Times Now

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Times Now
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Launched 23 January 2006; 13 years ago (2006-01-23)
Owned by The Times Group
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Slogan "Action Begins Here"
Language English
Broadcast area India, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, USA
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Sister channel(s) Zoom
ET Now
Movies Now
Romedy Now
Website www.timesnow.tv

Times Now is a 24-hour English news channel in India. It is owned and operated by The Times Group.

History

The channel was launched in 2006 by Times Global Broadcasting Company Limited, a joint-venture of The Times Group (Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.) and Reuters. Sunil Lulla was hired from the Sony Entertainment Television as CEO. In 2008, Reuters exited the venture by selling back its 25.82 percent stake in Times Global to BCCL.[1]

Associated journalists

Arnab Goswami is the Editor-in-Chief and news anchor of Times Now.[2]

Hector Kenneth is Director of News Operations. After years as a journalist, he came into prominence for his reports from the Gaza Strip. Hector began his career in sports.

Maroof Raza is the consultant and strategic affairs expert.[3]

Distribution

Along with the other Times group channels (Zoom, ET Now and Movies Now) Times Now is distributed by Media Network and Distribution (India) Ltd (MNDIL), which is a joint venture between The Times Group and Yogesh Radhakrishnan, a cable and satellite industry veteran, under the brand Prime Connect.[4]

See also

References

  1. "Reuters To Sell Its Stake In Times Global Broadcasting To BCCL".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Arundhati Roy. "Arundhati Roy: Mumbai was not India's 9/11". the Guardian.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Times Now censured for not revealing defence analyst’s business interests". indianexpress.com. C1 control character in |title= at position 53 (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "BCCL floats TV distribution joint venture".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>