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  • 'Boy meets girl, boy rapes girl, boy marries girl': Thai soaps trigger outcry over romanticising rape 3 days ago

    Bangkok: In a famous scene from Thailand's award-winning soap opera "The Power of Shadows," the handsome protagonist gets drunk and rapes the leading lady. He later begs her forgiveness, and they live happily ever after. Boy Meets Girl, Boy Rapes Girl, Boy Marries Girl. The premise is so common in Thailand's...
  • 'Humsafar' Episode 1 review: Less of Fawad Khan on screen but a gripping story makes up for his absence 6 days ago

    At a time when Pakistani actor Fawad Khan has become a national heartthrob in India, Zee Network's Zindagi channel has decided to air popular Pakistani show 'Humsafar' for the Indian audience. The show opened to mixed response in Pakistan back in 2011 and soon became a national sensation getting almost the...
  • I'm an actor, I love acting, whether it is in India, America or anywhere in the world: Kunal Nayyar October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Kunal Nayyar has found worldwide fame for playing a nerdy, awkward astrophysicist on hit American TV show 'The Big Bang Theory' but the actor from Delhi says his heart still lies in his homeland and he would love to do a Bollywood film soon. The 33-year-old actor, who got...
  • Dark Knight origins: Batman prequel TV show 'Gotham' premiers in the US September 23, 2014

    How did gentle young Bruce Wayne become Batman? The back story of Batman and his chief villains came to life on Monday in 'Gotham', a new television drama series by Fox. The show opened to positive responses from the audiences, according to several media reports. According to an online news website,...
  • Shoot of Anil Kapoor's '24' season two to start soon September 11, 2014

    It's time for Anil Kapoor's TV show "24" to return! Actorproducer Anil Kapoor, who was busy with his film commitments, will start shooting for its second season from October, according to a source. "Anil took a break from movies to do the first season of '24' Likewise, he had to take...
  • 'Breaking Bad' is over; next season of 'Game of Thrones' will premiere in 2015. Here are 10 new obsessionworthy shows you can check out this year August 27, 2014

    It's a timehonored rite harking back to an era of blackandwhite TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare. As part of the ritual, this latest fall crop is an occasion for handicapping the good and the misfires. Granted, it's a...
  • Watch: New trailer for 'Gotham' featuring 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 28, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego ComicCon creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: You must not miss this new trailer for 'Gotham' featuring the track 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 27, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego ComicCon creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: New promo of 'Gotham' urges the residents to report criminal activities to Gotham Chronicle, not the police July 24, 2014

    In the new promo of 'Gotham', an American superhero television series created by Bruno Heller, a newspaper, which talks about the most dangerous criminals who walk on the streets freely, asks the residents to not depend on law enforcement if they witness any criminal activity. Instead, they should report the...
  • Watch: Detective James Gordon asks Bruce Wayne to 'be strong' after his parents are shot, in this moving teaser for 'Gotham' July 9, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. In this latest teaser for 'Gotham', Detective James Gordon consoles young Bruce Wayne, whose parents have just been shot by...
  • Sajid Khan to host new TV show 'Humshakal Hasee Housefull': Sources June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Anchor, actor and director Sajid Khan, who has hosted a string of shows and events throughout his career, is set to return to TV as a host on the small screen. The director, who is ready with his next film 'Humshakals', will be doing a special show 'Humshakal Hasee Housefull',...
  • TV show 'Tumhari Pakhi' shoots in Delhi May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Qutab Minar and Red Fort are among the popular historical locations of the capital which are being used as the backdrop to shoot some scenes of popular Hindi TV show 'Tumhari Pakhi' here. The show, aired on Life OK, is gearing up for a twist. Veteran actress Anita Raj...
  • Watch: First trailer of Fox's new series 'Gotham' shows the world of Batman, before Batman May 6, 2014

    Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers...
  • Sunny Leone to host dating reality show 'MTV Splitsvilla' April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Indo-Canadian adult film actress Sunny Leone is back to where she started her career in Hindi showbiz - the small screen. She has signed up as the host of popular dating reality show 'MTV Splitsvilla', and she is excited. Sunny, who recently hosted MTV's 'Haunted Weekends' made inroads into...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Amitabh Bachchan lends his voice for the opening episode of the show March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice for the opening episode of the action-adventure show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. The show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster' starts tonight. Big B will be introducing director Rohit Shetty, who is the host of this season, sources said. Bachchan had done a special...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Are doctors really asked to treat rape victims with suspicion? NGO releases excerpts from forensic books March 6, 2014

    CEHAT (Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes), the research centre of Anusandhan Trust, that is involved in research, training, service and advocacy on health, released a series of documents after the second season of TV show Satyamev Jayate aired last Sunday. Some guests invited to the first episode...
  • Mila Kunis to guest star on Ashton Kutcher's sitcom 'Two and a Half Men' March 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Mila Kunis is set to guest star on her boyfriend Ashton Kutcher's hit sitcom 'Two and a Half Men'. In the show the 30-year-old actress, who recently sparked engagement rumours with Kutcher will be playing Vivian, a young, beautiful, free-spirited world traveller who shows up on Walden's (Kutcher)...
  • Samvidhaan: Watch the first episode of Shyam Benegal's TV show March 3, 2014

    The first episode of Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal's TV show 'The Story of the Making of the Constitution of India - Samvidhaan' was telecast on Rajya Sabha channel on March 2. 'Samvidhaan' is a series which will sketch the making of the Indian constitution. The show stars Dalip Tahil, Divya...
  • No portrayal of working women in TV serials: Sharmila Tagore February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Sharmila Tagore today said that content on the small screen is still stereotypical about women as they are mostly shown in kitchen dynamics. Sharmila, 69, said that none of the female protagonist on the small-screen shows are working irrespective of their modern settings. "Content of TV is...
  • Sohail Khan to replace brother Arbaaz Khan as judge on 'Comedy Circus' February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Sohail Khan will be back as judge on 'Comedy Circus', replacing his actor-filmmaker brother Arbaaz Khan. Sohail, 43, who was originally judging 'Comedy Circus', had opted out of the show as he was set to direct Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho', which released in January this year. Arbaaz...
  • 'Welcome-Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki 2' telecast date pushed to March 10 February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The launch of second season of reality show 'Welcome - Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki' has been pushed forward as its host not yet to finalised. The show was slated to go on air March 3. Now it is said that it will go live March 10. However nothing is confirmed,...
  • Alec Baldwin's talk show scrapped November 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Alec Baldwin's latenight talk show has been scrapped from the channel after his negative comments on homosexuals. The show titled 'Up Late With Alec Baldwin' used to come on MSNBC channel and it was getting poor ratings. Sources say the decision to axe Baldwin was based, in part, on...
  • Kay Kay Menon to play civic commissioner in Big B's TV show November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kay Kay Menon will be playing the role of a municipal commissioner in Amitabh Bachchan's forthcoming TV show. Director Anurag Kashyap has roped in Bachchan for the untitled show, scheduled to be aired on Sony marking Big B's fiction debut on small screen. And now Kashyap has...
  • Rahul Khanna: '24' is a game changer for Indian TV industry November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Be it the stylized sequences or gripping storyline, '24' is a "game changer" for Indian television, says Rahul Khanna and adds that it's his privilege to join the impressive cast of the popular show. Desi version of American thriller series '24', it comes on Colors on Friday and Saturday. "It's...
  • Anil Kapoor took tips from Tom Cruise for '24' October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor, who underwent rigorous physical training for his debut production '24', says he took tips from Hollywood actor Tom Cruise especially for the sequences that required him to run. "To be honest with you, yes, (I took tips from Tom Cruise). When he came here (to India) I...
  • Ailing Amitabh Bachchan resumes work on 'KBC' October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been taking it slow since a bout of fever and stomach infection hit him earlier this week, but the 71yearold couldn't wait to resume work. He returned to the sets of popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) Thursday morning. "Its back to 'KBC' again tomorrow...
  • Twitterers can access TV shows, buy movie tickets directly from a tweet October 10, 2013

    New York: Twitter and Comcast have signed a partnership that will let viewers access TV shows and buy movie tickets directly from a tweet, deepening the short messaging service's ties to television programming. Twitter Inc. and Comcast Corp. said Wednesday that a new feature that's part of the deal will let...
  • Anil Kapoor's '24': What gives it an edge over other shows October 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Anil Kapoor's '24' is a much needed break from the dreadfully boring days of saasbahu conflicts shown on the small screen as it brings a world of classy production values and mature performances unknown to Indian television. The first two episodes, which were aired this weekend, were instant showstoppers. Like...
  • Anil Kapoor's TV show '24': Be prepared for a thrilling season October 4, 2013

    New Delhi: '24' features Anil Kapoor in the lead role of Jai Singh Rathod, the Indian counterpart of Jack Bauer, a man with an Army background. Abhinay Deo, the director of films such as 'Game' and 'Delhi Belly', is the man behind the megaphone. From Shabana Azmi to Neil Bhoopalam to...
  • Lady Gaga may pull out of 'The X Factor' October 4, 2013

    London: Singer Lady Gaga has reportedly threatened to pull out of her special performance on show 'The X Factor' after judge Sharon Osbourne's crude remarks against her. Osbourne is said to have called Gaga vile, a bully and a hypocrite in her new autobiography. Osbourne has claimed that Gaga had encouraged her...