Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Khatron Ke Khiladi returns on Colors

Colors' flagship dare devil reality show Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi returns on 3 June with a weekend telecast. The time slot remains unchanged at 9 pm but the fourth edition of Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi will air on Fridays and Saturdays and not on weekdays, to expand channel’s viewership outside weekday primetime.
Said Colors programming head Ashvini Yardi, "While the earlier seasons were aired on weekdays, this season Khatron Ke Khiladi is slotted on the weekends to further strengthen our weekend viewing. Viewers are looking out for differentiated content and we are confident that Torchaar is their best weekend appetite. With the strong line up of sponsors and partners, we are extending the show across all levels to every home."

Monday, 2 May 2011

Tdsat dismisses Pune MSO plea against Ten Sports for digital signals

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (Tdsat) has rejected a petition by the Pune-based multi-system-operator Intermedia Cable Communication (ICC) against Ten Sports seeking directions that the sports channel must provide digital signals to it on a voluntary CAS basis.
After hearing the case, Tdsat chairman SP Sinha and Member PK Rastogi said the MSO cannot enforce MoU against Ten Sports since ICC themselves have not provided Subscriber Line Report (SLR). The tribunal also levied a cost of Rs 50,000 on the MSO.

CASBAA urges Indian govt to allow DTH & satellite ops to cement long term deals

At present, contracts for satellite capacity for DTH broadcasters are limited to a 3-year term by Indian government regulation. Speaking at...