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Times Prime partners with ZEE5 to give free subscriptions during the lockdown

As the country is currently experiencing a 21-day lockdown, entertainment consumption has increased. Keeping that in mind, Times Prime has partnered with ZEE5 to offer an uninterrupted dose of digital entertainment to people during this unprecedented situation. As part of the deal, Times Prime is offering new...

Disney+ Hotstar to launch in India on 3rd April 

Walt Disney is finally launching Disney+ in India through Hotstar tomorrow, 3 April. Hotstar has a very strong presence in the Indian OTT landscape with over 300 million MAUs (Monthly Active Users) and wide content library of daily soaps, Bollywood blockbusters and Hotstar Specials. With the launch...

Discovery Kids Latin America to take the first season of ‘Esme & Roy’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, an international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live-action content, along with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, have announced that the first season of the award-winning animated series Esme & Roy has been picked up by Discovery Kids in Latin America....

Indian Information and Broadcasting Ministry re-telecasts iconic 80s shows during the lockdown

Coronavirus outbreak and 21-day lockdown in India recently spurred on the government to treat the nostalgia-stricken Indian to 80s’ and 90s’ iconic shows — Ramayana and Mahabharat and the recent entrant is fan favourite Shaktiman. While the broadcasting of epics Ramayan and Mahabharat began on 28 March on public demand, Shaktiman actor and producer announced in his live...

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle to lend her voice on a Disney documentary

Meghan Markle is narrating an upcoming Disney nature documentary titled The Elephant. Markle has landed her first job for Disney since she and husband, Prince Harry, announced they were stepping back from royal duties. Disneynature, an offshoot of Disney that makes nature documentaries, took to their Twitter page...

Kross Komics app to launch 500+ comics free for comic lovers

Social distancing, quarantining, isolation, house arrest are a few words we are hearing or reading almost everyday in recent times. But staying indoors is the best we can do to combat the virus. Of course it’s boring to stay home all the time, but there are a...

DC Universe to release ‘Birds of Prey’ online on 16th April

Dimensional Ink Games senior community manager Ted Stone recently announced that DC Universe Online is getting a Birds of Prey episode on 16 April.  For a limited period, the entire episode will be available as a free-to-play event for all players. The event adds four new characters, Harley Quinn, the...

Amazon launches ‘1001 Nights’ on its OTT Platform

Big Bad Boo’s original series 1001 Nights has launched on Amazon Prime Video — giving fans of Shahrzad and the gang the chance to binge on tales of genies, mermaids, sultans and other wonderous characters at any time. Viewers with a Prime subscription can now watch both seasons on-demand...

Netflix to reduce network tariff rates in India

Netflix announced yesterday, 24 March, that it is lowering its traffic on network providers by 25 per cent in India for 30 days. Netflix made this announcement after a similar decision was taken for the European market, to reduce the congestion on internet pipelines due to home...

During Social distancing, Amazon launches free Kid’s content

Stir-crazy homebound kids will soon have more options to pass the time, as Amazon has announced it is opening up free streaming access to more than 40 children’s series (including Amazon Originals) previously available only with a Prime subscription to all of its customers, worldwide. The newly...