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SAB TV to add new show in afternoon slot

In an effort to stretch its original offerings, SAB TV is now launching a new afternoon slot. From Monday 4th July, SAB TV will launch...

Karan Johar rejects Boney Kapoor’s TV offer

Hugely successful filmmaker, Karan Johar has rejected Boney Kapoor's offer of acquiring his movies for satellite channel, Sahara One. Boney Kapoor, who was recently named...

ZEE TV’s ‘Choti Si Zindagi’ to take a leap

ZEE TV's weekday primetime drama 'Choti Si Zindagi' is set for a change in the coming days. Later this month, the show will take a...

Star Plus UK to mirror its schedule with India

Star Plus UK has announced that the broadcast schedule on its UK feed will be identical to the broadcast schedule on its flagship India...

Raaj FM embroiled in controversy

Birmingham based community radio station, Raaj FM was plunged into new controversy after a show on Asian television channel, MATV alleged a number of...

India ratings: Star Plus & Colors continue climb

Star Plus and Colors both added new points in the latest round of Indian viewing figures. According to data for Week 26 of 2011, Star...

B4U to release film ‘Bbuddha Hoga Tera Baap’

B4U Network is to release Bollywood film 'Bbuddha Hoga Tera Baap' on Friday 1st July, the broadcaster has confirmed. Directed by Poori Jagannath, 'Bbudha Hoga...

ZEE Cafe confirms two cricket tournaments in Aug

ZEE Network's hybrid entertainment channel, ZEE Cafe, will be broadcasting two cricket tournaments in August, BizAsia.co.uk can confirm. The first will be Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh,...

‘Tere Liye’ star Shakti Arora joins ZEE TV show

Shakti Arora, formerly seen on the now axed 'Tere Liye' on Star Plus, has been confirmed as the new lead face on ZEE TV's...

Imagine Dil Se topples Star Plus in UK ratings

Star Plus has been enjoying being in pole position in the UK for several months, however, this week Imagine Dil Se has come up...

Lalit Modi comes in support of ZEE’s ICL

Former head of the Indian cricket board (BCCI), Lalit Modi, has stirred a few words, this time in favour of ZEE Network's now defunt...

BBC pumps in extra cash to keep BBC Hindi on-air

In yet another u-turn, the BBC Trust has decided to keep cash-strapped international station, BBC Hindi, on-air with a fresh injection of money. British Foreign...

Raaj FM picks up Community Excellence Award

Community radio station Raaj FM has collected the Community Excellence Award at the Black Country Asian Business Association (BCABA) awards dinner. Raaj FM broadcasts in...

India ratings: ZEE TV inches away from Colors

The latest viewership data is out and it shows a marginal increase for market leader, Star Plus, mainly thanks to its big ticket reality...

Star pulls out all stops for ‘Just Dance’ UK auditions

In an effort to draw as many eyeballs to its newly launched reality TV show 'Just Dance', Star Network UK will be simulcasting this...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pregnancy dominates news

The news about Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's pregnancy has spread over TV news channels, the Internet and press like wildfilre. The news was confirmed...

Star Plus announces IIFA ’11 telecast schedule

As it's official broadcast partner, Star Plus has today revealed it's TV schedule for the upcoming International Indian Film Acadmey Awards (IIFA). The much anticipated...

EXCLUSIVE: Sony launches new UK record label

A new record label promoting upcoming British Asian talent has been launched, in a joint business venture with the hugely successful Sony/ATV label. According to...

Star Network grabs World Food Awards

Star Network has been announced as the new partner for the World Food Awards, days after Sony Entertainment Television Asia terminated its deal with...

Star Plus announces guest list for ‘Desirable’

Star Plus' recently launched celebrity chatshow, 'India's Most Desirable' hosted by popular film personality Simi Garewal has been gelling well with viewers. BizAsia.co.uk brings you...