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  • Why we should not be too hopeful about an Indian remake of 'The Newsroom' 16 hours 39 minutes ago

    Rajeev Kandelwal, dressed in a nice suit, glances at the camera with a supposed piercing look and says "Kuch khabarein hoti hain. Kuch banayi jaati hain." and sips on a mug of steaming hot coffee.This the promo for an upcoming television show called 'Reporters' and it is about, well, a...
  • The 'Entourage' official trailer is out and it looks amazing 2 days ago

    'Entourage' is an American comedy-drama television series. The series shows the acting career of Vincent Chase, a young A-list movie star, and his childhood friends. The television show is known to be outrageous and focuses on the realities of Hollywood. The movie that is all set to be released on...
  • Congress expands team of spokespersons, TV panelists 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Ajay Maken, CP Joshi, Satyavrat Chaturvedi and Shakeel Ahmed were made senior spokespersons by Congress on Tuesday in a major reshuffle that also saw President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee being named as one of 31 panelists for TV. Besides the four senior spokespersons, 17 others, including film star...
  • Mi TV 2: Xiaomi launches new 40-inch full HD Android TV at $320 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has rolled out its latest Mi TV 2 with 40" full HD LED display and Internet connectivity. The TV is the smaller variant of the 49-inch Mi TV 2 released last year. The smart TV is both an entertainment system and an Android game console. The TV measures...
  • I&B Ministry approves rule banning live TV coverage of anti-terror operations 1 week ago

    New Delhi: TV channels will be barred from airing live coverage of anti-terrorist operations by security forces as per a new rule approved by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Broadcasters in such situations will have to restrict themselves to reporting periodic briefing by designated officers, as per the new rule. Officials said...
  • LG rolls out new Minibeam Pro, TV LED portable projectors 1 week ago

    Seoul: LG has unveiled two new LED pocket projectors under its Minibeam lineup, which are lightweight and offer wireless connectivity. The Minibeam Pro (Model PF1500) is ideal for a portable home theater solution while the smaller Minibeam TV (Model PW800) is an on-the-go TV solution. Both the projectors can be wirelessly...
  • Google aims to bring Internet-like ads on TV via Google Fiber 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Google is reportedly testing a new ad feature for Google Fiber that will bring Internet-like ads on the TV. The local advertising service will collect data from the set-top-boxes about the number of times a particular ad was watched in homes with Google Fiber. Unlike the standard policy of...
  • 10 of the worst parents in the history of television March 22, 2015

    If you thought your parents are bad because they are strict or formidable, well then that is really cute. Bad parenting is requires a whole lot more of a 'lack of effort' that that.From Tywin Lannister to Peter Griffin, here are the top ten worst parents in television that have...
  • TV channels asked to restrict live coverage of anti-terror operations March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Noticing that some TV channels have been covering live anti terrorist operations, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has asked news broadcasters to restrict such telecasts to periodic briefing by officials till the operation concludes. In its advisory issued on Friday, the I&B ministry said that it has in the...
  • 'Game of Thrones' season 5 premieres in London March 19, 2015

    London: The season five of popular fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" premiered at the Tower of London here. It marked the first time that a new season of the HBO series has gotten its world premiere in Europe. Sky Atlantic, the network of pan-European pay TV giant Sky, hosted the red-carpet...
  • LG launches 105-inch 5K TV in India at Rs 60 lakh March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Alongside the curved-screen G Flex 2 launch, LG has also introduced what it claims is the world's first and India's largest 105-inch 5K TV (105UC9T) in the country at a whooping price of Rs 59,99,900. LG Electronics is targeting a turnover of Rs 23,500 crore this year in...
  • Sulbha Arya: Writer's job is difficult now as they have to write dialogues for many characters on a daily basis March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood's 'Kanta Ben' Sulbha Arya, who has over three decades' experience in showbiz, says Hindi soap operas are deteriorating in quality because scripts are penned in fast mode on a day-to-day basis. Additionally, it's because of viewers that concepts become stereotypical in telly land, she says. Sulbha, who has...
  • Less politics, more entertainment; what political parties would be like if they were aired on TV March 17, 2015

    When was the last time you were not entertained by something or the other happening in our political sphere? There is always so much drama and so much action and a whole lot of suspense. And often, to an outsider, a lot of what gets reported in the news may...
  • Apple in talks to launch online TV service; expected to be announced in June: Report March 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple's much-hinted-at TV service may soon become a reality as the iPhone maker is in talks with programmers to offer a slimmed-down bundle of TV networks this fall, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The service would have about 25 channels, anchored by broadcasters such...
  • Govinda to judge dance reality show, says he is open to do more TV shows March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Govinda, who is known for his dance moves, is making his TV comeback as a judge with 'DID Super Moms'. The star comedian says he is open to more TV shows if he gets something good to give to the audience. "I'm game for everything which is correct and...
  • Nicole Kidman face of Etihad Airway's new brand campaign March 16, 2015

    Dubai: Oscar-winning Australian actress Nicole Kidman has been appointed as the global brand ambassador of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways' new campaign. On the new TV commercial, the 47-year-old Hollywood beauty is both the star and narrator of the feature, which will be shown on global TV stations and social media. The still...
  • 65 television commercials that will transport you right back to your childhood March 14, 2015

    Remember television in the 90s? The commercials used to be so brilliant and never annoying at all. They were well thought of and had really catchy jingles.We all remember the slogans and the jingles till date. Be it the sweet melody of Cadbury Dairy Milk to the Whirlpool 'Ice Ice...
  • Gul Panag's new TV show depicts triumph of human spirit March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Gul Panag, who will be seen hosting reality adventure show 'Kingfisher Blue Mile - Mission Mount Everest', says it "depicts triumph of the human spirit", and has been shot extensively in a unique yet effective way. The show will witness a team of nine adventurers who will trek...
  • Sony plans US launch of its video-streaming service later this year: Report March 13, 2015

    New York: Sony Corp is planning the U.S. rollout of its long-anticipated video-streaming product later this year, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. Sony Computer Entertainment President Andrew House said in an interview with the Journal that PlayStation Vue will launch within two weeks in New...
  • Avinash Kaul appointed President of A+E Networks|TV18 March 11, 2015

    AETN18 board of directors have appointed Avinash Kaul as President of A+E Networks|TV18. Kaul will be responsible for the day-to-day operational, strategic and financial management of the joint-venture. The role will be in addition to his responsibility as CEO of IBN Network. Speaking on the occasion AP Parigi, Group CEO, Network18...
  • TV presenter Alexa Chung steals designer clothes March 10, 2015

    London: TV presenter and model Alexa Chung says she steals clothes that are lent to her by designers. "I try to pull in clothes to borrow - then essentially steal them. They say, 'We really need that back' and I'll say, 'I'm in America'", Chung told STAR magazine, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Chung is...
  • Apple TV price slashed by $30; now available for $69 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Alongside the new MacBook and Watch launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook also announced a price cut for Apple TV by $30 - bringing the price down from $99 to $69. Also, there will be a new HBO Now channel on Apple TV. HBO's standalone streaming service will launch on...
  • Apple's March 9 event: Key highlights March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple CEO Tim Cook talked about Apple's retail stores and offered an update on Apple TV. He was joined by HBO CEO Richard Plepler to announce that Apple will be the exclusive partner of HBO's upcoming stand-alone subscription service, HBO Now. Here are key highlights of Apple's...
  • Watch: Lebanese TV Host Rima Karaki shows us exactly how to deal with idiots who don't respect you March 9, 2015

    An Al-Jadeed TV interview rapidly deteriorated when London-based Islamist Hani Al-Seba'i, who went off on a historical tangent, refused to heed TV host Rima Karaki's request to stick to the topic of discussion.Karaki, on several instances, tried to get the topic back on track, but ultimately lost her temper when...
  • Man charged in deadly stabbing of Nicki Minaj crew member March 4, 2015

    Philadelphia: A Philadelphia man already facing an attempted murder charge in the stabbings of two members of Nicki Minaj's tour has been charged with murder. Homicide Capt. James Clark says 31-year-old Pierce Boykin was charged Tuesday with murder in the stabbing death of 29-year-old Devon Pickett. The double stabbing outside a...
  • Kapil Sharma: I can never say no to Shah Rukh Khan March 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Stand-up comedian and "Comedy Nights with Kapil" host Kapil Sharma has refuted rumours that he has refused to be a part of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming TV show titled 'India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun'. He says he can never say no to Shah Rukh. "I don't know where these baseless...
  • Bengali actress Tanima Sen makes Hindi TV debut with 'Swaragini' February 27, 2015

    Kolkata: Bengali actress Tanima Sen, who is known for her Bengali shows, is making her debut on Hindi TV drama 'Swaragini'. Tanima, who cannot speak Hindi fluently, said she bagged the role because it was the demand of the script to have such a character in the story. "When I got a...
  • Kids who spend more than two hours watching television are at high BP risk: Study February 26, 2015

    London: Parents must watch out as kids, who spend more than two hours watching television, computers or video consoles in a day run a 30 per cent greater risk of developing high blood pressure, says new research. Doing no daily physical activity or an activity which is less than an hour...
  • Coke Studio returns with season 4; Rekha Bhardwaj, Jyoti Nooran, Harshdeep Kaur to feature this time February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: The fourth season of MTV Coke Studio is all set to grow larger in scale and creativity and promises to connect the audience to the roots. The 2015 edition will be a year-long show of soulful music, curated and composed by some of the best in music industry- Vishal-Shekhar, Amit...
  • Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna tries learning Malayalam; finds it difficult to master February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, who was in Kerala for a shoot of ongoing cookery show "MasterChef India", tried learning Malayalam. But he found it to be a tough nut to crack. While on shoot in Kerala, Khanna was seen chatting with a local crew member in between shots and learning...