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Posts by Ashwin Pinto

Will festive season turn around sluggish ad growth?

Industry experts share their views on the ad expenditure scenario and caution that the picture may not be too bright. If the mood does not pick up during the festive season, then 2017 could well be a single-digit growth year.

Living Foodz boosts investments, explores new formats

Living Foodz is looking not just at new shows but also at new concepts and formats to strengthen its position in the genre.

Star India to earn big from 3 upcoming cricket series

Star India could be earning ad revenue upwards of Rs 450 crore from the India-Australia and two other series that follow, according to media agencies. For the India-Australia series, the broadcaster has lined up 12 sponsors.

Sony acquires rights for telecast of Cue Slam for three years

Sony Pictures Sports Network has done a three-year deal for the telecast of Cue Slam, which will air on Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD.

Star to consider launching more regional sports channels

Depending on the progress that Star Sports Tamil 1 makes, Star India could launch more regional sports channels.

Turner’s growth plan for English movie channel business in 2017

Higher ratings, better audience engagement and bigger ad revenues—these are the goals that Turner India has set in 2017 for its English movie channel business consisting of HBO and WB.

‘Amazon doubles Prime subscriber base in India after launch of Prime Video’

Amazon Video India director and country head Nitesh Kripalani talks about Amazon Prime Video’s content plans, the ambition to be No. 1 in the OTT space, consumption patterns in India and the urge to work with local talent.

‘Sports is a pillar of growth for our future’

Sony Pictures Networks India president Rohit Gupta talks about BARC, the rise of the FTA genre, the IPL, demonetisation and sports being a big driver for the industry.

Star could earn ad rev of Rs 250 cr from Champions Trophy; spoils to be impacted if India walks out

Even though it kicks off just a few days after the conclusion of the cash-rich IPL, the Champions Trophy cricket tourney is expected to fetch broadcaster Star Sports advertising revenue of Rs 250 cr. Nissan, Airtel, Oppo and Cricbuzz have so far come on board as advertisers.

How Times Network plans to grow its entertainment channels biz in 2017

Movies Now will aim to further strengthen viewership across dayparts. Movies Now 2 will be top priority in 2017. Romedy Now will go beyond just being a TV channel.