Monthly Archives: February 2017

Amazon Prime Video strikes deal with ChuChu TV

Amazon Prime Video, the streaming platform of Amazon India, has partnered with ChuChu TV Studios, the Chennai-based media & technology firm. Following this, Amazon Prime Video India will be streaming all the existing and forthcoming videos from ChuChu TV. The studio is a content creator for kids animation and the ChuChu TV channel is very [...]

Sony Pictures Networks India completes first phase of Ten Sports’ acquisition

The first half of the two-phase acquisition of the TEN Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has been completed. On completion of the first phase, nine sports channels will be available on Sony Pictures Networks sports channels cluster. Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony ESPN, Sony ESPN HD, Ten 1, Ten 1 HD, [...]

DEN TV+ now in India

DEN Networks, the multiple system operator has finally introduced its OTT service, DEN TV+. The live streaming platform will be available exclusively to users of DEN cable and broadband and can be downloaded on all devices on Android and iOS platforms. SN Sharma, the CEO of DEN Networks, revealed: DEN TV+ provides live streaming of [...]

GRB Entertainment acquires reality shows for Africa and Middle East

New reality shows will now be available in the region of Africa, Middle East and France with GRB Entertainment. The company has acquired the rights for new reality shows, documentaries-series, like the Princes of Malibu. In Israel, Ananey Communications has opted Princes of Malibu which features David Foster. The show is about the latter trying [...]

Nickelodeon Israel brings ‘Spell Keepers’ in the Middle East

Nickelodeon Israel is bringing the series, Spell Keepers to its viewers in the Middle East. The live-action daily drama will be aired on yes TV. The series follows two strong and determined heroines (Kirki and Layla) setting out to perform their roles in the world. They strive to save humanity and in doing so they [...]

Sony telecasts live the Nexa P1 Powerboat

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) has acquired the media rights to Nexa P1 Powerboat. The company is the broadcaster partner for the first edition of the Indian Grand Prix of the Seas. It is a global series in powerboat racing and has been introduced by the sports management company Procam International in India. The program [...]

Star to launch HD version of Star Suvarna

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has issued three TV channel licenses in the month of January and the subsidiary of Star India, Asianet Communications, has received its approval for the launch of Star Suvarna HD, the high definition version of Kannada General entertainment channel. The particular channel was previously known as Suvarna and [...]

Sony Liv brings extra content to users

Sony Liv, the video-on-demand platform of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI), is bringing extra content to its audience. This will span across genres, including the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards. The event was fully streamed on both the web and mobile platform through LIVE TV. Subscribers were brought closer to their Bollywood favourites. Full access to [...]

BBC Worldwide extends with more than 800 hours of content in sub-Saharan Africa

The BBC Worldwide will be covering more than 800 hours of programming in the sub-Saharan Africa after securing sales to broadcasters and platforms. This include its deal with. With ShowMax, BBC Worldwide acquired more than 200 hours encompassing over drama, comedy, natural history and kids with titles like Absolutely Fabulous and War and Peace. Dealing [...]