Tag Archives: ZEEL

ZEEL revamps its Tamil channel

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has renamed its Tamil- language channel as Zee Tamil. The channel has added news shows such as Genes 2, Mella Thiranthathu Kathavu, and aired the premiere of Kamal Haasans latest movie Uthama Villian to its content bouquet. Progress is impossible without change. Zee Tamil, known for innovations incorporated with entertainment [...]

ZEEL’s net in Q2FY2016 rises 8.5%

Essel Group-backed Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd has reported an 8.5 % growth in the second quarter of the current financial year. The companys net profits stand at Rs 246.3 crore (Rs 2.46 billion), compared to Rs 227 crore (Rs 2.27 billion) last year, reports Television Post. ZEEL reported a 12.9% increase in subscription revenue at [...]

ZEEL to roll-out new channel in Africa

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited or Zeel is launching a channel targeted at French audience in Africa. The new channel, called Zee Magic, will run Indian movies and TV shows dubbed in French. ZEEL says that it is rolling out Zee Magic on Canal Plus overseas platform starting from 1 October, 2015. Earlier this year, the [...]

ZEEL takes &TV to Singapore

Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) &TV is hopping on StarHub TV from 16 September, bringing Indian content to audience in Singapore. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltds &TV showcases Hindi drama, movies as well as game shows. The GEC &TV was introduced in March this year and was subsequently aired in UK in April, 2015. In India, [...]

Living Entertainment to introduce food channel ‘Living Foodz’

Essel Groups  Living Entertainment and ZEEL are launching a food and lifestyle called Living Foodz. The company has partnered with ZEEL for the new channel. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited says that the new channel will cater to the rising demand for quality content in the Indian food content market. Direct-to Home service providers such as [...]

ZEEL cancels VOD service launch; ends JV with Voddler

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has cancelled its plans of launching a video-on-demand service with Stockholm-based Voddler. Essel Group-promoted media company, ZEEL, was reportedly not happy with the product developed by the streaming technology company.  Bollyvod is not launching because that agreement [with Voddler] got cancelled, Zee Digital Convergence Ltd (ZDCL) CEO Debashish Ghosh told [...]

Zee to target Malayalam, Bhojpuri markets with new GECs

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd is planning on exploring Malayalam and Bhojpuri market. The company, which recently acquired Odisha-based Sarthak TV, is trying to expand its presence in the regional markets. In the cow belt, we are still studying that market, especially on the Bhojpuri side, but we have not taken any decision yet on that, [...]

Ditto TV launches new feature to connect users

Ditto TV, the Over-the-top platform TV distribution platform, has launched a new feature that allows users to connect with other viewers. The Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited-owned platform now has #TVBuddy feature that makes viewers aware of the people who have similar TV viewing habits, reports Indian Television. According to the company, users can watch TV [...]

ZEEL buys Odisha- based Sarthak Entertainment for INR1.15 billion

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited has acquired Odisha-based Sarthak Entertainment Pvt Ltd for INR1.15 billion. The deal is expected to expand the broadcasters regional channel list. Sarthak Entertainment Pvt Ltd operates Sarthak TV, which is aOdia language general entertainment channel. The acquisition is subjected to regulatory approval. Sarthak TV shows both fictional and non-fictional series. Zeel [...]

Zee sees 25% rise in Q1’ 2016 y-o-y ad revenue

Zee Entertainment Enterprises has reported 25.4 per cent hike in advertisement revenue to INR7.79 billion for the quarter ended 30 June, 2015. Its consolidated revenue for the first quarter of 2016 stood at INR13.3 billion while the operating profit was at INR3.1 billion. The media conglomerate reported profit after tax or PAT grew 15% to [...]