Entertainment
‘Blackfish’ backlash: SeaWorld faces twin federal probes
24 June 2017
FTC, state officials move to block DraftKings-FanDuel merger
20 June 2017
TV executives Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg to join Apple
17 June 2017
Developer earnings from the App Store top $70 bn
02 June 2017
MP3 founders terminate licensing programme
16 May 2017
Internet music services provider Pandora Media explores sale
09 May 2017
Facebook plans strong push into TV, video content
06 May 2017
Sennheiser joins Samsung to develop immersive sound programme for Android devices
25 April 2017
UK approval of 21st Century Fox’s $15 bn bid for Sky delayed due to early elections
24 April 2017
Netflix to exceed 100 mn global subscribers over the weekend
18 April 2017
US regulator approves Time Warner’s sale of broadcast station WPCH to Meredith Corp
18 April 2017
Bharti Airtel launches Android-based set top box to convert any TV into smart TV
13 April 2017
European regulator approves 21st Century Fox takeover of Sky
08 April 2017
Google launches Google Play Music subscription in India
07 April 2017
MGM buys the remaining of premium US channel Epix for about $1 bn
06 April 2017
Reliance Jio, Airtel look set to disrupt the DTH sector
05 April 2017
Blackstone Group sells entire stake in SeaWorld to China’s Zhonghong for $429 mn
25 March 2017
Vista Equity seeks to sell online secondary ticket seller Vivid Seats for $1.5 bn
24 March 2017
Telecom major Vodafone ties up with Amazon to provide access to movie content
22 March 2017
European antitrust regulator approves AT&T-Time Warner $85.4 bn merger
15 March 2017
MGM in talks to buy remaining of premium US channel Epix
10 March 2017
Carl Icahn to sell Trump Taj Mahal Casino to Hard Rock International
02 March 2017
YouTube to offer live TV streaming service
02 March 2017
Comcast to buy the remaining 49% in Universal Studios Japan for $2.27 bn
01 March 2017
Users watch 1 bn hours of YouTube every single day
01 March 2017
Disney drops top YouTube star for anti-Semitic jokes
14 February 2017
Google to ban torrent sites soon
13 February 2017
New BCCI panel sacks several Thakur, Shirke appointees
06 February 2017
Warburg Pincus invests Rs820 crore in PVR for 14% stake
18 January 2017
China’s energy regulator halts over 100 coal-fired power projects
18 January 2017
Veteran actor Om Puri passes away
06 January 2017
21st Century Fox bids $14.6 bn for Sky Plc
16 December 2016
General Electric to divest two industrial units, cut $1 bn in cost
15 December 2016
21st Century Fox tables $14 bn preliminary bid for remaining of Sky Plc
10 December 2016
Vivendi ups stake in Ubisoft to 25%
09 December 2016
AT&T, Time Warner chiefs pitch their deal to lawmakers
08 December 2016
Amazon working on "premium Echo-like speaker": Report
30 November 2016
AT&T to throttle video stream to let customers save on data
14 November 2016
Jio set to move into DTH, offer high-speed internet: report
12 November 2016
Satellite TV operators Dish and Videocon d2h to merge
11 November 2016
Amazon India to all set to launch Amazon Prime Video on 18 November
08 November 2016
Dalian Wanda to buy Dick Clark Productions for $1 bn
04 November 2016
Liberty Global to buy cable business of Poland’s Multimedia Polska for $763.5 mn
19 October 2016
Online gambling company Amaya and bookmaker William Hill end merger talks
18 October 2016
Comcast Corp slapped $2.3 million fine for wrongful billing of gear and services
13 October 2016
Bollore Group raises stake in Vivendi to above 20 per cent threshold level
10 October 2016
China plans to set up rehabilitation centres to help young people addicted to gaming
08 October 2016
Swedish music-streaming service provider Spotify in advanced talks to buy SoundCloud
29 September 2016
SC again slams BCCI, tells it to ‘fall in line’ with Lodha panel
29 September 2016
Dalian Wanda in talks to buy controlling stake in Dick Clark Productions
28 September 2016
Indian film industry revenues to hit Rs25,000 cr by 2020
26 September 2016
FCC’s new plan to free consumers from cable set-top boxes
09 September 2016
Russian could face five-year jail term for playing Pokemon Go in church
07 September 2016
Viewing torrent sites in India now punishable with 3-yr jail term
22 August 2016
Do Pokémon Go and augmented reality games offer real health benefits?
22 August 2016
Entertainment One rejects British broadcaster ITV’s $1.3 bn takeover bid
11 August 2016
Tweets better than Google Trends at forecasting TV program ratings
04 August 2016
Washington state claims $100 million from Comcast for deceiving customers with service guarantees
02 August 2016
Chinese consortium to buy Caesars Interactive’s games unit "Playtika" for $4.4 bn
01 August 2016
UK teacher quits job to play Pokemon Go full time
27 July 2016
Nintendo loses billions in market value after stating it would not directly profit from the game
26 July 2016
Apollo Global to buy DVD-rental kiosk chain Redbox owner Outerwall for $1.6 bn
26 July 2016
Figures from SurveyMonkey point to peaking popularity of Pokeman Go
25 July 2016
Shares of Nintendo more than double market cap; overtake Sony
19 July 2016
Game maker Valve to crack down on gambling sites using Steam
14 July 2016
Viacom in advanced talks to sell 49% in Paramount Pictures to Dalian Wanda
14 July 2016
Experts warn gamers against downloading malicious Pokemon Go APK file
11 July 2016
Voith Group agrees to sell its 25.1% stake in Kuka to Midea for $1.34 bn
04 July 2016
Lions Gate in advanced talks to buy premium television network Starz
30 June 2016
Charter and Time Warner Cable overcharged customers at least $7.2 mn per year: report
24 June 2016
Comcast acquires Internet of Things company Icontrol Networks
24 June 2016
Researchers expose risks of free livestreaming websites
16 June 2016
Chromecast shipments surpass Apple TV for the first time: IHS
11 June 2016
Let viewers decide on ‘Udta Punjab’, HC tells censors
11 June 2016
Time Warner Cable’s internet speeds abysmal: Probe
10 June 2016
China to overtake US in box office revenue next year: PwC
09 June 2016
Tang Media buys majority stake in Anil Ambani’s IM Global
04 June 2016
PVR to buy the cinema exhibition business of realty major DLF for Rs433 cr
01 June 2016
Walt Disney threatens legal action against China’s ‘Wanda City’
01 June 2016
Trai asks experts to examine TV set-top box portability
26 May 2016
Wanda Cinema Line plans to buy Wanda Media for $5.7 bn
13 May 2016
CCI approves PVR-DT Cinemas deal sans seven screens
07 May 2016
FCC approves Charter-Time Warner Cable-Bright House Networks merger deals
07 May 2016
Rovi Corp to acquire digital-video recording maker TiVo for $1.1 bn
30 April 2016
Rovi Corp close to buying digital-video recording maker TiVo
29 April 2016
Comcast to buy Hollywood studio DreamWorks for $3.8 bn
29 April 2016
Comcast Corp in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation for $3 bn
27 April 2016
US regulator approves Charter-Time Warner Cable merger with conditions
26 April 2016
President Obama pushes for competition of set-top cable, satellite TV boxes
16 April 2016
FTC to explore consumer protection issues related to new technologies
05 April 2016
Trai releases consultation paper on `Issues related to `Radio Audience Measurement’ and ratings
16 March 2016
CBS explores strategic options for its radio business
16 March 2016
BSNL ties up with Tata Sky to offer free video on demand
11 March 2016
Mukesh Ambani to invest $2 bn in cable TV space
08 March 2016
AMC Entertainment to buy Carmike Cinemas for about $1.1 bn
04 March 2016
Qatar's media and entertainment company BeIn Media to buy film studio Miramax
03 March 2016
AT&T to launch DirecTV service without dish, set top box
02 March 2016
Issue dance bar licences by 15 March, SC tells Maharashtra
02 March 2016
Mumbai’s iconic Rhythm House music store downs shutters
02 March 2016
North Western Railway to provide passengers video on demand services during train journeys
23 February 2016
Trai for set-top box portability akin to mobile portability
20 February 2016
Online music streaming service Pandora Media seeks buyers
16 February 2016
Pakistan unblocks YouTube after nearly three years
19 January 2016
China’s Dalian Wanda to buy Hollywood movie studio Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 bn
12 January 2016
Apple Music subscribers cross 10 mn
11 January 2016
Idea Cellular, ties up with ErosNow to offer 4G Bollywood content
05 January 2016
Bollywood revenues likely to cross Rs19,300 by 2017
05 January 2016
Liberty Global offers $5.3 bn for Cable & Wireless
18 November 2015
Time Warner mulls buying 25% in Hulu for over $1 bn
13 November 2015
Activision Blizzard acquires mobile gaming firm King Digital for $5.9 bn
04 November 2015
Vivendi plans hiking stake in Ubisoft and Gameloft, does not rule out takeover
27 October 2015
Liberty Global in talks to buy Cable & Wireless for over $5.5 bn
26 October 2015
Viacom Inc, Cablevision settle long-running antitrust lawsuit
17 October 2015
Dalian Wanda owner eyes the UK's Odeon cinema chain
28 September 2015
Comcast to buy 51% of Universal Studios Japan for $1.5 bn
28 September 2015
Reliance Entertainment arm to develop mobile games for Chinese telcos
23 September 2015
European telecom major Altice to buy Cablevision Systems for $17.7 bn
18 September 2015
NASA and Harmonic launch first ultra-high definition channel
12 September 2015
Apple in talks to produce own TV programmes: reports
02 September 2015
BARC, TAM India announce JV for new TV ratings agency
28 August 2015
Sprint targets DirecTV customers with free year of cellphone service
28 August 2015
Comcast testing new technology to deliver 1 Gbps plus speeds
26 August 2015
Microsoft buys Incent Games, aims to boost sales
04 August 2015
Reliance MediaWorks completes sale of multiplex business to Carnival Group
04 August 2015
Ronnie Screwvala: Looking back at the road less travelled
28 July 2015
Patent application reveals Nintendo’s “Quality of Life” initiative
27 July 2015
AT&T completes DirecTV acquisition
25 July 2015
FM licence: Sun Group to challenge disqualification
18 July 2015
US film distributor and producer Miramax explores sale
18 July 2015
Apple launches latest iPod touch
16 July 2015
Omar Sharif, star of `Lawrence of Arabia’, dies at 83
10 July 2015
Walt Disney to merge interactive and consumer products divisions
30 June 2015
Murdoch's son James named successor as CEO at 21st Century Fox
17 June 2015
Google launches live streaming gaming service, YouTube Gaming to rival Amazon's twitch
13 June 2015
Disney lays off 250 employees to hire Indian H1-B workers: report
04 June 2015
Time Warner Cable in sell-off talks with Altice, Charter
25 May 2015
Watching 3D movies improves cognitive function: Study
25 May 2015
Sounds of 18th century India brought back to life
14 May 2015
HC grants 2-day bail to Salman Khan after lower court sentences him to 5-year jail
06 May 2015
Apple in talks with major labels to kill free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch: reports
05 May 2015
Charter reaches out to Time Warner Cable over potential merger
04 May 2015
Comcast scraps merger agreement with Time Warner Cable
25 April 2015
Investor consortium buys majority stake in Canada’s Cirque du Soleil
21 April 2015
Major buyout firms eyeing TV3 Ireland: reports
17 April 2015
Music site Spotify to seek funding to attain $8.4 bn valuation: report
13 April 2015
Cirque du Soleil in advanced stake-sale talks with private equity firms
11 April 2015
YouTube viewers to get skip-ads option
10 April 2015
Viacom looks to restructuring to drive growth
08 April 2015
Consumer advocates complain to FTC against new ad for YouTube Kids app
08 April 2015
Capitalhold to buy Chinese online game developer Shanda Games for $1.9 bn
04 April 2015
Attempts to block The Pirate Bay in the UK fail
18 March 2015
Apple’s much-awaited TV service may roll out by Oct
17 March 2015
Sky ordered to turn over customer details to ‘copyright troll’
11 March 2015
HBO network in talks with Apple Inc, Google for new streaming service
05 March 2015
Time Warner, Comcast sued for $20 bn over racial bias
24 February 2015
Cisco partners with Videocon to deploy advance video services
13 February 2015
Hardware leader Apple to go soft, make push in pay TV market
05 February 2015
File sharing site The Pirate Bay online again after two months
02 February 2015
Netflix subscriber base up 4.3 mn at 57.4 mn end 2014
21 January 2015
TataSky launches India’s first 4K set-top box
13 January 2015
PVR Group likely to buy Sathyam Cinemas in Rs1,000-cr deal
12 January 2015
Microsoft restores Xbox gaming console, Sony calls on gamers to be patient after hack attack
27 December 2014
Australian cinema chain The Hoyts Group sold to China’s ID Leisure International
23 December 2014
China’s Fosun International raises bid for Club Mediterranee to $1.15 bn
22 December 2014
Obama warns proportional response to cyber attacks on Sony
20 December 2014
Apple wins iTunes suit
17 December 2014
Sony asks news channels to stop reporting from leaked documents
15 December 2014
Reliance MediaWorks selling multiplexes to Carnival Cinemas
15 December 2014
Youtube launches offline video-viewing service
13 December 2014
Pacific Equity in talks to sell Australian cinema chain The Hoyts Group to China's ID Leisure for $743 mn
13 December 2014
File sharing site The Pirate Bay collapses after police crackdown in Sweden
11 December 2014
CBS, Dish standoff hits subscribers
06 December 2014
Massive hack attack cripples Sony Pictures website
29 November 2014
Documentary film makers enter into 5-year contract with DD National
26 November 2014
Rel Entertainment to buy more American, European gaming studios
15 November 2014
Big Fish Games being acquired by
13 November 2014
Hasbro in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG
13 November 2014
Federal Communications Commission mulls amendments to expand web video access
29 October 2014
Xi effect: ‘Big B’ may make movie with Jackie Chan
17 September 2014
TV still leads India’s entertainment & media industry, but internet growth faster
17 September 2014
Comcast not cutting-off Tor users
16 September 2014
Disney files patents for drone-driven puppets
28 August 2014
Google buys video-rendering firm Zync to boost cloud offerings
27 August 2014
Famed actor, ‘Gandhi’ director Richard Attenborough dies at 90
25 August 2014
Disney profit soars on movies, parks, products
06 August 2014
Microsoft in exclusive tie-up with Amazon for Xbox video game sales in India
06 August 2014
Google announces free music subscription to US users
28 July 2014
China Telecom to start sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console
26 July 2014
Google acquires game-livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion: reports
26 July 2014
Trai recommends 20-year licence, reduced fee for DTH operators
24 July 2014
Trai seeks to regulate platform services of cable and DTH operators
24 June 2014
US gaming business looks to Asia, N America for future growth
16 June 2014
AT&T, DirecTV claim net benefit to consumers from merger
13 June 2014
A cool crowd funding appeal drives dollars towards an innovative online education platform for animators
12 June 2014
Amazon refusing advance orders of Warner videos
12 June 2014
Trai issues consultation paper on tariffs for commercial subscribers of cable TV services
12 June 2014
China to be focus country at International Film Festival of India
04 June 2014
Dish Network to accept bill payments in bitcoin
30 May 2014
Apple acquires Beats for $3 bn in biggest acquisition to date
29 May 2014
Videocon's DTH arm Bharat Business plans IPO
26 May 2014
Sony Music picks up 26% stake in music distributor Infibeam.com
15 May 2014
BSkyB in talks to merge 21st Century Fox Pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy
12 May 2014
Nintendo to introduce new games console
08 May 2014
Cinema ad spend in UK fell 14.5% YoY in 2013
29 April 2014
Netflix to hike fees for new subscribers
22 April 2014
Comcast-Time Warner Cable in talks to sell subscribers to Charter Communications
21 April 2014
SABMiller may sell stake worth $1.042 bn in S African leisure firm Tsogo Sun
16 April 2014
Sprint, Spotify to strike agreement: reports
14 April 2014
Relativity Media tables $500 mn stock offer for Maker Studios
14 April 2014
Ontario Teachers in lead to buy Canadian satellite firm Telesat for $7 bn
10 April 2014
Vivendi agrees to sell telecom unit SFR to Numericable in an over $23-bn deal
08 April 2014
Indian mobile users move to mobiles for online videos: study
05 April 2014
Yahoo in preliminary talks to buy online video service NDN for $300 mn
01 April 2014
Scotland’s Weir Group eyes $5.5 bn buyout of Finnish rival Metso Oyj
01 April 2014
The Walt Disney Co to buy Maker Studios for $500 mn
25 March 2014
Apple, Comcast in talks over streaming TV service
24 March 2014
Wal-Mart to let US shoppers trade in used videogames
19 March 2014
Indian media, entertainment industry grew 12% in 2013: survey
05 March 2014
Pierce Morgan’s CNN show to end in March
24 February 2014
Time Warner Cable to merge with Comcast in $45-bn deal
14 February 2014
Apple in talks with Time Warner for video content
13 February 2014
Comcast close to buying Time Warner Cable for $45 bn
13 February 2014
Amazon buys video game developer Double Helix Games
07 February 2014
Time Warner Inc reveals financials of premium movie network HBO
06 February 2014
Oscar-winning actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman dies of likely drug overdose
03 February 2014
Zynga Ito buy mobile game developer NaturalMotion for $527 mn
31 January 2014
New TV ratings agency BARC ties up with France’s Mediametrie
21 January 2014
Trai sets final deadline for subscriber details in DAS phase II cities
18 January 2014
Multiplex chain Cineworld to buy Cinema City for £500 million
11 January 2014
Peter (Lawrence of Arabia) O’Toole dies at 81
16 December 2013
Time Warner, Comcast merger may be on the cards: reports
25 November 2013
44th International Film Festival of India to open in Panjim today
20 November 2013
India to relax ‘green’ norms for big power projects
05 November 2013
Netflix conducts Ultra HD 4K TV trials ahead of 2014 launch
05 November 2013
Worldwide video game market to total $93 bn in 2013
31 October 2013
Vivendi to buy Lagardere's 20% stake in Canal+ France for $1.41 bn
30 October 2013
AMC Networks to buy Liberty Global’s Chellomedia for $1.04 bn
29 October 2013
SoftBank, GungHo to buy majority stake in Finland’s Supercell for $1.53 bn
16 October 2013
Netflix talking to pay-TV providers to expand availability: Reports
14 October 2013
TV ad cap rule kicks in, but not all broadcasters comply
01 October 2013
Tata Sky to offer DTH recharge facility through Yes Bank ATMs
25 September 2013
EU regulator approves Vodafone- Kabel Deutschland merger
21 September 2013
Rockstar North eyes $1-bn in Grand Theft Auto-V sales
14 September 2013
Microsoft to make Xbox Music streaming freely available on web
11 September 2013
Rupee plunge means more cheaply-shot Bollywood flicks
03 September 2013
Sony rejects hedge fund's demand for partial divestment
06 August 2013
Zynga drops plans for online casino-style games in US
27 July 2013
Activision Blizzard buys back stake from Vivendi in $8.17-bn deal
26 July 2013
Vivendi said to have rejected SoftBank’s $8.5-bn bid for Universal Music
19 July 2013
Slot machine maker Bally to buy SHFL Entertainment for $1.3 bn
17 July 2013
Hulu owners abandon sale, to infuse $750 mn
13 July 2013
Hulu receives three bids of over $1 bn: report
09 July 2013
Dish backs off from Sprint Nextel for now, to focus on Clearwire
19 June 2013
UK’s Merlin Entertainments plans £3-bn IPO
17 June 2013
Canadian funds buy British cinema chain Vue for $1.5 bn
10 June 2013
Apple pushing deals with music companies before global developers meet
03 June 2013
Yahoo makes multiple bids between $600-mn and $800-mn for online-video site Hulu
27 May 2013
News Corp’s board okays splitting news and entertainment businesses
27 May 2013
Google launches music streaming service
16 May 2013
Google to unveil subscriptions for popular video channels: Report
06 May 2013
Bertelsmann expects to raise $2.1 bn from RTL share sale
18 April 2013
Dada Saheb Phalke award for Pran
12 April 2013
TRAI releases draft tariff order for set top boxes and other equipment for DTH services
12 April 2013
Hilco rescues UK music retailer HMV in a reported $76 million deal
05 April 2013
Walt Disney to shut video game production company LucasArts
05 April 2013
Bertelsmann to sell stake in RTL Group for around $1.93 bn
04 April 2013
Cable operators granted grace period for switch to digital technology
03 April 2013
Liberty Global acquires 12.65% in Dutch cable operator Ziggo for $808 mn
30 March 2013
Broadcasters’ body slams TRAI move to regulate ad duration
26 March 2013
China becomes world’s No. 2 box office market
25 March 2013
`Paan Singh Tomar’ wins national award for best feature film
18 March 2013
HMV rescue deal by March end: report
13 March 2013
Bertelsmann said to pay €800 million for KKR’s stake in BMG
01 March 2013
Cable operators, MSOs told to provide computerised bills to subscribers
26 February 2013
Electronic Arts, Zynga agree to settle competing lawsuits
18 February 2013
Comcast to buy GE's stake in NBC Universal for $16.7 bn; to gain full control
13 February 2013
US cable company Charter to buy Optimum West for $1.63 billion
08 February 2013
Liberty Global strikes Virgin Media deal for $15.75 bn
06 February 2013
Vishwaroopam effect: Panel set up to review Cinematograph Act
04 February 2013
Sacked HMV workers hijack Twitter stream
01 February 2013
Dish Network to close 300 US Blockbuster DVD rental stores
23 January 2013
Cash-strapped HMV faces closure
16 January 2013
Sony Music to team up with BMG to bid for Universal Music Group’s EMI assets: Report
08 January 2013
Governments should not be in the business of broadcasting: TRAI
28 December 2012
India-Pak cricket to leave ESPN Star Sports richer by more than Rs140 crore
22 December 2012
PVR to buy Kanakia Group's controlling stake in Cinemax for Rs395 crore
29 November 2012
Multiplex chain operator PVR in talks to buy stake in Cinemax India
28 November 2012
Tribunal orders BCCI to pay Rs140 cr to Zee for breach of contract
16 November 2012
Walt Disney to buy George Lucas's Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion
31 October 2012
Mamata threatens to launch agition over 31 Oct TV digitsation deadline
30 October 2012
Sun TV buys IPL Hyderabad franchise for Rs85.05 crore a year
25 October 2012
EU and US regulators approve Universal Music-EMI $1.9 bn deal
22 September 2012
US cable operator Liberty Global to buy rest of Belgium’s Telenet for $2.56 bn
20 September 2012
Australian High Court rejects Optus' plea
07 September 2012
Bollywood's 'grand old man' AK Hangal passes away at 97
27 August 2012
Tabcorp sues Australia's Victoria state for $686 mn
25 August 2012
Walt Disney’s Rs1,000-crore FDI gets government nod
23 August 2012
Sony Pictures Television takes majority stake in Left Bank Pictures
23 August 2012
Liberty Media to spin off entertainment business Starz
09 August 2012
DreamWorks Animation to buy Classic Media for $155 million: report
23 July 2012
Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna passes away
18 July 2012
Reliance MediaWorks signs agreement to raise Rs600 cr from PE fund
18 July 2012
Dara Singh, the original action hero, dies of cardiac arrest
13 July 2012
Vivendi seeks buyer for its $8.1-bn stake in Activision Blizzard: report
13 July 2012
DirecTV blacks out Viacom channels after dispute
12 July 2012
Comcast to sell stake in A&E Television to Walt Disney, Hearst for $3.02 bn
11 July 2012
Onus of authenticity of data on service providers in amended cable law
07 July 2012
India, Poland sign audio visual co-production agreement
07 July 2012
Sony closes $2.2-bn purchase of EMI Publishing
30 June 2012
Ministry again puts off mandatory TV digitalisation
21 June 2012
Nintendo unveils online strategy for WiiU
04 June 2012
Internet ad complaints poised to overtake TV: UK advertising regulator
31 May 2012
China’s Dalian Wanda to acquire US theatre chain AMC for $2.6 bn
21 May 2012
News Corp acquires stake in Chinese movie distributor Bona Film
15 May 2012
Optus to appeal football broadcast decision in High Court
11 May 2012
TV carriage fee to remain affordable: TRAI chief
05 May 2012
TV tariff guidelines: Cable firms up in arms, but MSOs not unhappy
05 May 2012
Indian TV industry gears up for Trai's digital cable TV norms
02 May 2012
Walt Disney to help develop China’s animation industry
11 April 2012
Angry Birds maker Rovio buys Finland’s Futuremark Games Studio
27 March 2012
Zynga to buy OMGPop, maker of "Draw Something” for $200 mn
22 March 2012
UK’s video games retail chain Game Group poised to go bankrupt
22 March 2012
News Corp arm sells stake in Hathway for Rs360 crore
12 March 2012
Chinese online video firms Youku.com, Tudou in $1-bn all stock merger
12 March 2012
Byari, Deool share Best Feature Film award
07 March 2012
Universal Music seeks EC approval on $1.9 bn acquisition of EMI recorded music unit
21 February 2012
Redbox ties up with Verizon to offer online movie service
07 February 2012
Fitch: negative outlook in 2012 for Indian media and entertainment sector
02 February 2012
Walt Disney to acquire controlling stake in UTV
01 February 2012
UK Entertainment firm AEG Europe in talks to sell minority stake to CIC: report
21 January 2012
Macau’s gambling revenues soar by 42 per cent
04 January 2012
Walt Disney to launch open offer for UTV Software on 16 January
28 December 2011
Major hotels, pubs, discos told to pay for music played at events
26 December 2011
Online games maker Zynga debuts on Nasdaq today with $1-bn IPO
16 December 2011
Activision’s video game ‘Call of Duty’ grosses in $1-bn in 16 days
13 December 2011
Reliance Media Works, Vensat join hands for VFX, animation
01 December 2011
Katrina Kaif web searches most risky, Shah Rukh Khan least: McAfee study
24 November 2011
Microsoft acquires video search engine VideoSurf
23 November 2011
China’s Shanda Interactive to be taken private by Tianqiao Chen family
23 November 2011
Universal Music, Sony to buy EMI from Citigroup for $4.1 billion
14 November 2011
Film studios, record companies and others push for a ban on The Pirate Bay
05 November 2011
Time Warner launches $1.37-bn unsolicited bid for Dutch TV producer Endemol
05 November 2011
Mattel to buy Hit Entertainment from Apax Partners for $680 mn
24 October 2011
Liberty Global offers sops on $4.4-bn takeover of German cable group Kabel BW
22 October 2011
HMV in talks to sell 50-% stake in digital music company 7digital: report
17 October 2011
Shahrukh Khan launches Nvidia’s graphics card used in Ra.One movie
15 October 2011
Set-top boxes to be mandatory from March 2012
14 October 2011
Walt Disney to acquire all of Indiagames in $80-100 mn deal
07 October 2011
Delta selling stake in East African JV to World Bank
16 September 2011
Follow uniform closing hours for hotels, bars: HC to government
13 September 2011
K Balachander conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award
09 September 2011
ICICI Ventures-backed Casino owner Delta Corp may sell stake
09 September 2011
Reliance Broadcast in talks with PE firms to raise Rs 300-400 crore
29 August 2011
Liberty Media abandons takeover, buys 16.6 % of Barnes & Noble
19 August 2011
Yahoo brings Bollywood movies online
16 August 2011
Virgin Media exits TV by selling stake in UKTV to Scripps in a £339 million deal
16 August 2011
EMI sale may fetch more than $4 billion: report
03 August 2011
Electronic Arts snaps up PopCap Games in a $1.3 billion deal
13 July 2011
Reliance MediaWorks partners with US-based Digital Domain
12 July 2011
US content makers, ISPs in pact to curb piracy
09 July 2011
PVR buys out JP Morgan, ICICI stake in movie arm
06 July 2011
Zynga IPO may value it at $10 bn
02 July 2011
News Corp sells MySpace for $35 million
30 June 2011
HP Labs India unveils personalised video application
21 June 2011
YouTube launches channel to stream Indian blockbuster movies
08 June 2011
Apple unveils new cloud-based music storage service
07 June 2011
Sony comes out with lower priced portable console Vita
07 June 2011
Anti-piracy measures could compromise free speech: Google's Scmidt
20 May 2011
Apollo Global Management to buy American Idol owner for $509 million
11 May 2011
Bombay High court sets aside Maharashtra government order on Jackson show
14 April 2011
Cinema owners livid over Hollywood's VoD plans
01 April 2011
Nestle teams up with Dassault and 20th Century to bring video on breakfast cereal boxes
01 April 2011
RBNL forays into regional entertainment space with Big Magic
28 March 2011
Saeed Mirza heads Society of Film and Television Institute of India
24 March 2011
Indian media, entertainment sector to grow at 14 per cent CAGR till 2015
21 March 2011
Indian classics get coloured to draw younger audiences
27 January 2011
Amazon.Com to take full control of Lovefilm in £200 million deal
21 January 2011
Reliance Broadcast Network to acquire Imagine Showbiz
12 January 2011
Inox retains control over Fame after open offer
08 January 2011
VenSat appoints G V Babu as vice president, India studio operations
04 January 2011
Comcast NBC merger deal likely to get nod from FCC
25 December 2010
Virgin Media unveils next generation TV box
02 December 2010
Prime Focus bags Rs200-crore multi picture Hollywood order
29 November 2010
Odisha to have a mini cinema theatre in every block
27 November 2010
Alva Brothers Entertainment unveils lifestyle media network
26 November 2010
Avinash Kaul appointed CEO, Zoom Entertainment Network
23 November 2010
Colors CEO Rajesh Kamat bags entrepreneurship award
23 November 2010
Big CBS signs distribution pact with Den Networks
13 November 2010
Mandar Natekar appointed national sales head, Movies Now
09 November 2010
PVR Cinemas introduces exclusive prepaid gift card for the festive season
02 November 2010
Reliance Broadcast plans 50 new song-and-dance shows
18 October 2010
Lions Gate Entertainment proposes to buy MGM for $1.8 billion
13 October 2010
Reliance MediaWorks fails to clarify on share sale to Disney
06 October 2010
India set to outstrip US in DTH subscribers – but not in profits
04 October 2010
MGM rejects Sahara's $2 billion takeover bid, says Subrata Roy
25 September 2010
Sahara India Pariwar in talks to buy Hollywood studio MGM
20 September 2010
Government to infuse over Rs32-crore capital into loss-making NFDC
17 September 2010
Kutty Srank wins `Swarna Kamal' for best feature film
15 September 2010
Dish TV appoints Quasar exclusive sales partner
14 September 2010
Top politicos embrace ‘Peepli Live’
30 August 2010
DTH targets 10 million subscriber base by March 2011
27 August 2010
Airtel digital TV leads customer satisfaction survey by MaRS
26 August 2010
Airtel digital TV adds five new channels to its bouquet
18 August 2010
Reliance Broadcast Network, CBS Studios team up to launch TV channels
18 August 2010
Reliance Big TV launches iHolidays and iMall
02 August 2010
ADAG, Universal Studios plan $1.5-bn theme park in India
31 July 2010
Disney seals deal to sell Miramax Films to investors for $660 million
30 July 2010
Discovery Travel and Living revamps self
30 July 2010
Star CJ launches 24x7 shopping channel STAR CJ Alive
29 July 2010
Starcom Worldwide wins the media mandate for Radio One
28 July 2010
Walt Disney to acquire social games maker Playdom in a $763.2-mn deal
28 July 2010
TRAI seeks Rs250 cap on non-CAS cable charges
22 July 2010
RC Venkateish appointed CEO, Dish TV
20 July 2010
Fever 104 FM rejigs team
17 July 2010
Imagine’s new reality show tests TV quotient
10 July 2010
INSAT-4B power snag hits TV channels and telecom opeartions
10 July 2010
Disney to sell Miramax film unit to investors for $675 million
09 July 2010
Research pegs IPTV, digital TV to continue upward trend in Asia Pacific
07 July 2010
Reliance MediaWorks ups Fame India stake to 15.77 per cent
07 July 2010
Fox International expands in India with seven new channels
01 July 2010
Abu Dhabi business group plans “Space City” near Bangalore
21 June 2010
Reliance Broadcast inks deal with CBS Studios for slew of TV channels
21 June 2010
Star denies reports of Balaji stake sale
15 June 2010
Cablevision Systems to buy Bresnan Communications for $1.36 billion
14 June 2010
Star Plus sports revamped look
12 June 2010
Skype, Kazaa founders create Rdio
07 June 2010
ADAG hikes stake in Fame India to 15.28 per cent
07 June 2010
Creator of Idol launches take-over bid for entertainment company CKx
31 May 2010
ADAG acquires 1.89 lakh Fame shares to take stake to 14.34 per cent
21 May 2010
Alcatel-Lucent, Aksh enable MTNL to become first 3G mobile TV service provider
22 April 2010
Leisure World Pvt Ltd merges with multiplex chain operator PVR Ltd
13 April 2010
Indian film and TV business contributes $6.2bn to GDP
20 March 2010
Reliance MediaWorks' US arm ties up with Japan's Imagica
17 March 2010
Warner Music teams up with KKR to re-bid for EMI
15 March 2010
Bharti Airtel enters digital media business
11 March 2010
The Hurt Locker sidelines Avatar on Oscar night
08 March 2010
Reliance ADAG hikes stake in Fame to 13.79 per cent, shouts at Fame recasting board
04 March 2010
OnMobile- BIG FM tie-up to launch radio channels on mobile platform
02 March 2010
Reliance Media unable to digest Inox’s Fame
22 February 2010
TRAI simplifies format for filing financial statement by cable operators
18 February 2010
Sumitomo launches tender offer for J:Com shares
17 February 2010
PVR drops bid to acquire DLF’s cinema business
16 February 2010
DQE-Aljazeera tie-up to telecast Jungle Book in Arabic
12 February 2010
Zee Turner to deny access to Hathway Datacomm for airing 33 channels
10 February 2010
Inox Leisure hikes stake in Fame India by 7.21 per cent
05 February 2010
Top Hollywood studios lose internet piracy suit in Australia
04 February 2010
Inox becomes India’s largest multiplex operator with Fame stake acquisition
03 February 2010
Tata Communications to invest $50 million in media, entertainment business
27 January 2010
Reliance-ADAG in race to acquire MGM: report
23 January 2010
Google's YouTube to launch movie rental business
22 January 2010
China to pull out Avatar from 2-D screens
21 January 2010
Universal Studios revives $2.7-billion resort in South Korea
19 January 2010
Moser Baer launches content loaded Micro SD cards
18 January 2010
MGM bid opens today; Reliance Entertainment may enter race
15 January 2010
FLO TV and mophie to provide live mobile TV to iPhone, iPod touch
07 January 2010
Reliance MediaWorks acquires UK’s film processing firm ilab
07 January 2010
Titanic director James Cameron's ‘Avatar’ tops $1 billion in three weeks
07 January 2010
Murdoch’s IGN sells Rotten Tomatoes to Flixster
05 January 2010
Satellite radio policy invisible
26 December 2009
Music-lovers jarred as WorldSpace downs shutters
26 December 2009
HMV set to take over live music joint venture partner Mama
24 December 2009
888 acquires online game Wink Bingo for $96 million
23 December 2009
India sets up task force to combat film, video, cable and music piracy
22 December 2009
US wins WTO case against China's import curbs on movies, music and books
22 December 2009
Ticketmaster - Live Nation merger receives UK regulator nod on revised ruling
22 December 2009
Icahn says Take-Two ‘undervalued’, ups stake
18 December 2009
Shah Rukh Khan in new brand ambassador for Dish TV’s new campaign
10 December 2009
Reliance MediaWorks, In-Three partner for world's largest 2D-to-3D conversion facility
07 December 2009
Cisco launches FlipShare TV to allow easy viewing and sharing of videos on TV
03 December 2009
Goa film festival to open on Monday with Chinese film
21 November 2009
Hollywood’s MGM puts itself up for sale
14 November 2009
PVR to acquire DLF’s DT Cinemas in cash and stock deal
13 November 2009
US cable operator Liberty Global to acquire Germany’s Unitymedia for $3 billion
13 November 2009
Electronic Arts buys Playfish for $400 million
10 November 2009
FAN and WPP announce partnership for effective digital marketing investments
09 November 2009
Warner Bros Entertainment aims at Asian launch in 2010
09 November 2009
Zee’s Subhash Chandra receives CASBAA Lifetime Achievement Award
06 November 2009
Ahead of Obama's visit, China approves Walt Disney's Shanghai theme park after a decade
04 November 2009
Reliance Big TV campaign plans
22 October 2009
PartyGaming co-founder Anurag Dikshit to cut stake
20 October 2009
'Warner on Demand' website to be launched in Japan
20 October 2009
Big TV’s new brand campaign
14 October 2009
Blackstone Group clinches $2.7-billion deal to acquire theme parks from Anheuser-Busch InBev
09 October 2009
Blackstone in talks to acquire Anheuser-Busch theme parks: report
03 October 2009
Despite reports, Comcast denies $35-billion NBC Universal takeover talks
01 October 2009
Filmmaker Subhash Ghai selected as jury member at International Emmy Awards
30 September 2009
Cinepolis Partners with IBM to Support its Operations in India
24 September 2009
ACK launches The Ideas Box for TV and film content
15 September 2009
ESPN STAR Sports on aggressive growth path
14 September 2009
Pre teenagers in the US account for 24 per cent of video revenues: research
12 September 2009
Bloomberg, UTV in business TV vneture in India
10 September 2009
Radio One and Ten Sports announces winner of contest
09 September 2009
Shemaroo Entertainment and Momedia sign deal for new UK Bollywood service
08 September 2009
Tamil film Kanchivaram bags best feature film, best actor awards
07 September 2009
Dish Network to pay $200 million to TiVo for patent violation
07 September 2009
Adlabs to be renamed Reliance MediaWorks Ltd
04 September 2009
NDTV Lumière now on Tata Sky
03 September 2009
Disney acquires Marvel for $4 billion
01 September 2009
UK to cut broadband connections for illegal downloads of copyrighted material
26 August 2009
Kylie Minogue is best known personal brand in Australia
26 August 2009
Time Warner and Nielsen tie up
24 August 2009
Anil Ambani's ADAG completes first phase of funding for Spielberg's DreamWorks
19 August 2009
A P Parigi joins Eros International as CEO
14 August 2009
Doordarshan to complete 50 years in September
13 August 2009
Discovery Networks to launch three new channels
13 August 2009
STAR expands its offerings to Comcast customers in San Francisco Bay Area
12 August 2009
Red FM’s ‘No Votes Campaign’ wins gold at the 2009 PMAA Awards
11 August 2009
Channel [V] to revamp shows
11 August 2009
Village Roadshow to consider privatisation proposal
10 August 2009
Shah Rukh Khan , Karan Johar sign deal with Fox Star for global release of My Name Is Khan
07 August 2009
ADAG’s Big FM to be listed under Reliance Media World with BSE, NSE
04 August 2009
HDTV format to enable sharper viewing of Commonwealth Games
31 July 2009
Digital TV announces 14 new entertainment and news channels
31 July 2009
Cablevision to spin off Madison Square Garden
31 July 2009
Viacom optimistic despite slump in revenues, net profit
29 July 2009
DTH operators to hike prices following import duty on set top boxes
21 July 2009
Spielberg, Anil Ambani announce Rs4,000 crore film JV
15 July 2009
Blockbuser, Samsung tie-up to deliver movies to HDTVs, DVD players
14 July 2009
P&M Group to launch Maurya TV
13 July 2009
Dateline: Los Angeles
06 July 2009
Big TV launches iStock on DTH, plans expansion
03 July 2009
Star India presents Star Player
01 July 2009
Government grants permission to 22 new TV channels
26 June 2009
Siemens and TNO join hands for research on fossil-fueled power plants
26 June 2009
King of Pop Michael Jackson passes away
26 June 2009
Reliance Communications to launch MobiTV on GSM
25 June 2009
Time Warner and Comcast join hands to migrate TV to net
25 June 2009
Big Animation brings out Little Krishna’ animated series
23 June 2009
Big Animation brings out Little Krishna’ animated series
23 June 2009
Ajay Vidyasagar joins Sun TV as COO
17 June 2009
Big TV to launch new campaign
17 June 2009
WB Turner launches new marketing campaign
12 June 2009
Bollywood, multiplexes end stand-off
05 June 2009
ADAG’s Adlabs Films gets nod for restructuring
03 June 2009
IPTV providers bullish on turnaround expectations, despite consumer thumbs down
01 June 2009
Greatest minds to converge at TEDIndia conference
28 May 2009
BIG Cinemas to open large multiplex in Chicago
25 May 2009
Percept Picture Company to invest Rs150 crore in nine films
21 May 2009
Media industry to be laid bare in Bollywood poduction Rann
07 May 2009
Disney investment in video streaming site could strain iTunes
02 May 2009
Insite Digital targets 100 cognitive games by 2010
24 April 2009
Shemaroo provides South Asian VOD content across EMEA
24 April 2009
IPL strong on cricket websites
23 April 2009
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s legacy sold to Imagem
22 April 2009
Standoff between film producers and multiplexes continues
21 April 2009
No New films: Standoff between film producers and multiplexes continues
18 April 2009
YouTube, Universal team up to launch premium music video site
11 April 2009
Legendary game designer Will Wright leaves Electronic Arts for own venture
09 April 2009
Disney eliminates 1,900 jobs in theme park business
04 April 2009
Australia to spend $6.7 million to promote digital TV
31 March 2009
Movie rental company Blockbuster ties up with video recorder maker TiVo
25 March 2009
Tata Sky discounts for Tata Nano users
24 March 2009
Africa’s No 1 fixed-line phone operator Telkom may sell off cable TV unit
24 March 2009
Time Warner invests $241.5 million in European expansion
23 March 2009
BSkyB can appeal against ITV stake sale, rules court
21 March 2009
US video games sales increase 10 per cent led by Nintendo Wii console
21 March 2009
Beleaguered DTH operators seek tax relief
18 March 2009
Disney halts Hong Kong park expansion, angers government
17 March 2009
Irate producers boycott multiplexes
17 March 2009
Tax authorities attach Pyramid Saimira's accounts
14 March 2009
Pankaj Chandra appointed as chief lead, BigFlix
14 March 2009
DTH operators can’t change channels arbitrarily: TRAI
13 March 2009
Walt Disney Company to go green
10 March 2009
Aksh Optifibre ropes in Disney-ABC movies, serials on is IPTV serrvice, icontrol
10 March 2009
YouTube pulls the plug on music videos in the UK
10 March 2009
TV-gazing could lead to asthma in kids
05 March 2009
ZillionTV enables viewers to earn from watching TV ads
05 March 2009
Film piracy profits could fund terrorism: Rand Corp
05 March 2009
Movies, TV encourage boozing: Dutch study
04 March 2009
Video rental firm Blockbuster looking to raise capital, denies bankruptcy rumours
04 March 2009
Turner unveils Warner-branded channel for India
04 March 2009
Roku ties up with Amazon for more streaming video
04 March 2009
ACT Television launches service of the future
28 February 2009
Sameer Sainani becomes Radio Mirchi's national sales head
28 February 2009
MTV redesigns UK website
27 February 2009
TRAI sets quality norms for cable operators in non-CAS areas
25 February 2009
Tata Sky seals tele-payment deal with atom Technologies
24 February 2009
UTV World Movies to release titles on home video through Shemaroo World Cinema
24 February 2009
Oscars: "Slumdog Millionaire" is top dog with eight
23 February 2009
Hotels made famous by the movie stars
18 February 2009
Prem Kamath becomes general manager, marketing, Channel V
17 February 2009
Paul Allen's Charter files for bankruptcy protection
14 February 2009
US video games company Midway Games files for bankruptcy
13 February 2009
Percept launches Horrotainment
11 February 2009
After BAFTA success, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ goes to Oscars on a high note
09 February 2009
ADAG launches BIG Boom; signs new Hollywood deals
07 February 2009
Reliance Big Entertainment in new Hollywood deals
06 February 2009
Spiderman creater Stan Lee sued for $750 million
30 January 2009
Viacom, Paramount, MGM and Lionsgate plan a premium movie channel
28 January 2009
Digital TV transition in US may be deferred to June
24 January 2009
Warner Brothers to lay off 800 employees
22 January 2009
Airtel launches triple play with Airtel Digital TV interactive
19 January 2009
HMV sees potential in live music market
15 January 2009
Sports entertainer WWE to cut 10 per cent of its workforce
10 January 2009
Britain's largest music and entertainment chain Zavvi Group shuts 22 stores
08 January 2009
Viacom and Time Warner Cable settle carriage fee dispute
02 January 2009
Viacom threatens to yank its channels off Time Warner’s network over new terms
31 December 2008
UTV withdraws Pakistan plans till positive action on terror
24 December 2008
Recession forces video games publisher Electronic Arts to cut 1,000 jobs
20 December 2008
Online gambling tycoon nailed by DoJ
17 December 2008
Broadcom to provide satellite STP technology for Airtel's DTH service
16 December 2008
Shemaroo Entertainment launches 'World Cinema' label
13 December 2008
Big TV introduces single dish antennae for multi-dwelling units
10 December 2008
UTV exclusive distribution partner for Disney theatrical releases
10 December 2008
Sun Direct to pour Rs150 crore in DTH launch in Mumbai
09 December 2008
Rajesh Chaddha appointed as director-production Endemol India
08 December 2008
British parents warned of fake Nintendo games consoles
06 December 2008
Viacom promoter Sumner Redstone sells controlling stake in Midway Games to ease debt pressures
01 December 2008
Sony to pay $18.5 million for patent infringement on Playstation Portable
22 November 2008
BSkyB raising $600 million in bonds to boost war chest
19 November 2008
UTV to close Delhi operations
18 November 2008
A $322 million Quantum of Solace for MGM, Sony
17 November 2008
Sirius XM Radio takes a $4.8 billion hit on new acquisition, blames sluggish auto sales
11 November 2008
Google's YouTube to screen MGM feature fims
11 November 2008
MTNL announces multi play, HDTV on fibre to home
10 November 2008
National Lampoon acquires BarackObamaJokes.com
06 November 2008
NDS plans an investment of $150 million in India
05 November 2008
NDTV enters pact with UK's ITV
05 November 2008
US regulators to investigate complaints against cable companies
05 November 2008
Iconic soap ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' to air last serial on 6 November
05 November 2008
India TV forms new company
04 November 2008
The Mickey Mouse Show to promote Walt Disney in Delhi, Mumbai
31 October 2008
Competition gets intense in DTH space
24 October 2008
Infosys to provide digital convergence platform for Bharti's DTH TV services
15 October 2008
New anti-piracy law to be enacted in the US
15 October 2008
Tata Sky introduces new high-tech DTH service
14 October 2008
Technology upgradation key for robust growth of entertainment industry
10 October 2008
Airtel launches DTH TV service
07 October 2008
Reliance Big Entertainment acquires stake in US Willow TV
06 October 2008
Raj Raman appointed as MD & CEO of Bollywood Corporation
04 October 2008
Percept's second Pakistani film released
04 October 2008
India will host 2008 'Live Earth India' to raise climate crisis issues
22 September 2008
Mukta Arts acquires majority stake in Coruscant Tec
20 September 2008
Radio City signs a two-year contract with Mauj Mobile
17 September 2008
Sun Direct introduces DTH in western, northern India
12 September 2008
Adlabs gets anti piracy award from the UK-based FACT
09 September 2008
Tata Communications, BitGravity introduce global CDN network
09 September 2008
Indian Idol 4 unleashes marketing campaign
06 September 2008
Shemaroo ties up with Israel mobile and communication association
04 September 2008
Tata Sky to provide electronic programme guides in Hindi
02 September 2008
Entertainment channels get socially active
02 September 2008
Two films by Percept to be screened at the 33rd Toronto film festival
30 August 2008
Cabinet approves guidelines for IPTV services
21 August 2008
Reliance Big Entertainment enters US mobile content market with Jump Games
21 August 2008
Balaji Telefilms and Star call it quits
20 August 2008
Reliance BIG TV announces DTH roll-out
19 August 2008
TRAI issues guidelines for TV rating; moots self-regulation through Broadcast Audience Research Council
19 August 2008
UTV acquire 80% stake in True Games Interactive
19 August 2008
Reliance ADA, Spielberg's DreamWorks complete funding deal: report
09 August 2008
Google launches free music service in China
07 August 2008
ITV plans more job cuts after £1.5 billion H1 loss; seeks easing of regulations
07 August 2008
Time Warner to hive off AOL's internet and advertisement businesses
06 August 2008
`Dark Knight' leaps to $400 million mark in record time
06 August 2008
Sony takes up sole ownership of Sony BMG; buys out Bertelsmann for $1.2 billion
06 August 2008
Murdoch plans six regional TV channels in India; eyes mobile phone entertainment
04 August 2008
NDTV in distribution partnership with Sri Lankan Dialog TV
29 July 2008
US regulators approve Sirius-XM merger to create satellite radio monopoly
26 July 2008
Let’s get digital, says TRAI
26 July 2008
Making entertainment a serious business
22 July 2008
XM Radio - Satellite Radio closer to merger as FCC set to approve deal conditionally
22 July 2008
ESPN-STAR to telecast 2010 FIFA World Cup in India
03 July 2008
News Corp announces plans to privatise set top box maker NDS
01 July 2008
Google set to bridge PC-TV divide with new application media server
28 June 2008
Apple's iTunes surpasses Wal-Mart as biggest US music seller
21 June 2008
Microsoft acquires Navic Networks
19 June 2008
Entertainment, media companies to grow to $2.2 trillion in 2012; face collaboration imperative: PwC
18 June 2008
Reliance Entertainment to sign $600-million deal with Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios
18 June 2008
Disney bridges digital divide, combines digital media and gaming divisions
06 June 2008
TRAI approves 74 per cent FDI in satellite radio
05 June 2008
Times of India group buys Virgin Radio in UK for $105 million
02 June 2008
Tata Sky introduces new add-on packages, reduces tariff of existing plans
02 June 2008
'The Class' wins top prize in the 61st Festival de Cannes
26 May 2008
Digital entertainment firm Electronic Arts acquires Korea's Hands-On Mobile
23 May 2008
Renault completes 25 years of its exclusive partnership with Cannes Film Festival
23 May 2008
Nat Geo to launch four new channels in India
22 May 2008
Time Warner spins off cable unit, gets $9.25 billion windfall
21 May 2008
Lionsgate signs film-making pact with Indian Eros International
21 May 2008
Mahindra Media ties up with Biascope to unearth scriptwriting talent
21 May 2008
Reliance Big Entertainment ventures into Hollywood; lines up 69 films in 9 languages
19 May 2008
Google brings YouTube to India
08 May 2008
Amidst global recession, Grand Theft Auto IV notches $500 million sales in one week
07 May 2008
Adlabs acquires majority stake in Malaysian cinema chain
06 May 2008
TRAI considering 49 per cent limit for foreign investments via automatic route
28 April 2008
Viacom, MGM and Lionsgate in joint venture for premium entertainment channel
21 April 2008
TRAI updates rates of pay channels in non-CAS
21 April 2008
TRAI backs reduction in licence fee for direct-to-home channels
17 April 2008
Turner to launch new TV channel, animation film unit in India
11 April 2008
The DTH effect: Now states want to go back to CAS
09 April 2008
Anil Ambani group acquires digital images business of US firm
09 April 2008
Bob Dylan becomes first rock musician to win a Pulitzer
09 April 2008
Reliance Entertainment's Big Cinema to open in the US
03 April 2008
Indian entertainment industry loses Rs16,000 crore annually: E&Y
28 March 2008
Entertainment industry to grow by 18 per cent, to peak at Rs1.5 lakh crore by 2012;
26 March 2008
XM-Sirius merger approved by US Justice Department
25 March 2008
Pritish Nandy Communications join hands with DQE for animation and live action movies
20 March 2008
Pyramid Saimira goes to entertain China
19 March 2008
Sun TV launches new FM station at Allahabad and Jabalpur
18 March 2008
Pyramid Saimira teams up with European DTH operator Spize TV
14 March 2008
How to buy an MP3 player
28 February 2008
Toshiba dumps HD DVD; ends format war
19 February 2008
Hathway to launch india’s first cable DVR service
19 February 2008
Blu-ray wins Wal-Mart; Toshiba bows out from HD DVD
19 February 2008
Sony India launches the B100 Series drag and drop MP3 Walkman
16 February 2008
Big FM repositions its plank in TN
21 January 2008
Turner International to acquire stake in Miditech, launch entertainment channels in India through Alva Brothers
13 December 2007
IMAX to install 100 digital screens in theatre deal with AMC
08 December 2007
Comcast lowers its Cable TV revenue growth forecast for 2007
05 December 2007
Sivaji boards Singapore Airlines
30 November 2007
Sony arm to set up game studio in India
29 November 2007
Universal will invest $3 billion in South Korean theme park
27 November 2007
Multiplex chain PVR to develop 250 screens for Rs400 crore
23 November 2007
Tata Sky in talks with private equity firms for stake sale: report
17 November 2007
Hyderabad's Goldstone Technologies to launch IPTV services in Malaysia, Thailand
15 November 2007
IPTV will struggle to make its mark in India, says Gartner: Advises vendors to adopt a hybrid model to succeed
15 November 2007
Adlabs adopts mobile telebooking
05 November 2007
Reliance Communications to team up with Microsoft for IPTV
03 November 2007
Radio audience measurement rams everyone
03 November 2007
Steve Case steps down as chairman of AOLTime Warner
03 November 2007
NDTV enters the Singapore market on SingTel''s mioTV service
02 November 2007
Pyramid Saimira acquires FunAsia in US
01 November 2007
Anil Ambani''s Adlabs records 131 per cent revenue growth
31 October 2007
HBO wants to be known as a brand in India, rather than a TV channel
26 October 2007
Tata Sky links size of discount to the size of TV this festive season
26 October 2007
UTV announces the launch of ''World Movies''
24 October 2007
Discovery gets into online search business with $250 million acquisition of HowStuffWorks
17 October 2007
What''s the spat over TV ad surcharge?
16 October 2007
Advertisers strike back; broadcasters reduce commercials breaks on TV
16 October 2007
Advertisers strike back; broadcasters reduce commercials breaks on TV
16 October 2007
Sony Pictures plans to retail VCDs and DVDs through Reliance Retail
16 October 2007
BSNL facilitates watching TV on mobile handsets
13 October 2007
Tata Sky signs pact with movie company Palador Pictures
12 October 2007
Dish TV aims at a quarter of the DTH pie by 2015
10 October 2007
Raj TV plans to launch a 24x7 news channel
09 October 2007
Raj TV to produce movies
09 October 2007
BIG 92.7 FM rolls out TV campaign with Abhishek Bachchan as brand ambassador
29 September 2007
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited to create movie halls at petrol pumps
22 September 2007
Big FM partners MTV for the Weekly Top 100
17 September 2007
Future Media signs ad-deal with Inox multiplexes
12 September 2007
Mayavi Tamil 3 D serial to be dubbed in Mandarin and Korean
07 September 2007
G V Films to build multiplexes in tier 2 TN cities
06 September 2007
DTH operators can pick channels of choice, rules TRAI
03 September 2007
Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Entertainment to spend $100 million on Bigflicks venture
30 August 2007
Is the net killing TV viewing?
23 August 2007
Dubai World to acquire stake in casino operator MGM Mirage
22 August 2007
Movie Channel MAX appoints TBWA as its creative agency
22 August 2007
Big 92.7 FM launches in Tirupati
20 August 2007
Chennai firm to launch music-download kiosks
20 August 2007
Blockbuster acquires movie download service Movielink
13 August 2007
DishTV introduces set top boxes for viewing TV on computers
04 August 2007
Sony/ATV Music Publishing completes acquisition of Famous Music LLC from Viacom
03 August 2007
BBC pulls up at the YouTube World
30 July 2007
Zee Entertainment to launch youth channel ''Zee Next''
18 July 2007
Entertainment & Media to be Rs1 lakh-crore business in India by 2011: PwC study
25 June 2007
Yash Raj Films, Walt Disney studios to create computer-animated films
12 June 2007
Warner may re bid for EMI
12 June 2007
Disney to announce animation JV with Yash Raj Films: WSJ
11 June 2007
Global mobile broadcast TV subscribers to exceed 150 million in 2012
31 May 2007
Viacom-TV18 Group forms 50-50 JV in India called Viacom-18
23 May 2007
EMI agrees $4.7 billion offer from Terra Firma
22 May 2007
Tech Mahindra, Sun Micro announce alliance for IPTV
15 May 2007
Media One Global to acquire theatres in TN
10 May 2007
Indian group to set up UAE''s largest theme park in Ras Al Khaimah
24 April 2007
STAR-Balaji Telefilms joint venture to launch regional language channels in South India
20 April 2007
Sun TV gets interim stay on sharing feed with TataSky
10 April 2007
CAS response gets industry worried
05 April 2007
TDSAT directs Sun TV to give signals to TataSky in 3 days
04 April 2007
Media & entertainment sector to touch Rs1 trillion
02 April 2007
WTO rules against US ban on online gambling
31 March 2007
Moser Baer launches its Hindi home video titles nationally
30 March 2007
Media giants tie up with Google''s YouTube rivals for online video distribution
24 March 2007
Consumers, government to gain from cable TV upgrades, says advocacy body
23 March 2007
Viacom sues YouTube, seeks $1 billion damages for copyright violations
15 March 2007
Peter Mukherjea''s INX to launch TV network
15 March 2007
IOL Broadband says it will offer the three main channel bouquets on IPTV
02 March 2007
Pyramid Saimira to expand operations
27 February 2007
Now access Bollywood films at the click of a mouse
16 February 2007
Now Hindi movies for mobile phones!!
18 January 2007
Follow TRAI norms for disconnection, TDSAT tells broadcasters
17 January 2007
User-generated content for broadcasters introduced
12 January 2007
TDSAT asks TRAI to review CAS revenue share regulation
08 January 2007
Will DTH win the small screen battle?
08 January 2007
SC adjourns hearing on MTV plea against TDSAT order
05 January 2007
IOL Broadband ties up with BSNL
03 January 2007
DTH or CAS - which is a better bet?
29 December 2006
No extension to CAS deadline: PTI
29 December 2006
Cinema tickets in Chennai to cost less
26 December 2006
Delhi High court restrains FM station from violating music copyright
22 November 2006
Internet TV comes to India
20 November 2006
TDSAT defers hearing on conditional access system for TV channels
14 November 2006
MTNL to offer India's first internet TV service in Delhi, Mumbai from November
17 October 2006
Anil Ambani group set to enter DTH service
13 September 2006
Pyramid Saimira files prospectus with SEBI
02 August 2006
Seven Star selects Irdeto Digital TV conditional access system
10 January 2006
Tata Elxsi ready to transform broadcast industry in India
25 October 2005
RPG''s Saregama draws up growth strategy
30 August 2005
BPCL to enter the DTH arena
12 July 2005
Anil Ambani group applies for DTH licence
01 July 2005
Anil Ambani to acquire Rs350-crore majority stake in Adlabs
01 July 2005
A peep into future television
30 June 2005
Hathway launches digital cable TV services
23 May 2005
Spirit''s world-class cine support facility attracts renowned filmaker
05 April 2005
BCCI to choose channel for cricket telecast
25 February 2005
Tamil movie to promote Old Secret rum
12 January 2005
Pearl Media to produce game programmes for kids
07 January 2005
The legend of Buddha qualifies for Oscar
19 November 2004
Rush and Velocity lead the charge for Hathway
26 October 2004
Balaji Telefilms Q2 net down
18 October 2004
Constitution Bench to hear Zee's plea
28 September 2004
Dalmiya blames Zee, ESPN
23 September 2004
Zee moves Supreme Court
23 September 2004
BCCI to cancel tender for telecast rights
22 September 2004
ACB threatens to call off tour
21 September 2004
BCCI''s bidding criteria not met : HC
20 September 2004
Rs1,400 crore: A telecasting odyssey
11 September 2004
Zee, ESPN asked to make fresh bids
10 September 2004
Maya Entertainment deploys Intel Xeon processors
26 August 2004
Srei International sets up subsidiary in Germany
02 August 2004
Sneha Media ties up with TV9 tie up for US news broadcast
16 June 2004
Amitabh to become brand ambassador for DD to settle dues
28 May 2004
Entertainment poised for big growth
19 March 2004
Rush and Velocity lead the charge for Hathway
18 March 2004
Supreme court orders DD telecast of all matches
18 March 2004
Rush and Velocity lead the charge for Hathway
18 March 2004
I&B Minister takes cricket telecast issue with PM
11 March 2004
Pentamedia finalises the share swap for restructure plans
05 March 2004
CAS suspended indefinitely
28 February 2004
Theme and funfair parks to come up in AP
27 January 2004
Toonz to set up 3D academy
29 December 2003
Asian Television Awards results
11 December 2003
Winner of the SuperPitch 2003: Wandering Fables by Inter News
08 December 2003
Charu Sharma signs up with 9 Yards Sports & Entertainment
08 December 2003
Toon to tango
05 December 2003
Asia Media Festival is on
02 December 2003
History Channel on the anvil
27 November 2003
Mukerjea bags MTR Indian Telly Awards'' CEO of the year
25 November 2003
CAS, cash or crash?
12 November 2003
Asia Media Festival from 1 Dec
03 November 2003
Galaxy Entertainment Corp posts 373% jump in turnover
03 November 2003
South show: Wholesome music from Holistic Entertainment
10 October 2003
9
08 October 2003
Star, Tatas join hands for DTH
24 September 2003
Amritha TV to be launched
22 September 2003
AXN channel will start producing a new India-centric programme
20 September 2003
Aashish Chanana launches Media Factory
18 September 2003
Locations 2003: World''s first film tourism event flagged off
13 September 2003
Zee''s DTH launch approved
13 September 2003
Success story: BAG Films public issue oversubscribed six times
13 September 2003
Sarkar, Wadia pegged to be Star India's future partners
12 September 2003
Saregama to convert TV software division into independent business
12 September 2003
INDigital soft-launches its CAS service in south Mumbai
02 September 2003
Walchand launches 9 Yards, signs up Bhutia, Paes, Koirala, Ponting
01 September 2003
BAG Films' IPO soon
30 August 2003
CAS postponed in Delhi
26 August 2003
Norms for uplinking
23 August 2003
Uplinking from India: New norms set for foreign news channels
21 August 2003
John Cary joins Toonz India as director (European marketing)
12 August 2003
Star Plus blockbuster tele-serials to appear on Channel 7 to 9
07 August 2003
Galaxy Entertainment Q1 net at Rs 35 lakh, turnover at 38%
07 August 2003
Driving the brandwagon
29 July 2003
Brand with Bollywood
29 July 2003
Mixed tunes
27 July 2003
jadooWorks' Ashish Kulkarni elected associate of IATAS
21 July 2003
AV Birla group exits Star News
12 July 2003
Srikkanth opens a new innings with three Bat Like a Master CDs
11 July 2003
DishnetDSL switches to fibre offering Ethernet-over-SDH
11 July 2003
Recreate Solutions gives a new face to Films Division''s website
07 July 2003
Govt may agree to zone-wise CAS rollout in Delhi, Mumbai
04 July 2003
Mayajaal Entertainment set to start 18-acre sports complex
04 July 2003
Cable industry no to dual feed
02 July 2003
Govt looks at dual feed for CAS
01 July 2003
CAS: Govt mulls soft launch
28 June 2003
jadooWorks to make animation series for American TV channel
26 June 2003
Kerala to invite tenders from private parties for online lottery
26 June 2003
Fortune in global lottery forum
25 June 2003
Vend it like Beckham
22 June 2003
Apple ships Shake® 3
21 June 2003
Indian animation market bound to grow by leaps and bounds
19 June 2003
Meeting on CAS to finalise rates of pay channels ends in failure
19 June 2003
Madison Comm to handle media buying account of Fun Republic
17 June 2003
Saraswat Bank, ADAC tie up to provide soft loans to students
13 June 2003
Pay channels attract people to buy STBs at attractive rates
13 June 2003
CAS: Reprieve for channels
11 June 2003
DG2L Tech to license MPEG-4 for set-top boxes to Indian firms
11 June 2003
Expect a major shake-up in TV content
10 June 2003
James Bond to talk to Hindi, Tamil and Telugu film buffs
09 June 2003
Toonz films walk away with top awards at Kafi international fete
07 June 2003
Yahoo! India joins hands with Ceat for online cricket rating
04 June 2003
Embedded perils
03 June 2003
An unsolicited story that doesn''t end
01 June 2003
IndusInd Media plans to brand its CAS service INDigital
29 May 2003
NDTV India to telecast Fortune online lottery draws live
23 May 2003
Galaxy Entertainment Corp posts 250% jump in net profits
16 May 2003
West Bengal, Kerala see highest number of lottery enthusiasts
15 May 2003
Barbara Taylor Bradford plays spoilsport for Sahara TV
10 May 2003
SET-operator face-off: viewers fume as channels go off the air
10 May 2003
Universal Music India appoints Vijay Lazarus as chairman
10 May 2003
Broadcasters jittery of CAS implementation: cable industry
08 May 2003
News bug bites Jaya TV too; to launch a news channel soon
06 May 2003
Doordarshan to change image, appoints J Walter Thompson
22 April 2003
Going global by selling local
15 April 2003
Raj TV to take on Sun Network; forays into Telugu with Visa TV
14 April 2003
Gamble combat
11 April 2003
NDTV officially launches news channels in English and Hindi
11 April 2003
Whiz A R Rahman composes signature theme for NDTV
07 April 2003
Zee refurbishes news channel, to launch business news channel
31 March 2003
Guidelines set for news channels planning to uplink from India
27 March 2003
‘Breakthrough’ technology to further polish NDTV’s reports
21 March 2003
NDTV to open a large bureau in Mumbai with 100 staffers
20 March 2003
Lights, camera, inaction
20 March 2003
Government puts 26% cap on foreign equity in news channels
19 March 2003
Tellywood gains at the expense of Bollywood, says KPMG study
11 March 2003
Encyclopædia Britannica unveils detailed study on Hindi cinema
07 March 2003
C+T to showcase Mediaguard, its conditional access system
05 March 2003
NDTV unveils new corporate logo; gears up with all-new look
27 February 2003
CricketNext to cross billion-page views; may buy webcasting firm
27 February 2003
Twin Cities a market of resellers, not dealers: Computer dealers
22 February 2003
Dream merchant
21 February 2003
AIR FM to venture into Kerala with community programmes
08 February 2003
Channel burping
08 February 2003
A matter of choice
06 February 2003
Pepsi’s World Cup Ke Shikari TV spot goes on air from 1 February
01 February 2003
SET Max to expand into Asian markets via Cricket World Cup
30 January 2003
SportzBiz 2003 discusses ways and means of sports marketing
29 January 2003
Hallmark Channel starts 2003 with new schedule, on-air look
18 January 2003
SABe TV's two years old and has 17 awards in its pocket
16 January 2003
CricketNext is Internet partner for ICC World Cup 2003
16 January 2003
No business in show business
14 January 2003
Seminar discusses the role marketing plays in entertainment
13 January 2003
Steve Case steps down as chairman of AOL Time Warner
13 January 2003
CAIRS announces the launch of Fortune Computer Lottery
09 January 2003
Top of the ramp
31 December 2002
Cashing in on cricket
21 December 2002
Playwin ties up with Orange, BPL for Sikkim Super Lotto
21 December 2002
New retail frontier unveiled for brands targeting young adults
11 December 2002
About 1,200 celebrities attend Asian Television Awards 2002
09 December 2002
Royalty fee slashed for private FM radio players
05 December 2002
Asia''s first 3-in-1 media festival to be held in Singapore
28 November 2002
Big screen turns to the small screen
28 November 2002
ATF returns as Asia gains ground in TV programming industry
26 November 2002
IN Mumbai signs pact to air BBC World content in Mumbai
21 November 2002
Two players quit Chennai net cable field; Hathway benefits
20 November 2002
Toonz Animation India wins two Seagate Technical Awards
15 November 2002
Crown Media net revenue spurts 52% to $40.1 million in Q3
07 November 2002
Hathway expands southern Internet operations amid competition
01 November 2002
Tendulkar to commence his TV innings on ESPN Star Sports
31 October 2002
India’s very first 3D Imax theatre kick-started in Ahmedabad
26 October 2002
FM radio becomes a major hit; music companies hit the most
25 October 2002
Indian kids love Toonz’s Tenali, serial to go on air in January
25 October 2002
HTMT Q2 net at Rs 158 million, income rises to Rs 282 million
23 October 2002
Asian TV Awards 2002 nominations, NDTV features high
18 October 2002
KSFDC to start film and television institute from next year
17 October 2002
Chandra takes over Zee Telefilms, Goyal goes on sabbatical
17 October 2002
Aaj Tak plans to start regional news channels
04 October 2002
Zee Tele to merge four subsidiaries with itself
25 September 2002
HTMT to buy out its movie channel subsidiary
23 September 2002
US media entertainment scripting comeback
29 August 2002
Indigo, Toonz Animation sign project deal
28 August 2002
Bachchan, Bipasha star in Tatas’ maiden film
22 August 2002
Teleservices
06 August 2002
Kerala to get Rs 20 cr for tourism projects
27 July 2002
S&P outlook on AOL Time Warner negative
27 July 2002
Creative Eye to foray into film production
23 July 2002
Zee Telefilms, subsidiaries net profit at Rs 477m
19 July 2002
Funny place
17 July 2002
Discovery Channel sees growth in Tamil Nadu
15 July 2002
Banks can finance Rs 10-crore-plus movies
12 June 2002
The Lagaan lesson
28 March 2002
Hollywood spy tech exhibition opens
18 February 2002
Boost entertainment industry: CII
07 January 2002
rules US box-office
26 November 2001
Small is beautiful in Bollywood
02 November 2001
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