MUMBAI: This was certainly not the script that the bean counters at Disney Star were hoping for. The ongoing T20 World Cup has witnessed two one-sided semi-final face-offs. While Pakistan kept up its end of the bargain (for advertisers at least) in the walloping it gave to New Zealand to book its place in Sunday's finals, Team India failed to follow suite.
Sep 13, 2022 18:09
MUMBAI: Disney Star has elevated Ambarish Bandyopadhyay to national head of sports sales. As per Bandyopadhyay's Linkedin profile, the promotion took place in the last one month. Bandyopadhyay joined Star India from HT Media in October 2018 as executive director. He was with HT Media for over four years, his last posting being as as chief operating officer of the publication.
Sep 12, 2022 18:09
NEW DELHI: The organisers of Legends League Cricket season 2, which will get underway from September 16-October 5th, have announced Disney Star as the official broadcasters of the tournament All 16 matches will be aired LIVE on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar.
Sep 01, 2022 17:09
DID THE HEAD HONCHOS AT The Walt Disney Company not read their own memo? That certainly appears to be the case considering how far beyond even the most aggressive projections was the winning bid made by Disney Star to ensure the ICC TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s global cricket events for the next 4-year cycle were kept "in house".
Aug 30, 2022 18:08
MUMBAI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zee) and Disney Star, Tuesday announced that they have entered into a strategic licensing agreement by way of which Disney Star will license the television broadcasting rights of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Men’s and Under 19 (U-19) global events for a period of four years, to ZEE.
Aug 27, 2022 20:08
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council Saturday evening confirmed Disney Star will be the home of all ICC cricket in India for the next four years having won the TV and digital rights to both men’s and women’s global events through to the end of 2027.
Aug 19, 2022 15:08
MUMBAI: This is interesting. It looks like Disney Star has taken a strategic call to let go media rights to the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the calendar year. The rights have been picked up by Sony Pictures Networks India. Without any fanfare it needs mentioning.
Aug 02, 2022 13:08
MUMBAI: The price may not be right but the very real possibility of being left without India cricket against any of the "major" countries for the foreseeable future looks to have forced the hand of Sony Pictures Networks India. SportzPower understands that SPN paid a premium to retain its rights to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) across the Indian subcontinent for six more years - 2023 to 2028.
Jul 25, 2022 11:07
MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) formally confirmed Sunday news out in the media last week that Disney Star had secured the rights to broadcast Australian cricket throughout India and other territories across Asia.
Jul 20, 2022 17:07
MUMBAI: Australian media outfits have confirmed and fleshed out a Cricbuzz report that Disney Star has wrested back the Indian subcontinent territory television and digital broadcast rights of Cricket Australia (CA) from incumbent Sony Pictures Networks India.
Jul 12, 2022 18:07
MUMBAI: Disney Star, Viacom18, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and Zee Entertainment have reportedly raised concerns about the 'lack of transparency' in the bidding process for media rights to the International Cricket Council's next eight-year cycle of global cricket events.