RIL to acquire 61% stake in Walt Disney India: report

28 Feb 2024

Walt Disney is reported to have agreed to sell 61 per cent of its India business to Viacom 18, the media arm of Reliance Industries Ltd, in what is seen as a major development in the Indian media and entertainment industry.

Deadline for $10-bn Zee-Sony merger extended by a month

22 Dec 2023

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) and Sony Group Corporation have arrived at an agreement to extend the deadline for their $10 billion merger bay a month.

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO explores potential deal with Paramount Global

21 Dec 2023

In a strategic move within the entertainment industry, Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav recently engaged in talks with Paramount Global CEO Bob Bakish.

‘Naatu Naatu’ song from SS Rajamouli’s film ‘RRR’ bags Golden Globe Award

12 Jan 2023

Singing legend SP Balasubrahmanyam no more

28 Sep 2020

A versatile singer, SPB had sung over 40,000 songs covering 16 Indian languages and commanded a fan following across the nation

Sony in talks to buy stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Network18: Bloomberg

21 Nov 2019

Sony Corporation also last week announced the establishment of a research center in India to tap into the country's sizeable pool of talent, with plans for multiple sites – starting with the first location in Bangalore in 2020

TRAI to develop apps to help DTH, cable TV subscribers select channels

13 Aug 2019

Zee promoters sell 11% stake to Invesco Oppenheimer for Rs4,224 cr

01 Aug 2019

The funds raised will help the broadcaster buy time with lenders as a standstill agreement the group entered into with lenders expires on 30 September 2019

Sangeet Natak Akademi announces fellowships, awards

16 Jul 2019

DD free channels to show Bangla and South Korean channels

20 Jun 2019

Govt warns TV channels against inappropriate representation of children in dance-based reality shows

19 Jun 2019

Noted actor, writer and playwright Girish Karnad passes away

10 Jun 2019

The multi-faceted actor, writer, playwright Girish Karnad had also hosted an award-winning  weekly science programme on the Doordarshan titled Turning Point, featuring Indian scientist Yash Pal

Disney takes control of Hulu, to enter video streaming market

15 May 2019

With Hulu in hand, Walt Disney Co plans to enter global video streaming market that is currently dominated by companies such as Netflix Inc and Amazon

Reliance Brands acquires British toy brand Hamleys for £68 million

10 May 2019

UK-based toy brand Hamleys, which started off with a single-store shop, Noah's Ark, in 1760, now has 167 stores across 18 countries, including in the UK, China, Germany, Russia, India, South Africa and West Asia

China's Tencent, KKR join to bid for 50% of Universal Music: report

04 Mar 2019

Canada’s Sunrise Records joins bid for HMV

04 Feb 2019

Sunrise Records, which had previously taken over around 70 HMV store sites in Canada in early 2017, will now vie with billionaire Mike Ashley, who controls British sportswear retailer Sports Direct International Plc, in the HMV rescue effort

Sebi probes MFs over Zee stock plunge as company settles with lenders

04 Feb 2019

Consumers can pick 100 base channel pack for Rs153, says Trai

15 Jan 2019

DTH tariff order will protect consumer interest: Trai chairman

19 Dec 2018

The new tariff order, which takes effect from 29 December, will enable consumers to make informed choices and pay only for the channels that they want to watch, Trai chairman R S Sharma said

DTH channel packs to cost more from 29 Dec under Trai plan

18 Dec 2018

JioMusic, Saavn combine to create South Asia’s largest music platform, JioSaavn

07 Dec 2018

Hathway Cable and Broadband in pact with Google to bring Android TV

05 Oct 2018

ZEE offers content to Airtel after break-up with Jio

20 Aug 2018

The move, which comes within a week of ZEE removing all its content from Reliance Jio network, will give Airtel a strategic advantage over Reliance Jio in creating exclusive video content for Airtel’s video-on-demand app Airtel TV and ZEE network

PVR acquires southern multiplex chain SPI Cinemas

13 Aug 2018

Zee Network calls off content deal with Jio TV

11 Aug 2018