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ZEE Sports launches first beam outside India

ZEE Network's "homegrown" sports channel ZEE Sports has launched outside India for the first since its inception three years ago.From this week, ZEE Sports...

STAR Plus’ drama actress in ‘Jab We Met’

The beautiful girl dancing with Kareena Kapoor in the promos of the forthcoming 'Jab We Met' is none other than Saumya Tandon, the star...

Sky to show Bollywood films online

A new service has launched for Sky Digital customers offering over 150 World Cinema titles.SBO World will be an online on-demand service, part of...

‘Ghar Ek Sapna’ lead actress to leave?

Sahara One's 'Ghar Ek Sapna' could be in trouble if reports today are anything to go by.The lead actress Sayantani Ghosh is currently in...

STAR Plus to launch ‘Sapna Babul Ka….Bidaai’

STAR Plus will be consolidating its weekday evening line-up of shows with a new serial in November.The soap titled 'Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai' will launch...

Another Club Asia DJ defects to Sunrise Radio

Yet another presenter has bid adieu to Club Asia and defected to rival Sunrise Radio.Anushka Arora, the station's newest presenter has quit after just...

Spectrum Radio Asian programming increases

Media regulator Ofcom has granted multicultural commercial station Spectrum Radio two extra hours a day of Asian programming output.To date, Spectrum Radio has only...

EXCLUSIVE: New young station for West Midlands

A new 24-hour radio station targeting young Asians is to launch in the West Midlands.Urban Asia is part of Panjab Radio's ambitious plans to...

ZEE Radio secures DAB London space

ZEE Network's upcoming project ZEE Radio has secured space on DAB London multiplex 2.This means, when the station launches in the next few weeks,...

STAR UK’s Vice President Nick Thind leaves

Nick Thind, the Vice President of STAR Network UK is leaving the position he has hailed for the past seven years.His departure from the...

‘Om Shanti Om’ & ‘Saawariya’ war spills on TV

After Kareena Kapoor unveiled the soundtrack of her forthcoming release 'Jab We Met' (out 25th October) on ZEE TV's hit music show 'Sa Re...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 79A popular radio station based in London has secured a licence and space on the West Midlands multiplex for a new youth orientated...

Lead protagonist of ‘Kasamh Se’ to leave

ZEE TV's flagship drama 'Kasamh Se' produced by Balaji Telefilms has been hit for six after one of the lead actresses announced her desire...

ZEE TV to add more new shows in October

ZEE TV has announced it will be adding yet more original dramas in October, which will reduce the percentage of re-run and repeated shows...

Geo UK on cloud nine over Twenty20 cricket

Pakistani broadcaster Geo UK has told BizAsia.co.uk that its recent ICC Twenty20 cricket coverage has proven to be a "brilliant success story for the...

Four kids sacked from STAR Plus’ ‘Kumkum’

Producers of STAR Plus' 'Kumkum' have axed four kids who were playing the new generation track in the successful soap.According to Mumbai Mirror, Vivan...

Sahara One’s new marketing strategy: Cricket

In an effort to bolster its presence in the competitive UK Asian TV market, Sahara One has teamed up with ARY Digital by announcing...

ZEE India acquires distrubition for movie ‘Ek

ZEE Network India will be distributing K Sera Sera's 'Ek - The Power of One', when the movie releases in November.According to the website...

Prashant Tamang named latest ‘Indian Idol’

Sony Entertainment Television Asia's reality show 'Indian Idol' has come to an end with the latest winner being announced as 24-year old Prashant Tamang.The...

ZEE TV axes troubled show ‘Mamta’

ZEE TV has confirmed that it will be axing its troubled daily soap 'Mamta'.It was reported earlier this month that the channel had decided...