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Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 High Definition channels

Photo credit: Shutterstock HD pace accelerates across Eutelsat video neighbourhoods 240 new channels in 2016 represents ↗30% growth Paris, 20 February 2017 – High Definition TV continues to gain ground across the broadcast satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) with the 240 HD channels launched in 2016 equalling the total number launched during the previous two years.…

CBeebies set to make its digital platform debut in China on iQIYI

BBC Worldwide today, on the first day of Showcase 207, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with iQIYI, China’s largest online video platform,  to bring almost 300 hours of pre-school content from CBeebies to its viewers.  This is the first time that CBeebies programmes will be available in China on a digital platform. iQIYI is the leader in providing online…

Global First: Star India and TED Announce Greenlight of “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” Television Series Hosted by Shah Rukh Khan

Groundbreaking Hindi series on Star Plus marks TED’s most ambitious TV production yet Mumbai and New York, February 16, 2017: Star India, a unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) and one of India’s largest media conglomerates, announces today the greenlight of ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,” a global first Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED,…

“MTV EMAs 2017″ to light up London

MTV International’s Biggest Night in Music Returns to the UK’s Capital City on 12th November 2017 Live from The SSE Arena, Wembley Click to Tweet: .@MTV announces @ssearena to host #MTVEMA 2017 in London on 12 November SINGAPORE, 15 FEBRUARY 2017 – MTV today announced that London has been chosen to host the 24th annual MTV EMAs 2017.  Celebrating the…

This Awards Season Catch Tata Sky Hollywood Winners

Watch select Oscar winning & nominated movies of previous years 24×7 on Tata Sky 14th February, 2017: With the Oscars just around the corner, it is that time of the year when you want to run down memory lane to recall ‘What were the earlier masterpieces that made it to the Oscars?’ OR ‘I wish I could watch that Oscar…

Whit Richardson named President, Turner Latin America

February 13, 2017 – Joel Whitten “Whit” Richardson III has been promoted to President, Turner Latin America.  The announcement was made today by Gerhard Zeiler, President, Turner International.  A 23-year veteran of the company, Richardson most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Distribution, Turner Latin America.  In his new position, he will report to Zeiler. In his…

NBCUniversal International Networks Launches On-Demand Destination of E! Entertainment Television with E! Zone on StarHub Go

2PM Wild Beat – the brand new K-pop travel reality series – Anchored the Launch and Leads E! Zone’s Originals’ Slate for 2017 SINGAPORE, 13 February – NBCUniversal International Networks today announced the launch of the E! Zone, the on-demand destination of its pop culture powerhouse, E! Asia, on StarHub Go in Singapore. The service is available to all StarHub…

Turner And Cyber Group Studios Announce New Co-production “Taffy” For Boomerang

HONG KONG (February 13, 2017) – Turner and Cyber Group Studios have joined forces to create a brand-new animated series, currently entitled Taffy, for Turner’s second flagship kids’ channel Boomerang across international markets. Based on an original creation from Cyber Group Studios and developed with Turner, Taffy follows the non-stop, slapstick extravaganza faced by loyal hound dog, Bentley. His life…

Hotstar, Powered by Akamai, Establishes a New High for Online Viewership During The India-England Series

Pic: Ajit Mohan, CEO, Hotstar Over 25 million users streamed a single match, accounting for a bulk of India’s internet traffic on that day MUMBAI – February 13, 2017 – Hotstar, India’s largest premium video streaming platform, leveraged Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), a global leader in content delivery network (CDN) services, to establish several new online viewership records on…