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Daily Post 18-06-2014

Wednesday 18 June 2014
COVER STORY
Zee, Turner JV to go; Taj TV to distribute Zee and Turner channels
Zee and Turner are ending their distribution JV, a fallout of TRAI’s content aggregator regulation. ZEEL’s wholly-owned subsidiary Taj Television will distribute the Turner group of channels and Zee’s entertainment, sports and news channels.
MAIN STORIES
MIB to hold open house with broadcasters twice every month
The meetings are meant to give more opportunity for access to information regarding the processing of a growing number of requests from broadcasters.
MIB warns TV channels to display CBFC certificate before film or trailer
I&B ministry has directed all TV channels to clearly display the Central Board of Film
Certification certificate before telecast of any film/film trailer.
OTHER STORIES:
MIB asks broadcasters, operators to update company info by 30 June
FICCI recommends implementation of DAS, liberalising FDI in news
SEBI issues consultation paper on crowdfunding
Zee Tamizh to launch daily show ‘Nenjathai Killathey’
HBO launches new campaign
Animal Planet to launch ‘Wild Brazil’ in July
Amrita TV to bring cinema in episodic format
Da Vinci Learning assigns ad sales duties to Fourth Dimension Media
LinTeractive bags digital mandate of Dabur Healthcare & Foods
BBC’s plans for iconic music festival Glastonbury
The Powerpuff Girls will return to Cartoon Network in 2016
Conax to provide content protection to Kompas Gramedia’s pay-TV platform
INDIA STORIES
Laughter is a challenge for Hindi channels

DTH companies seek relief from multiple taxes

How YouTube killed commercial breaks

Source: Business Standard

Hike FDI limit in news broadcasting, abolish Wage Board Act: Ficci

YouTube videos show hackers selling stolen credit cards

Apple settles e-books antitrust case with states, consumers

SC to hear Tarun Tejpal plea on 27 June

Source: Livemint

FICCI suggests policy roadmap for media sector

World Cup’s $1.5-b kick

Source: Hindu Business Line

BookMyShow in Rs 1k-cr club with new funding

With eye on growth, Ficci presents road map for M&E sector

Prasar Bharati board yet to get a new chairperson

Ficci suggests road map to boost media and entertainment industry to I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar 

Cannes Lions: Not just about awards, also about a blast on French Riviera

HUL’s Kan Khajura Tesan bags 3 golds at Cannes

Facebook slings new photo/video messaging app

Source: Economic Times

Sunil Grover will not be playing Gutthi!

Filmistaan as tele series?Source: DNA

Offline internet access platform txtBrowser crosses 300 million queries

Apple settles e-book antitrust case with US states, others

Source: Financial Express

Television is better than films, feels Amitabh Bachchan

Shah Rukh most popular Khan, beats Aamir, Salman in Twitter popularity

Source: Indian Express

ASteven Spielberg’s next two films to release in 2015, 2016

Source : Hindu

Kick trailer crosses 4 million hits on YouTube

Source: Hindustan Times

GLOBAL STORIES
Viacom, 60 Cable Firms Part Ways in Rural US

Source: Wall Street Journal

Univision fires radio station executive over inflated ratings

Source: Los Angeles TImes

Dish Takes Over YouTube With Spanish-Speaking World Cup Ad

Source: Ad Week

FilmBox Branded Channels Head to Ukraine

Source: World Screen

Cable STB sales perk up in Q1

300 U-HD DTH channels by 2023

US hearings into DirecTV/AT&T startSource: Advanced Television

Nickelodeon Renews ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for Season 4

‘Smallville’s’ Michael Rosenbaum to Star in TV Land Comedy ‘Impastor’

Source: Hollywood Reporter

Broadcasters Eye Options as Decision Looms in Aereo Battle

New Broadcast Networks Land Key Distribution Deal

Source: TV Week

Why Google and Facebook are angling for a slice of the brand advertising pie

PHD and OgilvyOne take home two Gold Lions in Media

Source: Media Week

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