12 September 2018 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 47   Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
iWorld | Social Media
Facebook Watch has its work cut out in video content creation

Tech giant Facebook, with over 2.2 billion monthly active users, is quickly reshaping the world's digital ecosystem. Despite Wall Street's disappointment with its Q2 results, the company generated $13 billion in ad revenue during the period.
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Television | TV Shows
Endemol Shine's new bet on the scripted genre
Endemol Shine, known for producing shows such as Bigg Boss, Master Chef, Khatron Ke Khiladi and Dance India among others and also known as the non-scripted format giant, has plans to play the next game in the scripted genre.
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Regulators | Trai
SC adjourns Star India's petition on TRAI tariff order to 12 September
The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing of Star India's petition against TRAI tariff and inter-connect order to 12 September 2018 due to unavailability of time.  Last week also, the hearing was deferred to 11 September for the same reason.
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Television | TV Channels
Viacom18 rejigs top deck as it gears up for the next growth phase

The country's youngest and fastest growing media organization, Viacom18, today announced a management restructuring aimed to consolidate its growing portfolio play as it prepares to further enhance performance through focused content innovation and collaboration across brands.
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- FX's 'Sons of Anarchy' spin-off 'Mayans MC' is the most-watched new cable TV show so far in 2018
  Source: Business Insider
- CBS Undercuts Sinclair in the Local-TV Giant's Battle With Hulu
- Verizon Planning Launch of 5G Internet and TV Service in October
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Middle Eastern, North African actors ignored, stereotyped by TV, says study
  Source: New IndianExpress
- Will move SC against I&B Ministry advisory to replace 'Dalit' word, says Union Minister Ramdas Athawale
  Source: Financial Express
- Under SC Scanner, UIDAI Says Ready to Address Concerns on Social Media Wing
  Source: News18
- Airtel, Jio say fined by Trai for slipping on quality norms
- BSNL to get 4G spectrum next month: Official
  Source: ET
- HetNet and small cells are important for telcos in digitally driven economy, say industry experts
  Source: BS
- Reliance Jio to use Hughes satellite to provide 4G services in rural areas
  Source: Livemint
- Africa is not ready for super fast 5G network: MTN's CEO
  Source: ETTelecom
- BBC coverage of Cliff Richard raid was over the top, says Tony Hall
- 'Repugnant, racist': News Corp cartoon on Serena Williams condemned

Source: The Guardian

- Verizon to Launch 5G Home Broadband in Los Angeles, Three Other Cities This October
- Elisabeth Murdoch's Vertical Networks Names Jesús Chavez CEO

Source: Variety

- Walmart is now selling bitcoins for $1
- Comma.ai's George Hotz ousts George Hotz as CEO

Source: Techcrunch

- Fox's Abernethy Named Broadcaster of the Year
- Hearst TV Launches Show for Facebook Watch

Source: Broadcasting Cable

- How the Moonves exit could impact CBS' video strategy
- CenturyLink builds AWS into its fiber-based broadcast service

Source: Fierce Video

- ESPN Serves Up Weekly Cable Primetime Ratings Win
- T-Mobile Signs $3.5B Deal with Ericsson for 5G Gear

Source: Multichannel

- Sky attacks Amazon and Google with 'free' TV stick
- 3SS to showcase Android TV solutions at IBC 2018

Source: Broadband Tv News

- Turner partners with Meta on metadata platform
- Sky invests in content supply chain management company SDVI

Source: Tvb Europe

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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Jasdeep Pannu talks about ESPN India's digital play
Television | TV Channels
Star Sports launches campaign for the sixth season of VIVO Pro Kabaddi
MAM | Media | Advertising
Vivek Bhargava is Grand Jury Chair for 2018 DMA ASIA ECHO
Television | TV Channels
Four most watched channels on Indian television

MAM | Marketing

Australian Open, Infosys announce 3-year technology partnership
Television | TV Channels
Viacom18 solidifies regional presence with Colors Kannada Cinema
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