9 December 2017 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 17   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Regulators | I&B Ministry
'Sanskari' India wants condom ads off primetime
India is a country that takes offence at the slightest suggestion of titillation. The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has approached the ministry of Information and broadcasting (I&B) for withdrawing condom ads that are telecasted during prime time or 'family viewing time'.
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iWorld | OTT
Green Gold, Amazon Prime put Kerala martial art on the map
Green Gold Animation is rediscovering Kalaripayattu, a lost martial art form of Kerala. With the purpose to educate through entertainment, the animation studio is making an exclusive series for Amazon Prime titled Kalari Kids. The series will be launched around Christmas with 20 episodes of 11 minutes each in season one.
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Television | TV Channels
Music channels bet on shows to boost viewership
Music channels are playing second fiddle to online music platforms. In an attempt to grab more eyeballs, pure-play music channels on television are moving away from the music content and focusing more on the youth-centric shows.
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Regulators | I&B Ministry
MIB consolidates media units
The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has integrated the Directorate of Film Publicity (DFP), Song and Drama Division (S&DD) and the directorate of audio visual publicity (DAVP) under the banner of Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC).
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- Debt King Drahi Built a Cable Empire on Credit. Now What?
- Sky Is Suddenly Hot as Disney, Comcast Pursue Stake in Fox Talks
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- I&B Ministry merges 3 departments
  Source: ET
- Jio's entry has moved India to become a developed 4G-powered country in 2018: Report
  Source: Firstpost
- Netflix Vs Hotstar Vs Amazon Prime: The Battle Of Streaming Services & Which One Is Best
  Source: Indiatimes
- 2G verdict may tip scales in RK Nagar
  Source: TOI
- Boxing tries to appeal to the masses once again
  Source: Indian Express
- Gyan Darshan channel cam be accessed now in IGNOU through ISRO satellite
  Source: India Today
- RCom lenders get first round of bids for spectrum, fiber and assets – report
  Source: Ultra News
- Airing of condoms ads on TV to be only allowed between 10 pm and 6 am
  Source: Zeenews
- TRAI's free data proposal to boost digital inclusion fails to amuse DoT
  Source: Zeebiz
- Why Internet must come in India first and Net Neutrality later
  Source: Financial Express
- 5GCongress: India needs homegrown, commercial and shareable infrastructure to advance 5G
  Source: ETTelecom
- 'Shocking' levels of harassment in UK TV industry – report
- BBC prepares for Hamilton-Froome-Farah no-show at Spoty awards night
  Source: The Guardian
- Media Startup Inverse Hires David Spiegel, Ex-CNN and BuzzFeed Sales Exec
- Apple to Acquire Shazam for About $400 Million (Report)
  Source: Variety
- Following controversies over kids' content, YouTube makes several YouTube Red family shows free
- Netflix posts trailers for each episode of Black Mirror Season 4, plus a release date
  Source: TC
- HBO Bringing 'Big Little Lies' Back for Season Two
- Ford Out at Broadband For America
  Source: Broadcasting Cable
- Hulu Live passes 440 stations, leads vMVPD local arms race
- Comcast loses most vocal Senate critic with departure of Franken
  Source: Fiercecable
- Murdochs Send Note to Staffers About 'Potential Transaction'
- MCTV Streams Netflix to Set-Top Boxes
  Source: Multichannel
- Vodafone scraps Melita merger
- Discovery facing Finnish switch off
  Source: Broadband Tv News
- SMPTE Publishes First Parts of SMPTE ST 2110
- Vogt Steps Down At Imagine; Cotney Takes Reins
  Source: Tv Technology
- 2018 will see Amazon and Facebook bid for major sporting rights
- Children's OTT platform Azoomee partners with Ostmodern
  Source: Tv Technology
Movies | Hindi
Golmaal Again: Entertaining suspense thriller
The most successful franchise in Hindi films, Golmaal, strikes again. And, aptly, the title is Golmaal Again. The main faces of the franchise -- Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, ShreyasTalpade and Kunal Khemu are very much there so are the other regulars, Sanjay Mishra, Mukesh Tiwari, Johny Lever, Murli Sharma and Vrajesh Hirjee..
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Movies | Hollywood
Special screening of Maharaja Duleep Hollywood biopic at Cannes
Even though no Indian feature film has been selected for the 70th Festival de Cannes this year, an award-winning historic film biopic on the poignant life story of the last King of Punjab - Maharajah Duleep Singh.
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IDOS 2017 Opening Remarks
Television | TV Channels
B4U Music to launch 'In the Mix'
iWorld | OTT
BigRock and Neustar tie up with TVF to promote the .biz extension
Technology | Hardware
HAL Robotics ropes in Navanit Samaiyar as board member and advisor
Television | TV Channels
Bindass unveils its new series, Tere Liye Bro
iWorld | OTT
The Viral Fever wins big at 22nd Asian Television Awards
Television | TV Channels
SPN India acquires TV, OTT rights for T10 Cricket League
Television | TV Channels
Republic TV continues lead as genre ratings rise
iWorld | OTT
Vikram Bhatt to launch OTT platform on 27th Jan
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