Zee Entertainment Enterprises


Sony And Zee engage in brinksmanship over acquisition deal

A news report in India’s Economic Times says that Sony Corp’s bid to buy Subhash Chandra-controlled Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) has stalled because of differences over valuation. The hold-up has opened up the possibility that a rival bidder such as US cable giant Comcast or Apple may decide to enter the bidding. Sony submitted a […]

Zee buys channels as Reliance exits general entertainment TV

Zee Entertainment Enterprises has acquired a pair of channels from Indian compatriot Reliance Capital, confirming the latter’s exit from general entertainment broadcasting. The agreement hands Indian broadcaster Zee the Big Magic and Big Ganga networks, plus hour other TV licences. Big Magic is a comedy channel for the Hindi-speaking markets, while Big Ganga is a […]

Sony Pictures Networks acquires India’s Ten Sports Network

Sony Pictures Networks India is to acquire Ten Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises for US$385 million (€345 million). Sony said the acquisition would add South Asia’s leading sports network to its existing portfolio of channels. The channels being acquired include Ten 1, Ten 1 HD, Ten 2, Ten 3, Ten Golf HD, Ten Cricket and […]

Zee taps NexGuard for watermarking

International content and channel provider Zee Entertainment Enterprises has tapped NexGuard to provide forensic watermarking. NexGuard’s watermarking will be deployed at Zee’s Mumbai facilities. Zee provides a raft of 33 domestic and 38 international TV channels reaching over one billion viewers globally. the company will deploy NexGuard watermarking technology to make its distribution of content […]

Zee to launch German channel by mid-year

Zee Entertainment Enterprises is to launch a new free-to-air TV channel in Germany – Zee One – and has contracted SES Platform Services to provide satellite capacity and ground services. Zee One is to launch by the middle of this year and will have a technical reach of 18 million homes in Germany and an […]

Zee TV plans first German channel launch

India’s Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has announced plans to launch a female-focused free-to-air TV channel in Germany by mid-2016 – its first move into the German market. The 24-hour network will air Bollywood films and Indian TV series, will target women aged 19 to 59, and be available on satellite and cable platforms, according […]

Zee plans Europe launch for Veria Living TV

Indian media giant Zee Entertainment Enterprises, the owner of Zee TV, is planning to launch its US-based lifestyle channel Veria Living TV in Europe for the first time next year. Speaking to DTVE last week, Indian media mogul Subhash Chandra, the chairman of Essel Group and Zee Entertainment Enterprises, said that Zee is currently in […]