Television

Hero Indian Super League 2015 to kickoff on 3 October; extended by 9 days

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2015/05/29/Untitled-2.jpg?itok=G5swClw6

MUMBAI: Hero Indian Super League (ISL), which sparked a football revolution in India with its inaugural edition last year, featuring eight city franchises, renowned international footballing stars, coaches and a host of Indian talents, is all set to stage its second season starting Saturday, 3 October, 2015.

The promoters of Indian Super League, Football Sports Development— a joint venture between IMG, Reliance Industries and Star India; has announced the fixtures for its second season, featuring 61 games spread across 79 days.

The League stage will witness 56 games in a home and away format, followed by two-legged semi-finals starting 11 December, 2015 with the ‘Super Sunday’ final scheduled on 20 December, 2015 at a pre-decided venue to be announced at a later date. All the matches will kick off at 1900 hrs (IST).

Chennaiyin FC will host the opener when they take on the might of Hero ISL defending champions Atletico de Kolkata on 3 October, 2015 at their home ground Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The action will then move to Goa the next day with FC Goa pitted against Delhi Dynamos FC, while fans in Mumbai will witness the ‘Maharashtra Derby’ on 5 October, 2015 when Mumbai City FC locks horns with FC Pune City at D Y Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai.

The Hero ISL bandwagon will reach Kerala on 6 October, 2015 when last year’s runners-up Kerala Blasters FC play their first home fixture against NorthEast United FC. The newly laid pitch at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata will be put to test for its first big match night when Atletico de Kolkata tussle with arch rivals FC Goa on 7 October, 2015. Delhi Dynamos FC, FC Pune City and NorthEast United FC will host their first home matches on 8, 9 and 16 October, 2015, respectively.

The inaugural year of Hero Indian Super League witnessed an unprecedented response in the history of Indian football, achieving a rare feat of being the fourth most watched football league in the world. For the first time in Indian football, globally renowned players like, Alessandro Del Piero, Nicolas Anelka, Robert Pires, Fredrik Ljungberg, David James, Luis Garcia, David Trezeguet, Elano Blumer and Joan Capdevila played alongside the best Indian football talents.

Hero ISL’s first edition saw participation of footballers from 36 varied nationalities, including India; changing the way football was perceived in the country so far. The globally viewed tournament had 129 goals scored at an average of 2.11 goals per game.

Over 1.5 million fans made their way to eight city based club’s home stadiums to witness this footballing event unfold. As per the data released by the broadcaster, the inaugural season of Hero ISL was watched by 429 million viewers on TV in India, which was more than 2.5 times of the viewership of 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Talking of the engagement on social media, a release says, “The social media presence of Hero ISL has grown exponentially since the inaugural season with over 1.7 million ‘Likes’ on the League’s official Facebook page in addition to another 120 thousands that follow @IndSuperLeague on Twitter. The ISL website www.indiansuperleague.com has received 3.4 million unique visitors and over 28 million page views over the duration of the League with 32 million online views on www.starsports.com.”

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/12/barc.jpg?itok=06IbAd09
BARC week 40: No changes in Marathi and South GEC space

MUMBAI: In week 40 of BARC India ratings, no changes were observed in Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam space. In Bhojpuri space, Bhojpuri Cinema took the leading position and B4U which was leading last week has slipped to second position. In Bhojpuri space, Bhojpuri Cinema, B4U...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/12/spider.jpg?itok=wEvm7VUj
Explore the Spider-verse with the &pictures Hindi premiere of ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ on 12th October at 8 pm

MUMBAI: Imagine, one morning you get up to discover that you have special powers like a superhero. Sounds interesting right! Well, similar is the story of a young lad Miles Morales who is stunned on finding out about his spider like abilities. But just when he thinks that he is the only one with...

Television TV Channels Movie Channels
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/12/Zee.jpg?itok=pKLKs3DQ
Marking its 27th Anniversary, Zee announces attractive Festive Bonanza Offer on its leading entertainment channels

MUMBAI: The television industry has successfully managed to transition to the New Tariff Order (NTO) regime. Zee, as the leading television network of the country has collaborated extensively with industry players to ensure a smooth transition. To mark its 27th Anniversary, Zee has taken yet...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/12/2.jpg?itok=y-LjTNSW
BARC week 40: Star Plus slips to third position, SET continues to lead in urban market

In the week 40 of BARC India ratings, the leading Hindi GEC Star Plus slipped to third position, last week the channel was seen at second position but the channel continues to hold first position on pay platform. In the urban market, Sony Entertainment Television and Colors were seen at first and...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/12/star-india.jpg?itok=6GbY0IlJ
Star India announces festive offer for a-la-carte channels

In keeping with the festive spirit, Star India announces ‘Tyohar ka Upahar’, a promotional offer for its 16 a-la-carte channels including its popular channels -- Star Plus, Maa TV, Star Jalsha, Vijay, Asianet and Hungama TV. The festive offer prices will be available with immediate effect.

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/11/vivo_pro.jpg?itok=yYgPWe5d
vivo Pro Kabaddi set to offer INR 8 crore in prize money for Season 7

Mumbai:  The ‘Toughest Week’ of vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 is all set to treat fans with exciting matches at EKA Arena by TransStadia, Ahmedabad. vivo Pro Kabaddi announces a consolidated prize money of INR 8 crore for the seventh edition.

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/11/viacom18.jpg?itok=ufnpsdiR
Bringing alive the adventure of Roadies, Viacom18 Consumer Products and Work With Fun launches ‘Café Roadies’

MUMBAI: Celebrating the robust legacy of one of India’s longest-running reality shows, Viacom18 Consumer Products in association with ‘Work With Fun’ announced the launch of ‘Café Roadies’ in Noida today. The café will be a social pad for those who take inspiration from the road less travelled...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/11/gujarat%5D.jpg?itok=NgpppNEf
India News Gujarat hosts ‘Vikas Vaibhav’- grandeur political Conclave & Awards on change and improvement

MUMBAI: India News Gujarat, the leading regional news channel of ITV network organized a major event revolving around the positive change and improvement happening in the stunning region of Daman & Diu and to honour the individuals who have helped in flourishing it.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/10/11/epic.jpg?itok=-IXxR9RX
EPIC Channel presents the first ever India Centric Quiz Show

MUMBAI: In keeping with its mission of exploring India through innovative and engaging programming, EPIC Channel - India Ka Apna Infotainment, recently announced its newest TV show. The much anticipated ‘EPIC India Quiz Challenge’ is a one-of-a-kind, India centric quiz show that promises to be a...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories