22 November 2019 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 05 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

Television | TV Channels

A+E Networks | TV18's Avinash Kaul on branded content and investing in the genre
Producing original shows on issues of contemporary local significance like surgical strikes, national elections, Ganesha festivals, marvels and mysteries of India; that's how History TV 18 aims to stand out in the niche segment of infotainment channels in India.
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Television | TV Channels

BARC week 46: Uptick in English news channel viewership
Recent events in the country resulted in the increase in viewership of news channels. Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly data for Top 5 English news channels in week 46 of 2019 (Saturday, 9 November 2019 to Friday, 15 November 2019, week or period under review) shows a sharp increase in ratings as compared to the previous week.
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Television | TV Channels

BARC week 46: Star Plus retains leading position in urban market
For the past few weeks Sony Pictures Network's GEC channel  Sony Entertainment Television and Sony SAB were holding the leading position but in week 46 of BARC India rating, Star Plus has jumped to the leading position. Sony SAB has slipped to second position this week, the channel was seen at first position last week.
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Television | TV Channels
Why the Premier Badminton League looks promising
There was a time not so long ago when India was just a one-trick pony as far as sport is concerned. And we all know what that game is: cricket. Recently a clutch of new sports have been getting a shot in the arm: kabaddi, soccer, basketball and of course badminton.
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- RIL in talks to merge entertainment channels with Sony
- Isro delays Cartosat-3 satellite launch by 2 days to November 27
  Source: TOI
- Union cabinet approves proposals to mitigate telecom sector's financial stress
- Bharti Airtel lost 2.5-3 million customers in Jammu and Kashmir in Q2FY20
  Source: Medianama
- Disney: Streaming Hero or Supervillain?
- Fox Countersuit in Harassment Case Not Retaliation, Judge Rules
  Source: Bloomberg Quint
- Radio companies go out of tune in Sept quarter as ad revenues hit low notes
- Govt may offer relief on AGR if Airtel, Vodafone Idea, other telcos get reprieve from SC

Source: Financial Express

- ZTE partners China Mobile for 5G network slicing
  Source: ETTelecom
- Set-Top Box Interoperability, Unified Numbering System and Other Changes Which Trai May Bring Soon
  Source: Telecom Talk
- Government asks channels to use new political map of India
  Source: Mumbai Mirror
- SpiceJet's Ajay Singh draws parallels between telecom and aviation sector, hopes for govt support
  Source: CNBCTV18
  Strictly Come Dancing's first same-sex routine sparks almost 200 complaints
  Google latest tech giant to crack down on political ads as pressure on Facebook grows

Source: The Guardian

  Derek Jeter's Players' Tribune Acquired by Minute Media as Digital Media Consolidation Continues
  South Korean Producer Studio Dragon Sets Partnership With Netflix

Source: Variety

  Twitter will finally let you turn on two-factor authentication without giving it a phone number
  Y Combinator abruptly shutters YC China

Source: Techcrunch

  Fields Named Sales Head for NBC Outlets in Chicago
  Wayland Named Senior VP/GM at NBC Sports Boston

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  AT&T offers ad-free NBA games for people who switch to AT&T TV
  Tubi launches on Amazon Echo Show

Source: Fierce Video

  Sky Deutschland CEO Carsten Schmidt to step down
  Viacom channels face Ukrainian exclusion

Source: Broadband Tv News

  House Judiciary Approves STELAR Expiration For Most Licenses
  Hanna, McRae Appointed To NAB TV Board Of Directors

Source: Tv Technology



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
The biggest hollywood blockbusters will take over star movies in september
The big India festive season has started and everyone is gearing up with their plans to celebrate it in the best possible avatar. When it comes to grand celebrations and larger than life content offering, no one does it better than Star Movies – the leading Hollywood destination of India.
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Vidnet 2019: Creators' Track: Conversations with Bard of Blood's Creators
Television | TV Channels
Zee Telugu to celebrate Karthika Masam with 'Sar Sarle Ennenno Ankuntam – Anni Jaruguthaya Enti?'
DTH | DTH Operator
Pixel Pictures produces 1000 hours of television content
MAM | Marketing  
Ormax's Top 5 Most Popular Characters Features Meher from Chhoti Sarrdaarni  
iWorld | OTT
ZEE5 to premiere Dream Girl on 21st November

Television | TV Channels

Dinesh Gautam joins TV9 Bharatvarsh as sr executive editor
iWorld | OTT
ALTBalaji looks at sachet pricing model to more than double the ARPU
Television | TV Channels
Essel Group to sell 16.5% stake in ZEEL to repay loan obligations
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