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Ofcom report on Future of Radio postponed

Media regulator Ofcom's report on the Future of Radio, which was due out this month, has now been delayed until the "back end" of...

STAR One to launch slew of new shows

In the coming months, STAR One, the UK's only youth orientated Hindi entertainment channel is gearing for many on-screen changes with a slew of...

ZEE TV to telecast Eastern Eye awards

ZEE TV will be highlighting the cr̬me of the Asian business world by exclusively broadcasting this year's Eastern Eye Asian Business Awards on Friday...

Ofcom raps Geo UK over “violent” news scenes

Media regulator Ofcom has raised concerns over certain scenes Pakistani broadcaster Geo UK showed in its news bulletin on 27th July at midday. A viewer...

ZEE UK ‘News’ shifted to make way for drama

ZEE TV UK has been in the process of adding original shows in various day parts to attract new viewers. To consolidate this strategy further,...

No management changes at Asian Network

Contrary to media reports, the BBC Asian Network has confirmed that there will be no management changes at the station despite numerous job cuts...

Prime TV gears up for three new shows

Prime TV has announced the addition of three new shows in the coming days. A top ten music chart show called 'Prime Asian Music' will...

ARY cameraman dead in Bhutto rally blast

Pakistani broadcaster ARY Digital is mourning the death of one of its cameramen who was one of hundreds killed in the Benazir Bhutto rally...

Sky clarifies new channel launch EPG changes

In an update to our news piece about Sky rejecting EPG slots to new channels, we now bring you the latest on how these...

Now…STAR Plus to do ‘Lil Champs’ to rival ZEE

STAR Plus will be launching its own version of 'Lil Champs', to rival the ZEE TV show, which starts this weekend. ZEE TV has witnessed...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 82 Rumouredly, this former official of a television channel has approached an upcoming television channel coming to the UK, for a job. Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk...

BBC Asian Network secures ‘Saawariya’ stars

The BBC Asian Network has secured a UK radio first by setting up an exclusive rendezvous with the much talked about Ranbir Kapoor and...

B4U to sponsor London Mayor’s Diwali event

B4U Network has confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that it will once again sponsor the Mayor of London�۪s spectacular annual Diwali event. It's the third consecutive year...

ITN’s Bollywood channel to appear on YouTube

News provider ITN is all set to launch a channel on the video sharing website YouTube. ITN On, which is a division of ITN multimedia,...

Padmini Kolhapure to star in new Sony TV show

Ekta Kapoor hasn't had much success to lure film actress Padmini Kolhapure to star in one of her dramas - until now! According to a...

Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam returns to ZEE TV

Popular playback singer Sonu Nigam is returning to where he started in on TV - ZEE TV's 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa'. It has been...

‘Dulha’ Sharad to leave popular ZEE TV drama

Sharad Malhotra better known as Sagar in ZEE TV's ever popular series 'Dulhann Banoo Mein Teri' is quitting over several reasons. Reports in Indian press...

Sabras Radio awarded space in Northamptonshire

Leicester based Sabras Radio has won space to broadcast its service to Northamptonshire, as part of an effort to boost local digital output in...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 81 A senior official in this channel has rumouredly pitched for a job in an upcoming channel. Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be unable to respond...

Saroj Khan signs new NDTV dance show

Bollywood's much loved choreographer Saroj Khan has confirmed to Mumbai Mirror that she will be launching her own dance reality show to rival STAR...