Sun TV Network has acquired three animated series from French animation studio Cyber Group Studios for its Tamil kids channel Chutti TV. The three animated series are ‘Tales of Tatonka’, ‘G-Fighters’, and ‘Animalia’.
Sun TV Network will start broadcasting these series before the end of the year in India and Sri Lanka.
Star Sports is all set to unveil its third regional channel after launching Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Tamil. The next language market of focus for the company is Telugu and the channel will go on air on 7 December 2018 i.e. Friday, a source close to development informed Indiantelevision.com. As the Vizag leg of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) starts on 7 December at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor stadium.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) after being lenient for couple of months in awarding channel licenses, is back to being strict. In the month of October, two new channels received licenses while none saw their licenses cancelled as on 31 October 2018.
The two channels are Khalsa channel and Nireekshana TV. Nexgen Telelinks got the permission for uplinking and downlinking Khalsa channel (non-news) in Hindi and all Indian scheduled languages on 9 October 2018. Shopping Zone India TV got the permission for uplinking and downlinking Nireekshana TV (non-news) in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and scheduled Indian languages on 18 October 2018.