Star India

MUMBAI: The heat is on! With the BCCI scheduled to hold an e-auction for the Indian Premier League in mid-February, K Madhavan, president, Walt Disney Company India and Star India, in a calibrated set of interactions with a number of Indian media outlets, has publicly laid down a marker that the media giant was bullish on retaining its most valuable property. But only in so far as it "fit in with the company’s business plans".

Sieving the wheat from the chaff in Madhavan's pronouncements, his key points were:  

Nov 12, 2021 13:11
MUMBAI: "At Linear Networks, we expect that first quarter operating income will decrease by nearly $500 million versus the prior year, reflecting factors including higher contractual sports rights costs for college football and the NFL, timing of cricket expenses at Star India..." That was Christine McCarthy chief financial officer at The Walt Disney Company on an investors' call on Wednesday.
Nov 08, 2021 08:11
AND SO IT CAME TO PASS. Not just Star India's but the ICC's worst nightmare became a reality Sunday after India were officially knocked out of the running for a place in the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final line-up. 
Oct 22, 2021 17:10
MUMBAI: Audiences are in for a special experience during the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 as the broadcast production gets a major facelift.
Oct 11, 2021 18:10
DUBAI: The Men’s T20 World Cup will have two scheduled drinks breaks in each game, instead of the earlier practice of having just one, the International Cricket Council confirmed Sunday in a media release.  Each break will last for two minutes and 30 seconds and will be taken at the midpoint of each innings.
Sep 21, 2021 08:09
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday released the itinerary for Team India's 2021-22 international home season, along with the venues. 
Aug 20, 2021 10:08
MUMBAI: Star India has promoted Rahul Manglik from AVP - Broadcast I.T. to head - Sports Technology effective this month. Manglik joined the Disney-owned network in 2014 from Network18, where his last posting was as general manager I.T. & Systems, CNBC TV18. The techie has a 17-year stint at Network18.
Aug 10, 2021 17:08
MUMBAI: New Zealand Cricket on Tuesday confirmed a four-month international winter schedule, incorporating tours to Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India, as well as the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE. The BlackCaps will fly in to India immediately after the T20 World Cup, which concludes 14 November, for a series that comprises three T20 Internationals and two Tests.
Jul 19, 2021 16:07
MUMBAI: Anil Jayaraj, Star India executive vice-president Ad Sales, has reportedly quit the network after a stint of 6.5 years.  Jayaraj will be replaced by Anoop Govindan, currently senior vice-president & national advertising sales head, Star Sports, exchange4media reports.
May 07, 2021 17:05
MUMBAI: Bangladesh territory media rights for international cricket hosted by the BCCI, as well as the remaining games for the ongoing 2020-21 season of the Premier League, have been secured by freshly minted sportscaster T Sports.  The media rights agreement was managed by Singapore-based digital rights marketplace Allrites, which sublicensed the rights from Star India. 
May 05, 2021 17:05
MUMBAI: With the second wave of the COVID-19 rampant in India and forcing the indefinite postponement of the Indian Premier league, Star India has pledged financial support of Rs 500 million for India's ongoing relief efforts.  The announcement was made through Star India's Twitter handle on Wednesday.