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Viewpoint: “Asian Net. should be about the music”

In light of the recent debate surrounding the fate of BBC 6 Music and the BBC Asian Network, Ammo Talwar CEO of Punch Records...

News channels & IPL resolve differences

Indian news channels will be able to broadcast footage from the Indian Premier League, in a deal confirmed hours before the inauguration of the...

Interview: Avika Gor “Anandi” of ‘Balika Vadhu’

Last night saw the "death" of "Anandi" in Colors' top rated show, 'Balika Vadhu' but has she really died? Viewers will find out in...

Colors UK to telecast IPL Rockstar special

Colors is launching its first Indian Premier League cricket property, this weekend. Under the brand 'IPL Ka Tadka', Colors will launch 'IPL Rockstar' on Saturday...

Prime TV announces Mothers Day shows

This Sunday will mark Mothers Day and broadcasters are gearing themselves up for special days to coincide with the special occassion. Free-to-air channel, Prime TV,...

Sony TV shifts Yash Raj shows to later slots

ash Raj TV made its debut on Sony Entertainment Television Asia with much fanfare at the start of the year but some of its...

Stars line up to support BBC Asian Network

A host of leading celebrities are joining forces urging the BBC to halt the closure of the Asian Network. Stars including actress Shilpa Shetty, boxer...

Rahul Mahajan weds Dimpy on NDTV show

The verdict is out! Reality TV star, Rahul Mahajan has opted to marry Bengali Dimpy Ganguly on NDTV Imagine's hit TV show, 'Swayamavar 2:...

KBC fails to comply with Ofcom request

Kashmir Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) has failed to comply with numerous requests made by Ofcom regarding the clarity of its licence. Since KBC ceased broadcasting last...

MAX revamps on-air look to coincide with IPL

Host broadcaster of the Indian Premier League, MAX, owned by Multi Screen Media, has donned a new look ahead of the highly anticipated cricket...

NDTV Imagine acquires more new movies

Free-to-air Hindi broadcaster, NDTV Imagine has acquired a slew of more new movies on a syndication deal with various distributors. The channel will screen the...

ITV wins Indian Premier League UK rights

Terrestrial UK broadcaster, ITV has scooped the television rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL), it�۪s been confirmed. It's the first time in 30 years...

Brit singer Hard Kaur lands TV host stint

Birmingham based female Indian rapper, Hard Kaur has landed a huge TV assignment. Hard Kaur, whose real name is Taran Kaur Dhillon has become a...

Geo UK acquires T20 Pakistan Domestic Cup

Premium Pakistani entertainment channel, Geo UK has acquired the UK television rights for the RBS T20 Pakistan Domestic Cup, starting this weekend. In the nine-day...

ZEE Network UK celebrates 15 years on-air

The longest serving Asian satellite TV broadcaster, ZEE Network UK is celebrating 15 years on air in March. The history On Wednesday 1st March 1995, ZEE...

Sasural Genda Phool’ to launch on STAR Plus

STAR Plus is gearing up for the launch of its new daily primetime drama, 'Sasural Genda Phool', starting next month. 'Sasural Genda Phool' is a...

STAR Plus to premiere “Rann” & “Paa” in March

Whilst many TV channels are syndicating movie titles with each other, STAR Plus has decided to exclusively telecast two Big B mega movies in...

BBC Asian Network’s Sonnyji on Brit Asia TV

BBC Asian Network presenter, Sonnyji will be making his television debut with a weekly show on Brit Asia TV. 'The Mash Up' is a six...

Colors announces Indian Premier League specials

The UK's newest Hindi entertainment channel, Colors, is pulling out all the stops to luring new viewers to the channel, this time its giving...

Asian Star Radio backs Desi Donors

Community radio station, Asian Star Radio based in Slough has voluntarily offered their venue and facilities to charity, Desi Donors. The station will allow Desi...