14 March 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 92   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
Television | TV Show
Living Foodz to add Tamil feed in FY 18-19
The flavours of regional India have not failed to touch food channels. In a bid to tap this market, Living Foodz plans to launch a Tamil feed in financial year 2018-19. Speaking to Indiantelevision.com, Living Foodz COO Shaurya Mehta said that the network, Living Network, was exploring feeds in southern languages.
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Television | TV Channels
Bengali TV industry witnesses an uptick
West Bengal has been one of the strong bastions of the film and TV industry in India. While fears of the regional industry facing tough financial times are not unfounded, Bengal's TV industry is well and truly in the black despite the speculation that viewership of TV shows is dipping.
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Television | TV Channels
RCB signs Duraguard Cement as principal partner for IPL 2018
Nuvoco Vistas (formerly Lafarge India) has been signed on by Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as its principal partner. Nuvoco's Duraguard Cement has cemented its position on the back of the RCB jersey as the team's principal partner for the 11th season of the IPL.
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iWorld | Telecom
Bharti Airtel gets board nod to raise Rs 16,500 cr
Bharti Airtel's board of directors has approved a plan to raise about Rs 16,500 crore through debt, including a fresh issue of $1 billion in overseas bonds, to help refinance loans and pay for spectrum. 
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Television | Production House
Keshet International acquires Greenbird Media
After buying BBC Worldwide's shareholding, Keshet International (Keshet) has made another acquisition. The company has acquired majority stake in London-based Greenbird Media (Greenbird), a production firm that owns stakes in various TV production companies founded by joint MDs Jamie Munro and Stuart Mullin.
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- Vice Taps Female CEO to Lead Culture Change, Smith as Chairman
- Bharti Airtel Transfers Another 19% Stake In DTH Arm To Nettle Infrastructure
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Slain former Sena corporator's kin write to senior cop, want business rival investigated
- Desi GPS system delayed, Isro draws CAG flak
  Source: TOI
- Mahagram ties up with TJSB Sahakari Bank to launch 15,000 BBPS touch points
- 10 lakh Aircel users port to Vodafone in Tamil Nadu, 1 lakh to BSNL
  Source: Medianama
- Par panel raps I&B min for fund underutilisation
- Infosys will be watched
  Source: BS
- TV broadcasters on collision path with space department over satellite us
- Showcause notices issued to telcos on call drops: TRAI Chief
  Source: : ET
- Govt gave no proposal to PB for hiring of 2 journalists: Rathore
  Source: India Today
- Shashi Tharoor, Arnab Goswami to depose in defamation suit related to Republic TV's reportage of Sunanda Pushkar's death
  Source: Firstpost
- Russian broadcaster RT could be forced off UK airwaves
- Muslim Cyber Army: a 'fake news' operation designed to derail Indonesia's leader

Source: The Guardian

- Fandango Joins Disney-Owned Movies Anywhere
- Atom Tickets Promotes Marketing Chief Allison Checchi to COO

Source: Variety

- Lyft faces discrimination lawsuit
  Source: Techcrunch
- Starks Proposed for Democratic FCC Seat
- Syndication Ratings: 'Judge Judy' Wins Gold for February Sweeps
  Source: Broadcasting Cable
- Dubuc official as new Vice Media CEO, Smith moves to executive chairman role
- Comcast, Charter and Dish Network mum on Scientology Network carriage

Source: Fierce Cable

- U.S. Broadband Sub Adds Slow to 2.1M in 2017: LRG
- Comcast: 76% of X1 Homes Tuned Into the Winter Games Programming

Source: Broadcasting cable

- Sky Deutschland gives Ultra HD update

Source: Broadband Tv News

- NAB Show: Technology For Storytelling
- Satellite Still A Contender For Live Sport Distribution

Source: 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'
MAM | Media and Advertising
Amagi names Deepakjit Singh as CEO
iWorld | OTT
It's raining awards for ALTBalaji this 2018!
iWorld | OTT
Firstpost announces lauch of its web-series '9 months' - season2
MAM | Media and Advertising
Zee melt, largest convention forming synergies between mar-comm-tech is back with its 4th edition
MAM | Marketing
Goafest 2018 announces its illustrious, multi-genre speakers' panel
iWorld | OTT
Gaurav Gandhi to head Amazon Prime Video India
Television | Production House
Keshet International to acquire Greenbird Media
MAM | Media and Advertising
BoroPlus launches fairness cream in India
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