13 March 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 91   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Television | TV Channels
GECs aim to retain viewership with 8 show launches in March
The month of March is all set to be a mega launch month for entertainment with eight big-budget shows debuting during the month on six general entertainment channels (GECs)—Sony Entertainment Television (SET), Colors, Zee TV, Star Plus, &TV and Sab TV.
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Television | TV Channels
BCCI sweetens the pot for bidders of India rights
In a move that seems to be aimed at luring big spenders from the broadcasting industry, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri, at an event in Mumbai, announced that a detailed calendar of the Indian cricket team's touring programme from 2019 to 2023 would be made available to the public.
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Regulators | TRAI
TRAI-Star case back to Madras HC with SC rider
The Supreme Court (SC) today referred the case relating to The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and Star India involving the proposed tariff regulations back to Madras High Court (HC) with a rider that the judgement should be delivered within a month.
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iWorld | OTT
Gaurav Gandhi leaves Viacom18
After serving the organisation in various roles for eight years, Gaurav Gandhi, the chief operating officer of Viacom18 Digital Ventures, has decided to move on. Gandhi joined Viacom18 in 2010. During his tenure, he contributed significantly to Viacom18 in several capacities.
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- A+E CEO Is Said in Talks With Vice as Shane Smith Eyes New Role
- China Minister Says Trade War Would Bring `Disaster' to World
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Letter to BS: A fight between Prasar Bharati Chairman and I&B Ministry
- Govt gave no proposal to PB for hiring of 2 journalists: Rathore
  Source: BS
- Essence CEO Christian Juhl: Rise of video-streaming platforms will see ad dollars shifting
  Source: Livemint
- Telecom Sector: Spectrum cap easing, leeway on payments temporary relief
  Source: Indian Express
- 12 IIS senior officers transferred since Jan: Rajyavardhan Rathore
  Source: : India Today
- View: On telecom front, let the market determine the tariff
- Raj TV caught again for alleged manipulation of TV ratings
  Source: ET
- ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission: Satellite launch time revealed; details here
  Source: Times Now News
- OJ Simpson seems to 'hypothetically' confess to murder in archive TV footage
- Scientology launches its own TV network today - just like regular television, only more terrifying

Source: The Guardian

- MoviePass CEO Addresses Privacy Concerns, Says App Has Never Monitored Users' Locations
- Snapchat Launches 'True Crime/Uncovered' Series From Condé Nast Entertainment

Source: Variety

- Trump Blocks Broadcom-Qualcomm Merger
- Sources: Edge, Telco ISPs to Talk About Net Neutrality Legislation
  Source: Broadcasting Cable
- Apple executive Cue offers up some clues about company's video service
- Comcast gets FCC to dismiss Wave complaint

Source: Fierce Cable

- Sources: Edge, Telco ISPs To Talk About Net Neutrality Legislation
- Trump Blocks Broadcom-Qualcomm Merger

Source: Broadcasting cable

- ARD eyes SD switch-off on Astra in 2020
- Broadband TV News and ANGA COM present new strategy panel

Source: Broadband Tv News

- Satellite Still A Contender For Live Sport Distribution

Tv Technology

Movies | Movies on mutiple platforms
Biopics & sports-based films help popularise sporting culture in India
"Sattar minute, sattar minute hai tumhare paas ... shayad tumhari zindagi ke sabse khaas sattar minute ... (Seventy minutes, seventy minutes is what you have ... may be the most important seventy minutes of your life..)".
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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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'Distribution has always been the challenge for broadcasters'
Television | TV Channels
India set to roar in unision with the launch of the VIVO IPL 11 #BESTvsBEST Anthem
Television | TV Channels
Epic showcase popular travel series 'Way back Home' in hindi
Movies | Hindi
Eros International's Bajrangi Bhaijaan grosses over Rs.169.17 crores (USD 25.95 million) in first 10 days of release
MAM | Marketing
Has advertising finally begun to embrace AI?
iWorld | OTT
Jon Favreau to write, produce 'Star Wars' for Disney's streaming service
MAM | Media and Advertising
Shekhar Banerjee moves to Wavemaker India as managing partner
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