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Prime TV rolls out season of fresh shows

Popular Pakistani infotainment channel Prime TV has unveiled a slew of new shows that are being rolled out over the next few weeks. Amongst the...

STAR Plus extends run of Kiran’s ‘Kachehri’

STAR Plus has renewed its current with the producers of 'Aap Ki Kachehri - Kiran Ke Saath' after a successful run. Satisfied by the initial...

Alpha ETC Punjabi rebranded to ZEE Punjabi

ZEE Network's Punjabi infotainment channel Alpha ETC Punjabi has been morphed into ZEE Punjabi to unify the network's look. The popular channel, which launched back...

Channel 4 confirms new Head of Diversity

Channel 4 has announced the appointment of former MP Oona King as its new Head of Diversity. Channel 4 announced that it would recruit a...

Indi Media buys out NewsX; INX confirms deal

INX Network's English news channel NewsX has been bought out by a newly formed joint venture. An alliance between the NaiDunia promoter and CEO Vinay...

Raaj Radio falls off the air; future in doubt?

The future of Leicester based community radio station Raaj Radio seems to be in doubt after it went off air yesterday afternoon. Raaj Radio, which...

ZEE Network plans more channels in India

ZEE Network is planning to expand the number of channels it offers to viewers in India. According to local reports, ZEE Network has been mulling...

India ratings: Colors egdes pass ZEE TV

Colors has triumphed yet again in the latest set of India TV ratings. According to TelevisionPoint, the Viacom18 owned channel has retained the number two...

AT Global Network begins tests ahead of launch

Pakistani infotainment channel AT Global Network has begun testing off the Sky Digital EPG ahead of its launch later this month. The channel, which is...

ZEE & STAR set to start ’09 with new shows

ZEE TV and STAR Plus have announced the launch of several new shows to coincide with the new year, its been confirmed. In the UK,...

ZEE TV climbs back to number 2 with Colors

ZEE TV has recovered lost ground by reclaiming the number 2 position amongst the Hindi general entertainment channels in India. According to TAM Media Research...

AsianFx rolls out plans for upcoming year

West Midlands digital radio station AsianFx Radio has announced its festive shows for the the upcoming weeks. Top of the bill on Christmas Day will...

Digital radio switchover may happen in 2017

The much talked about digital radio switchover could happen by 2017, according to a report issued by the government backed Digital Radio Working Group...

WWS set for Sky Digital return in January?

Indian shopping channel World Wide Shop (WWS) is said to be returning on the Sky Digital platform in early January, according to sources. The channel...

Biz Asia Industry Whispers

Issue 133 This presenter was supposedly dismissed for two days by the boss of a radio station! The reason? Because the presenter did not drop...

ZEE Radio begins testing ahead of Sky launch

London's all-Bollywood music station, ZEE Radio has started testing off the Sky Digital EPG ahead of its launch next month. The station confirmed earlier this...

Rival TV executives join hands for agency

Two senior sales executives who once worked at rival TV channels have decided to join hands. That's what entrepreneurial dreams are made of! Bala Iyer...

Jay Sean to host B4U’s end of year countdown

Popular Brit-Asian singer Jay Sean will be presenting B4U Music's end of year countdown on Christmas Day. 'The Annual Top 20' presented in Jay Sean�۪s...

Mumbai Terror: Champions League called off

The 'Champions League' also known as the world's richest cricket competition has been called off due to the aftermath of the Mumbai Terror. According to...

ZEE TV to launch two new dramas in January

ZEE TV UK has confirmed it will be launching two new dramas in January. The channel has been struggling to find a slot in its...