Looks like the recent announcement to launch three English
entertainment channels by BIG CBS Networks with Reliance ADAG-CBS
JV, has given a tough competition to the others in the race. The
latest buzz is that, the Times Television Network is planning to
expand its business by launching an English movie channel, titled
Though the officials of the Times Group kept quiet about the
development, it is clear that the works for the new channel has
already started. Times Group currently has three channels running
on television, namely, Zoom, ET Now and Times Now.
Presently there are six channels that will give competition to
the upcoming channel Mango, namely Star Movies, HBO, PIX, WB, UTV
World and Zee Studio. Meanwhile, Big Networks and Reliance are
planning to launch GEC Big CBS Prime, Big CBS Spark targeting the
young generation and Big CBS Love, targeting the women.