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Indian shopping channel set for Monday launch

The UK's first Indian shopping channel WWS Sky Shop (World Wide Shopping) is set to launch on Sky Digital on Monday (11th August).The channel,...

EXCLUSIVE: Channel Punjab’s future in doubt

The future of the flanking service Channel Punjab looks very much in doubt, BizAsia.co.uk can exclusively reveal.The channel, which went off the air last...

Biz Bitch – Weekly Column

New to BizAsia.co.uk is our weekly column Biz Bitch. We'll be scouting around for silly blunders in UK Asian TV, radio and press and...

Colors opens up with encouraging figures

The newly launched channel Colors from Viacom 18 Media has opened up to a positive response across India.Data issued to BizAsia.co.uk for the week...

ZEE Next to rope in foreign partner

ZEE Network's second entertainment channel ZEE Next, sister station of ZEE TV, will be given a fresh lease of life with help from a...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 117This TV channel, which has been seeking investors is going into liquidation mid-August and has stepped up its search for buyers before the...

Biz Bitch – Weekly Column

New to BizAsia.co.uk is our weekly column Biz Bitch. We'll be scouting around for silly blunders in UK Asian TV, radio and press and...

NDTV Imagine ties-up with ‘Unforgettable Tour’

Popular Indian TV channel NDTV Imagine has won the lucrative deal to air exclusive footage from the ongoing Bollywood concert 'Unforgettable Tour'.The much talked...

Ofcom relaxes TV advertising regulations

Ofcom, the UK media regulator has announced a handful of changes to the current regulations regarding how and when TV advert breaks are scheduled.The...

Ofcom invites RSL applications for Ramadan/Eid

Media regulator Ofcom has invited stations wanting to broadcast short-term restricted service licence (S-RSL) during Ramadan and Eid next year, to apply mid-September.According to...

Sajid Khan’s new show stirs “gay” controversy

omedian and film director Sajid Khan has become a controversial figure on Indian television by upsetting one of his star guests on 'Sajid's Superstars'.The...

Times of India group to approach Trinity Mirror?

Bennett, Coleman & Co, the media group behind the Times of India newspaper has denied it has approached Trinity Mirror, publishers of The Mirror.Market...

RAJAR Results: Sunrise Radio back in pole position

Sunrise Radio has beaten the BBC Asian Network to the top spot, according to the latest RAJAR figures released today.NationalAccording to data released for...

Anita Anand to co-host ‘Politics Show’ on TV

Anita Anand will co-present 'The Daily Politics' on BBC Two from September 2008.Anita said: "It isn't often that you get the chance to work...

Shilpa Shetty to host India ‘Big Brother 2’

Bollywood actress and ex-'Big Brother UK' contestant Shilpa Shetty is reportedly being roped into presenting the second season of India's 'Big Brother' - 'Bigg...

PTC News in negotiations for UK launch

Punjabi current affairs channel PTC News is in negotiations with numerous parties to launch the service in the UK market.Sources close to BizAsia.co.uk indicated...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 116The entire team with exceptions of a newly instituted British Asian magazine are set to have walked out within weeks of its launch....

ZEE Radio launches live streaming online

The recently launched ZEE Radio has today begun live streaming online via its website.ZEE Radio, which is the UK's only station dedicated to Bollywood...

Bangla channel NTV set for return in the UK

Bangladeshi service NTV looks set to return after tests of the channel were spotted off the Sky Digital EPG.NTV was removed from the platform...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 115This sales executive from radio/TV is moving to another TV channel after only two months at a previous channel.Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be...