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  • CNN-IBN India's No. 1 English news channel during election week May 22, 2014

    This is according to the TAM data released earlier this morning. It puts CNN-IBN ahead of all competition in a week when the nation and the world's eye was on the Indian elections. ...
  • CNN-IBN most watched during elections: TAM December 19, 2013

    CNN-IBN was the most watched channel during the assembly election held in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Manipur. According to Television Audience Measurement (TAM), the channel topped viewer ratings in the major metros across the country. ...
  • TAM hits out at TV channels for making false 'Number 1' claims May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: At any given time, one would see a flurry of advertisements issued by different TV channels, all claiming to be number 1 at the same time. Now ratings agency TAM says that its data is being selectively used and misrepresented to make these tall claims. In an advisory...
  • Will digitisation improve media company economics? January 31, 2013

    The digitisation change in the Indian TV landscape brings to fore Darwin's theory of natural evolution by natural selection. Natural selection is a gradual, non-random process by which biological traits become either more or less common in a population as a function of differential reproduction of their bearers. In the...
  • NDTV sues Nielsen over TAM rating 'manipulation' July 31, 2012

    New Delhi: New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) has sued The Nielsen Co. for allegedly manipulating TAM ratings data in favour of broadcasters who 'paid' money. Filing a detailed 194-page suit in New York's Supreme Court on July 26, the network has sought billions of dollars in damages from the ratings...
  • Chennaivaasi about a Tam-Brahm boy & a Jewish girl July 12, 2012

    Authored by TS Tirumurti 'Chennaivaasi' is set in the heart of Chennai, the book is a story of a father who disowns his son for going against their traditions, of a mother caught between a fuming husband and a US-returned son, of an American girlfriend struggling to get used to...
  • Tirumurti's 'Chennaivaasi' is a charming read June 8, 2012

    The disclosure first: The narrative trigger for this book is the relationship between a Tam Brahm boy and a Jewish-American girl. Substitute Bengali-Agnostic for Jewish-American and this could be my love story. Well, almost. I can't boast of shifting continents and cultures in an attempt to win over my in-laws,...
  • Puthiya Thalaimurai TV claims top slot in Tamil Nadu November 8, 2011

    Tamil Nadu's first independent news channel, Puthiya Thalalimurai, launched on August 24 has created history by becoming that top news channel in the state. The back-to-back news channel with an aggressive punch line "unmai udanuk udan" (truth as it happens) has claimed number 1 position in record 60-days. As per TAM...
  • NBA to move to monthly ratings for news channels September 8, 2011

    New Delhi: News Broadcasters Association (NBA), an umbrella body of TV news channels, has decided to move from existing weekly ratings to monthly ratings for all national news and business channels in Hindi and English. The NBA board has taken the decision with an aim to improve news broadcasting standards as...
  • Jaya launches revived state-run cable TV September 2, 2011

    Chennai: In an apparent move to break the near monopoly of the Maran-controlled cable TV business in Tamil Nadu, the Jayalalithaa Government on Friday revived the dormant state-run cable TV service by formally launching its operations that would cover 1.45 crore households. Giving fresh life to the Arasu Cable TV Corporation...
  • CNN-IBN No. 1 in Ayodhya verdict coverage October 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The verdict has been delivered. CNN-IBN was India's most watched English news channel in the week the Ayodhya judgement was delivered. As a triumph for credible and responsible journalism and a triumph of viewer’s trust, CNN-IBN led across key audience groups during the Ayodhya verdict week. (Source: TAM,...
  • Priyanka, Aamir, Sanjay enter TV April 7, 2010

    Tellyland is the next hot destination for the who’s who of Bollywood. Right from Amitabh Bachchan to Priyanka Chopra has been hooked on it. Clearly even they know that there is more 'moolah' on television. So go on and check out the list of B-Town actors who have tried their...
  • CNN-IBN top of the channels on states polling day October 23, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN was the No. 1 English news channel across audience groups in India on polling day during the three-state assembly elections on October 13. CNN-IBN emerged as India’s most watched English news channel across audience groups across India on polling day. The channel was the leader in all-India market...
  • Your Verdict: CNN-IBN, IBNPolitics.com are No. 1 May 21, 2009

    New Delhi: On the biggest day in Indian news journalism, CNN-IBN was India’s most watched English News channel across audience groups. On the Counting Day, CNN-IBN, with its team of formidable election experts and largest network of correspondents, emerged as the No.1 English news channel across audience groups (Source: TAM)....
  • CNN-IBN No 1 news channel during polls May 14, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN continues its leadership as the No 1 English News Channel during polling hours and beyond across the first four phases of polling on April 16, April 23, April 30 and May 7, (Source: TAM Ratings) reiterating the fact that when India votes, India watches CNN-IBN. On the...
  • CNN-IBN No 1 news channel on 3 polling days May 8, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN- IBN, India’s best English news channel is the No.1 English news channel during polling hours across the first three phases of polling on April 16, 23 and 30. (Source: TAM). The channel is also the most viewed during polling hours on the third polling day on April...
  • CNN-IBN No 1 news channel on 2nd polling day April 30, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN- IBN, India’s best English news channel is also the No 1 news channel in the genre ahead of Times Now and NDTV 24x7 on the second polling day of General Elections '09 (Source TAM). The second phase of polls was also the biggest phase of polling that...
  • e-stop: KJo on the ramp; Sa Re... beats Kyun Ki... September 21, 2007

    Karan Johar walked the ramp for a luxury time wear brand. Flanked by the likes of Aryan Vaid and Zulfi Sayed, Johar was on the ramp for barely a minute at the event, which started more than an hour late; Sa Re Ga Ma Pa does consistently well as the...
  • Brazil: Eyewitnesses recount horrific plane crash July 18, 2007

    New Delhi: In Brazil, an aircraft has skid off the runway and crashed into a building in Sao Paolo. At least 200 people are feared dead. The deceased include passengers on the plane as well as people on the ground. ...
  • 200 feared dead in Brazil's worst plane crash July 18, 2007

    Sao Paulo: Heavy black smoke poured into the air and bright orange flames lit the night sky in Sao Paulo after a passenger plane skidded across a road and crashed into a building early on Wednesday morning.. A TAM Airlines Airbus 320 carrying 140 to 170 people crashed while attempting to...
  • SRK behind dip in KBC viewership? February 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan says he hasn't seen Shah Rukh Khan on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) yet, and if the Television Audience Measurement (TAM) ratings were anything to go by, then it looks like a lot of people haven't either. "I haven't seen it as yet, my apologies. But I will...
  • Convict turns cop for 20 years August 25, 2006

    Hanoi: A convicted Vietnamese robber who escaped from prison 20 years ago chose a sly way to hide from the law-that too, inside the police force and as a member of the ruling Communist Party. A police newspaper reported on Friday that fifty-one-year-old Ngo Thanh Tam, was re-arrested on Tuesday,...