19 July 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 2 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube
iWorld | OTT
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on global opportunity, subscriber addition and competition
With Disney all set to enter the direct-to-consumer business with its streaming app, Netflix missing its subscriber addition forecast globally along with losing subscribers in the domestic market is likely to be trouble. Although stocks of the FANG company stumbled as an aftermath of the Q2 result, Netflix is confident of getting back on track in the next quarter.
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iWorld | OTT
Viacom18's Tanya Bami steps down as head Voot Originals & VP content
Viacom Digital Ventures' Tanya Bami has resigned from her role as head of Voot Originals and vice president content. Bami is expected to be at the company for a couple of months to serve her notice period. The veteran media executive joined Voot in November 2015 from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd where she served as head – weekend content.
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Television | TV Channels
BARC wk 28: English news ratings decline
The combined weekly ratings of the top 5 English news channels declined to the third lowest total in week 28 of 2019 (Saturday, 6 July 2019 to Friday, 12 July 2019, week or period under review) since week 13 of 2019. Calendar year 2019 has been an eventual year as far as publication in the public domain of Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly viewership data is concerned.
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Television | TV Channels
BARC wk 28: Regional channels continue to hold forte
Sun TV continued to be in the leading position in Tamil (urban + rural) HSM with 779347 weekly impressions (000). The channel was followed by Star Vijay, Zee Tamil, KTV and Star Sports 1 Tamil at second, third, fourth and fifth positions respectively. 
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- Share market update: Media shares decline; Hathway Cable slips 3%
- Govt considering capital infusion in BSNL
  Source: ET
- DoT submits probe report to CVC on penalties' alleged delay
  Source: ETTelecom
- Sports Broadcasters In India Face Government Challenge
  Source: Odisha Tv
- Netflix To Roll Out Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription Plan In India
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Film certification in India: Here's how it is done and why there are disputes over it
  Source: Financial Express
- ISRO reschedules Chandrayaan-2 launch, satellite to lift-off on July 22
  Source: Newsx
- RIL likely to report slowest profit growth in 15 quarters, say analysts
  Source: BS
- Sports Ministry Will Provide Extra Financial Help for Indian Football's Growth: Kiren Rijiju
  Source: News18
- PT Usha nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin
  Source: TOI
  FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission
  'Will Allah be OK with this?': inside the BBC's first British-Muslim sketch show

Source: The Guardian

  Disney Merges All Media Sales and TV Channel Distribution Under Justin Connolly
  iHeartMedia Stock Drops in NASDAQ Debut

Source: Variety

  WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO
  Instagram will now warn you before your account gets deleted, offer in-app appeals

Source: Techcrunch

  Spalter Gets Three More Years Atop USTelecom
  Ted Danson to Star in New Tina Fey Comedy on NBC

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  WarnerMedia fills out HBO Max original programming, business teams
  NCTA says U.S. cable industry economic impact totaled $450B in 2018

Source: Fierce Video

  DAZN sublicenses Bundesliga rights from Eurosport / Subscription price rises
  EU clears Vodafone/Liberty Global cable deal under conditions

Source: Broadband Tv News

  CBA Says C-Band Revamp Needs Its Members' Buy-In

Source: Multichannel

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
MNX announces 'King of Hollywood'
MNX, Hollywood's wild child, launches its biggest property 'King of Hollywood', starting December 17, 2018, Monday to Friday @9pm. MNX, the channel that resonates with the youth through its stylish, edgy, fast-paced, new-age, premium content has crafted the property, 'King of Hollywood' with an aim to find the biggest Hollywood movie buff of all time.
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Speakers at Indiantelevision.com's Media HR Summit 2019 Vikas Vats
MAM | Marketing
Marriott hotels ventures to nepal with the opening of kathmandu marriott hotel

Television | TV Channels

Exclusively across platforms, COLORS INFINITY airs the return of the Dream Team of Harvey and Mike in the finale season of SUITS

MAM | Marketing

EPIC Channel signs Meiyang Chang to host it's new quiz show format
Television | TV Channels
Star India launches Disney kids pack for its young viewers
Television | TV Channels
BARC week 28: Hindi GEC observes no changes
iWorld | OTT
Prime Day 2019 was the biggest two-day celebration ever for Prime members in India
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