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ZEE Next confirmed for launch in India

ZEE Network's second general entertainment Hindi channel ZEE Next is all set to launch on Monday (17th December) with five first-run shows.ZEE Next will...

Sony TV to launch two new reality shows

Sony Entertainment Television Asia is doing what it knows best - launching even more reality TV shows!Shows in the past like 'Indian Idol', 'Fame...

STAR One to show UK ‘Laughter’ this month

STAR One has announced that it will be showing a UK recorded episode of 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge' later this month.This is the...

Two senior appointments made at B4U

Filling in key positions, B4U Network has made two senior appointments in India and the overseas market. Alkesh Kanani will now be Business Head...

ZEE Network acquires four big movie titles

ZEE Network has confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that it has bought the rights for four huge movie titles.The most treasured acquisition of them all is...

‘Kajjal’ latest Sony TV soap to face axe

Sony Entertainment Television Asia has been in revamp mode these past few weeks. After the demises of 'Thodi Khushi Thodi Gham' and 'Durgesh Nandini',...

Venus TV celebrates two year anniversary

Free-to-air broadcaster Venus TV is celebrating two years on air this weekend with a feast of new shows.The channel said it will be running...

Music India begins official UK transmission

One of India's leading music channels has officially begun broadcasting in the UK today.Music India, which is being distributed by Leicester and London based...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 90This radio station is adding two new presenters to its weekend line-up. Also a person rumoured to be leaving earlier is only taking...

Sony TV announces ‘Thodi Khushi…’ replacement

Sony Entertainment Television Asia is on a roll to jazz up its primetime schedule.Last month we announced that the drama 'Thodi Khushi Thodi Gham'...

STAR News rolls out Gujarat election shows

182 constituencies will go to polls in two phases, on Tuesday 11th December and Sunday 16th December, 2007 where a keen battle of political...

Smriti Irani enters ZEE TV ‘Bahuraaniyan’ soap

Smriti Irani, a name synonymous with STAR Plus' 'Kyunki Saans Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' will now enter ZEE TV's popular show 'Teen Bahuraaniyan' as...

Bangla TV in trouble over scroll adverts

Digital channel Bangla TV has had a severe telling off by media regulator Ofcom for scrolling adverts during two separate shows.A viewer complained about...

BBC Asian Network’s controller Shennan quits

BBC Asian Network controller Bob Shennan has defected to Channel 4 Radio, where he will head the launch of three national digital stations.No official...

New magical drama launches on STAR One

STAR One continues its bid to spruce up its primetime schedule. After the launches of 'Remix' and 'Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun', the next offering...

ZEE Network thanks BCCI for ICL success

Indian Cricket League (ICL) may have been dismissed as a rebel-venture by the BCCI, but the organisers say they are thankful to the Indian...

Geo News makes comeback after shut down

After being shut down by the troubled Pakistani government, Geo News has begun to reinstate its regular programming.On Friday 16th November, President Pervez Musharraf's...

Next | |Previous ZEE Next to launch in December in India

ZEE TV's sibling general Hindi entertainment station ZEE Next is likely to launch in India on Monday 17th December, according to reports.ZEE Next is...

ARY to distribute Indo-Pak movie ‘Godfather’

Hugely successful Pakistani broadcaster ARY Digital will be distributing the Indi-Pak movie 'Godfather', which opens up at cinemas in the UK on Friday (30th...