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GEC Watch Star Plus and Star Utsav continue to be on top as No1 channels in the urban and rural markets in Week 32

Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya remained the most-watched show in the urban market while Star Plus' Saath Nibhana Saathiya replaced Zee Anmol's Jodha Akbar as the most-watched show in the rural market. Read more

Star Plus Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Life After 2500 episodes

Star Plus' Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai: Life After 2,500 episodes

Anirban Roy Choudhury | November 17, 2017

We spoke to Rajan Shahi, show runner and producer of this hit soap. Read more

Tenali Rama to return to TV producer calls it most expensive historical

'Tenali Rama' to return to TV; producer calls it "most expensive historical"

Anirban Roy Choudhury | June 21, 2017

SAB TV to air a fresh rendition of Tenali Rama, DD's hit show from the '90s, starting next month. Read more

Former ZMCL CEO RK Arora launches his new venture

Former ZMCL CEO RK Arora launches his new venture

afaqs! news bureau | November 03, 2016

Arora is partnered by Subash Chowdhary and Tapinder Kumar in his new move. Read more

Death of TV as we know it

Death of TV as we know it...

Manav Sethi | February 15, 2018

An analysis of the structural changes that TV as a device, content made for TV and broadcast networks that feed content into TV, are going through. Read more

The target is to get advertisers to switch from print to TV Ravish Kumar Viacom18

"The target is to get advertisers to switch from print to TV": Ravish Kumar, Viacom18

Anirban Roy Choudhury | February 13, 2018

We spoke to the regional head of the network on the sidelines of its Colors Tamil launch event in Chennai. The channel goes live on February 19, 2018. Read more

Mahasangams 20 Why TV channels love this strategy

'Mahasangams' 2.0: Why TV channels love this strategy

Sankalp Dikshit | February 01, 2018

Previously done for creative purposes, cross pollination of characters and storylines is now a business strategy for GECs. A look at the trend. Read more

TV18 to increase stake to 51 in Viacom18

TV18 to increase stake to 51% in Viacom18

afaqs! news bureau | January 31, 2018

The deal has been furnished for a cash consideration of $20 million. Read more

TV data measured by a third party is granular Shashi Sinha

"TV data, measured by a third party, is granular": Shashi Sinha

Anirban Roy Choudhury | January 30, 2018

The IPG Mediabrands India CEO spoke to Janine Stein in a face to face. Read more

Itll take that one show for all of us to start downloading apps paying for digital content Ekta Kapoor

"It'll take that one show for all of us to start downloading apps, paying for digital content:" Ekta Kapoor

Anirban Roy Choudhury | January 23, 2018

The joint managing director and creative director - Balaji Telefilms said this while delivering a keynote at vdonxt asia 2018. Read more

Star India will simulcast IPL live on both Hotstar and TV Star Indias Sanjay Gupta

"Star India will simulcast IPL live on both Hotstar and TV": Star India's Sanjay Gupta

Sunit Roy | January 18, 2018

A quick chat with Sanjay Gupta, Managing Director, Star India. Read more

Late primetime on COLORS to become more colorful with the quirky sitcomBelan Waali Bahu

Late primetime on COLORS to become more colorful with the quirky sitcom,'Belan Waali Bahu'

Sudipto Adhicary | January 12, 2018

Premiering on January 15, 2018, the show is a comic-drama giving a peek into human impulses and tendencies. Read more

Hotstar announces new subscription plans

Hotstar announces new subscription plans

afaqs! news bureau | January 11, 2018

The nine months plan will cost one Rs 1197 while the 3 and 6 months plans are priced at Rs 498 and Rs 894 respectively. Read more

GEC Watch Zee Anmol is the most watched channel in UR and Rural markets

GEC Watch: Zee Anmol is the most watched channel in U+R and Rural markets

afaqs! news bureau | January 11, 2018

Colors is the most watched channel in Urban market. Read more

With Baba Ramdevs biopic in its arsenal Discovery announces GEC battle

With Baba Ramdev's biopic in its arsenal, Discovery announces GEC battle

Anirban Roy Choudhury | January 10, 2018

General Entertainment Channel Discovery JEET will hit TV screens on February 12, 2018. Read more