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Sonam Saini

Sonam Saini

TRAI tariff order: Battle between broadcasters and the cable industry

The distribution industry is elated while the broadcasters feel the weight of responsibility as subscription fee may be affected

Has digital hit growth of English entertainment genre?

According to FICCI EY Media and Entertainment report 2018, genres like infotainment, English news and English entertainment are seeing a reduction in...

e4mChillout: Adventure sports help me overcome my fears: Hiren Gada, Shemaroo

Water sports, camping, hiking, trekking... ardent traveller Gada has done all this and more; this year he completed Harishchandragad, Kalavantin, Loha...

Ashok Venkatramani joins ZMCL as MD

A source close to the development has confirmed the news to exchange4media.

ZEE Enterprises' estimated ad growth at 15% YoY in FY19: Analysts

Subscription revenue is also estimated to grow 14 per cent YoY in FY19

In digital, the market needs content and not another platform: Sameer Nair

Nair, CEO of Applause Entertainment, explains that by the year 2022 there will be 500 million 4G customers armed with smart phones who will need premi...

Star India's hike in distribution deal puts pressure on MSOs

MSOs say they cannot charge consumers more, therefore the money either will come from the pockets of DPOs or they will recover it from other channels....

With rise of localised content creation, kids genre to grow by 12-14% in 2018

According to BARC data, the age group between 2-14 years accounts for 20 per cent of the total TV impressions, however, much of the content kids consu...

We have consistently maintained a market share of 5-6%: Business Head, Sony Yay

Leena Lele Dutta speaks to exchange4media as the kids channel completes one year

Zee Media to expand regional bouquet: Newly appointed CEO of Regional News Network

Purushottam Vaishnav recently replaced Jagdish Chandra as CEO of Zee Media's Regional News Network; he talks about his new role and betting big on reg...

Jagdish Chandra quits Zee Media as CEO of Regional News Network

With over a year with Zee Media, Mr. Chandra has been instrumental in growing the Regional Channels, now Purushottam Vaishnava Deputy CEO of Regional...

Zulfiqar Khan Joins Hooq As Managing Director

Prior to joining HOOQ, Khan was the business head and CRO of Eros Now

iTV Network enters southern market with NewsX Kannada

This is the third regional language channel that the network has launched recently. Two other channels that iTV has started are India News Gujarat and...

With IPL in its kitty, Star hikes distribution tariff

The channel is asking for a minimum 20 per cent raise in the deals

Divya Pathak joins Netflix India as Director, Publicity

Pathak quit SPE at the end of February and has joined Netflix as Director, Publicity

Digital likely to overtake Print in Sports Media Spends in 2018

The data from the report shows sports adex on TV is largely on cricket with other sports contributing a minor share. Another reason for increase in sp...

Our ad revenue has grown from 40-45 per cent YoY: COO, Living Foodz

In week 9 of BARC ratings, the channel led the lifestyle space with 1206 million impressions followed by TLC, FYI TV18, Food Food and Fox Life

Rajnish Rikhy to join Times Network TV biz

Rajnish Rikhy, who is Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd (BCCL) Director of Response, will shift to the Times’ television business as part of the expansion...

Nikhil Madhok likely to head Star India's new GEC

The channel is likely to be headed by Madhok, who returned to Star India last December. He has been appointed as Head, Special Projects, Entertainment...

Fox Life & its new proposition ‘Never Stop’ aims to go beyond the ordinary: Swati Mohan, Fox Networks

Launched in June 2014, the channel has been in the top five channels in the lifestyle genre. In a conversation with Exchange4media, Swati Mohan, Bus...

Every few years, we get disrupted by technology: Kranti Gada, Shemaroo Entertainment

Kranti Gada joined the family business at Shemaroo in 2006 after a successful stint of over two years in marketing at Pepsi Co. She has been associate...

Despite average ratings, makers of Porus are confident of its journey

Apart from being the most expensive show in the television history, the fact that the IP of this drama remains with the producers, makes it a differen...

Sagnik Ghosh to now head Star Jalsha

The news has already been announced internally at Star India

Regional is the big area of expansion and focus for us: Ravish Kumar on Colors Tamil

The channel will start airing from February 19 and aims to target 20 million TV households in the state, which is largely dominated by Sun Group

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