32%! THAT IS HOW MUCH THE SHARES OF ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) zoomed Wednesday after the Indian media major announced a merger with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI). On the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the ZEEL stock jumped to its 52-week high of Rs 337.10.

Sep 17, 2021 15:09
MUMBAI: Viacom18 on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Anil Jayaraj as CEO – Sports.  In his new role, Jayaraj, who officially started work in his new portfolio at the Reliance Industries Ltd-controlled network on Thursday, will be leading the media and entertainment network’s foray into acquisition, broadcasting and monetisation of sports properties.
Aug 26, 2021 21:08
MUMBAI: Well, that completes it as far as the media rights for Europe's "Big 5" football leagues in the Indian subcontinent are concerned. After pocketing Spain's LaLiga and Italy's Serie A rights in the recent past, Viacom18 has acquired the broadcast and digital rights for France's Lique 1 in India, SportzPower can reveal. 
Aug 20, 2021 11:08
MUMBAI: Sports rights aggregation is going ahead full steam at Reliance Industries Ltd's media-facing entities. Viacom18 Friday announced that it has acquired the broadcast and digital rights for Italian Serie A for the Indian subcontinent for the next three seasons. 
Aug 16, 2021 20:08
MUMBAI: The Reliance-controlled Viacom18 network has bagged the exclusive TV and digital rights for the Abu Dhabi T10. The cricket tournament will premiere from 19th November live on Colors Cineplex SD (Hindi), Colors Cineplex HD (English), Rishtey Cineplex (Hindi), Voot and Jio.
Jul 05, 2021 13:07
MUMBAI: Now this is what we call an announcement that has "come out of left field". LaLiga declared Monday that it has agreed a three-season broadcast partnership on the Indian subcontinent with Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd-controlled Viacom18 Media network.
Jun 21, 2021 16:06
MUMBAI: Responding to news reports about a potential merger of Viacom18 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited through a share swap deal, Zee Entertainment said in a regulatory filing, "We herewith confirm that there is no such transaction being undertaken and the matter is speculative in nature."
Apr 14, 2020 18:04
MUMBAI: Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO and MD of Viacom18, a subsidiary of Network18, has decided to move on from Viacom18 after eight years at the helm. 
Feb 27, 2020 20:02
MUMBAI: The upcoming 'Road Safety World Series' - a cricket league featuring legends who have retired from international cricket - is all set to kick off here from March 7, with the final on March 22. 
Mar 02, 2019 13:03
MUMBAI: PokerStars India Friday announced that its flagship property, the Global Poker League (GPL) will be airing on Viacom18’s Colors Infinity channels starting 9 March. Colors will broadcast two episodes every Saturday from 7-8 pm IST over a five-week period with the final on April 6.
Feb 28, 2019 12:02
MUMBAI: Reliance-owned entertainment brands, Jio TV on OTT and VH1 (Viacom18’s English music channel) will be broadcasting the second leg of the semifinal of the Copa del Rey, Spain’s oldest football competition in India, Television Post reports.