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24 July 2021 Volume 70 Issue No:24

MAM | Marketing

2021 PR and Communications Aces awards winners announced  
The winners of the first edition of the PR and Communication Aces 2021 were announced here on Friday. The coveted awards aim to highlight some of the rising stars of the industry, and celebrate their fantastic achievements.  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

I&B ministry may adopt TV rating committee's recommendations : Anurag Thakur  
The ministry of information and broadcasting (I&B) has analysed and evaluated the recommendations made by the committee led by Prasar Bharti chief executive officer Shashi Shekhar Vempati to review the current guidelines on TV rating agencies in India. 
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MAM | Marketing

HUL retains top advertiser spot in week 28: BARC  
Continuing with last week's trend, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. maintained its position as the top advertiser across genres during BARC week 28 (10 July – 16 July). The recorded ad volume, however, fell from 4893.09 ('000 sec) in week 27 to 4450.14 ('000 sec). 
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iWorld | OTT

Voot Select to kick off direct-to-OTT Film Festival on 24 July  
Voot Select is all set to host its first ever direct-to-OTT film festival starting 24 July. The Voot Select Film Fest will stream as many as 15 critically acclaimed movies across genres in a span of eight days, the platform announced on Friday.  
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MAM | Marketing  
Resilient rural market drives HUL's growth in Q1, net profit rises to Rs 2,100 cr  
A resilient rural market, coupled with subsequent decline in Covid cases has infused growth in theFMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) this quarter. The company reported a 10.7 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for Q1 ended June, 2021.  
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Television | TV Channels  
Zee Cinema to air world TV premiere of 'Saina' on 25 July  
ZEE Cinema is all set to bring the world television premiere of 'Saina' on 25 July, 12 noon. The biopic on badminton champion Saina Nehwal, Saina follows the dreams of a small-town girl who went on to conquer the world of badminton and become the pride of an entire nation.  
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MAM | Media and Advertising  
Word of Mouth Media elevates Jimmy Shahani to CEO  
Word of Mouth Media, a player in the audiovisual and digital content category, has elevated its chief operating officer Jimmy Shahani to the position of chief executive officer.  
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iWorld | OTT  
discovery+ announces coverage of Blue Origin's space launch  
discovery+ India on Friday has announced the coverage of Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos' first flight to space made on 20 July. The show, 'Jeff Bezos In Space: Blue Origin Takes Flight' is anchored by The Washington Post's Libby Casey and Discovery's Chris Jacobs.   
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Press Releases
» Mankind Pharma releases anthem 2.0 to celebrate Covid heroes
» Your Guide to Understanding 70Trades
» McDonald's India - north & east launches specially curated minions menu
» Bombay Shaving Company announces R Ashwin as brand ambassador
More News From Indian Television
TV ad volumes for June 2021 surpasses 2019, 2020 levels: BARC
TV advertising continues to remain resilient, despite the onslaught of the second wave of the pandemic. According to Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India's latest THINK report, the TV ad volume in June, 2021 has surpassed the ad volume recorded during the corresponding period in 2019 and 2020........................... Read More...
HBO Max, HBO add 2.8 mn subs in Q2, WarnerMedia's revenues touch $8.8 billion.
Media and telecommunications giant AT&T showed continued customer growth in wireless, fiber and HBO Max in the second quarter, the company has said. In its Q2 report released on Thursday, AT&T reported consolidated revenues of $44 billion, up from $41 billion in Q2 2020..................................... Read More...
Disney+ Hotstar unveils new content line-up in latest campaign
Riding the direct-to-digital movie release wave, streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar has launched a television campaign to promote its new content line-up............................. Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Telecom Italia readying reply to antitrust probe on DAZN deal: Sources
»   Internet needs a native currency like Bitcoin: Twitter CEO
    Source: ETTelecom
»   Manipur High Court orders release of journalist arrested under NSA for Facebook post
»   Centre receives 27 proposals from private companies to speed up India's space activity
    Source: India Today
»   Supreme Court dismisses telcos' pleas on 'errors', no change in dues
    Source: Indian Express
»   US Warns Poland Over Discovery-owned News Channel, Worries About Media Freedom
    Source: Republic World
»   Schools in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on August 16
    Source: Livemint
»   RIL consolidated Q1 PAT falls 7% to Rs 12,273 crore, beats estimate
    Source: BS
»   Sling TV is the cheapest way to watch the Olympics without cable
    Source: Business Insider
»   Vodafone Idea Set to Hike Tariffs, Jio Postpaid Has Limited Traction
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Tanla net profit soars 33%, reaches an all-time high
»   To save TV channels and get quality content, India needs better regulator than TRAI
    Source: The Print
»   Focus not on athletes: Reactions to sports minister Thakur's cameo during Olympics Opening Ceremony
    Source: Scroll
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Russia names Bellingcat reporting partner a 'foreign agent'
    Source: The Guardian
»   Twitter Hits 206 Million Daily Users in Q2 Amid Decline in U.S., Beats Wall Street Estimates
»   Snap Blows Past Q2 Forecasts With Record Revenue, Best Snapchat User Growth in Four Years
    Source: Variety
»   Apple Music brings its spatial audio and lossless streaming to Android
»   Mint's first PM raises millions for Monarch, an Accel-backed money management platform
    Source: Techcrunch
»   VAB Tells Members Nielsen Isn't The Only Viewer Data Source
»   Bill Simmons' 'Woodstock 99' Documentary on HBO July 23
    Source: Next Tv
»   Comcast adds Hulu + Live TV to Xfinity Flex
»   Wolk's Week in Review: Nielsen under attack, Netflix's new numbers
    Source: Fiercev Vdeo
»   NBCU Gears Up For Olympics with Opening Ceremonies Coverage
    Source: Multichannel News
»   HBO/HBO Max shine for WarnerMedia
»   Samba TV unveils real-time TV ratings
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   AccuWeather Launches Digital Hurricane Tracker
»   Olympics: Telemundo Deportes Unveils New VR Set
    Source: Tv Technology
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