20 May 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 51 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

Television | TV Channels

Viacom18's Nikhil Sane on Colors Marathi content play, TRAI tariff order & Marathi GEC market

These are exciting times at Colors Marathi. The spirited team at Viacom18's family entertainment channel is set to unveil season two of its marquee show Bigg Boss. Following the success of the debut edition, Viacom18 Marathi Entertainment Business Head Nikhil Sane is confident of raising the bar in terms of the entertainment value for the audience.
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iWorld | OTT
Netflix names Priyanka Chaudhari as head of in-house Indian IP vertical
Netflix has made a new Indian hire as it gets serious about Indian content. Priyanka Chaudhari has joined Netflix India as a director and senior counsel – IP. In her role, she will handle IP, trademark and content issues. She will be reporting to the team in Los Angeles.
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DTH | DTH Operator
Tata Sky to allow different channels on additional set top box
Tata Sky is adding a new dimension to its multi-TV policy. By next month, Tata Sky customers will have the freedom to choose their own channels for different set top boxes (STBs). This could be the same channels on all TVs or different channels on different STBs. The plan is expected to go live by 15 June.
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- Amazon says focus on original content to light up fire stick sales
  Source: ETTech
- Chinese shout 'Boycott Apple' as US goes after Huawei
  Source: BS
- 5G spectrum: Space department getting its science wrong
  Source: Financial Express
- Department of Telecom to soon settle merger/transfer of licences in M&As
  Source: ET
- Realme 5G devices will be ready before network services in India start, says CEO
  Source: Indian Express
- Hockey India in awe of Jemimah Rodrigues' dribbling skills
  Source: India Today
- Over 900 Posts Removed from Social Media Platforms During Lok Sabha Polls After EC Directions
  Source: News18
- BSNL partners Google to expand WiFi footprint in India
  Source: ETTelecom
  Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'offensive' Holocaust report
  Jeremy Kyle Show: why take so long to end this daily humiliation?

Source: The Guardian

  Peabody Awards: Rita Moreno, Hasan Minhaj, Dolores Huerta, Janet Mock Deliver Emotional Calls to Action

Source: Variety

  TikTok owner ByteDance's long-awaited chat app is here
  Week-in-Review: Apple has a Supreme headache and Bitcoin bites back

Source: Tech Crunch

  CBS News Names Correspondents Team for 'CBS This Morning'
  Brockman Named to Head Global Communications at WarnerMedia Entertainment

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  U.S. Network to Adapt Israeli TV Show Set on Army Base

Source: Haaretz

  Foxtel in tough talks with BBC, Discovery, NBCU on costs, streaming

Source: AFR

  Meet The 6 Largest Individual Shareholders In Mobile Telecom Giant MTN Nigeria

Source: Forbes

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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VBS 2018: E-gaming's impact in next wave of OTT consumption
Television | TV Channels
News18 India brings 100 hours of General Elections coverage; non-stop programming from May 19th till 23rd
Television | TV Channels
e-Digital Partners with MyBox to bring Amazon Alexa Services in Set-Top Boxes
MAM | Marketing
smartwater, the perfect accomplice for original thinkers
Television | TV Channels
ShemarooMe app now available on Apple TV

DTH | DTH Operator

Online sensation Lisa Mishra signs exclusively with VYRL Originals

iWorld | OTT

ZEE5 lines up a Mega May for its Global viewers with Skyfire, Yours Truly, Thiravam and more
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