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TV Today: An overview

Mar 30, 2007

About the company: Promoted by Living Media India Limited, TV Today Network Limited (TVTN) was incorporated in December 1999. Presently, TVTN runs four News & Current Affairs channels. The primary source of income for the Company is Ad sales revenue. Aaj Tak - its flagship channel has been awarded the "Best News Channel" by the Indian Television Academy for 6 successive years.

TV Today: Disappointing slot

Nov 17, 2004

TV Today, an India Today Group company and the leader in the Hindi news segment in the country, continued its disappointing financial performance in the September 2004 quarter. Not only did the company register a negative topline growth during the quarter, a sharp increase in operating expenses dented the company’s operating performance severely, pushing it’s bottomline into the red.

NDTV: Beaming optimism

Nov 9, 2004

NDTV continued to deliver a strong performance in FY05, which is evident from its positive 2QFY05 results. However, this improvement in performance is on a YoY basis because when compared to the previous quarter (QoQ), the performance has been somewhat lower on the back of a reduced topline. This, however, should be looked at in the backdrop of the fact that 1QFY05 was characterised by general elections in the country and strong ad revenues had propped up the channels revenues.

Media: 'Ad'ing growth

Apr 20, 2004

The roots of the 'Indian' television industry can be traced back to the launch of the government owned Doordarshan channel in the year 1959 and since then, the it has evolved considerably. While till 1990, the Indian television scene was primarily dominated by Doordarshan, the development of this industry started to gather pace with the introduction of the Cable and Satellite (C&S) broadcasters in India in the early 1990s. Since then, the Indian media and entertainment industry has evolved from

Media: Out of the limelight

Mar 23, 2004

The hopes of the continuation of the bullrun on the Indian bourses have taken a back seat with the Indian indices in a tailspin since (almost) the start of 2004. After achieving multi-year highs in early January this year, the Indian bourses have gone into reverse gear. While they remained in a strong grip of volatility during the first two months of 2004, for reasons mentioned time and again in our articles, the situation has particularly turned bitter in the month of March. While during this '

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