16 October 2017 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 74   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Television | TV Channels
ZEEL's Punit Misra: Our new logo signifies aspiration of Indian middle class
Diwali calls for celebration but Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) is celebrating for a number of reasons but the most important one is the completion of 25 years of journey in the television industry.
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Specials | Event Coverage
Chhota Bheem becomes Mighty with Netflix
The studio behind the popular animated show Chhota Bheem, Green Gold Animation has been commissioned by Netflix to make an exclusive 13-episode series on its trademark show. Ironically titled Mighty Bheem, the series is set to be released in August 2018.
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DTH | DTH Operator
FreeDish loses billions owing to drop in ratings, ad rev
Doordarshan's direct service, also called as FreeDish, operated by Prasar Bharati, has lost around Rs 47.9 billion in two years.
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Television | TV Channels
Zee South biz head Prabhakaran says: "Growth trajectory is our focus"
Zee Tamil, a Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (Zeel) Tamil channel, today unveiled a new brand logo during the launch of the Tamil edition of ZEEL's homegrown reality musical show – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.
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DTH | DTH Operator
Airtel Digital and LG tie up, redefine home entertainment
Popular brands are coming together to share a symbiotic relationship. Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and LG Electronics India have announced an exclusive partnership to redefine home entertainment experience by bringing the best of online and satellite TV content to customers.
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Television | TV Channels
Zee TV new logo unveiled; refreshed digital platform Zee5 launch soon
Celebrating its silver jubilee at a grand event here on Saturday, India's first private satellite TV channel, Zee TV, unveiled a new logo aimed at representing its journey for the next 25 years, while its parent Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) used the occasion to also showcase the logo of its new digital platform Zee5, which is to be launched over the next few weeks.
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Movies | Hindi
PVR sub-brand in tier-III towns on anvil, engages fans with interactive card
Rs 21.8-billion multiplex chain PVR, which is aiming to touch 1000 screens by 2020 having crossed 600 recently, is likely to form another brand to tap tier-III towns.
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- COAI for 6-fold hike in international call termination charges
- Sensex week ahead: Q2 earnings, stock-specific actions among top factors to watch
  Source: ET
- RJio is set to overtake Vodafone as second-biggest player in urban India
  Source: The Hindu Business Line
- DD scores self-goal with Free Dish; hundreds of crores lost due to fall in viewership ratings, ad revenue
  Source: DNA India
- Indira Gandhi's role innation's progress recalled
  Source: The Hindu
- T-Mobile, Sprint aim to announce merger without asset divestitures-sources
  Source: TOI
- Bharti Airtel intensifies 5G efforts, partners with Ericsson
  Source: ET Telecom
- 'Violates fundamental rights': Plea in SC challenging linking Aadhaar to mobile
  Source: HT
- Telecom industry body COAI calls for six fold increase in international call termination charges
  Source: First Post
- Big call: Why Tata Teleservices' merger with Bharti Airtel could reshape India's cellular landscape
  Source: Scroll
- Oracle says geared for powering India's digital economy; here is how
  Source: FE
- Cyber cold war is just getting started, claims Hillary Clinton
- Ministers warned of constitutional crisis risk over EU withdrawal bill
Source: The Guardian
- Jimmy Kimmel Makes Brooklyn Return as More People Tune in His Talk on Trump and Politics
- 'Star Trek: Discovery': Anthony Rapp on Relationships, Curse Words, and Dental Hygiene
Source: Variety
- Amazon drops David O. Russell show as Weinstein fallout continues
- Elon Musk banters and answers rocketry questions on Reddit

Source: TC

- Global Smartphone Ownership Rising To 63%, Zenith Study Says
Source: Broadcasting Cable
- AMC appoints Balazs Hajós as VP of Affiliate Sales
- Asia Pacific AVOD to top North America by 2021
  Source: Broadband TV News
- Dispatch Stations Back on DirecTV, U-Verse
  Source: Multichannel
- A new way to ditch the cable box: Streaming Internet apps
  Source: USA Today
- 2017 will likely be the worst year ever for cable TV as cord cutting continues
  Source: BGR
- James Corden gets slammed over distasteful Harvey Weinstein jokes
  Source: Mashable
Movies | Hindi
Chef: Where is the audience?
Chef is a remake of 2014 Hollywood film of the same name, written, directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau, who also essayed the lead role. Once in a while, an English movie story fits to the T catering to the Indian tastes.
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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
Star Movies brings Marvel's Doctor Strange on 15 Oct in two time-slots
iWorld | OTT
TVF: From Roommates to Inmates
Television | TV Channels
HBO snags rights for XXX: Return of Xander Cage in South Asia
Television | TV Channels
FTV India working on linear and SVoD launch by Dec '17
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