ZEE News UK ends


The UK’s only Asian news TV service ZEE News UK ends its ten year stint on the hugely popular Asian TV channel-ZEE TV.

In another exclusive scoop for Biz Asia, we can confirm that ZEE News Extra, the ten-minute daily bulletin on ZEE TV will come to an end tomorrow night. In fact, tomorrow will see the end of British Asian news on ZEE TV with prominence being given to South Asian news via a feed from ZEE News India.

ZEE TV has been broadcasting UK news through successful shows such as ZEE News Extra, Raj Britannia, The Big Debate, The A List and 7 Days. Ashish Joshi, one of ZEE TV’s most senior presenter will also be parting ways from the channel and will follow former ZEE News presenter Anita Anand, who left the company last year, by going mainstream. Anita Anand currently hosts on Radio Five Live.

Ashish Joshi and the rest of the ZEE News UK clan will be bidding their farewells on tonight’s ZEE News Extra show at 19:20 (BST). As far as we are aware, ZEE News Extra will not be replaced and other ZEE News Extra journalists will be leaving the channel as well. Keep it with Biz Asia for further details, a lot more is happening behind the scenes at ZEE TV in terms of restructuring management, we shall keep you posted!

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