CNN Int’l launches web

World Brief

CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday. Chris Kramer, president of CNN International, said initially the channel will be in English but plans are afoot to start local language channels as well.

Initially, the channel will have a five-hour primetime block comprising international and regional news bulletins. The channel has set up offices in New Delhi and Mumbai.

The channel is also holding talks with local production companies like United Television (UTV) and Bharat Bala Productions, both based in Mumbai, for production of programs.

More TV

  • The Walking Dead Season 7 Mid

    Frank Darabont Sues AMC Again in 'Walking Dead' Pay Dispute

    CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday. Chris Kramer, president of CNN International, said initially the channel will be in English but plans are afoot to start local language channels as well. Initially, the channel will have a five-hour primetime block comprising international and regional news bulletins. The channel has set up […]

  • 'Party of Five' Reboot Scores Put

    'Party of Five' Reboot Scores Put Pilot Order at Freeform

    CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday. Chris Kramer, president of CNN International, said initially the channel will be in English but plans are afoot to start local language channels as well. Initially, the channel will have a five-hour primetime block comprising international and regional news bulletins. The channel has set up […]

  • Gabrielle Carteris SAG AFRA PRESIDENT

    SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris Talks State of the Union

    CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday. Chris Kramer, president of CNN International, said initially the channel will be in English but plans are afoot to start local language channels as well. Initially, the channel will have a five-hour primetime block comprising international and regional news bulletins. The channel has set up […]

  • Gabrielle Union

    'Bad Boys'-Inspired Series Starring Gabrielle Union Scores NBC Pilot Order

    CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday. Chris Kramer, president of CNN International, said initially the channel will be in English but plans are afoot to start local language channels as well. Initially, the channel will have a five-hour primetime block comprising international and regional news bulletins. The channel has set up […]

  • 9-1-1: Aisha Hinds in the "Next

    TV Ratings: '9-1-1' Builds Big on 'X-Files' Lead-In

    CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday. Chris Kramer, president of CNN International, said initially the channel will be in English but plans are afoot to start local language channels as well. Initially, the channel will have a five-hour primetime block comprising international and regional news bulletins. The channel has set up […]

  • beauty and the beast Awards Prospects

    'Get Out,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Wonder Woman' Nominated for Publicists Awards

    CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday. Chris Kramer, president of CNN International, said initially the channel will be in English but plans are afoot to start local language channels as well. Initially, the channel will have a five-hour primetime block comprising international and regional news bulletins. The channel has set up […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content