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10 August 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:29

iWorld | OTT

OTT platforms may see scarcity in long-format premium content in H1- FY22  
It may be the heyday of over-the-top (OTT) platforms but it's not like the pandemic will not have any impact on their operations. While everything appears great on the surface, the constraints of shooting large-scale projects are going to affect the pipeline of long-format premium originals in the first half of FY22.  
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Television | TV Channels

FTA channel Hare Krsna TV aims to specialise in motivational talks  
Mumbai-based surgeon Dr Bimal Shah runs Hare Krsna TV, a free to air (FTA) satellite TV channel. Being a self-funded channel run for social service, several cable operators carry it without a carriage fee.  
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Television | TV Channels

Free patriotic films for cinema lovers, courtesy NFDC  
This one is for film lovers of India's independent cinema. The National Film Development Corp (NFDC) has decided to showcase some films from its wide catalogue free between 7 and 21 August 2020 as a celebration of India's independence day.  
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Television | TV Channels

SPNI's Rohit Gupta on The Venice TV Festival jury  
A tribute to innovation and international recognition for quality creative and media content, The Venice TV Festival has announced Sony Pictures Network India president Rohit Gupta as a part of its extensive international jury for the upcoming festival scheduled in September.   
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Press Releases
» International stars from 13 Reasons Why, 365 Days, Too Hot to Handle make their India Television chat show debut with zoOm's Access Allowed
» Colors' Naagin 5 will premiere on 9 August
» KFC's super 7 days are here!
» Korean action-comedy 'Exit' to premier on &PrivéHD
More News From Indian Television
ENIL income from outside India grows as other numbers plummet in first quarter
Indian private FM player Entertainment Network (India) Ltd (ENIL), which runs the Mirchi brand radio network in India, reported 71.7 percent fall in consolidated Total Income from Operations (TIO) for the quarter ended 30 June 2020................................................................... Read More...
TV Today numbers subdued but profitable for first quarter in Covid2019 period
Most corporates, and more so broadcasters, have reported red bottom-lines for the first full COVID2019 quarter and the first quarter of fiscal 2020-21 (quarter ended 30 June 2020, Q1 2021, quarter or period under review)................................................................... Read More...
OTT platforms proposing ombudsman model to the govt: Arre's Ajay Chacko
To regulate or not to regulate online content, that's the question. If yes then what should be the way forward? There has been no industry consensus on it yet. While in the earlier part of this year, Hotstar, Jio, SonyLiv and Eros....................................................... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Vodafone Idea MD Ravinder Takkar rejects Mukesh Ambani's call for 2G free India
    Source: ET
»   BBC says sorry for using racist term in news report
    Source: News18
»   Submarine optical fibre cable will transform Andaman: PM Modi
    Source: HT
»   'TRAI to give decision on priority plans within 2 weeks of telcos reply'
    Source: Livemint
»   Airtel, Vodafone Idea await SC decision on staggered payment of AGR dues
    Source: BS
»   WarnerMedia's New CEO Says HBO Max Has One Clear Edge Over Netflix
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   D2h Offering 4 Days of Free Service on 2 Months of Recharge
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Lankan Premier League : Sri Lanka Cricket board does not have answers to many questions
    Source: Inside Sport
»   Ramayana Still India's #1 TV Show; Taarak Mehta Loses To This New Serial! (TRP War)
    Source: Trak
»   India's Largest Reverse Migration And Work From Home Is Powered By Technology
    Source: India Times
»   Draymond Green gets $50,000 tampering fine for saying Devin Booker should leave Suns
    Source: ESPN
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   BBC apologises for N-word in television broadcast after DJ Sideman quits
»   Simon Cowell breaks back falling off electric bike in California
    Source: The Guardian
»   Twitter and TikTok Have Held Merger Talks as Trump Ban Looms
»   WarnerMedia Layoffs Expected to Hit Warner Bros., HBO
»   Apple goes to war with the gaming industry
»   Abandoned mall department stores may become Amazon's next fulfillment centers
    Source: Techcrunch
»   CBS takes soccer coverage to next level in United States with UEFA broadcasts
    Source: World Soccer Talk
»   SK Telecom: Earnings Riding the Wave of 5G
    Source: Business Korea
»   NBC chief defends controversial broadcasting code, attacks Iroko TV
»   CBRS Auction Tops $2.5 Billion
    Source: Multichannel
»   NBC chief defends controversial broadcasting code, attacks Iroko TV
    Source: Premium Times NG
»   You might want to wait on new HDMI cables for your new TV
    Source: SMH
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