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Ahmed Hussain appointed new head of BBC Asian Network

BBC Asian Network has announced Ahmed Hussain as the new Head of the station. Hussain has worked in production across Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian...

Overnights: Sony TV leads on Monday in UK; Star Plus at No.2

Sony Entertainment Television stayed ahead in UK ratings on Monday, while Star Plus wasn't far behind, according to exclusive data obtained by BizAsiaLive.com. Sony TV...

Two FIRs against Arnab Goswami suspended by Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court has suspended two FIRs lodged against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief, Arnab Goswami. NM Joshi Marg and Pydhonie Police stations had filed the...

UK Ratings: ‘Indian Idol 10’ re-run stays top in weekly chart

With Hindi entertainment channels resorting to re-runs and repeat of shows, it would be inaccurate to report data of individual broadcasters during this period....

UK TV Reach: Sony TV returns to pole position in weekly chart

Sony Entertainment Television returned to the No.1 position, according to weekly reach figures from BARB for week ending Sunday 21st June. Rankings of UK...

ZEE TV to bring back fresh episodes of shows from mid-July

ZEE TV has confirmed that it will be bringing back fresh episodes of its shows from mid-July. ZEE TV invites its audiences to reconnect with...

BritAsia TV announces launch of BritAsia Radio online & DAB

BritAsia TV has announced the launch of BritAsia Radio - available immediately online worldwide. The station, which is set to also launch on DAB in...

Hotstar announces direct release of seven blockbuster films

After its successful launch in India, Disney+ Hotstar (Hotstar in UK) is set to revolutionise the way hundreds of millions of Indians watch movies...

India bans Chinese apps including TikTok

The Indian government has announced a ban on 59 such Chinese apps, including TikTok, as tensions along the India China border continue. A government press...

News18 to cease broadcasting on Sky in UK this week

News18 will end its operations in UK this week.

Overnights: ‘Article 15’ & ‘Udta Punjab’ put ZEE Cinema at No.1 on Sunday

The UK television premiere of 'Article 15' and the telecast of hard-hitting film 'Udta Punjab', gave ZEE Cinema victory over its rivals on Sunday,...

Basant Dhawan steps down from CEO post at Network18

Basant Dhawan has stepped down as CEO of English & Business News Channels at Network18. Confirming the developments to Exchange4Media, Dhawan said, "It was...

ZEE TV UK to re-run ‘Pavitra Rishta’ in afternoon slot

ZEE TV has confirmed that it will be re-running its iconic show 'Pavitra Rishta' in the UK. The 2009 show helmed by Balaji Telefilms, stars...

Sabras Radio announces special show to cover coronavirus spike in Leicester

Popular award-winning Asian station, Sabras Radio has responded to the imminent local lockdown in Leicester after the city saw a spike in coronavirus cases. Starting...

Hotstar set to announce seven unreleased star-studded film premieres

Seven movie premieres have been confirmed for Hotstar.

Overnights: Movie channels lead the way on Saturday in UK

Colors Cineplex topped UK ratings on Saturday.

Sony MAX UK to premiere ‘Mr Majnu’ & ‘Pakk Pakk Pappaa’ in July

Sony MAX has confirmed the UK premieres of Telugu film 'Mr Majnu' and Tamil film 'Pakk Pakk Pappaa' in July'. 'Mr Majnu' is helmed by...

BritAsia Bootcamp launches with West Midlands Combined Authority

BritAsia Academy has announced the launch of BritAsia Bootcamp, in collaboration with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). With coronavirus putting the world at a halt,...

Overnights: ‘Zebaish’ gives ratings surge to Hum TV on Friday in UK

Sony TV continued to lead UK ratings on Friday, while new series 'Zebaish' on Hum TV was the No.1 show overall, according to exclusive...

Opinion: Is Disney moving Star UK channels to digital only?

Earlier today, it was confirmed by Disney that it will be shifting its three popular children's channels Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior...