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19 October 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:89

Television | TV Channels

Bangla channels pin high hopes on Durga Puja  
With market sentiments improving over the last few months, brands have started coming up with new and dynamic ways to connect with consumers.  
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Television | TV Channels

BARC fires back at Republic for misrepresenting private emails  
The TRP rigging tale has developed a new twist with BARC India expressing disappointment over Republic Network's action in in making public,  private and confidential communications between the agency and the newscaster and misrepresenting the same.  
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iWorld | Gaming

GEMS 2020: Indie game developers continue to rise and shine!  
When compared to the gaming scene in the U.S. and Europe, India's indie game development space is taking baby steps. But indie creators are making headway and getting noticed.  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

DPIIT issues clarification on 26% FDI in digital media  
While significant growth in media is coming from digital media consumption, the government amended the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy last year. As a part of the reform, it had announced an approval of  26 per cent FDI in digital media.  
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Television | Production House

Banijay Brands unveils new licensing deals in Asia  
Banijay Brands has announced a range of new licensing agreements Mr Bean, MasterChef and Simon's Cat in Asia, ahead of the region's week at the festival of licensing.  
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Press Releases
» COLORS Tamil brings to life the vibrant celebration of Navarathri with an all new mini-series – Nalam Tharum Navarathri
» Catch the latest episodes of the new socially-distanced Shark Tank – Season 12 in India on the same day as the US, exclusively on Voot Select
» Celebrate this festive season with Movies NOW, MNX and Romedy NOW's exciting programming line-up
More News From Indian Television
Amid controversy BARC assures total commitment to it stakeholders
Over the last several days, there have been various news reports as regard to Television Ratings and Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC India). BARC India as an Industry body has representation from bodies that represent Broadcasters, Advertisers, and Advertising and Media Agencies............ Read More...
No cause too small for Covid2019 warrior Chhitra Subramaniam
At the peak of the Covid2019 pandemic, actor Sonu Sood was hailed as a messiah by media and public alike, with good reason. Where the government was getting panned for its handling of the crisis and the distress of migrant workers, Sood was single-handedly helping stranded labourers, students and health workers, often out of his own pocket................ Read More...
A forgettable 10 days for the news broadcasting industry
This past week saw news channels become the breaking news. It all started with the Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh claiming to have uncovered a TRP rigging con. Matters came to a head when BARC decided to hit the pause button on weekly news channel ratings..................... Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Sunil Narine cleared by IPL 2020 bowling committee for suspected action
»   In ISL, 'S' also means Spain now

Source: Indian Express

»   OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei confirms he has quit
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Now that TRP is gone… Can we have some GST, GDP & SME?
    Source: TOI
»   Reliance Jio gains 2.5 million subscribers in July 2020 as Airtel, Vodafone Idea slip
    Source: New Indian Express
    No call yet: Vodafone Idea in a bind as Jio, Bharti delay tariff hikes
    Source: Financial Express
»   Flipkart Fake Or Not Answers October 19, 2020: Answer And Win Exciting Rewards
    Source: Republic World
»   Digital media FDI rules to help government keep tabs on Chinese apps
    Source: BS
»   Disney to cut back on TV, sports biz in India
    Source: Livemint
»   Former UK chancellor George Osborne linked to BBC chairman job
    Source: Yahoo News
»   CNBC-TV18's top stocks to watch out for on October 19
    Source: CNBC-TV18
»   BSNL Prepaid Plans with Eros Now Subscription Listed
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Facebook, Twitter, Google can't be good censors of politics, Niall Ferguson says
    Source: The Print
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Strictly Come Dancing opener with first same-sex couple proves a hit
»   The Guardian view on The Great British Bake Off: a far from guilty pleasure
    Source: The Guardian
»   Triller Names Mary Rahmani Global Head of Partnerships (EXCLUSIVE)
»   Twitter Still Blocking a NY Post Story Based on Alleged Hunter Biden Emails, Newspaper's Account Remains Frozen
    Source: Variety
»   VCs reload ahead of the election as unicorns power ahead
»   Daily Crunch: Twitter walks back New York Post decision
    Source: Techcrunch
»   'Supermarket Sweep' Starts on ABC October 18
»   Adult Swim Festival Goes Virtual On YouTube Channel
    Source: Next Tv
»   Evoca fires up 4K over-the-air channel via ATSC 3.0
»   Nielsen adds YouTube into Total Ad Ratings for connected TV
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Altice USA Raises Cogeco Offer by $600 Million
»   Fox News International Streaming Service Expands
    Source: Multichannel News
»   Sky Kids to screen DreamWorks Animation series
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   SMPTE 2020 Keynotes to Highlight Future of Media & Entertainment
    Source: Tv Technology
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