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Official: Plans confirmed to close Asian Network

Plans have been confirmed today by the BBC to close down digital stations, the BBC Asian Network and BBC 6 Music. In proposals sent to...

Rights & Wrongs of the BBC Asian Network

Since reports surfaced about the BBC Asian Network's future last week, BizAsia.co.uk has been inundated with comments by readers expressing their opinions. As the industry...

BBC to officially announce radio & web cuts

The BBC is set to officially announce cuts to its two digital stations - BBC Asian Network and 6 Music, online and imported shows,...

Asian Network closure: Complaints counter

It�۪s been confirmed today the BBC has proposed the closure of digital stations, the BBC Asian Network and 6 Music. BizAsia.co.uk brings you the latest...

Brit Asia TV announces music award nominees

Stars of the British Asian music scene were in attendance last night at the nominations media gathering for the first ever Brit Asia TV...

Your Opinion! Is ZEE TV still top choice for you?

ZEE TV was the first satellite Asian TV channel to launch in the UK in 1995. The channel celebrates its 15th year in this...

Complaints flood in over BBC radio “closure” plans

The BBC has received nearly 2,500 complaints since reports emerged on Friday that the corporation was planning to cull the BBC Asian Network and...

BBC A.N Future: What the industry says…

Since reports emerged on Friday that the BBC Asian Network is being axed, professionals have quickly jumped on board to express their views about...

Geo UK acquires T20 Pakistan Domestic Cup

Premium Pakistani entertainment channel, Geo UK has acquired the UK television rights for the RBS T20 Pakistan Domestic Cup, starting this weekend. In the nine-day...

ZEE Network UK celebrates 15 years on-air

The longest serving Asian satellite TV broadcaster, ZEE Network UK is celebrating 15 years on air in March. The history On Wednesday 1st March 1995, ZEE...

Owner of The Sikh Channel fined

Davinder Singh Bal, the Director of Davy Bal Solicitors Ltd has been disciplined by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) for misconduct. Mr Bal, who is...

Reports: BBC Asian Network axed

The BBC Asian Network is set to be axed in plans to be announced next month, according to reports today. The Times claims Mark Thompson,...

BBC Asian Network to air debate on future

The BBC Asian Network will air a special discussion show today at 13:00 to debate the future of the station. The programme will be presented...

New UK Asian music show to air on B4U Music

A new music show focusing on the UK Asian music scene is set to air on B4U Music from March. 'The Vibe' will be hosted...

Two new radio plays to hit BBC Asian Network

After the successful stint of 'Til Jihad Do Us Part' on BBC Radio 4, writer Shahi Hussain has penned two radio plays to air...

Gaurav Gandhi as Viacom 18’s Head of Int Business

Viacom18, India�۪s fastest growing entertainment conglomerate, today announced the appointment of Gaurav Gandhi as the Chief Commercial Officer - Viacom18 Group. In this newly...

ZEE secure exclusive Hockey World Cup rights

ZEE Network has secured exclusive rights to screen the Hockey World Cup free-to-air on Zing. The music and lifestyle channel will show all matches from...

NDTV Imagine set for rebrand to Imagine TV

With Turner Asia Pacific Ventures acquisition of NDTV Imagine now complete, its three channels will all be rebranded with new identities. For UK viewers, the...

Your Opinion! Too many repeats on TV?

With more and more Asian TV channels extending their primetime viewing from 18:00 - 23:00, do you think there is enough original content being...

India ratings: Channels stay firm in position

Colors continues its lead as India's most watched Hindi entertainment channel for the umpteenth week, according to data from TAM for week 8 of...