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TV ratings guidelines case: Hearing to continue tomorrow

Today’s hearing saw Kantar Media place its point of view in the case. Tomorrow, the three respondents in the case – the Govt, TRAI & NBA – will present their points of view. Following this, the Court is expected to giving its ruling

Abid Hasan Feb 11, 2014 5:01 PM

TV Ratings: HC defers stay order to Kantar; next hearing on Feb 11

The Delhi HC judge hearing the writ petition filed by Kantar Media in the TV ratings guidelines case has deferred a stay order in the case. Meanwhile, NBA has also been made a respondent in the case

Abid Hasan Jan 30, 2014 7:47 AM

TV Ratings: Industry expects Kantar to get a stay from HC

Two industry bodies - AAAI & Indian Society of Advertisers - are supporting the parent company of TAM Media, even as broadcasters have been vocal against a ratings blackout in the contemporary scenario

Abhinav Trivedi Jan 29, 2014 8:57 AM

Kantar takes the legal route, files petition in Delhi HC

With barely 25 days left, Kantar Media has taken the legal recourse after efforts to resolve the issue outside court through discussions at various forums failed to yield any results

Abid Hasan & Abhinav Trivedi Jan 23, 2014 9:51 AM

Kantar not interested in selling stakes, in talks with Govt to resolve issue

Kantar believes that the crossholding clause only serves to restrict competition. It states that TV ratings are best left to self-regulation & industry oversight rather than Govt policy

Abid Hasan Jan 22, 2014 9:29 AM

Ratings blackout: An imminent reality?

Industry experts feel that the strict guidelines could lead to a situation when there will be no measurement system for almost eight months, that is, from Feb 16 to Sept 30, 2014

Abid Hasan Jan 21, 2014 9:07 AM

Kantar Media raises concerns over new ratings guidelines

Kantar Media stresses that implementing the guidelines on cross holding ownership of 10% will leave the entire industry without ratings for most of 2014

Abid Hasan Jan 21, 2014 8:53 AM

Week 49 ratings: Zee TV overtakes Colors as No 2

Except Star Plus & Zee TV, the other GECs saw a decline in viewership. Sony, however, saw a small hike, but continued to be placed in the sixth position

Abhinav Trivedi Dec 13, 2013 7:54 AM

Issues of convergence, cross media ownership need to be fixed: TRAI Chairman

According to Rahul Khullar, challenges of convergence, spectrum constraint & cross media ownership need to be tackled for the broadcast sector to be at par with developed nations

Abid Hasan Sep 16, 2013 8:20 AM

Channels continue to run ads; are optimistic of resolution mid-week

B'casters continue to make most of the 14-day clause, but leading brands have issued communication stating they will take legal action if the ads are not taken off-air

Priyanka Mehra Jul 22, 2013 9:42 AM

Channels continue to run ads; are optimistic of resolution mid-week

B'casters continue to make most of the 14-day clause, but leading brands have issued communication stating they will take legal action if the ads are not taken off-air

Priyanka Mehra Jul 22, 2013 8:14 AM

TAM confirms monthly ratings for select channels; moves to CPT format

STAR India, Viacom18, MSM, NDTV are among seven networks opting for monthly ratings. exchange4media had reported last Thursday that it was the last release of weekly data

Priyanka Mehra and Abid Hassan Jul 12, 2013 7:39 AM

ABP pulls out of TAM, even as advertisers remain firm on ratings

ABP's move comes after reports of some b'casters withdrawing their decision to unsubscribe from TAM. Meanwhile, advertisers are pushing for ratings to continue

Abid Hasan Jul 3, 2013 8:37 AM

Govt keen to regulate TV ratings; b'casters firm on self regulation

The Govt & b’casters seem to be heading for a showdown on the TV ratings measurement issue as an open house discussion between the two remains inconclusive

Abid Hasan Jul 2, 2013 8:38 AM

Media agencies rally behind television ratings system

An industry bereft of a measuring tool is hard to imagine; media agency leaders emphasise & advocate the need for ratings for healthy growth of the TV industry

Priyanka Mehra Jun 10, 2013 9:42 PM

Industry decides to temporarily defer TV ratings

TAM data will not be released for a nine-week period beginning October 7, 2012. Data will resume, and be available for all weeks, from December 19, 2012

Noor Fathima Warsia Oct 17, 2012 8:37 PM

SMJ opens at 3 TVR on Star Plus

The simulcast across nine channels reached out to 90 million viewers in the first episode. Star Plus’ overall GRPs in the week are 276

Noor Fathima Warsia May 16, 2012 1:40 AM