The One Alliance elevates Makarand Palekar to EVP – Sales & Strategy

A sales veteran with 17 years of experience, Palekar was earlier Senior Vice President – Sales and Strategy of the company

exchange4media Staff Sep 12, 2013 5:40 PM

TRAI should de-regulate the broadcasting industry: Rajesh Kaul

The President of The One Alliance stresses that time has come for TRAI to leave the entire regulation to market forces and competition on the ground

Abhinav Trivedi Aug 27, 2013 9:07 AM

TRAI issues consultation paper to monitor distribution of channels

TRAI has issued a consultation paper on distribution of TV channels to curtail the influence of distribution companies handling the network of more than one b'caster

Abhinav Trivedi Aug 7, 2013 7:59 AM

"We already allocate 16 mins to ads, so coping with 12 mins will be easy"

Post DAS, viewers seek quality content; if you provide that, you don't have to worry about the rest, says Rahul Johri, Sr VP & GM - South Asia, Discovery Networks

Abhinav Trivedi Aug 1, 2013 9:09 AM

Media planners demand uniformity as TAM data gets split between monthly & weekly

With b'casters at odds over ratings timeframe, media planners stress that the industry cannot work on divided dynamics. Weekly ratings is the way to go, they say

Abhinav Trivedi Jul 18, 2013 8:54 AM

Ratings impasse solution might be in the offing as Discovery goes back to weekly data

Highly placed sources have confirmed that the stand-off will be resolved soon. The mechanics of the solution, however, are not clear yet

exchange4media Staff Jul 17, 2013 8:16 AM

Discovery Networks elevates Rahul Johri

Johri is the new Sr VP & GM, South Asia and Head of Revenue, Pan-Regional Ad Sales and Southeast Asia. Arjan Hoekstra has been named Head of APAC, effective Sep 1

exchange4media Staff Jun 7, 2013 7:46 PM

Discovery Tamil launches ‘Where Tigers Rule’

Discovery Tamil’s month-long programming initiative deals with on tiger conservation. Local cricketer R Ashwin has pledged to support the cause

exchange4media Staff May 21, 2013 2:49 AM

Rahul Johri awarded CEO of the Year at Broadcasting Industry Awards

The award has been given in recognition of Johri’s impactful strategy in establishing Discovery as the leading non-fiction media company in the country

exchange4media Staff Feb 18, 2013 7:09 PM

Discovery, India Today to launch new magazine in India

Discovery Channel magazine will be a monthly and cover a wide spectrum of topics, including nature, adventure, sci-tech, history, forensics, etc.

exchange4media Staff Feb 14, 2013 7:25 PM

Discovery, India Today join hands to launch new magazine in India

Discovery Channel magazine will be a monthly and cover a wide spectrum of topics, including nature, adventure, sci-tech, history, forensics, etc.

exchange4media Staff Feb 13, 2013 3:00 AM

TLC partners with Taste of Mumbai

Lifestyle channel TLC has partnered with Taste of Mumbai to celebrate fine cuisine, world class wines, live demos, food, drink and much more

exchange4media Staff Feb 6, 2013 10:21 PM

Discovery to air Oprah-Lance exclusive talk

‘Oprah Winfrey and Lance Armstrong: A Worldwide Exclusive’ premieres on January 18 on Discovery Channel at 1PM & 9PM and a repeat on January 20

exchange4media Staff Jan 12, 2013 9:12 PM

“With digitisation, there’ll be more mature content”

“It is still early days for digitisation in the metros, let it play out & we will soon experience the changes,” says Discovery Networks’ Rahul Johri

exchange4media Staff Dec 22, 2012 8:35 PM

Discovery Kids presents gully cricket in ‘Howzzattt’

In its move to offer more India-themed content, Discovery Kids presents cricket in its classic avatar. ‘Howzzattt’ will air every evening at 6 pm

exchange4media Staff Oct 16, 2012 7:21 PM

Discovery Science to launch in Hindi

Hindi language feed for Discovery Science will be available from October 1. The move is fuelled by demand from Hindi-speaking markets

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2012 6:42 PM

Hakuhodo Percept appoints Jayanto Banerjee

Banerjee joins as National Planning Director. Besides guiding the planning function, he will also spearhead ‘I-HPPL discovery’, the consumer knowledge centre

exchange4media Staff Sep 11, 2012 2:06 AM

Quick five with Rahul Johri on the lifestyle genre

Indian viewers want specialised channels when it comes to entertainment and digitisation will facilitate that, says Discovery Networks’ Rahul Johri

Abid Hasan Aug 27, 2012 7:18 PM

India is tailor-made for Discovery Kids: Rahul Johri

Discovery Networks’ Rahul Johri speaks about the challenge of entering the kids’ genre as well as Discovery Kids’ strong content strategy

Shree Lahiri Aug 1, 2012 9:12 PM

Discovery, Adhuna Akhtar join hands for new TLC show

TLC is all set to further strengthen its India-based programming with new show ‘Be Blunt’. The show will go on air from July 16, 2012

Abid Hasan Jul 9, 2012 8:08 PM