Lions once roamed from the southern tip of Africa all the way to northwestern India. But today, their populations have declined drastically in Africa. Since 1975, 80-90% of the African lion population has been decimated, due to hunting, habitat loss, and disease. Several efforts are on-going to help save these animals, which play an important role in the food chain and Africa’s ecosystem.
Shop CJ, a pioneer home shopping channel has come up with a three-day “Big brand Bonanza shopping” festival from 10th July to 12th July. The festival will come up with attractive deals and offers in various popular brands like Maharaja, Electrolux, Reebok, Sunflame, Canon, Adah and Reev which are available on TV, web and mobile platform of the home shopping company.
Sony Kix has inked a three-year deal to telecast The Emirates FA Cup and Serie A Tim football championships from the 2015-16 season to the 2017-18 season. According to the agreement, Sony Kix has solely got the broadcast right to showcase live coverage from the two football properties in a bid to tap into the growing popularity of the sport in the India Sub-continent. These acquisitions strengthen the current portfolio of live football programming, which includes the UEFA Euro 2016, Qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2016, European Qualifiers for 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2018 FIFA World Cup and COPA America.
Zoom, the flagship Bollywood and Lifestyle channel of the Times Network, in partnership with Philips, unveiled details of Season 2 of its popular lifestyle entertainment show that combines healthy food, style and fashion: Philips Air Fryer Thank God It's Fryday. Celebrity show-stopper Yami Gautam walked the ramp, and superstar chef Ranveer Brar created signature dishes from Season 1 of the popular show.
THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN-a triple Emmy® nominated hit series on Discovery Science is all set to make a debut of its sixth and most provocative season from 4th July. It will be aired every Saturday at 10PM and will tackle tough topics as race, religion and our future as a species, and will challenge viewers as never before. From the topics of bigotry to whether our reality is virtual to the human proclivity for lying, the new season will challenge everything you know about space, time and morality.
Discovery Channel presents INDIA’S WANDERING LIONS, a special one hour programme that uncovers a mesmerizing story of Asiatic lions which were once on the brink of extinction. The increased numbers of Asiatic lions have forced the big predators to spill over the borders of the Gir Forest National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary and find a way to become an integral part of the farming community in Gujarat.
Asia’s first and the largest healthcare satellite channel, Care World TV is now set to help people to deal with the nuisance of food adulteration by airing a new series, ‘F – Factor’. The series will have 52 episodes with well-known microbiologists on the panel, who will demonstrate simple Do-It-Yourself (DIY) tricks and tips of testing food products at home. The series will be aired from July 1st and is aimed at informing viewers about different types of adulteration in various food items. The emphasis of the show will be to educate viewers about adulteration and its harmful health effects and will also inform them about different types of packaging done for different food items.
Animal Planet gears up to welcome the monsoon by airing a spectacular series LANDS OF THE MONSOON from 1st July at 8 PM. The show will be telecast from Monday to Friday and will explore how the lives of humans and animals across a vast area of the planet are affected by the transforming power of the monsoon rains. The end of the dry season in northern Australia sees 300,000 flying foxes gathering to drink while running a gauntlet of freshwater crocodiles, while in Sumatra a female orangutan guides her youngster to where she knows a fig tree fruits at this time of year. At the Delhi stock exchange, the price of rice escalates every day the rains fail to materialise and priests submerge themselves in water and beseech Varuna, god of water, to come.
Gwangju Summer Universiade, which is considered as the largest sporting event after the Olympics , is going to host a multi-sport event this year with participation from international university students, and DD Sports, India’s only 360 degree Sports channel has geared up to telecast these games for the Indian sports lovers. This will include more than 180 hours of coverage starting from 3rd July to 14th July. The telecast will include live action from ground zero, commentary from the scene of action and analyses and discussion on the game by panel of experts. The channel’s social media team will complement the coverage of the games with latest updates on twitter, facebook and analysis by experts in the blog space.
Media monitoring and tracking has become a necessity for all businesses whether small or big. Media monitoring is playing a crucial role in communication strategy in every field. Companies are diverting their attention towards smaller cities in addition to metros. A major share of the profits to companies comes from small markets. ‘Justtrack’, has been helping its customers in media monitoring and tracking for 5 years. In view of the changes and commercial position in smaller markets, ‘Justtrack’ strengthens its presence in small cities.
Celebrating the first International Day of Yoga, Discovery Channel will premiere THE STORY OF YOGA, an inspirational voyage into widely popular discipline that embraces a holistic approach to a healthy mind, body and spirit. To air on Sunday, June 21 at 9 pm on Discovery Channel, THE STORY OF YOGA will take viewers through a fascinating journey to rediscover the age old practice. The show will be telecasted in five languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telegu and Bangla.
Multi Screen Media (MSM) that provides a bunch of channels like -Sony Entertainment Television (SET), Max, Sab TV, Pix, Mix, Six, Kix, Sony Pal and digital channel Liv is mulling over the idea of launching more original content on ‘Sony Pal’, a recent addition of the network. Today, MSM has a viewership of around 400 million people in India and abroad.
Doordarshan is likely to make International Yoga Day event a mega one. It is learnt from the sources that the Public broadcaster would deploy more than 20 hi-definition cameras for the coverage of the event on June 21st. The event will take place at New Delhi’s Rajpath, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the event.
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