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Your Opinion! Who should buy Club Asia?

The troubled times at Club Asia sent ripples though the media industry and since then the station's administrators, Mazars, said that they have received...

Glory TV slammed by Ofcom for appeals

Asian Christian channel Glory TV, has been rapped by Ofcom for regularly appealing for donations to fund its programming. While screening such appeals to sustain...

ZEE considering upping stake in Taj TV

India's ZEE Entertainment Enterprises is considering increasing its stake in Taj TV, which owns the popular Ten Sports channel in Asia. ZEE already holds a...

India ratings: Sony TV gains, Imagine drops

The latest TAM viewership data for Indian television is out and once again not many changes amongst the top three channels but some noticeable...

Confirmed: STAR UK to report to STAR India

Details of STAR's new restructure have come to light today, with STAR UK's operating team reporting directly to STAR India henceforth. Previously STAR UK/Europe reported...

EXCLUSIVE: Club Asia administrators appointed

BizAsia.co.uk can reveal that Rod Weston and Tony Flynn of Mazars, have jointly been appointed administrators of troubled London station, Club Asia. The news was...

Timeline: The rise and fall of Club Asia

Club Asia launched in 2003 as a unique commodity, targeting a young Asian London. It was hailed as a differentiator to market leader Sunrise...

Club Asia Administration: The industry speaks

News about Club Asia entering into administration has left many surprised; BizAsia.co.uk has collated opinions from various media organisations on the troubled status of...

India ratings: Colors pips STAR Plus to top

The latest Indian television viewing figures for week 32 showed merely a 2 GRP difference between the top two channels. Colors managed to retain the...

Ummah Channel replaces 9X on Sky EPG

Islamic educational service, Ummah Channel has replaced 9X's former EPG slot on Sky Digital. Ummah Channel will be available free-to-air on Sky channel 828 from...

IPL 3.0 kicks off on 12th March 2010

The third installment of the Indian Premier League will be kicking off on Friday 12th March, its been confirmed. IPL 3.0, which will run until...

Two employees leave ZEE Network UK

ZEE Network UK has witnessed two employees departing from the company this week. Rajeev Saini who was heading finance in the UK/Europe territories for the...

New Balaji Telefilms soap to launch on Sony TV

Sony Entertainment Television Asia will be launching a new Balaji Telefilms soap in the coming weeks, it�۪s been confirmed. It�۪s been a year since 'Kuchh...

Ofcom: Club Asia goes into administration

Media regulator Ofcom has confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that Club Asia has gone into administration. An Ofcom spokesman said, "We have been notified that Club Asia...

9X ceases broadcasting in the UK

INX Network's Hindi entertainment channel 9X has ceased broadcasting today on both Sky Digital (828) and Freesat (662). The channel is currently simulcasting its sister...

EXCLUSIVE: Bleak future for Club Asia?

The future of London based station Club Asia seems to be uncertain after rumours emerged today that possible takeover talks had begun. Whilst information at...

Friction leaves BBC Radio 1; Nihal goes solo

The BBC has announced a shakeup to its specialist shows, which will result in Bobby Friction departing from Radio 1 and Nihal going solo. Starting...

Rajan Singh talks VIEWASIA to Biz Asia

It�۪s been described as the "biggest Asian TV package ever" and it�۪s set to grow even bigger! VIEWASIA, the new Asian TV bundle of...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 142 This radio station has informed staff to look for new jobs ahead of administration in the coming days. Disclaimer: 'Media 247.co.uk will be unable...

Rakhi & Elesh now take on parenthood

Barely after a week of getting "hitched" on TV, Rakhi Sawant and new fianc̩ Elesh Parujanwala will be starring in yet another show, this...