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The Editors Guild of India releases a statement urging Republic TV to act responsibly and Mumbai Police to not victimize journalists
media22 Oct 2020, 15:43

Hansa Research files a suit against Republic TV for using its report without consent
Hansa Research files a suit against Republic TV for using its report without consent
Hansa Research agency claims that Republic TV did not check with it about the veracity of the document used under its name. The agency sent a notice to Republi...
media22 Oct 2020, 13:21

India’s E&M industry expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% to reach US$55 billion by 2024: PwC India Report
India’s E&M industry expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% to reach US$55 billion by 2024: PwC India Report
As per the report, OTT sector will directly benefit from the closure of cinemas, as some film studios choose to fast-track new releases to home video platforms...
media22 Oct 2020, 08:00

ZEE Entertainment restructures organisation; ropes in Rahul Johari as President - Business, South Asia
ZEE Entertainment restructures organisation; ropes in Rahul Johari as President - Business, South Asia
Rahul Johri has been appointed as President – Business, South Asia and will be responsible for leading the integrated Revenue and Monetization team. Rahul was ...
media21 Oct 2020, 09:30

Durga Puja and Navratri is finally here, but are advertisers excited?
Durga Puja and Navratri is finally here, but are advertisers excited?
While Durga Puja/Navratri is here, this year, the festivites are subdued. Brands are therefore excercising caution in where and how much they spend in the next...
media15 Oct 2020, 14:30

Oppo India becomes the top advertiser during IPL season 13: Report
Oppo India becomes the top advertiser during IPL season 13: Report
As per TAM's Sports report titled, ‘Commercial Advertising in IPL Season 13’, Oppo India is the largest advertiser on IPL with 5% ad volume. Dream11 has emerge...
media15 Oct 2020, 12:41

BARC to stop publishing weekly individual ratings for all news channels
BARC to stop publishing weekly individual ratings for all news channels
BARC board's tech committee will be reviewing and augmenting the current standards of measuring and reporting the data of niche genres. This exercise is expect...
media12 Oct 2020, 10:51

IPL team sponsorship crosses ₹500 crore mark this year: GroupM’s ESP Properties
IPL team sponsorship crosses ₹500 crore mark this year: GroupM’s ESP Properties
IPL finally made its comeback a little later than the usual schedule, causing a storm within the sponsors, fans and players. Even though the pandemic has seen ...
media9 Oct 2020, 10:52

As Sony Pictures Networks India completes 25 years, NP Singh writes a letter celebrating its journey so far
As Sony Pictures Networks India completes 25 years, NP Singh writes a letter celebrating its journey so far
Sony Entertainment Television was launched on October 8, 1995. From one channel, they have became a 24-channel network with a digital OTT service SonyLIV, a fi...
media8 Oct 2020, 10:24

Uday Shankar to step down as President, Walt Disney Company (APAC), Star & Disney India
Uday Shankar to step down as President, Walt Disney Company (APAC), Star & Disney India
Uday Shankar will step down from his position of President, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, effective as of December 31, 2020. ...
media1 Oct 2020, 17:23

It is a six! Dream11 IPL 2020 week 1 surpasses all its previous viewership records
It is a six! Dream11 IPL 2020 week 1 surpasses all its previous viewership records
269 million viewers watched IPL in its opening week. It garnered 60.6 billion viewing minutes across 7 matches and 25 channels.Indian Premier League 2020 has s...
media30 Sep 2020, 13:26

Digital advertising spends set to overtake TV spends by FY21: KPMG Report
Digital advertising spends set to overtake TV spends by FY21: KPMG Report
The 12th edition of KPMG's report on the Media & Entertainment sector examines the performance of the industry during a particularly challenging period. The re...
media25 Sep 2020, 14:15

E-commerce sales for mobile phones that are above 15,000 have doubled up: Report
E-commerce sales for mobile phones that are above 15,000 have doubled up: Report
48% of e-commerce sales came from mobiles and accessories during December’19 to August ‘20. Sales of mobile phones above 15,000 has doubled during the unlock p...
media22 Sep 2020, 18:38

IPL shatters its previous viewership records on its opening match as 200 million people tune in to watch Dream11 IPL 2020
IPL shatters its previous viewership records on its opening match as 200 million people tune in to watch Dream11 IPL 2020
Jay Shah, BCCI Secretary took to Twitter to share the numbers. He wrote, “Highest ever opening day viewership for any sporting league in any country- no league...
media21 Sep 2020, 14:05

hoichoi adds 13 million cumulative subscribers in 3 years with 40% of its direct revenue coming from International users
hoichoi adds 13 million cumulative subscribers in 3 years with 40% of its direct revenue coming from International users
hoichoi Reveals 2x growth in revenue in the past year and looks to continue to do so in coming years. Will soon revamp its Mobile & TV apps and website - unvei...
media17 Sep 2020, 16:57

Royal Challengers Bangalore to pay tribute to COVID Heroes during Dream11 IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore to pay tribute to COVID Heroes during Dream11 IPL
RCB team will be spotted wearing #MyCovidHeroes Tribute Jersey through the season. Tribute Jerseys to be auctioned to support Give India Foundation.We are livi...
media15 Sep 2020, 13:43

Disney+ Hotstar on-boards 11 other key sponsors and announces its advertisers for Dream11 IPL
Disney+ Hotstar on-boards 11 other key sponsors and announces its advertisers for Dream11 IPL
Scheduled to begin on September 19, the Dream11 IPL has on-boarded 11 key sponsors. Disney+ Hotstar also announced its list of key advertisers. Disney+ Hotstar...
media14 Sep 2020, 16:54

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited launches Marathi Music Channel Zee Vajwa
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited launches Marathi Music Channel Zee Vajwa
ZEEL has launched a new Music Channel called Zee Vajwa. Zee Vajwa, Kshann Gaajwa is its tagline.Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has announced its ...
media4 Sep 2020, 16:46

Star Sports has sold out 75% of its inventory for Dream11 IPL 2020
Star Sports has sold out 75% of its inventory for Dream11 IPL 2020
Dream11 , Phone Pe, Amazon , Byju’s are the co-presenting sponsors, Polycab, USL, Coca Cola, ITC, Mondelez, Kamla Pasand, Rummy Circle, AMFI and P&G its associ...
media3 Sep 2020, 13:11

TV viewership data provided by BARC will now exclude forced views by Landing Pages
TV viewership data provided by BARC will now exclude forced views by Landing Pages
The use of a Landing Page by a channel exaggerates TV viewership estimates by ‘forcing viewership.’ BARC has now launched an algorithm that will mitigate the i...
media3 Sep 2020, 11:03

Star Sports’ first campaign for Dream11 IPL 2020 talks about how the love of cricket unites India
Star Sports’ first campaign for Dream11 IPL 2020 talks about how the love of cricket unites India
The 13th edition of Dream11 Indian Premier League will begin on September 19th at a new time this year. Star Sports’ first campaign for Dream IPL is about cele...
media1 Sep 2020, 17:14

Zee launches Zee Plex, its ‘Cinema2Home’ service
Zee launches Zee Plex, its ‘Cinema2Home’ service
Zee has introduced a new content consumption medium for consumers & film distribution model for producers. It has partnered with distribution players including...
media27 Aug 2020, 19:00

Ad volumes on television during the unlock period has surpassed pre-Covid volumes by 12%: BARC & Nielsen report
Ad volumes on television during the unlock period has surpassed pre-Covid volumes by 12%: BARC & Nielsen report
Total TV viewership has shown consistent growth in the last 12 weeks. Advertising volumes are slowly getting back to normal. Growth in current week vs pre-Covi...
media27 Aug 2020, 14:25

EEMA proposes re-opening of the events industry, presents a list of SOPs to the government for the safe functioning of events
EEMA proposes re-opening of the events industry, presents a list of SOPs to the government for the safe functioning of events
EEMA has recently proposed to the Government to consider re-opening of the events industry in India. Roshan Abbas, President of EEMA presented the SOPs to the ...
media26 Aug 2020, 19:12

TOI’s latest campaign, voiced and penned by Gulzar, will definitely make you miss your morning newspaper
TOI’s latest campaign, voiced and penned by Gulzar, will definitely make you miss your morning newspaper
Newspapers don’t just bring us news and views every morning, they give us the power to create our own opinions, reminds TOI’s latest campaign. It is voiced and...
media24 Aug 2020, 14:58

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting releases guidelines for TV and film productions
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting releases guidelines for TV and film productions
Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting announced the launch of a Standard Operating Procedure for the film and Television industry. ...
media18 Aug 2020, 16:35

ZEEL appoints Subhash Chandra as Chairman Emeritus, R Gopalan as Chairman of the Board
ZEEL appoints Subhash Chandra as Chairman Emeritus, R Gopalan as Chairman of the Board
According to ZEEL's statement to the BSE, Subhash Chandra has tendered his resignation, as the Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has been appointed as ...
media22 Oct 2020, 15:43

Hansa Research files a suit against Republic TV for using its report without consent
Hansa Research files a suit against Republic TV for using its report without consent
Hansa Research agency claims that Republic TV did not check with it about the veracity of the document used under its name. The agency sent a notice to Republic TV before filing the suit. Hansa Resea...
media21 Oct 2020, 09:30

Durga Puja and Navratri is finally here, but are advertisers excited?
Durga Puja and Navratri is finally here, but are advertisers excited?
While Durga Puja/Navratri is here, this year, the festivites are subdued. Brands are therefore excercising caution in where and how much they spend in the next few days. However, things are gradually...
media12 Oct 2020, 10:51

IPL team sponsorship crosses ₹500 crore mark this year: GroupM’s ESP Properties
IPL team sponsorship crosses ₹500 crore mark this year: GroupM’s ESP Properties
IPL finally made its comeback a little later than the usual schedule, causing a storm within the sponsors, fans and players. Even though the pandemic has seen a direct impact on the sports sponsorshi...
media1 Oct 2020, 17:23

It is a six! Dream11 IPL 2020 week 1 surpasses all its previous viewership records
It is a six! Dream11 IPL 2020 week 1 surpasses all its previous viewership records
269 million viewers watched IPL in its opening week. It garnered 60.6 billion viewing minutes across 7 matches and 25 channels.Indian Premier League 2020 has surpassed all its previous viewership and...
media22 Sep 2020, 18:38

IPL shatters its previous viewership records on its opening match as 200 million people tune in to watch Dream11 IPL 2020
IPL shatters its previous viewership records on its opening match as 200 million people tune in to watch Dream11 IPL 2020
Jay Shah, BCCI Secretary took to Twitter to share the numbers. He wrote, “Highest ever opening day viewership for any sporting league in any country- no league has ever opened as big as this.”Dream11...
media15 Sep 2020, 13:43

Disney+ Hotstar on-boards 11 other key sponsors and announces its advertisers for Dream11 IPL
Disney+ Hotstar on-boards 11 other key sponsors and announces its advertisers for Dream11 IPL
Scheduled to begin on September 19, the Dream11 IPL has on-boarded 11 key sponsors. Disney+ Hotstar also announced its list of key advertisers. Disney+ Hotstar today announced Dream11 as the co-prese...
media3 Sep 2020, 13:11

TV viewership data provided by BARC will now exclude forced views by Landing Pages
TV viewership data provided by BARC will now exclude forced views by Landing Pages
The use of a Landing Page by a channel exaggerates TV viewership estimates by ‘forcing viewership.’ BARC has now launched an algorithm that will mitigate the impact of Landing Page on TV viewership. ...
media27 Aug 2020, 19:00

Ad volumes on television during the unlock period has surpassed pre-Covid volumes by 12%: BARC & Nielsen report
Ad volumes on television during the unlock period has surpassed pre-Covid volumes by 12%: BARC & Nielsen report
Total TV viewership has shown consistent growth in the last 12 weeks. Advertising volumes are slowly getting back to normal. Growth in current week vs pre-Covid period is seen across both Primetime (...
media27 Aug 2020, 14:25

EEMA proposes re-opening of the events industry, presents a list of SOPs to the government for the safe functioning of events
EEMA proposes re-opening of the events industry, presents a list of SOPs to the government for the safe functioning of events
EEMA has recently proposed to the Government to consider re-opening of the events industry in India. Roshan Abbas, President of EEMA presented the SOPs to the government for the safe organization of ...
media22 Oct 2020, 13:21

India’s E&M industry expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% to reach US$55 billion by 2024: PwC India Report
India’s E&M industry expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% to reach US$55 billion by 2024: PwC India Report
As per the report, OTT sector will directly benefit from the closure of cinemas, as some film studios choose to fast-track new releases to home video platforms. OTT video in India is expected to see the largest gain and reach 5.2% by 2024,...
media22 Oct 2020, 08:00

ZEE Entertainment restructures organisation; ropes in Rahul Johari as President - Business, South Asia
ZEE Entertainment restructures organisation; ropes in Rahul Johari as President - Business, South Asia
Rahul Johri has been appointed as President – Business, South Asia and will be responsible for leading the integrated Revenue and Monetization team. Rahul was associated with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as its first CE...
media15 Oct 2020, 14:30

Oppo India becomes the top advertiser during IPL season 13: Report
Oppo India becomes the top advertiser during IPL season 13: Report
As per TAM's Sports report titled, ‘Commercial Advertising in IPL Season 13’, Oppo India is the largest advertiser on IPL with 5% ad volume. Dream11 has emerged as the top brand, which moved up by 5 positions to achieve 1st place in advertising than last year. After...
media15 Oct 2020, 12:41

BARC to stop publishing weekly individual ratings for all news channels
BARC to stop publishing weekly individual ratings for all news channels
BARC board's tech committee will be reviewing and augmenting the current standards of measuring and reporting the data of niche genres. This exercise is expected to take around 8-12 weeks including validation and testing.In the light of th...
media9 Oct 2020, 10:52

As Sony Pictures Networks India completes 25 years, NP Singh writes a letter celebrating its journey so far
As Sony Pictures Networks India completes 25 years, NP Singh writes a letter celebrating its journey so far
Sony Entertainment Television was launched on October 8, 1995. From one channel, they have became a 24-channel network with a digital OTT service SonyLIV, a film production arm, SPN Productions, and a content creation studio, Studio NEXT. ...
media8 Oct 2020, 10:24

Uday Shankar to step down as President, Walt Disney Company (APAC), Star & Disney India
Uday Shankar to step down as President, Walt Disney Company (APAC), Star & Disney India
Uday Shankar will step down from his position of President, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, effective as of December 31, 2020. The announcement was made by Rebecca Campbell, chairman of Disney’s Direct-to-Co...
media30 Sep 2020, 13:26

Digital advertising spends set to overtake TV spends by FY21: KPMG Report
Digital advertising spends set to overtake TV spends by FY21: KPMG Report
The 12th edition of KPMG's report on the Media & Entertainment sector examines the performance of the industry during a particularly challenging period. The report reveals that digital advertising spends are now set to overtake those on TV...
media25 Sep 2020, 14:15

E-commerce sales for mobile phones that are above 15,000 have doubled up: Report
E-commerce sales for mobile phones that are above 15,000 have doubled up: Report
48% of e-commerce sales came from mobiles and accessories during December’19 to August ‘20. Sales of mobile phones above 15,000 has doubled during the unlock period. With the ease of lockdown and Freedom Day Sales, e-commerce sales for mob...
media21 Sep 2020, 14:05

hoichoi adds 13 million cumulative subscribers in 3 years with 40% of its direct revenue coming from International users
hoichoi adds 13 million cumulative subscribers in 3 years with 40% of its direct revenue coming from International users
hoichoi Reveals 2x growth in revenue in the past year and looks to continue to do so in coming years. Will soon revamp its Mobile & TV apps and website - unveils a sneak peek of the new user interface and experience in its Annual Event - h...
media17 Sep 2020, 16:57

Royal Challengers Bangalore to pay tribute to COVID Heroes during Dream11 IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore to pay tribute to COVID Heroes during Dream11 IPL
RCB team will be spotted wearing #MyCovidHeroes Tribute Jersey through the season. Tribute Jerseys to be auctioned to support Give India Foundation.We are living in a new normal and the idea of Heroes in the field has got redefined in the ...
media14 Sep 2020, 16:54

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited launches Marathi Music Channel Zee Vajwa
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited launches Marathi Music Channel Zee Vajwa
ZEEL has launched a new Music Channel called Zee Vajwa. Zee Vajwa, Kshann Gaajwa is its tagline.Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has announced its entry into the regional music space with the launch of its Marathi music channel...
media4 Sep 2020, 16:46

Star Sports has sold out 75% of its inventory for Dream11 IPL 2020
Star Sports has sold out 75% of its inventory for Dream11 IPL 2020
Dream11 , Phone Pe, Amazon , Byju’s are the co-presenting sponsors, Polycab, USL, Coca Cola, ITC, Mondelez, Kamla Pasand, Rummy Circle, AMFI and P&G its associate sponsors. Both the number of advertisers and the amount of ad spends is higher than usual this year. Th...
media3 Sep 2020, 11:03

Star Sports’ first campaign for Dream11 IPL 2020 talks about how the love of cricket unites India
Star Sports’ first campaign for Dream11 IPL 2020 talks about how the love of cricket unites India
The 13th edition of Dream11 Indian Premier League will begin on September 19th at a new time this year. Star Sports’ first campaign for Dream IPL is about celebrating everyday heroes and who the love of cricket unites them. Star Sports lau...
media1 Sep 2020, 17:14

Zee launches Zee Plex, its ‘Cinema2Home’ service
Zee launches Zee Plex, its ‘Cinema2Home’ service
Zee has introduced a new content consumption medium for consumers & film distribution model for producers. It has partnered with distribution players including Dish D2H, Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV, as well as key distribution platforms in the international marke...
media26 Aug 2020, 19:12

TOI’s latest campaign, voiced and penned by Gulzar, will definitely make you miss your morning newspaper
TOI’s latest campaign, voiced and penned by Gulzar, will definitely make you miss your morning newspaper
Newspapers don’t just bring us news and views every morning, they give us the power to create our own opinions, reminds TOI’s latest campaign. It is voiced and penned by Gulzar. The pandemic has brought in massive changes in the way we liv...
media24 Aug 2020, 14:58

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting releases guidelines for TV and film productions
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting releases guidelines for TV and film productions
Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting announced the launch of a Standard Operating Procedure for the film and Television industry. The SOPs are aimed at ensuring the safety of the cast and crew working in the in...
media18 Aug 2020, 16:35

ZEEL appoints Subhash Chandra as Chairman Emeritus, R Gopalan as Chairman of the Board
ZEEL appoints Subhash Chandra as Chairman Emeritus, R Gopalan as Chairman of the Board
According to ZEEL's statement to the BSE, Subhash Chandra has tendered his resignation, as the Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has been appointed as Chairman Emeritus and 'will continue to guide the Board and Company's Senior Man...