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The Network18 Group is a media and entertainment company with interests in television, internet, films, e-commerce, magazines, mobile content and allied businesses. Through its subsidiary ‘TV18 Broadcast Ltd.’ [BSE: 532800, NSE: TV18BRDCST], the group operates news channels - CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNBC-TV18 Prime HD, CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat (a Marathi regional news channel in partnership with the Lokmat group). TV18 also operates a joint venture with Viacom, called Viacom18, which houses a portfolio of popular entertainment channels – Colors, Colors HD,MTV, SONIC, Comedy Central, VH1, Nick. Nick Jr. and Nick Teen - and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the group’s filmed entertainment business. TV18 has also forayed into the Indian factual entertainment space through A+E Networks | TV18 (a joint venture between A+E Networks and TV18 Broadcast) and operates HistoryTV18. TV18 and Viacom18 have also formed a strategic joint venture called IndiaCast, a multi-platform ‘content asset monetization’ entity mandated to drive domestic and international channels distribution, placement services and content syndication for the bouquet of channels from TV18, Viacom18 and other broadcasters. For more information, please log on to www.network18online.com
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CNN IBN’s & IBN7’s Non-Stop Coverage of US President Obama’s Visit to India

In the lead up to President Obama’s historic second visit to India, CNN-IBN and IBN7 bring to their viewers an exhaustive programming Namaste Obama and Phir Wahi Dil Laya Hoon respectively. The channels will provide in-depth coverage of President Obama’s tour of India, covering ... (more)
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CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Returns with its 9th Edition

CNN-IBN is back with the ninth edition of its flagship initiative, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year, in association with GMR, which over the years has become one of the biggest and most credible awards in Indian media. The award salutes iconic Indians who have made a significant contribution to I... (more)
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Watch the Legends Share their World Cup Winning Stories on CNN-IBN & IBN7

As we inch closer to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, the excitement is also gradually building up. The most eagerly awaited quadrennial cricket carnival holds a lot of prominence for India as the cricket crazy nation gets ready to defend the most prestigious cup in the sport.
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CNN-IBN for the First Time Brings Fareed Zakaria – Global Public Square, the Globally Acclaimed Show

CNN-IBN, India’s leading English News Channel, for the first time brings to its viewers Fareed Zakaria – Global Public Square, the globally acclaimed show. Veteran journalist and author, Fareed Zakaria renders an exhaustive compilation of the major global developments with an em... (more)
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IBN7 Presents an Insightful and Extensive Programming on Key Delhi Constituencies Before the Assembly Elections – 'Dilli Ka Dard, Kaun Hamdard?'

As a prelude to the upcoming Delhi Assembly Elections, IBN7, the channel that has always brought to its viewers the most comprehensive and extensive election coverage, presents an exclusive show - ‘Dilli Ka Dard, Kaun Hamdard? This programming will cover the entire landscape of the pr... (more)
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IBN7s’ Maha Programming on Magh Mela 2015

IBN7 brings to its viewers the most comprehensive programming on one of the biggest annual religious events for Hindus, the Magh (Kumbh) Mela.
In accordance with the traditional Hindu calendar, this holy fair is organised every year during the Hindu month of Magh. The Magh Mela is ... (more)
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CNN-IBN Outperforms Times Now as per Latest TGI Survey Data*

CNN-IBN, India’s leading English News Channel,has outperformed Times Now on key critical parametersin the Target Group Index (TGI) study.
 
TGI (Target Group Index) is a global market research conducted across 72 countries.In India, this study is conducted by IMRB... (more)
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2014 Top Actors Under One Roof on CNN IBN’s 'The Bollywood Roundtable 2014'

As we head towards the end of the year, it is time for India’s most awaited entertainment led chat series, The Bollywood Roundtable 2014, hosted by India’s biggest film critic Rajeev Masand. This Christmas week, discover new facets of your favorite actors Shahid Kapoor, Var... (more)
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Sudip Roy Appointed as National Revenue Head, IBN7 & IBN-Lokmat

Network18 has appointed Sudip Roy as the National Revenue Head for IBN7 & IBN-Lokmat. Sudip brings with him over 17 years of experience in strategy planning, business development, advertising sales and customer relationship management across leading media houses. In his previous role, S... (more)
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Nishant Rao, Country Manager, LinkedIn India on CNN-IBN’s ‘CEO OF LIFE’

Continuing with its commitment to providing viewers with differentiated programming, CNN-IBN announces a one-of-its-kind series ‘CEO of LIFE’, in association with Urbana, a premium men’s formal brand from Indus League, a division of Future Lifestyle Fashion Ltd. The show h... (more)
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