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Star India contributes 50 crore to India's fight against COVID-19

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 04:01 PM IST
The Walt Disney Company and Star India have pledged financial support of 50 crore towards the ongoing COVID-19 relief efforts in India.
K Madhavan who is the president of Walt Disney Company India and Star India also serves the president of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation and is also the chairman of the National Committee of Media and Entertainment at the industry lobby CII.(SOURCED)
K Madhavan who is the president of Walt Disney Company India and Star India also serves the president of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation and is also the chairman of the National Committee of Media and Entertainment at the industry lobby CII.(SOURCED)

K Madhavan named president of Disney, Star India

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 08:13 PM IST
Madhavan will be responsible for vast Disney, Star and Hotstar businesses and operations which covers entertainment, sports, regional channels and will also be responsible for its direct-to-consumer businesses.
Star and Disney India introduces new group for women and LGBTQ employees(Twitter/DisneyStudiosIN/DisneyIndia)
Star and Disney India introduces new group for women and LGBTQ employees(Twitter/DisneyStudiosIN/DisneyIndia)

Star and Disney India introduces new group for women and LGBTQ employees

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 10:19 AM IST
In an effort to foster an equal, inclusive and bias-free workplace and steps up diversity and inclusion efforts, Star and Disney India have introduced a new diversity resource group for women and LGBTQ employees
Jasprit Bumrah of India celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Aaron Finch of Australia during game one of the One Day International series between Australia and India at Sydney Cricket Ground.(Getty Images)
Jasprit Bumrah of India celebrates with his team after taking the wicket of Aaron Finch of Australia during game one of the One Day International series between Australia and India at Sydney Cricket Ground.(Getty Images)

No one entity can buy all cricket rights now: Sony sports biz head

Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 06:03 PM IST
With BCCI looking to expand IPL to 9 teams, and 10 in the long run, broadcasters will have to shell out more. This year’s record viewership will boost IPL’s commercial viability. However, the value of Indian cricket rights and ICC rights could come under pressure.
South Africa's bowler Dale Steyn celebrates with teammates after getting the wicket of Pakistan's batsman Babar Azam (unseen) during the third ODI match between South Africa and Pakistan at the Supersport Park cricket stadium on January 25, 2019 in Centurion. (Photo by Christiaan Kotze / AFP)(AFP)
South Africa's bowler Dale Steyn celebrates with teammates after getting the wicket of Pakistan's batsman Babar Azam (unseen) during the third ODI match between South Africa and Pakistan at the Supersport Park cricket stadium on January 25, 2019 in Centurion. (Photo by Christiaan Kotze / AFP)(AFP)

Star India acquires Cricket South Africa media rights till 2024

New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 02:21 PM IST
The agreement grants Star India exclusive rights across linear and digital mediums including all India tours to South Africa in this period.
Dubai: Mumbai Indians players celebrate after winning the final cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 against Delhi Capitals, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020.(PTI)
Dubai: Mumbai Indians players celebrate after winning the final cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 against Delhi Capitals, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020.(PTI)

IPL 2020 TV viewership reached 31.57 million average impressions: Star India

New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 04:55 PM IST
The data has been sourced from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India and the coverage in five regional languages - Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada has only helped the rise in viewership.
Atletico De Kolkata football club’s Head coach Steve Coppell, third left, and co-owner Sanjiv Goenka, third right, unveil the team jersey for the fifth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) as captain Manuel Lanzarote Bruno, second left, footballer Andre Bikey, left, and assistant coach Sanjouy Sen, second right, look on in Kolkata, India, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.(AP)
Atletico De Kolkata football club’s Head coach Steve Coppell, third left, and co-owner Sanjiv Goenka, third right, unveil the team jersey for the fifth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) as captain Manuel Lanzarote Bruno, second left, footballer Andre Bikey, left, and assistant coach Sanjouy Sen, second right, look on in Kolkata, India, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.(AP)

ISL teams shave cost as season gets longer

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2018 08:57 AM IST
The ISL has grown – in size, duration and viewership. Star India’s managing director Sanjay Gupta was quoted as saying last May that ISL’s viewership is 20 times that of Premiership in India.
Disney sweetened its bid for 21st Century Fox on June 20, raising it to $71.3 billion in cash and stock to counter a rival bid from Comcast.(AFP Photo)
Disney sweetened its bid for 21st Century Fox on June 20, raising it to $71.3 billion in cash and stock to counter a rival bid from Comcast.(AFP Photo)

Disney said to near US antitrust approval on Fox deal in blow to Comcast

Bloomberg | By David McLaughlin
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2018 01:33 PM IST
The Disney-Comcast contest will determine who controls much of Rupert Murdoch’s empire, including Fox’s movie and TV studios, television networks such as FX, and multichannel providers like Star India and Sky Plc.
The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) reflects the obsession with cricket in India as well as the increasing demands from domestic and foreign companies for effective avenues to market their products.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) reflects the obsession with cricket in India as well as the increasing demands from domestic and foreign companies for effective avenues to market their products.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

From flipflops to cars: India’s obsession with IPL pulls in the advertisers

Reuters, Mumbai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 12:01 PM IST
With the Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) final between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Sunday, Star India is already predicting its ad revenue from the 60-game tournament will total about 20 billion rupees ($300 million).
Team captains posing with the IPL 2018 trophy.(Twitter Photo//@IPL)
Team captains posing with the IPL 2018 trophy.(Twitter Photo//@IPL)

IPL 2018 set to fetch profits for all eight teams for the first time

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vidhi Choudhary
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 08:24 AM IST
The brand value of IPL was over $ 5.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 26% from $ 4.2 billion in 2016 on the back of renewed title sponsorship deals.
Star India, which won the television, digital, Indian and global media rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five seasons aired IPL 2018 across 10 channels including multiple Star Sports channels as well as its regional channels.(PTI)
Star India, which won the television, digital, Indian and global media rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five seasons aired IPL 2018 across 10 channels including multiple Star Sports channels as well as its regional channels.(PTI)

Marginal rise in Indian Premier League TV viewership in Week 1 of IPL 2018

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vidhi Choudhary
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 03:09 PM IST
The 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) Week 1 viewership numbers also include viewership from DD Sports as well as 10 channels in the Star India network
The opening week of the Indian Premier League 2018 season witnessed the highest ever opening week viewership since the tournament’s launch, claimed broadcaster Star India.(AFP)
The opening week of the Indian Premier League 2018 season witnessed the highest ever opening week viewership since the tournament’s launch, claimed broadcaster Star India.(AFP)

IPL 2018 witnesses highest ever opening week viewership, claims broadcaster

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 08:41 PM IST
According to a statement released by Star India group, the opening week of IPL 2018 saw the highest ever viewership in the tournament’s history
The MIB approved for temporary live uplinking of IPL matches that begin on Saturday, on Star India’s non-news and current affairs TV channels(Mint File Photo)
The MIB approved for temporary live uplinking of IPL matches that begin on Saturday, on Star India’s non-news and current affairs TV channels(Mint File Photo)

Star India and DD to broadcast some matches of the IPL together

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Vidhi Choudhary
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 07:50 AM IST
Feed from IPL matches will also be shared by Star India with Prasar Bharati to air IPL matches on DD Sports, on a one-hour deferred live basis.
Star India won the global consolidated bid for all international and domestic cricket matches to be played in India to retain the rights it won in 2012.(PTI)
Star India won the global consolidated bid for all international and domestic cricket matches to be played in India to retain the rights it won in 2012.(PTI)

‘Could be tough to match IPL returns as deal has 40 percent Tests’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vidhi Choudhary
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 10:54 PM IST
Star India won the global television and digital media rights for all cricket played in India in the next five years for Rs 6,138.1 crore but experts believe it will be harder to get returns compared to the IPL.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) decision to go for e-auction to sell Indian cricket’s media rights has proved a stunning success(PTI)
The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) decision to go for e-auction to sell Indian cricket’s media rights has proved a stunning success(PTI)

E-auction provides thrills, and windfall to BCCI at the end

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 10:43 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India laughed its way to the bank after the auction for five years (2018-2023) fetched a record Rs 6138.1 crore from Star India
Star India has retained the BCCI media rights for a record Rs 6138.1 crore, meaning an average of Rs 60.1 crore per match.(Getty Images)
Star India has retained the BCCI media rights for a record Rs 6138.1 crore, meaning an average of Rs 60.1 crore per match.(Getty Images)

Star India retain BCCI media rights till 2023 for record Rs 6138 crore

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 09:54 PM IST
Star India has retained Indian cricket’s global TV and digital rights for Rs 6138 crore to add to the five-year IPL rights for Rs 16,347.5 crore
Indian cricket team’s media rights are likely to fetch the BCCI a record purse. The e-auction of the global rights (2018-2023) have gone to the third day in Mumbai.(AP)
Indian cricket team’s media rights are likely to fetch the BCCI a record purse. The e-auction of the global rights (2018-2023) have gone to the third day in Mumbai.(AP)

Bids for Indian cricket’s media rights break records, BCCI richer by 6,032 crore and counting

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sanjjeev Samyal
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 08:34 PM IST
The e-auction of Indian cricket media rights will continue on Thursday, the third straight day when STAR, Sony and Jio are fighting for the global rights from 2018-2023.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) bagged INR 16,347.5 crore (USD 2.55 billion) for its IPL television and digital rights from Star India.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) bagged INR 16,347.5 crore (USD 2.55 billion) for its IPL television and digital rights from Star India.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

BCCI e-auction of cricket media rights: A brief explainer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Siddharth Vishwanathan
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2018 07:34 PM IST
The sale of Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) broadcast and digital rights of both domestic and international cricket will be from the period of 2018 till 2023
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