Television

  • 2G scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, Raja soon 22-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: A charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi is expected to be filed soon in the 2G spectrum money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A Raja is likely to be charged with abetment to money laundering while DMK chief...
  • Sympathise, respect cops after doing 'Encounter': Eijaz Khan 20-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Mumbai: Popular TV actor Eijaz Khan, who is playing a cop in 'Encounter', has said the real-life encounter of gangster Maya Dolas in Mumbai is recreated on small screen in the show. The encounter was depicted on the silver screen in Bollywood film 'Shootout At Lokhandwala' earlier. In the show,...
  • Sunny Leone to host dating reality show 'MTV Splitsvilla' 19-04-2014 08:06 AM

    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...
  • On a similar career path, but too new for comparison, says Kavita Barjatya of producer Ekta Kapoor 15-04-2014 07:44 AM

    Mumbai: The career path of producers Ekta Kapoor and Kavita Barjatya has similarities, but the latter doesn't find the comparisons just. If Ekta started her career with TV by making hit shows like 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' and then shifting to filmmaking, Kavita too has ventured into the...
  • Kim Kardashian sleeps with a corset on to lose weight ahead of wedding with Kanye West 14-04-2014 11:53 AM

    London: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is reportedly sleeping in a corset in order to look her best for her wedding to Kanye West next month. The 33-year-old 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has been preparing for her upcoming nuptials, which is set to take place at a secret...
  • Criminals enter crime world by chance, get addicted: Manoj Bajpayee 10-04-2014 10:33 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who is returning to television with crime-based show 'Encounter', says criminals enter the world of crime by chance and later get addicted to it. Bajpayee will be seen playing the host of the show, narrating each story from a neutral viewpoint and also leaving the audience...
  • TV presenter Peaches Geldof dies at 25 08-04-2014 12:21 AM

    London: Peaches Geldof, daughter of Band Aid founder and musician Bob Geldof and a media and fashion personality in her own right, has died at her home in Kent, southern England, aged 25, British media reported on Monday. Peaches Geldof, who was married for the second time and had two...
  • Google to launch Android TV: Report 07-04-2014 11:32 AM

    New Delhi Close on the heels of the Amazon Fire TV launch, a new report emerged claiming that Google is working on its own version of Android TV, which in all likelihood will compete with Apple TV, Amazon's Fire TV and Roku. Reportedly, major video app providers have started building...
  • Amazon Fire TV review: A great device, but not fully ready 06-04-2014 11:03 AM

    New York: Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voice search on top of that. But for now, it's largely promise: Many of the best features work with only a handful of video services, which...
  • LS polls: BJP, TV channels run risk of violating poll law on manifesto 05-04-2014 07:09 PM

    New Delhi/Patna: BJP and the electronic media run the risk of falling foul of the provisions of law if the party releases its manifesto on April 7 and TV channels telecast it on the day polling in the nine-phased Lok Sabha elections begins in Tripura and Assam. However, the party...
  • Fire TV: Amazon launches Android-powered video streaming device at $99 02-04-2014 10:19 PM

    New York: Amazon.com Inc unveiled a video streaming device dubbed Fire TV that can pipe video directly to television and offers a more prominent showcase for the e-commerce giant's slate of original programming. It is priced at $99. The company says the Amazon Fire TV device has better speed, performance...
  • Dhoni is not higher than the game of Cricket: Zee to HC 02-04-2014 08:44 PM

    Chennai: Facing a Rs 100 crore defamation suit from India cricket captain MS Dhoni over its reports on IPL betting scam, Zee TV on Wednesday defended itself in Madras High Court, saying it merely reported the deposition of a suspended IPS officer. In its counter affidavit filed before the court...
  • Gurmeet Choudhary, Drashti Dhami voted TV's hottest couple 27-03-2014 04:27 PM

    London: Small-screen stars Gurmeet Choudhary and Drashti Dhami, who starred together in hit serial 'Geet - Hui Sabse Parayi', have been voted as the hottest on-screen couple of all time on Indian TV. Fans around the world voted via social networking sites for a poll conducted by UK based newspaper...
  • Apple in talks with Comcast for streaming-TV service 24-03-2014 10:12 AM

    Apple is in talks with Comcast to enter into a deal for a streaming-television service that would allow Apple set-top boxes to bypass congestion on the Web, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The discussions are in early stages and there are a lot of...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Amitabh Bachchan lends his voice for the opening episode of the show 22-03-2014 06:01 PM

    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...
  • Manoj Bajpayee returns to TV with a crime-based show 22-03-2014 05:49 PM

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee, who was an active small screen and theatre artist before making it big in films, will be seen in a new TV show 'Encounter', a crime-based entertainer. During his early years in showbiz, the rustic and versatile actor was seen in TV shows like 'Kurukshetra', 'Swabhimaan' and...
  • Sunny Leone promotes Ragini MMS 2 in Bhopal, says no problem in doing TV 20-03-2014 07:58 PM

    Actress Sunny Leone, said, on Thursday, that she has no problem in doing television serials. "If anybody comes to me with a proposal, then I will not reject it. I will definitely work in it," said Sunny, 32, who arrived in Bhopal for the promotion of her latest film 'Ragini-MMS...
  • 2G scam: ED issues fresh summons to Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal 20-03-2014 02:32 PM

    Chennai: The Enforcement Directorate has issued fresh summons against DMK chief Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in the 2G money laundering case. Dayalu Ammal, a 60 per cent stake holder in Kalaignar TV, is a prosecution witness in the case. Dayalu Ammal's name cropped up during the investigation of the Rs...
  • TV18 launches Kannada news channel ETV Kannada 20-03-2014 11:56 AM

    TV18's Kannada news channel ETV Kannada was launched at a star studded event in Bangalore on Wednesday. ...
  • Barack Obama's daughter Malia absolutely loved his appearance on 'Between Two Ferns', satire talk show gets 15 million hits 15-03-2014 11:30 AM

    New York: President Barack Obama's appearance on the 'Between Two Ferns' satirical online talk show this week has reached 15 million views almost at Justin Bieber levels. The website Funny or Die said Friday that Obama's interview with Zach Galifianakis, posted Tuesday, will likely beat Bieber's record of 17.8 million...
  • Once a media favourite, Kejriwal mocks journalists, earns their ire 14-03-2014 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal whose fame is often credited to media is under severe criticism for his volley of attacks on journalists. Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju lashed out at Kejriwal saying that his remarks about media were irresponsible. While admitting that paid news...
  • TV's highest paid actor Ronit Roy notices his 'Adaalat' crew can't afford shoes, buys footwear for the entire unit 14-03-2014 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: Ronit Roy, said to be the highest paid television actor, gifted shoes to the unit of his long-running serial 'Adaalat'. When contacted, Ronit seemed embarrassed and said: "Please don't make me sound like Bill Gates. It was a very small gesture and one that we should not even discuss."...
  • Women still want to marry me: Neil Patrick Harris 13-03-2014 06:13 PM

    London: Actor Neil Patrick Harris says many women still want to marry him even though they are well aware that he is gay. The 40-year-old actor, who plays Barney Stinson in hit sitcom 'How I Met Your Mother', raises three-year-old twins, Gideon Scott and Harper Grace, with his long-term partner...
  • Wrestler Sangram Singh to play cop in TV show 13-03-2014 05:55 PM

    Mumbai: Wrestler Sangram Singh, who became popular with his appearance in reality show 'Bigg Boss', will be seen playing a police officer in a television show. Sangram has taken up acting now as he joins the cast of Life OK's show 'Supercops V/s SuperVillains', a crime based drama. He will...
  • 2 reporters arrested for trying to 'sting' Karnataka Minister 12-03-2014 06:53 PM

    Bangalore: Two reporters of Kannada TV news channel TV9 have been arrested for trying to 'sting' Karnataka Power minister DK Shivakumar. The incident took place when the reporters posed as the representative of a London based power Company while meeting Shivakumar and tried to bribe him. They had requested for...
  • Karuna Verma to play modern mom in 'Sasural Simar Ka' 12-03-2014 04:13 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Karuna Verma has stepped into the role of a modern mother for TV show 'Sasural Simar Ka'. She says her role is partly inspired by Ratna Pathak Shah's in the movie 'Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na'. "I have taken up the role of Shanti Arora on 'Sasural Simar Ka'....
  • 'The Simpsons' bids final farewell to Edna Krabappel 11-03-2014 05:01 PM

    New York: Hit animated series 'The Simpsons' has paid a final tribute to the sassy Springfield Elementary teacher Edna Krabappel. Actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced Mrs Krabappel, passed away in October, 2013 after a long battle with breast cancer. Wallace won an Emmy for her voice work on the 1992...
  • New polygamy reality TV show soon about Utah man, his five wives and 24 children 10-03-2014 02:44 PM

    The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating. Brady Williams and his five wives were a bit apprehensive ahead of the airing of a pilot episode in September, but they said this week an interview with...
  • 'Gravity' director Alfonso Cuaron turns to TV 10-03-2014 02:05 PM

    Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron was looking for an anti-"Gravity" follow up to his blockbuster space film, and he found it with a rare excursion into television. Cuaron and sci-fi auteur JJ Abrams (Lost, the Star Trek movies) are executive producers of 'Believe,' a drama about a child whose supernatural powers...