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ZEE Cinema in trouble over “violent” movie

Media regulator Ofcom has given ZEE Cinema a telling off over "violent" scenes it broadcast during the day in the movie 'Ek Ajnabee' in...

First ever British Asian Hafta launched

The editor at the Eastern Media Group (The Sikh Times / Eastern Voice) - Gurjeet Bains launched the first ever British Asian Hafta (BAH),...

Ikonz features stars in Halloween ghetto

Britain's entertainment magazine Ikonz will be running a special issue to mark Halloween this year.Stars from Channel 4's hit show 'Hollyoaks' will be pitched...

STAR calls on Karishma Tanna to save show!

According to reports, STAR Plus has called on actress Karishma Tanna to boost the falling TRPs of its reality show 'Nach Baliye 3'.A source...

Debojit to host new show for ZEE TV

With 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Challenge 2007' coming to an end this weekend, the channel is making sure its winner from 2005,...

After Sahara One, FILMY gets ready for revamp

Sahara's TV channels in the UK are finally making headway by announcing the launches of several new innovative shows.As BizAsia.co.uk reported last week, its...

Prime TV signs audience measuring body BARB

In a first for an Asian TV channel in the UK, Prime TV has signed up with the Broadcasters Audience Research Board (BARB) to...

Ofcom awards Sony TV licence for SAB

Rumours of Sony Entertainment Television Asia launching its sibling entertainment channel SAB can finally be put to rest.Today, media regulator Ofcom confirmed that a...

ZEE TV to air mega ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ weekend

ZEE TV is pulling out all the stops to lap up as big an audience possible for its flagship show 'Sa Re Ga Ma...

Sky to reject launch of new channels

BSkyB has stopped taking new channel launch applications for its satellite platform due to lack of space.Many channels hoping to launch on Sky Digital...

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...

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...

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...

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...