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ZEE TV UK scraps ‘ZEE & U’ after 16 years

ZEE TV UK's longest running locally based viewer interaction show; 'ZEE & U' is being axed after 16 years on-air. The show similar to BBC...

ZEE Caf̩ celebrates one year on-air

ZEE Caf̩ has today celebrated its first birthday in the UK. In its first year ZEE Caf̩ has provided coverage to cricket fans with live...

In Pictures: Star TV at IIFA Awards’ 2011

IIFA Awards will be telecast on Star Plus on Saturday 24th July at 20:00.

Star One to axe ‘Rang Badalti…’ & ‘Yeh Ishq…’

Star One is revamping its schedule with a slew of new shows over the next couple of months. With this the axe will fall...

UTV to launch Bollywood channel in India

UTV Entertainment Television Ltd has confirmed that it will be launching a Bollywood entertainment channel in India, next month. The channel, which will be known...

Sony TV India to buy 11 regional channels from ETV

Sony Entertainment Television Asia's parent company, Multi Screen Media India is set to acquire Ramoji Rao-owned Eenadu TV�۪s (ETV�۪s) bouquet of 11 regional channels. The...

News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB

Star TV Network's parent company, News Corporation has withdrawn its bid for BSkyB. News Corporation has been under pressure to withdraw its offer to take...

India ratings: Sony TV grows, Star Plus leads

Sony Entertainment Television Asia has witnessed a significant growth over the past two weeks, according to latest TAM data. Data for Week 28 of 2011...

Leicester Belgrave Mela hailed a success

The 25th anniversary of the Leicester Belgrave Mela, presented by Star Plus (supported by BizAsia.co.uk), attracted a record number of spectators. The free outdoor event,...

UK Sikh organisations honour ZEE Punjabi

Punjabi channel ZEE Punjabi was honoured by leading Sikh religious organisations in the UK for its exemplary service to propagate Punjabi culture and Sikh...

BBC 5 Live’s Anita Anand to co-host new show

Anita Anand has been announced as co-presenter on the new BBC Radio 5 Live Sunday morning show which starts this week. Anita will join Sam...

Channel 4 to air documentary on honeymoon murder

Channel 4 will tonight air a documentary on the murder of Anni Dewani whilst on honeymoon in South Africa. The programme looks into how the...

India ratings: CNN-IBN most watched English news channel

CNN-IBN was India's most watched English news channel across India in the first quarter of 2011. According to official data, CNN-IBN leads with a...

ZEE TV’s ‘Ram Milaye Jodi’ male lead quits show

Nishant Malkani who plays Anukalp on ZEE TV's popular primetime show 'Ram Milaye Jodi' has quit the show. He is expected to leave later this...

SAB TV axes ‘Papad Pol’ over falling viewing figures

After much deliberation whether it should be axed, SAB TV has confirmed it will be bidding adieu to it's primetime show 'Papad Pol -...

Film critic Taran Adarsh to host show for Music India

Popular film critic Taran Adarsh has been signed to front a new show for Music India, as a part of a string of changes...

Gursewak Singh quits Sikh TV; turns consultant

After helping launch the channel, Gursewak Singh has quit Sikh TV to work on various other projects. Gursewak who has been involved in launching other...

Raaj FM Summer Mela branded a success

Birmingham based community radio station, Raaj FM has branded its first Summer Mela a huge success after it attracted an audience of over 30,000...

India ratings: Star Plus marches ahead

Star Plus has surpassed its rivals yet again by crossing the 300 mark in the latest round of TAM ratings. According to data for Week...

Star Network buys ‘Ra.One’ for Rs. 350 million

Star TV Network has reportedly spent an astronomical Rs. 350 million to acquire the rights of this year's much awaited sci-fi thriller - 'Ra.One'...