Game Show

  • E3 2014: Winners and losers from the video game show June 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This year, the focus was on new games to play on those machines,...
  • Sikh man wins 250,000 pounds in British TV game show February 13, 2014

    A Sikh man in Britain has become only the second male contestant to win a popular television game show, getting 250,000 pounds (around $416,000) in the process. Roop Singh, 54, from Leeds became only the second male contestant to take such a large sum on Channel 4 game show 'Deal Or...
  • Tokyo game show turns to cell phones, has new star September 16, 2011

    Chiba: A startup little known outside Japan that offers games for cellphones is emerging as the new star at this year's Tokyo video game exhibition, usually dominated by bigname console makers like Sony and Microsoft. Gree Inc., a social networking service that began just seven years ago in the founder's living...
  • Tokyo Game Show to highlight rise of social games September 12, 2011

    Tokyo: In a world of booming smartphones and tablets, social game providers will take the spotlight at the Tokyo Game Show this week, while champion Nintendo, criticised for being too centred on hardware, struggles to win back fans. As sales of conventional games sputter, Japanese mobile social gaming company Gree and...
  • Court questions Big B, Sony TV on show promos July 6, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Tuesday issued notices to megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Sony TV and the censor board on a petition challenging promos of the forthcoming season of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" show. Petitioner Mumbai businessman Mukesh Sharma contended that a series of six promos telecast as a buildup to the show...
  • Machines are outsmarting us: What can we do? February 17, 2011

    New York: Machines first outcalculated us in simple math. Then they replaced us on the assembly lines, explored places we couldn't get to, even beat our champions at chess. Now a computer called Watson has bested our best at Jeopardy! A gigantic computer created by IBM specifically to excel at answersandquestions...
  • Computer crushes the competition on Jeopardy! February 16, 2011

    New York: The computer brained its human competition in Game 1 of the Man vs. Machine competition on Jeopardy! On the 30question game board, veteran Jeopardy! champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter managed only five correct responses between them during the Double Jeopardy round that aired Tuesday. They ended the first...
  • Man ties machine on day 1 of Jeopardy! showdown February 15, 2011

    New York: A manversusmachine showdown on popular US quiz show Jeopardy! ended in a tie on the first day of a threeday challenge, when an IBM computer showed off its knowledge of the Beatles, as well as a few glitches. The machine, dubbed Watson after International Business Machines Corp's former president...
  • 'Jeopardy' to pit humans against IBM machine December 14, 2010

    New York: TV game show 'Jeopardy' will pit man versus machine this winter in a competition that will show how successful scientists are in creating a computer that can mimic human intelligence. Two of the venerable game show's most successful champions, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, will play two games...
  • TV game show to pit humans against IBM machine December 14, 2010

    New York: The game show Jeopardy will pit man versus machine this winter in a competition that will show how successful scientists are in creating a computer that can mimic human intelligence. Two of the venerable game show's most successful champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter will play two...
  • Priyanka, Aamir, Sanjay enter TV April 7, 2010

    Tellyland is the next hot destination for the whos who of Bollywood. Right from Amitabh Bachchan to Priyanka Chopra has been hooked on it. Clearly even they know that there is more 'moolah' on television. So go on and check out the list of BTown actors who have tried their...
  • Abhishek Bachchan to host game show on TV December 28, 2009

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan seems to be following in his fathers footsteps. Junior B will make his debut on the small screen on Viacom 18s General Entertainment Channel Colors as host on its new show Idea National Bingo Night produced by Fox Television Studios India Private Limited. Abhishek insists that...
  • Soha to host game show on small screen June 9, 2009

    New Delhi: After the success of her latest movie 99 actor Soha Ali Khan is now moving to the small screen. Soha will soon be seen hosting a game show on the small screen. CNNIBN caught up with the actor on her visit to the Capital. Here is the excerpt...
  • I wish SRK luck for Paanchvi Paas...: Big B April 29, 2008

    After SRK, is the Big B planning to return to the small screen? CNNIBNs Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand finds out in this exclusive chat with Amitabh Bachchan. Rajeev Masand: You have a commitment with Star TV to do something with television. What is the nature of the shows that you...
  • Expect Yuvraj, Dhoni, Ganguly on SRK's show April 9, 2008

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan is all set to prove he is the king of both the big and the small screen. After grabbing TRPs with the popular Kaun Banega Crorepati, King Khan is geared up to woo audiences yet again with another quiz show Kya Aap Panchvi Pass Se Tez...
  • In Pics: SRK and Paanchvi Pass caravan create frenzy March 29, 2008

    Bollywood Sultan Shak Rukh Khan strikes a couple of poses for the upcoming show Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hai? ...
  • In Pics: SRK allows cheating on game show! March 15, 2008

    In Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?, gradeschool level questions are put to adults. The show is being hosted by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and will be telecast on Star Plus. ...
  • After KBC, Big B has more small screen dreams July 30, 2007

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan is all set to make a comeback to television after the roaring success of his innings on game show Kaun Banega Crorepati. "Yes, I'm definitely doing television again. Talks are on with several channels. And I plan to take up one or maybe even more of...
  • KBC quizzed by Delhi High Court April 30, 2007

    New Delhi: The first season of Shah Rukh Khan hosted Kaun Banega Crorepati might be over, but its still making news. The Delhi High Court has asked the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission to investigate the way the quiz show is conducted. This comes after a public interest litigation...
  • Fraud? Court puts KBC on hot seat April 28, 2007

    New Delhi: India's number one television quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati has landed itself on the hot seat. The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practises Commission (MRTPC) to investigate an accusation of financial bungling by Star Plus. The court wanted to know why celebrities appearing on...
  • Munnabhai and co on KBC hot seat June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: After special episodes of Kaun Banega Crorepati on Valentines Day and Holi, theres another one in the offing. And this time, its Munnabhai and his rival on the show. Host Shah Rukh Khan will quiz Sanjay Dutt and Boman Irani in a special episode of the show. Sources say...
  • Munnabhai smitten by blues guitarist June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Famous blues guitarist Walter Trout stole hearts when he performed at a rock concert in Mumbai. People danced to his numbers but little did they know that Trout is in India because of Munnabhai Sanjay Dutt. While the guitarist said that Sanjay is like his brother, the actor proclaimed, no...
  • SRK behind dip in KBC viewership? February 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan says he hasn't seen Shah Rukh Khan on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) yet, and if the Television Audience Measurement (TAM) ratings were anything to go by, then it looks like a lot of people haven't either. "I haven't seen it as yet, my apologies. But I will...
  • Shah Rukh spells moolah for KBC 3 November 30, 2006

    Mumbai: Kaun Banega Crorepatiscrumptious fodder for those addicted to the idiot box is returning back this time with the Bollywoods biggest brand name Shah Rukh Khan. While the much hyped quiz show is going to be a respite from lackluster saasbahu saga on television, Star Plus is counting big time on...
  • Big B goes 'phoning a friend' in Pak! September 13, 2006

    Karachi: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has ordered an inquiry into complaints that an entertainment company has been copying and using the voice of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan to market a quiz show. An official in the PTA confirmed that an enquiry has been ordered into one of its licensees, Telefuna...
  • Fake Big B helps wannabe crorepatis September 5, 2006

    Karachi: Exploiting the huge popularity enjoyed by superstar Amitabh Bachchan in Pakistan, a callin telephone company is doing brisk business by using his voice and pictures without his consent for its quiz show, made on the lines of the cult hit Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). Bachchan who hosted the successful KBC...