Quibi, the US based Jeffrey Katzenberg’s short-form mobile video platform, will make its debut on 6 April with 50 shows. Quibi is the first entertainment platform designed specifically for your phone and will feature fresh, original content from Hollywood’s biggest stars and creators. Quibi will release 175 original shows and 8,500 quick bites of content in the first year alone.
According to a new report published today by Media Partners Asia (MPA), sports rights costs will grow 3.8% CAGR between 2019-24 to reach $6.6 billion by 2024 while sports revenues in TV & online video will grow at a 6.7% CAGR to reach $7.2 billion by 2024. Cricket continues to drive more than 85% of India’s costs.
To lure more viewers who love horror and thriller stories, the leading direct to home (DTH) operator Tata Sky has collaborated with Shemaroo Entertainment. Together, they have launched a new service offering Tata Sky Adbhut Kahaniyan. The service will curate the best of crime, thriller and horror content.
To help spread information on coronavirus and how to prevent it, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued an advisory for all private television and radio channels where they have been asked publicity to the travel advisory and health directives issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.