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8 April 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:17
Television | TV Channels
Production houses keep their faith as they weigh impact of COVID-19  
The iconic 'Lights, camera, action' has been temporarily silenced across the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on the once-thriving media and entertainment industry, stymieing its smooth functioning, at least for the time being.  
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iWorld | OTT  
Story Ink, Locomotive Global Inc acquire screen adaptation rights for 'The Making of Star India'  
India is getting its very own version of Mad Men on the life and times of the broadcasting world. The meteoric rise of Rupert Murdoch's Star India during the satellite boom of the 1990's will now be the base for an upcoming digital drama series.  
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Television | TV Channels  
ZEEL to offer financial relief to 5000+ daily wage earners  
Media & Entertainment Powerhouse ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL), as part of intensifying its fight against Covid-19, has committed to offer financial relief to over 5000 daily wage earners, working directly or indirectly for the company in its overall production ecosystem.  
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iWorld | eNews  
UFO Moviez to forego 100% salary at MD, JMD level for team's sake  
India's largest cine media network UFO Moviez has decided to forego 100 per cent salary at MD, JMD level and 50-60 per cent salary at the entire leadership team level so that each and every member of its team is taken care of in this difficult time.  
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Television | TV Channels  
NBF decries Congress president Sonia Gandhi's suggestion to ban media ads  
The News Broadcasters Federation (NBF) has appealed to the prime minister to reject the suggestion by Congress president Sonia Gandhi for a "complete ban on media advertisements- television, print and online - by the government and public sectors undertakings (PSUs) for a period of two years".  
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Press Releases
» McDonald's India introduces a unique 'Work from Home' policy for its Restaurant Management Team and Frontline Crew
» ShopClues Announces 48-hour Delivery of Essentials in Delhi & Gurgaon
» Tollywood Music Director Sathya announces exclusive Dubsmash challenge on ShareChat for his upcoming composed song on Covid 19 awareness
More News From Indian Television
Lockdown binge-watching a boon for OTT
This unprecedented crisis called COVID-19 has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms. With people locked indoors, the only refuge has been their smartphones, giving way to, possibly, the next wave of growth for OTT companies....................... Read More...
News channels undertake moment marketing on PM's clarion call
News channels across genres cashed in on prime minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to light a lamp as a collective show of resistance to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, by broadcasting special programmes or participating directly in the initiative................ Read More...
Sony Pictures Networks pledges Rs 100 million to film, TV daily wage earners
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) will contribute Rs 100 million to support daily wage workers in the media and entertainment industry, in response to the nationwide lockdown to contain the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic................ Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Trai pulls up telcos for selective validity extension
»   3GB data per day: What Vodafone Idea, Airtel & Jio offer
»   Share market update: Media shares jump; ZEEL surges 11%
    Source: ET
»   Small Cell Forum releases 5G functional API to enable 5G RAN/small cell vendor ecosystem
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Immelman named International team captain for 2021 President Cup
    Source: TOI
»   Formula 1 Business : McLaren boss warns, FI can lose "four teams"
»   Sports Business : Former Fox Executives charged with Bribery in media rights scandal
    Source: Inside Sport
»   Lockdown pain: Power demand falls headlong; down 30% now
    Source: Financial Express
»   Pakistan TV channel cites fake Twitter account of news provider to report death of UK PM Boris Johnson
    Source: Times Now News
»   ZEE Entertainment Enterprises to offer financial relief to over 5,000 daily wage earners
    Source: Business Insider
»   Coronavirus Lockdown: Launch of GISAT-1 satellite postponed further
    Source: Yahoo News
»   Mukesh Ambani's net worth drops 28% in two months over COVID-19 impact
    Source: The News Minute
»   Buzz: Mona Singh's Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin Coming Back Into Our Drawing Rooms- EXCLUSIVE
    Source: Spot Boye
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   How false claims about 5G health risks spread into the mainstream
»   Why Trump's media allies are turning against Fauci amid the pandemic
    Source: The Guardian
»   Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donating $1 Billion of His Equity in Square to COVID-19 Relief Efforts
»   Pluto TV Launches Free-Streaming Service in 17 Latin American Countries
    Source: Variety
»   Movies Anywhere launches movie-sharing feature 'Screen Pass' into open beta
»   Google Cloud makes it cheaper to run smaller workloads on Bigtable
    Source: Tech Crunch
»   Warner Bros. Grabs Disney's Ascheim to Head Kids Unit
»   Tegna Sets Temporary Furloughs, Exec Pay Cuts
    Source: Broadcasting Cable
»   Roku's ad-supported Roku Channel reaches the U.K. with support from Sky
»   Movies Anywhere makes its film-sharing feature more widely available
    Source: Fierce Video
»   AT&T Stock Rises After $5.5B Loan Deal
»   NCTA: Cable Broadband Handling COVID-19 Load
    Source: Multichannel
»   AMC Networks/NOS to launch Portuguese channel
»   SES to distribute BVN TV globally
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   NextGen TV Receivers Not Ready for Consumers
»   5G Poses Threat to Cable TV, Says Andy Shenkler
    Source: Tv Technology
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