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Zoom TV UK launch delayed to “next year”

India's upmarket showbiz channel Zoom TV has had its UK launch date pushed back to next year.ARY Digital will be distributing the channel in...

Sunrise Radio…the changes continue

The UK's leading Asian radio station Sunrise Radio has been in revamp mode over the past few weeks.After it was revealed in the last...

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ZEE TV to re-launch 'Antakshari' ZEE TV's classic singing gameshow 'Antakshari' is set to make a comeback later this year. The programme ended last year...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 28This channel that desperately needs the business and sales revenue does not care about returning calls from potential advertisers.

Ofcom reject’s Spectrum Radio’s Asian output plea

Media regulator Ofcom has rejected Spectrum Radio's request to increase the number of hours it dedicates to Asian programming.Talks between the multicultural London radio...

Sky Sports to televise domestic Indian cricket

Sky Sports has announced that it will broadcast live domestic cricket from India for the first time with the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy opening...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 27A popular television channel's dipping viewership and market perception hasn't unfazed it in the least. According to sources, channel officials still continue to...

Ofcom slaps yellow card on Sunrise’s Time 107.3

Media regulator Ofcom has slapped a yellow card on Sunrise Radio Group's Time 107.3FM station for failing to operate within its license remit.Time 107.3...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 26A journalist from a desi publication is too busy doling out favours for his near-and-dear ones on the news pages! That the circulation...

Channel ‘S’ acquires ATN Bangla for UK/Europe?

Bangladeshi broadcaster Channel 'S' is wiping away its competition by acquiring rival channels.Only last month, it was confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that it had bought...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 25Presenters from this well known radio station are keen to exit and are eyeing jobs at a competing radio station.Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will...

Channel Punjab makes Sky Digital launch

Today has finally seen the launch of a new TV Punjabi channel called Channel Punjab on the Sky Digital platform.BizAsia.co.uk was the first website...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 24A senior professional from one of the leading channels in the UK, we hear, is keen to quit and has been discreetly looking...

BBC Asian Network signs up Konnie for ‘Report’

Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq makes her debut in news presenting next week as the first presenter of the BBC Asian Network's hard hitting...

MATV to give majors “a run for their money”

Leicester giant MATV is reprising its war against majors such as ZEE, Sony and STAR with a slew of new shows starting in September.From...

Channel Punjab’s Sky launch delayed

Channel Punjab's hopes of launching on the Sky platform today have been hit by a setback.According to the channel, Sky Digital was to launch...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 23An upcoming radio station is being said to be a ruse for tax fiddling!Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be unable to respond to inquiries...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 22A long-standing and popular presenter of this well-known radio station is contemplating on quitting, or so we hear. This radio station has recently...

Rumour: Presenters on the way out on Sunrise?

The UK's most listened to Asian station Sunrise Radio could be losing some of its key properties over the next few days due to...

Channel Punjab begins testing on Sky Digital

Forthcoming 24-hour Punjabi infotainment channel, Channel Punjab, has commenced testing on Sky Digital, off the Sky EPG, days before it officially goes live.Information and...