Television

Prem Kamath resigns from Star India

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2014/06/06/prem_kamath.jpg?itok=1B9fiQ7Z

MUMBAI: He had two of Star India’s prime channels under his charge: Channel V and Star Pravah. Last week Star India executive vice-president and general manager, Prem Kamath, called it quits and put in his papers.

Kamath confirmed this to  indiantelevision.com,  though he was travelling. But he did not divulge where he is headed. However, sources close to him say that he is likely to continue to be in the television industry. The buzz is that he is likely to take up an overseas assignment in south east Asia or that he could be joining one of the other three major Indian broadcast networks.

Keep watching this space for further updates.

Suffice to say that Kamath will continue to be in Channel V until his notice period expires in a couple of months.

Kamath joined Star India in May 2007 as vice-president marketing for the network.

In 2009, he was elevated to the role of executive vice president and general manager Channel V. In 2013, he was given additional role of general manager of Star India’s Marathi general entertainment channel Star Pravah.

Prior to joining Star India, Kamath was associate vice president at Leo Burnett. He served the agency from 1999 to April 2007.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/CRICKET.jpg?itok=JYa9Tw7d
BCCI mulls closed-stadium IPL 2020 in July

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is contemplating a slew of options to ensure that IPL 2020 is not cancelled. One of the options is to have July as an alternate window. According to a CNBC-TV18 report, a BCCI official, on the condition of anonymity, has said that the board...

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/ramayan.jpg?itok=51QAi-or
‘Ramayan’, movies drive out pay Hindi GECs, news from across genres list

BENGALURU: Weeks 12 of 2020 (Saturday, 21 March 2020 to Friday 27 March 2020) and 13 of 2020 (Saturday, 28 March 2020 to Friday, 3 April 2020) witnessed big changes in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly lists of Top 10 Channels Across Genres on All Platforms. Week 12, the...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/suntv_0.jpg?itok=VLct4vZp
Sun TV Network to donate Rs 10 crore for COVID-19 relief

MUMBAI: Sun TV Network and its group companies will donate Rs 10 crore to provide relief for those affected by the outbreak of COVID-19, joining a slew of broadcasters in providing assistance. Sun TV Group announced that as an expression of solidarity with the nation's collective fight against the...

Television TV Channels Regional
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/04/10/starbharat.jpg?itok=cO37KtOs
Star Bharat reimagines channel identity to underline the need for social distancing

MUMBAI: In this much-needed phase of social distancing and self-quarantining at home, Star Bharat sends a strong message of keeping a healthy distance.

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

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required