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Turner Broadcasting shut down NDTV Imagine TV
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Abhayank Tiwari  | Thursday, Apr 12 2012 7:34PM IST
Turner Broadcasting shut down NDTV Imagine TV
Mumbai: The entertainment channel NDTV Imagine TV hold by Turner Broadcasting System locked its daily operation on television. After a downfall in the rating of TV channel, the company has decided to turn off the operations of renowned TV channel.The channel Imagine TV and its international supply “Imagine Dil Se” will stop the operations from today.Turner International Managing Director South Asia Siddharth Jain said, “Imagine TV has not performed and grown as per expectations. While some programmes delivered satisfactory ratings, overall the channel was unable to achieve the ratings consistency needed to sustain the business and support continued investment.”The company said, “Turner made the carefully considered decision to cease operations of the channel”.Previously, Imagine TV was owned with a majority bet and sold its part to the channel Turner International in 2010.Turner said, “The Company remains committed to future investments and long-term participation in India.”Turner will keep on operating its further channels like HBO, CNN, Cartoon Network, POGO, WB, TCM and Boomerang in India.The company said, “We will continue to be leaders in the media and entertainment industry and to explore expansion opportunities in this important market.”