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BBC World is re-tuning its India-specific program menu to include documentaries. "The intention is to try out new shows," says Narendhra Morar, BBC World's commissioning editor. "We will look at a…
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Columbia TriStar India has taken another small step into releasing Indian fare in the local market.
Twentieth Century Fox is targeting bigger B.O. from India in 2002. The studio grossed around 60 million rupees ($1.25 million) in 2001, but Fox projects box office takings of $2 million this year.
BBC World, the international arm of the Brit pubcaster, is bowing programs specifically aimed at Indian and Asian auds.
Seven years ago, the first dubbed studio film, "Jurassic Park," was released, and its boffo B.O. altered the landscape. Studios now dub almost all blockbusters in Hindi, while Tamil and Telegu dubs…
U.S. pay TV channel HBO has come out tops in a 2001 survey of cable operators in Asia for the second year running.
NHK Intl., an arm of the NHK group, Japan's biggest TV conglomerate, is gaining ground in India.
The programs, telecast from the U.K., are routed through BBC World's Asian hub based in Singapore. "The move to go digital in India and other Asian countries follows global trends," says Jeff Hazell…
Local versions of quizzers and reality shows continue to take Indian TV by storm, with a new crop due to bow this week.