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Tim Hincks appointed president of Endemol–Shine–Core JV

Tim Hincks will serve as president of the new JV that sees the coming together of Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media.

Balaji Tele floats JV with Select Media for film and TV awards

Balaji Telefilms will hold 51% in the JV. Select Media, the publisher of Box Office India, will have 49%. The JV will organise all kinds of events.

Shemaroo IPO gets 1.01 times subscribed on Day 2

Even as institutional investors continue to remain cautious about Shemaroo Entertainment’s IPO, the issue was subscribed for 1.01 times on the second day.

FremantleMedia announces content lineup for Mipcom

FremantleMedia will launch new formats at next month’s television trade event Mipcom 2014 that are set to provide buyers with even more original, creative and exciting ideas to thrill audiences around the world.

Shemaroo Entertainment’s Rs 120-crore public float opens on 16 September

This will be the first IPO of 2014 in the media and entertainment sector. Ortel Communications is also planning to soon file afresh with SEBI for an IPO.

Pankaj Dheer steps into Tiwari’s shoes as CINTAA gen secy

The members unanimously voted for popular actor and CINTAA committee member Pankaj Dheer as the new honorary general secretary of the organisation.

Balaji Telefilms’ consolidated Q1 net up 192%; film/TV biz drives growth

An increase in the number of commissioned programmes amid improved per-hour realisation and higher box-office collections have collectively done the trick for the company.

ZEEL names Akash Chawla biz head, Essel Vision

Chawla will report to EVPL CEO Nittin Keni and will head the TV and movie production for all languages except Marathi. He will also oversee studio production business, digital and online production, events & IP creation.

Sameer Nair joins Balaji Telefilms as Group CEO

Sameer Nair, the man who turned around Star Plus and made it the No. 1 channel in the Hindi GEC space, has joined Balaji Telefilms as its group CEO. In his new role, he will head the company and all its subsidiaries.

Endemol’s South plans get a boost as Sun TV inks pact to show ‘Deal or No Deal’

In order to exploit the big market for differentiated content down South, Endemol India is once again gearing up for a revival of its popular game show ‘Deal or No Deal’ with Sun TV.