ray's character Shonku
  • Indians twice likely to tap social media for customer service: Survey
    Source: Economic Times
  • YouTube covets TV gold with new channels
    Source: Hindustan Times
  • ESPN launches new multi-platform worldwide football brand, ESPNFC
    Source: Media Newsline
  • ‘Facebook IPO set for May 18’
  • Media cannot reject regulation
    Source: Hindu
  • Firstsource extends contract with BSkyB by 3 yrs
  • TDSAT stays penalty on Airtel
    Source: Business Standard
  • MSOs, broadcasters plan to move court over carriage fee
    Source: Financial Express
  • Priyanka Chopra to sing in Krrish 3?
  • 'Savdhan India' to show real-life crime stories
    Source: Times of India
  • UK report condemns News Corp
    Source: Livemint
  • Tusshar hopes 'Shootout at Wadala' register box office success
  • Kareena wants to do a song in 'Dabangg 2': Arbaaz Khan
    Source: Indian Express
  • Star drops news arm, gambles on Satyamev Jayate
  • DTH cos welcome digitisation as MSOs, TV channels fume
    Source: Moneycontrol.com
    International News
  • HBO's Bad Bet on the Horses Proves Costly
    Source: TV Week
  • Sky buys Acetrax
  • Canada’s Telesat to order new Telstar
    Source: Advanced Television
  • Time Warner 1Q results beat Street on TV, movies
    Source: WSJ
  • BSkyB insists it is a 'fit' and 'proper licence holder' as profits lift 27%
    Source: Media Week
  • BSkyB Says It Remains Fit To Hold UK Broadcast License
    Source: foxbusiness
  • Broadcaster Distances Itself From News Corp.
    Source: nytimes
  • Digital TV grows in Switzerland
    Source: rapidtvnews
  • Spike TV and Game Trailers to cover Electronic Arts Expo
    Source: calgaryherald
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