TV


News brief: Zee explores Who’s Asking?

Indian broadaster Zee has licensed a local version of Israeli studio gameshow Who’s Asking? from Armoza Formats. The show will go out on Zee Entertainment Enterprises’ Hindi general entertainment channel &TV in a 9pm slot from March 2, with Bollywood star Shah Ruhk Khan hosting. It’ll be known locally as India Poochega – Sabse Shaana […]

TV to succeed PC as top online video platform

TV is on track to succeed the PC as the top platform for watching online video in the US, with TV viewing habits increasing as PC viewership declines, according to new research by Parks Associates. The research firm claims that in the first quarter of this year, US broadband users watched roughly three hours per […]

MIPTV News: Crime pays for Cineflix Rights

UK-based distributor Cineflix Rights has sold titles from its crime programming catalogue to international broadcasters. Among the deals, Wives with Knives, a 6x60mins series from Indigo Films that tells stories of women who have committed violent crimes against their husbands or lovers has gone to Foxtel in Australia, Discovery in Latin America and Poland. Discovery’s […]

New Belgian pay TV service launches with raft of intn’l channels

Dutch telco KPN has launched a new pay TVservice in Belgium, Snow. The service will combine TV, internet and telephony in a bundled offering, competing with existing providers Telenet and Belgacom. The Snow service will be marketed separately from KPN Belgium’s existing mobile telecom offering in the country, Base. The service offers 33 channels including […]

BSkyB to make sports channels available without subscription

BSkyB is making its sports channels available on a pay-as-you-go basis for £9.99 a day ($15.80) without a TV subscription for the first time. Sky is to offer access its six Sky Sports channels to customers of Now TV, the over-the-top TV service launched by Sky late last year, for a 24-hour period for £9.99 […]