Television

  • The one where Rachel doesn't know what fan fiction is: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and Jimmy Kimmel hang out on the 'Friends' set 2 days ago

    Jimmy Kimmel staged a sort-of reunion for the 'Friends' actresses on a replica set during his show. For 'Friends' fans, it doesn't get better than this. ...
  • 'Satyamev Jayate' season 3: With longer episodes and celebrity interactions, here's what you can expect from Aamir Khan's show 2 days ago

    Satyamev Jayate is set to be revamped for the third season. And the makers have released a series of videos with the tagline 'Mumkin hai'. The trailers, presented in the show's documentary style, feature real interviews with people who have been affected by the show, on a deeper, personal level. So...
  • Third season of Aamir Khan's 'Satyamev Jayate' to have celebrity guests and live interaction with the audiences 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan is back with yet another season of his popular TV talk show 'Satyamev Jayate' which will have new additions like Bollywood celebrities talking about various causes. After getting an overwhelming audience response for the two seasons, the third edition of the show, which highlights social issues prevalent...
  • 'Breaking Bad' is over; next season of 'Game of Thrones' will premiere in 2015. Here are 10 new obsession-worthy shows you can check out this year 3 days ago

    It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white 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...
  • Sofia Vergara hits back at the 'sexist' criticism for her Emmys skit 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actress Sofia Vergara has hit back at criticism following her "sexist" skit at the Emmy Awards, saying she was merely poking fun at herself. The 'Modern Family' star was slammed for posing on a rotating platform while the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum gave his...
  • National Award-winning actress Seema Biswas to make her debut on television with 'Maha Kumbh' 3 days ago

    Kochi: Bollywood actress Seema Biswas, who rose to fame with her compelling performance in Shekhar Kapur's 'Bandit Queen', will soon make her television debut with 'Maha Kumbh'. Confirming her foray into the small screen, Seema told reporters here that it was a new medium for her which was basically a...
  • Don't know who Walt is, or what a Cumbercollective is? Here's the cheat-sheet for the 66th Primetime Emmys 4 days ago

    Held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles today morning (Indian standard time), the Emmys were full of surprises and awesome moments. We bring you the simplified highlights of the event, in case you're not an avid follower of Western television dramas. Who's the host? Seth Meyers is a one of those...
  • Actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Parsons win top comedy Emmys 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jim Parsons were repeat winners at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday by taking the top comedy acting honors and defeating a slew of newcomer nominees at television's biggest night. Louis-Dreyfus won her third consecutive Emmy for her role as the ambitious and foul-mouthed...
  • 66th Primetime Emmy Awards: Meet the winners 4 days ago

    Here's the complete list of winners from the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Ty Burrell, 'Modern Family,' ABC. Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K., 'Louie,' FX. Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Allison Janney, 'Mom,' CBS. Directing, Comedy Series: Gail Mancuso, 'Modern Family,' ABC. Actor,...
  • Emmy 2014 highlights: From 'winner's remorse' to selfies and moving tributes 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Show Bits brings you the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. QUICKQUOTE: DANNY ZUKER "It's an honor just to win. It really is." - Producer Danny Zuker of winning comedy series "Modern Family." REMEMBERING ROBIN Cradling her Emmy Award backstage, Kathy Bates recalled...
  • Emmys get underway with jokes about TV networks 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Emmy Award host Seth Meyers kicked off the ceremony Monday by tweaking his home network, NBC, and other broadcasters for being eclipsed in the awards by cable series and online newcomers like 'Orange Is the New Black.' Noting that the Emmys moved to Monday night to avoid a conflict...
  • Big screen stars bring new shine to Emmys, TV's top night 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Three television upstarts could shake up the annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday in a validation of the television industry's move toward sophisticated, long-form storytelling. In what is widely seen as the start of the Hollywood awards season, some of Tinseltown's biggest talent walked the red carpet, a reflection...
  • Lena Dunham wears pink, Kerry Washington chooses orange for Emmys 4 days ago

    New York: Lena Dunham showed up for the Emmys in an awkward pink confection and Kerry Washington went for a bright orange Prada dress, but it was the reds and blues that dominated the carpet Monday. And neutrals, too. Taylor Schilling and her 'Orange is the New Black' crew walked early -...
  • Live blog: The 66th Emmy Awards 4 days ago

    From 'Game of Thrones', 'House of Cards' and 'Sherlock', this year's Primetime Emmy Awards have an exciting lineup. Led by HBO's bayou crime mystery 'True Detective', FX's snowy psychological miniseries 'Fargo' and Netflix's online-delivered jailhouse comedy 'Orange Is the New Black', a new breed of TV has headed to the...
  • The 'world's first' 4K OLED TV from LG to go on sale next month 5 days ago

    Seoul: LG Electronics announced two new giant OLED TVs with ultra-high definition screens Monday, sticking with its strategy of using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology. The South Korean company said it will ship 65-inch OLED TVs starting September in South Korea, Europe and North America. A 77-inch model will hit...
  • George RR Martin to kill off more characters in 'Game of Thrones' sequels 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Fans of 'Game of Thrones' may find their favourite characters missing in the show's upcoming seasons because author George Martin says he will not spare anyone in the story and will kill them, if needed. Martin, who has written book series 'Song of Ice and Fire' which the hit...
  • TVS Scooty Zest review: A fun, light and agile scooter August 22, 2014

    The Scooty is a big brand name at TVS. In many ways it was synonymous with the girls' scooter as a generic name for a while. TVS does make two Scootys right now, but this scooter here is all new and TVS says it is aimed at young girls who...
  • TVS Scooty Zest launched in India at Rs 42,300 August 20, 2014

    The new TVS Scooty Zest hits showrooms today. TVS has priced the new Scooty Zest at Rs 42,300 ex-Delhi. The Zest sits on top of the Scooty range and has many new features. It comes with textured floor boards, painted switches, new "twilight" front lamps and an LED tail lamp....
  • TVS Scooty Zest to be launched in India on August 20 August 20, 2014

    Out of the many, many products (mostly production ready) showcased by TVS at the Auto Expo 2014, only two have been launched so far. However, now the revised Scooty which was displayed there, will soon be seen in showrooms. TVS will launch the new Scooty Zest (yes, looks like TVS...
  • Long time 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Prado dies at 96 August 20, 2014

    Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded 'Saturday Night Live.' Don Pardo, the eras-spanning radio and TV announcer whose resonant voice-over style was celebrated for its majesty and power, died Monday in Arizona at the age of 96. "He became...
  • When 'CID' featured an Indian version of Heath Ledger's Joker August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It is true, after all. When the social media started buzzing with photos and memes about the Indian version of The Joker, many brushed it off as something random. But it turns out that the character, which was made immortal by Heath Ledger in the 2008 Batman flick, 'The...
  • Remember 'Mr Yogi' and 'Tamas'? 30 wonderful TV serials from the 80s and 90s we definitely want to see remade in 2014 August 9, 2014

    The 80s and 90s were the best times for television as far as content was concerned. Original shows produced and written by some of the country's best names connected a culture that thrived on intense domestic dramas and situational comedies inspired from American and British television.Doordarshan, the state broadcaster, had...
  • ICC TV rights likely to see bidding wars August 8, 2014

    A top Indian corporate, and an international news broadcaster of repute are in the fray for the ICC Broadcast rights, learns CNN-IBN. ...
  • Credit row: Filmmaker claims he directed 'Tamanchey', not director Navneet Behal August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Bharat Ratan Bhushan asserts that he has directed 'Tamanchey', but producer Suryaveer Singh Bhullar rubbishes his claim saying that the former is just trying to "blackmail" him. Earlier it was reported that Navneet Behal has directed the film and his name also appears on the film's poster and in...
  • People spend more time on mobile devices and TV than sleeping August 8, 2014

    London: Britons now spend more time using smartphones and tablets, watching television and listening to the radio than they do sleeping, thanks to the availability of broadband in the home and on the move, regulator Ofcom said on Thursday. Consuming media and communicating takes 11 hours and 7 minutes out of...
  • Former Infosys officers call for $1.8 billion buyback August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Concerns over the pace of change at India's second-biggest software services company have spurred three former officers of Infosys Ltd (INFY.NS) to seek 112 billion rupees ($1.83 billion) in the form of a buyback for all shareholders. Former officers V Balakrishnan, TV Mohandas Pai and DN Prahlad are seeking 3,850...
  • Sophie Choudry injures back while rehearsing on the sets of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress-singer Sophie Choudry injured her back while rehearsing her upcoming act on dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. The 32-year-old 'Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara' actress took to Twitter to announce the same. "Very proud of the act we put up yest but a background dancer missed his...