Television

Viacom18 Digital Ventures names Monika Shergill as content head

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2015/09/24/viacom18.jpg?itok=REFwW2Bm

MUMBAI: Viacom18 has appointed Monika Shergill as content head of Viacom18 Digital Ventures. As a part of her mandate, Shergill will be responsible for driving content and programming strategy for Viacom18’s new digital business.

 

She will be reporting to Viacom 18 COO Gaurav Gandhi.

 

Gandhi said, “We are delighted to have Monika Shergill on board to drive the content initiatives for our digital business. She brings with her a wealth of experience in content development and creative strategy, which, we believe, will enable us to create differentiated and compelling offerings across audience groups.”

 

Shergill added, “I hold tremendous regard for the various businesses that Viacom18 has explored keeping in tune with viewer preferences. The digital platform is fast-evolving and I am looking forward to working towards developing this segment further for Viacom18 Digital Ventures, along with its extremely talented team.”

 

Shergill has close to 20 years of experience in the broadcast industry in creating content, mounting big scale productions, running network teams for channel brands and being responsible for budgets and promotions.

 

Prior to joining Viacom18 Digital Ventures, she worked with companies like Star India, Sony Entertainment Television, Zee Telefilms and SAB TV.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/tarbharat.jpg?itok=eLqr-Bg7
Star Bharat adopts tagline for COVID-19

MUMBAI: Every industry and individual is doing its part in sending out the message of social distancing and the need to stay at home. One big move has come from Star India's Hindi general entertainment channel Star Bharat, which just changed its brand tagline to 'Bhula dein darr, Khush Rahein Ghar...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/ZEEL.jpg?itok=urYVfIAs
ZEEL invests Rs 5220 mn in tech startup SugarBox

MUMBAI: The Board of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL), at its meeting held on 8 April has agreed to invest a sum of Rs 5,220 million in Margo Networks Private Ltd (SugarBox). With this investment, ZEEL will be able to enhance its growth in the digital ecosystem, expanding its presence...

Television TV Channels People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/9m.jpg?itok=Jfrh2rU7
#9pm9mins sees lowest-ever viewership since 2015

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s addresses to the citizens of India have been keenly watched in the last few weeks. Even as his address on 24 March, announcing the 21-day nationwide lockdown, got the highest ever views, his subsequent address on 3 April led to a low point for TV viewership.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/pb.jpg?itok=Put4qRiq
Prasar Bharati on a Covid-19 awareness drive

Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is making all efforts to educate and inform its viewers regarding the Covid-19 pandemic by leveraging its vast network of broadcast, radio and digital services. The pubcaster operates the largest network of TV and radio with thousands of transmitters and hundreds...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/cric.jpg?itok=vTNuKSel
Archive re-runs help sports channels gain 21% viewership

Be it domestic or international, almost all sporting events have either been scrapped or postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancellation of events has forced sports broadcasters to run dry with no live sporting tournaments and resort to showing archived re-runs.

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/bharti.jpg?itok=b2uVoGP5
COLORS bridges gap between characters and audience with new series 'Hum, Tum aur Quarantine'

MUMBAI: Colors has introduced a unique programming approach to keep the audience connected with their favourite characters. Along with providing anecdotes from the lives of the characters, the channel is also introducing on-air series of gags featuring the talented duo- Bharati Singh and Harsh...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/bbar.jpg?itok=A3YAyhBx
Tired of COVID-19 news, Indians turn to movies: BARC-Nielsen Report

MUMBAI: Indians have become bored with excessive COVID-19 news. Which is why in week three of lockdown, people have switched over to movie channels, driving the genre viewership up, as per the latest BARC-Nielsen report. In week 13, viewers spent more than one hour on movie channels and it has...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/barc%27_1.jpg?itok=oVriuXAk
No top programme, advertiser and brand data for week 13: BARC India

MUMBAI: Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) will not be able to make available data on top programmes, top advertisers and top brands for week 13. The ratings agency has informed that due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, partners’ operations are disrupted and so it can’t make...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/09/india.jpg?itok=GvPtyVPd
India Today becomes most-watched channel in megacities in week 13 of BARC

MUMBAI: For the first-ever time this year, India Today has become the most-watched channel in the megacities, clinching number one spot in week 13 of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India. The channel has secured second spot in the previous week in the same category. The channel has...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required