Rajshri Entertainment, associates of Rajshri Group’s on 17th April has brought a digital food channel ‘Get Curried’ on digital video platforms like YouTube, Daily Motion and other web and mobile platforms.
Emergence of new state Telangana is having spillover effect on the media industry as well. Making the first move, Telugu media baron Ramoji Rao-owned Eenadu Television has launched ETV3, a news channel that will show news about newly created state of Telangana.
With a motive to spread its presence in the regional news market, TV 18 Group-owned ETV News Network on 19th March brings Kannada news channel ‘ETV News Kannada’.
After successful launches of Zee Kalinga in Odisha and refurnished of Maurya TV as Zee Purvaiya for Bihar and Jharkhand, Zee Media Corp on 18th March refurnished its Uttar Pradesh and Uttarkhand news channels as Zee Sangam.
Cable and broadand service provider Hathway launched a new Hindi movie channel called Hathway CCC Cine Channel on its all India distribution network. The channel is available on Channel No.110 in Hyderabad, Channel No. 309 in Bangalore and Channel No. 112 in the rest of India on Hathway's cable digital network.
ABP Group is planning to launch a Gujarati news channel to enhance its presence in the regional news channel market, according to a senior member of the company's management. This is the company's first expansion move after it offloaded its Businessworld magazine in September 2013.
Soft drinks giant PepsiCo and youth MTV India joined hands in a first of its kind alliance to launch a 24-hour indie Pop channel ‘Pespi MTV indie’. It will air locally sourced pop music from leading local languages. The companies said for both of them this is the first instance of such a tie-up anywhere in the world. The channel will be available on TV, mobile, web, and at other on-ground live events. MTV India is a part of Viacom 18 in India.
Zee News Media Corp (ZMCL) to expand its presence in the regional news channel space has launched its new channel in Odisha which known as Zee Kalinga. Zee Kalinga replaces Telugu language Zee 24 Gantalu, which discontinued its operation in November 2013 as Zee News found the Andhra Pradesh market to be highly competitive. In January this year, ZMCL decided to move into Odisha with Zee Kalinga.
After a plethora of appointments, News Express is all set to launch two regional channels, in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, in March. The Hindi news channel will also be revamped just ahead of the new launches.
Stating that the media industry is looking up after a long bad patch, diversified media group Network18 has announced launch of a slew of initiatives, including a Gujarati business news channel and its second general entertainment channel.
The healthcare segment is attracting television audiences in India. After Careworld TV, a dedicated free-to-air healthcare channel has been launched from Kerala.
Viacom18, the 50:50 joint venture between Viacom Inc. and Network18, is launching its second GEC Rishtey in January in India. First launched in the UK in September last year, the free-to-air channel telecasts re-runs of Colors’ (Viacom18’s flagship channel) popular and old shows including Jai Shri Krishna, Bairi Piya and Jeevan Saathi for now.
Chennai-based New Generation Media Corporation, run by one of the promoters of SRM Group of Companies, decided to launch a 24×7 English news channel, its plans have run into troubled waters with reports that the group is not serious about launching the channel and is shutting down its Delhi and Chennai offices.
Encyclopaedia Britannica has launched a new offering, The English Channel, for English learners and teachers at the school level.
ITANAGAR: Prasar Bharati will soon launch a television channel for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim to help promote the rich art and culture of these two northeastern states.
Gujarat-based Neesa group of companies has decided to launch an English news channel, following its Hindi news channel Jano Duniya, which was launched in February, 2013. The new channel has obtained a licence and the company plans to launch the channel in the first quarter of FY 2013-14.
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