28 January 2020 | Volume 70 - Issue No: 59 Facebook Twitter YouTube YouTube

Television | TV Channels

Industry's expectation from union budget 2020
Amid ongoing economic tension in the country, finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her second Union Budget on 1 February 2020. It is expected that Budget 2020-21 will put the economy back on track. One of the biggest challenges before the Modi government is to have a plan of action to combat the decreasing growth rate of the country.
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iWorld | OTT
What factors drive content commissioning decision of OTT platforms?
From the later part of 2017, streaming players have delivered many "blockbuster originals". Social media chatters, peer groups, office rooms see numerous discussions on premium content available on ZEE5, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Voot , MX Player and so on.
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Television | TV Channels
Millennials seek local and purpose-driven content on TV and OTT
Seventy-one per cent of youth in our country are inspired by content. The number has moved from 58.4 per cent in 2016 to 71 per cent in 2018, revealed a new study by MTV Insights Studios 'Mera Bharat Amazeballs'. Millennials are digital natives and they seek content beyond the confines of traditional TV.
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iWorld | OTT
Firework India to onboard various content creators like Faye D'Souza
After getting into a partnership with Faye D'Souza, Firework India plans to rope more creators to generate quality and genuine content on the platform. Recently, former Mirror Now executive editor Faye D'Souza launched a new channel called Facts First with Faye, wherein she will be speaking on global and national news in 30-second videos.
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- Maharashtra likely to get its own educational TV channel
- R-Day celebrations: DRDO displays A-SAT weapon system
  Source: Indian Express
- Share market update: Media shares mixed; Zee Media jumps 5%
  Source: ET
- DoT may allow 4G-only condition in Rs 2,200 crore telecom project, to hurt BSNL's eligibility
  Source: ETTelecom
- Delhi assembly elections: EC bans broadcasting and publishing of exit polls two days prior to voting period
  Source: India Tv News
- Iran prepares site for satellite launch that U.S. links to ballistic missiles
  Source: Reuters
- Execute Centre's public schemes: I&B Joint Secy
  Source: Indian Express
- Break end-to-end encryption to trace child porn distributors, make ISPs liable: Recommendations from Rajya Sabha Committee
  Source: Medianama
- Amazon knocked $25 off the Roku Ultra, so you never have to stream your favorite shows on your laptop again
  Source: Yahoo News
- Lex Sports switches I-League broadcast on 1Sports amidst DSport dispute
  Source: Inside Sport
- New Tariff Order Might Reduce Revenue Of Broadcasters: Report
  Source: Gizbot
- Tollywood actor Ali to enter Hollywood
  Source: The Hans India
  Saudi Arabia criticised over pirate TV service 'that airs Premier League'
  Gary Lineker says BBC should make licence fee voluntary

Source: The Guardian

  Pluto TV Grows U.K. Offering With 'Made in Britain' and 'Brit-pocalypse' Channels
  ICM Partners Promotes Six Agents to Partner Status

Source: Variety

  Samasource CEO Leila Janah passes away at 37
  Clayton Christensen, author of 'The Innovator's Dilemma,' has passed away at age 67

Source: Techcrunch

  Sinclair Pays Nexstar $60M, Some Assets, to Settle Tribune Suit
  Disney+ Close to U.K. Distribution Deal with Sky

Source: Broadcasting Cable

  Osijek to be first Croatian 5G city
  German RTL secures UEFA Europa League and Conference League

Source: Broadband Tv News

  Buttigieg Campaign Urges Viewers to Watch Fox News
  NBA Star Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash

Source: Multichannel

  'Star Trek: Picard' helps break streaming records for CBS All Access
  Hours spent watching video rose 33% in 2019 – Parks Associates

Source: Fierce Video

  Netflix planning Italian office
  Popcorntimes launches free VOD service

Source: Broadband Tv News

  Senate Bill Would Protect PEG Channel Funding
  ION Media Acquires KMCC-TV In Las Vegas

Source: Tv Technology



Movies | Hindi
PVR to launch first 12-screen property in Delhi
Banking on rising theatrical revenues, PVR, one of India's biggest multiplex chain, will launch its first 12 - Screen Superplex at Vegas Mall, Dwarka, New Delhi, on Monday.
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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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VBS 2019: NTO-The future roadmap

MAM | Marketing

Omnigel's new TV commercial focuses on working pain-free
MAM | Marketing
BC Web Wise appoints Chagas Ferdinando as the Senior Creative Director
MAM | Marketing
Coffee Culture Celebrates Republic Day with "Cup to a Cop"

Television | TV Channels

MTV Insights Studio unveils 'Mera Bharat Amazeballs', a study into the mindset and behaviour of India's youth
Television | TV Channels
CNN-News18 plans comprehensive line-up ahead of Delhi Assembly polls
iWorld | OTT
France woos Indian content creators; lays out interesting incentives
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