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Sony TV to buy ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’?

STAR Plus is done with India's once numero uno gameshow 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC), so with the show available to buy in the market,...

Sony TV to launch new drama ‘Safar’

Sony Entertainment Television Asia is set to launch a new show from Monday - 'Ek Safar Aisa...Kabhi Socha Na'. The new show will be aired...

India ratings: STAR surges ahead of Colors

STAR Plus has turn around its lost audience share by widening the gap with closest rival, Colors, in the latest India viewership ratings. According to...

NDTV Imagine UK arms itself with new movies

Its no secret NDTV Imagine UK is in revamp mode and with this has come the announcement of big movie premieres being added to...

BBC Asian Network to rollout more changes

The BBC Asian Network has announced a second batch of programme changes set to take place later this year. As part of the new line-up,...

India ratings: Colors & STAR Plus on par

Colors is keeping current market leader STAR Plus on its tod after levelling on channel share in the latest round of audience figures. For the...

RAJAR Results: All stations see drop in listeners

The last quarter of 2008 witnessed a significant drop in listeners amongst all the Asian radio stations that subscribe to RAJAR. National Sunrise Radio continued its...

Raaj FM begins broadcasting in Sandwell

A Punjabi community radio station has launched in the Sandwell area of Birmingham. Raaj FM, which won a five-year licence to broadcast on the FM...

ZEE Network UK grabs India/Sri Lanka cricket

ZEE Network UK today confirmed to BizAsia.co.uk that it had won the UK telecast rights of India's tour of Sri Lanka, starting Wednesday (28th...

Management changes at STAR UK

STAR Network UK has had a slight reshuffle in its management, BizAsia.co.uk can reveal. Yeshpal Sharma has been roped in from Eurosport as the group's...

India ratings: Colors readies to topple STAR Plus

Colors successful run in India continues to get better and better! The Viacom18 owned channel is now giving current leader STAR Plus a run...

ZEE Gujarati to close down in India

ZEE Network has today announced the closure of ZEE Gujarati in India. ZEE News Ltd CEO Barun Das said: "We are shutting down ZEE Gujarati...

Confirmed: AMG buys out Eastern Eye

As revealed on BizAsia.co.uk last night, Eastern Eye has been sold to rival publishers Asian Media & Marketing Group (AMG) for an undisclosed price. AMG,...

B4U announced as sponsors for Bride Show

B4U Music has been confirmed as the sponsors for the upcoming Asian Bride Show, taking place at Wembley Stadium, London this weekend. The channel said...

Doubt casts over future of Eastern Eye

Popular Brit-Asian weekly Eastern Eye seems to be in trouble after reports today suggested the paper had gone into administration. According to a report on...

Asian Star Radio to launch on Sky Digital

Slough's Asian community station Asian Star Radio is set to launch on Sky Digital next month, its been announced. Asian Star Radio, spearheaded by Ray...

Mysterious channel launches on Sky EPG

A surprise addition to the Sky Digital EPG has raised questions of what the channel could be. The EPG channel slot 838 showing a blue...

Media agency gets Industry professionals boost

An upcoming media agency, Di5 Ltd, has had a boost after it was announced that two media professionals are behind the large project. As exclusively...

BBC’s Tasmin’s “breathtaking” on-air moment

BBC Three news presenter Tasmin Lucia Khan left viewers gasping for more after reading a bulletin hopelessly out of breath. The show in which Tasmin...

BBC World Service eyes Urdu channel launch

After the successful launch of its publicly funded BBC Arabic and BBC Persian television services, the corporation is now planning the launch of a...