13 April 2007Newsletter Subscription Email this Page Volume 19 - Issue No: 34



TV9 to launch 5 channels, plans Rs 1.55 billion investment
TV9 to launch 5 chnnls with an investment of Rs 1.55 bn; on agenda is a Telugu GEC and a Mumbai-centric Hindi news chnnl.

Taj Television in executive restructuring
Peter Hutton heads programming, production, events; Steve Halis engineering, operations; Sharmishta Rizhwani, Steve Norris resign.

IMG acquires BSI Speedway
Global sports and entertainment marketing major IMG has announced the acquisition of BSI Speedway.

TME re-christens identity with 'customized media solutions'
The Media Edge (TME) unveiled a fresh brand identity that is in line with its new positioning as a customised media solutions provider.

Need for ethics in media to protect child victims

Big 92.7 FM to celebrate Abhi Ash nuptials

'Lil Champs' finalists join 'Titan Antakshari' season

54 firms represented at the TV France stand at MIP

Percept to distribute Spiderman 3 in India

Bafta TV awards nominations announced

RComm and Sun TV tie up for mobile content

Synovate announces 2 media surveys

Sify appoints Big Bang to manage its internet ad sales

Prasad EFX installs digital suite in Mumbai facility

BroadcastAsia from 16 to 22 June

Intelsat works with Lanka to halt LTTE use of satellite

Nickelodeon, kajeet partner to offer mobile content for kids

Highlight - Interview with Ravi Kissen
Rajev Paul out of contacts !
Grapevine - Real life premi v/s reel life lover
The Week Ahead - Chup Chup Ke

News Releases
CNN's World Business This Week focuses on 'World of Luxury'

TV Ratings
Top 10 Programmes (25/03/2007 to 31/03/2007)
Doordarshan's Top 10
Top 10 In All TV Homes
Top 10 in Cable & Satellite Homes

Top 100 Programmes (25/03/2007 to 31/03/2007)
Star Plus
Zee TV
Sun TV
Sony Entertainment TV
Star One

Source: www.indiantelevision.com

Today's Newsbreakers.......India
  • ADAG to foray into broadcasting service
  • Double global honour for Times of India
  • TOI, ET chosen superbrands once again
    Source: Times of India
  • IOL Broadband forays into e-Learning
  • The Hindu featured as Superbrand
  • Arzoo opens office in Bangalore
  • Maya's animation training centre
  • UTV Soft to transfer movie biz
    Source:The Hindu Business Line
  • Hollywood flicks to rake in more moolah
    Source: Business Standard
  • Now FM radio, TV on Spice mobiles
  • International films won’t be foreign for long
    Source: Indian Express
  • BCCL acquires 17% stake in Bangalore firm LLIS
  • Web gurus stress on blog etiquette
  • ET crowned Consumer Superbrand yet again
  • Now, Spiderman talks in Bhojpuri!
  • UTV Software plans stake sale in film making unit
  • Thailand persistent on on removal of YouTube clips
    Source: Economic Times
  • Malaysian horror film sets box-office records
  • Voice-based search technology next battle ground for websites
  • Film awards: Court order quashed
    Source:The Hindu
  • Father of kidnapped BBC man appeals for his release
  • Is Sanjit Bedi shifting loyalties?
    Source: DNA
    International News
  • CBS will distribute TV shows online via AOL, MSN
    Source: USA Today
  • Chinese Writer Sues 20th Century Fox
    Source: Guardian
  • Reuters Summit-Cable valuations look 'challenging' -Rattner
    Source: Reuters
  • Time Warner completes sale of China cinema
    Source: Hemscott
  • Monster, Internet Broadcasting expand deal
    Source: CNN
  • Apple Adds MGM Movies to ITunes
    Source: ABC News
  • Sony lines up Animax mobile offering in Europe
    Source: www.mobile-ent.biz
  • BBC boss to go to Mideast for reporter
    Source: Scotsman
  • Nielsen, IMMI to Launch Out-of-Home TV Ratings Service
  • Cablevision Shifts Fuse to MSG Unit; Sherman Named President
    Source: Media Week (US)
  • Comcast Agrees to Buy Fandango, Online Ticket Seller
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Virgin Media sues Sky over carriage fee dispute
    Source: DM Europe
  • CBS Radio Fires Imus
    Source: TV Week
  • Warner Music wants unprotected albums off Web site
    Source: Yahoo
  • Japan ready to move to Super Hi-Vision TV by 2025
    Source: Digi Times
  • THAILAND: IPTV new revenue stream for TT&T
    Source: Asia Media
  • ATSC to develop new mobile TV standard
    Source: Advanced - Television

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