9 May 2012 Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 34 - Issue No: 65
Digitisation: MSOs can't enter into fixed fee deals with broadcasters

No MSO shall demand a MG amount as subscription fee for the channels the broadcaster provides; Trai also specifies packaging and payment terms to broadcasters.

Machdar plans to raise Rs 1 bn from PE for i1 Super Series

Machdar Motorsports is in advanced negotiations to raise capital to fund operational expenses of iSuper Series; Ten Sports has the broadcast rights.

Marico ups ad spend in fiscal as focus is on growth

Marico's ad spend grows 29.8% to Rs 4.49 bn as it focuses on volume growth rather than on margins; in Q4 ad spend stands at Rs 1.19 bn, up 76.52%.

ABC News, Univision to launch first English news channel for Hispanics
Al Jazeera shuts China bureau following journalist's expulsion
Trai issues quality of service standards for 3G voice calls
Dish's decision to drop AMC channels leads to bad blood
PVR eyes 500 screens by 2015
New dates of Rome fest announced
Schwarzenegger to return to action films with Ten
UTV set to release Delhi Belly in Hong Kong on 10 May
Karisma Kapoor's comeback film 'Dangerous Ishhq 3D' releasing on 11 May
Release of Lootera delayed to 29 March next year
Teen Yari Katha releases after 6 years of Censor trauma
Super K wins Dadasaheb Phalke Academy award
News Releases

DID L’il Masters has the Biggest Opening amongst all Non-Fiction Launches across Hindi GEC’s

Lifestyle apparel brand Sher Singh associates with Kings XI Punjab

AaramShop launches AaramTV to help FMCG brands narrowcast their brand messages at the neighborhood grocer

Home video of New Year's Eve out

Cnn freedom project documentary wins 'Gold World Medal' at the NEW York FESTIVALS Awards

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
  • Google launches app Vault in India
  • Facebook ties up with music streaming portal Dhingana
  • Aamir Khan's debut TV show in copyright trouble
  • Distributors bet on Hollywood fare to bring in the lucre
    Source: Hindu Business Line
  • Disney 2Q profit beats forecasts
  • DB Corp promoter to sell 90 lakh shares in open market
  • 'Delhi Belly' to release in Hong Kong
    Source: Economic Times
  • Karan Johar turns TV judge with Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
    Source: Hindustan Times
  • Cable networks must go digital by 2014
    Source: Newstrack India
  • BSkyB enters Arab TV fray with Abu Dhabi royal
    Source: Money Control
  • TV Turbulence
    Source: Financial Express
  • Genelia returns to small screen
  • Darsheel Safary in a dance reality show
  • Priyanka Chopra turns proxy director
  • TV soaps to cash in on middle class family tales
    Source: Times of India
  • Spice M-5600 brings live TV to your mobile
    Source: NDTV
  • Has 'Satyamev Jayate' redefined TV shows?
    Source: IBNLive.com
  • Kareena Kapoor, Bhandarkar to attend New York Indian Film Fest
  • Aamir Khan's debut TV show in copyright trouble
    Source: Indian Express
    International News
  • NBC Closes In on a Plan to Wrap Up '30 Rock'
    Source: TV Week
  • France will get pay-radio in 2013
  • Antena 3 pay OTT service
    Source: Advanced Television
  • Digital TV taken up by 84% of households
    Source: TVNZ
  • Britain's Got Talent extends lead over The Voice
    Source: Media Week
  • US networks eye English-speaking Hispanics
    Source: Financial Times
  • Greek telco giants restart talks
    Source: Broadband TV News
  • Howard Stern's return to TV on 'America's Got Talent' raises ire
    Source: Los Angeles Times
  • Murdoch's Fox TV licenses seen surviving UK scandal
    Source: Firstpost
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