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Cinema is far more progressive than TV: Karan Johar (Interview, with images)


September 20th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Known for making larger than life family dramas for the big screen, filmmaker Karan Johar is now connecting with the masses on a new level through ... Read more...

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Can’t work 30 days in a month, says Gaurav


September 4th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Gaurav Chopraa is popular on the small screen, but doesn't cash in on it by signing multiple projects. His mantra is to work at his ... Read more...

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MNS threatens to disrupt shooting of ‘Sur-Kshetra’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We ... Read more...

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MNS threatens TV channels featuring Pakistanis


August 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We are ... Read more...

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Special committee for TRP soon: Ambika Soni


August 27th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday said the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) would soon appoint a technical committee for measuring target rating ... Read more...

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Give kids their childhood back: Roshan Abbas


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Roshan Abbas is upset after watching the promo of a children's reality show and blasts show makers for exploiting little ones for TRPs. He has lodged ... Read more...

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Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... Read more...

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Questions raised over media’s role in Guwahati molestation


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) While the telecast of the shocking Guwahati incident of a mob molesting a teenaged girl has helped nail some of the culprits, questions are being ... Read more...

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‘No need for media regulatory law, but stronger editorial filters’


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) There is need for stronger editorial filters rather than "content filters" in the form of a law to regulate the media, speakers at a ... Read more...

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Journalist’s beating, woman’s rape; Mamata says all cooked up (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) A journalist of a leading Bengali news channel Tuesday was beaten up allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers in Jadavpur area here Tuesday. However, West Bengal ... Read more...

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Will ‘Ring Ka King’ popularise wrestling in India?


January 21st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) After international wrestling promotions like WWE and TNA, it's now time for India's very own "Ring Ka King"! The new wrestling-based reality show is set ... Read more...

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Middle-aged men rule the roost on television


January 9th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The handsome middle-aged man rules Indian television these days. From Ram Kapoor, Samir Soni to Ronit Roy and Mohnish Bahl - all of them are ... Read more...

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On TV, Sony ruled the roost (2011 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Sony brought a delectable flavour of romance and reality shows on the tube and the audiences lapped them up. It also lifted the bar ... Read more...

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Bill to digitalise cable TV passed by Lok Sabha


December 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A bill aimed at fast-tracking the digitalisation of cable TV was passed by Lok Sabha Tuesday, with the government assuring cable operators that the ... Read more...

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I’d like to do an item number in Hindi film: Debina Mookherjee


November 17th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Item songs are a rage and television actress Debina Mookherjee, who likes doing different things, is hooked on to it. After doing dance numbers in ... Read more...

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Small town India makes it big - via reality TV


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Blurring the lines between reel and real, Sushil Kumar lived a billion dreams when he went from being a computer operator earning Rs.6,000 a ... Read more...

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Am excited and charged up about TV show: Aamir Khan (Interview)


October 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Aamir Khan, the latest Bollywood star set to make his television debut, confesses he does not know much about the TV industry but that could ... Read more...

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It’s romance over reality - ‘Swayamvar 3′ gets lowest TRP


May 31st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Imagine TV's "Swayamvar" seems to be losing its charm. "Ratan Ka Rishta" - the third season recorded the lowest ever ratings for the debut ... Read more...

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Voices of dissonance against Hazare and his ‘authoritarian’ attitude (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Criticising Anna Hazare for his alleged affiliation with right-wing Hindu groups, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt with historian K.N. Panikkar and activist Shabnam Hashmi Friday questioned ... Read more...

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More ‘real people’, TRP-dictated content for Indian TV


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Indian television will see more reality shows with real people instead of celebrities as contestants, says Myleeta Aga, general manager and creative head of BBC ... Read more...

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At 43, Madhuri Dixit still casts a spell


February 28th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) You can't be in showbiz and not be visible - but that doesn't apply to Madhuri Dixit. If she ruled the box office in her ... Read more...

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Small screen’s controversy queens


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Controversy queens Veena Malik and Rakhi Sawant have been the talk of the town ever since they came together for a cricket-based show on India TV. ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta Gets A Sporty Costume For a Sporting Show


January 28th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
And as the demand, she has been geared differently for the show – with a complete sportsman look. Preity’s overall look is being put together by Surily Goel and will comprise ... Read more...

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“Medium” TV Show Bids Its Final Farewell


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Medium" was one of the most-watched drama series that premiered on NBC on January 3, 2005. This supernatural-gifts themed series became one of the favorites of ... Read more...

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Food Network’s Ratings Takes A 10% Dip


January 21st, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food Network channel was internationally launched on November 9, 2009 in UK, after which it spread to different parts of the world. The channel, at ... Read more...

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Vijay TV To Telecast ‘Chikku Bukku’, ‘Ayyanar’ And ‘Eeram’ For Pongal


January 15th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vijay TV, a channel of Star Network has been striding with perfect success graph over the years with commendable TRPs. In the recent times, the satellite channel has been airing ... Read more...

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Fiction to out-of-box content, Imagine TV gets real


January 12th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) What began with fictional dramas has now turned into an experimental journey for Imagine TV, with out-of-the-box reality shows like the "Swayamvar" series and "Raaz-Pichhle ... Read more...

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Paula Abdul Returns As Reality Dance Judge


January 6th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Paula Abdul, the famous face of ‘American Idol’, who quit citing reasons of differences with producers of the dance reality television show, has made a return to American TV with ... Read more...

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‘Veena Malik denigrating Pakistani women’


December 31st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistani actress Meera is not happy with the way her fellow actress Veena Malik conducted herself on Colors' reality show "Bigg Boss 4" and ... Read more...

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Dick Clark Set To Greet New Year And Fans With Ryan Searcrest


December 29th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dick Clark, the legendary show-host on ABC is all geared-up to be with his audience this New Year's Eve. He will be present at the Times Square from 10pm onwards ... Read more...

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Soaps, reality shows, comedies hog prime time TV slot (2010 in Retrospect)


December 27th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The small screen was one potpouri of entertainment - from soaps to reality shows, TV channels offered a variety of shows and audiences didn't stick ... Read more...

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I wanted to do mischievous things on ‘Bigg Boss’: Veena Malik


December 26th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Veena Malik's intimacy with Ashmit Patel in the "Bigg Boss" house set the TRPs soaring, but it wasn't enough for her as the controversial ... Read more...

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Big B’s Save Tiger programme in controversy


December 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) The 'Save Tiger' programme, hosted by superstar Amitabh Bachchan for a TV channel in Madhya Pradesh's Pench Tiger Reserve, has sparked off controversy with a NGO claiming ... Read more...

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I’m offered only negative roles: Urvashi Dholakia


December 12th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Dholakia, known for essaying negative characters on the small screen, says she won't mind playing the ideal woman provided she was offered such a role."Playing ... Read more...

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KBC Beats Bigg Boss In Final Episode


December 11th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The TRPs of KBC has always remained constant and Bigg Boss has faced numerous ups and downs throughout this two month journey. However, the finale episode of KBC, which was aired ... Read more...

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