Game Show

  • Sikh man wins 250,000 pounds in British TV game show 13-02-2014 04:08 PM

    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...
  • Tokyo game show turns to cell phones, has new star 16-09-2011 12:52 PM

    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 big-name console makers like Sony and Microsoft. Gree Inc., a social networking service that began just seven years ago in the founder's...
  • Tokyo Game Show to highlight rise of social games 12-09-2011 02:50 PM

    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...
  • Court questions Big B, Sony TV on show promos 06-07-2011 10:29 AM

    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 build-up to the...
  • Machines are outsmarting us: What can we do? 17-02-2011 11:13 AM

    New York: Machines first out-calculated 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...
  • Computer crushes the competition on Jeopardy! 16-02-2011 11:07 AM

    New York: The computer brained its human competition in Game 1 of the Man vs. Machine competition on Jeopardy! On the 30-question 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...
  • Man ties machine on day 1 of Jeopardy! showdown 15-02-2011 11:54 AM

    New York: A man-versus-machine showdown on popular US quiz show Jeopardy! ended in a tie on the first day of a three-day 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...
  • 'Jeopardy' to pit humans against IBM machine 14-12-2010 04:01 PM

    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 14-12-2010 12:38 PM

    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...
  • Priyanka, Aamir, Sanjay enter TV 07-04-2010 05:06 PM

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  • Soha to host game show on small screen 09-06-2009 12:56 AM

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  • I wish SRK luck for Paanchvi Paas...: Big B 29-04-2008 05:25 PM

    It is a coincidence that Duncan Fletcher resembles Grady Little, the baseball coach who will go down in history as the man who didn't pull a struggling Pedro Martinez during Game Seven of the 2003 American League Championship Series? Little was unceremoniously dumped from his position as Boston Red Sox...
  • Expect Yuvraj, Dhoni, Ganguly on SRK's show 09-04-2008 03:02 AM

    Perth: Australian wicketkeeper batsman Brad Haddin on Monday fired a fresh salvo at the struggling Indian team ahead of Friday's third Test here, saying the visitors break quicker than anyone in the world when things are not going their way. Haddin said the Australian team had discussed the mental frailty...
  • In Pics: SRK and Paanchvi Pass caravan create frenzy 29-03-2008 03:18 AM

    Chennai: After scoring his maiden century, Kieron Pollard said that he would like to be more consistent at the international level. I hope that I am more consistent. Thank God, I got my maiden hundred. Wanted the team to win. Didn't happen today. Just have to go back and reflect...
  • In Pics: SRK allows cheating on game show! 15-03-2008 02:09 AM

    Allahabad: Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday described the London court order holding two Pakistani cricketers guilty of spot-fixing as a matter concerning the Cricket Boards of Pakistan and England which the BCCI has nothing to do with. I do not think that anybody associated with the BCCI...
  • KBC quizzed by Delhi High Court 30-04-2007 11:38 PM

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  • Fraud? Court puts KBC on hot seat 28-04-2007 01:25 PM

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  • Munnabhai and co on KBC hot seat 18-03-2007 04:15 PM

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  • Munnabhai smitten by blues guitarist 04-02-2007 04:28 PM

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  • SRK behind dip in KBC viewership? 03-02-2007 09:59 PM

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  • Shah Rukh spells moolah for KBC 3 30-11-2006 08:08 PM

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  • Big B goes 'phoning a friend' in Pak! 13-09-2006 03:05 PM

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  • Fake Big B helps wannabe crorepatis 05-09-2006 01:54 PM

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