TELEVISION

  • Kanye West helps Kim Kardashian to come to terms with Bruce Jenner's gender transformation 16 hours 8 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Former athlete and TV personality Bruce Jenner says Kanye West helped his wife and Bruce's stepdaughter Kim Kardashian West understand why he had chosen to undergo a gender transition. The 65-year-old Olympian, who confirmed on Friday that he had transitioned into a woman, recalled the conversation the rapper had...
  • Nearly 17 million watched Bruce Jenner's interview 16 hours 24 minutes ago

    New York: Former Olympian Bruce Jenner reached an audience of just under 17 million people for his declaration in an ABC News interview that he identifies as a woman. The Nielsen company said Saturday 16.9 million viewers watched the interview on ABC's "20/20" newscast Friday night. The audience was the biggest for...
  • Hope 'Nach Baliye 7' clears my doubts about reality shows: Chetan Bhagat 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Scripted and staged fights are thought to be synonymous with reality shows. Now, author Chetan Bhagat, who will be judging dance reality TV show 'Nach Baliye 7', is on a quest to find out the truth for himself. He hopes his own doubts and perception about reality shows are...
  • Vidyadhar Karmarkar is the oldest actor on Indian television 3 days ago

    Mumbai: At 90, actor Vidyadhar Karmarkar, who plays a grandfather in "Dosti..Yaariyaan..Manmarzian", is said to be the oldest actor on Indian television. Vidyadhar shot in Rishikesh for two months with the cast and crew, and the production house had to take extra precautions regarding his health. While shooting in Rishikesh, the...
  • Business Icons: Story of YC Deveshwar, Chanda Kochhar 6 days ago

    CNBC TV18's Business Icons showcases the leaders, radicals who have defied all odds and created strong brands. Here is the story of Chairman of ITC Limited YC Deveshwar and Managing Director of ICICI Bank and its chief executive officer Chanda Kochhar. ...
  • TV is more lucrative than films right now: Ashish Chowdhry April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Fresh from his 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 6' win, actor Ashish Chowdhry wants to explore TV and is open to doing both fiction and reality shows. The 36-year-old actor, best known for his comic performance in 'Dhamal' franchise, said he has got better offers on TV than in films right now. "I...
  • 16 Indian TV actors that you may have forgotten about April 11, 2015

    We have already established enough that the 90s and the early 2000s was a glorious ear for Indian television. There a lot of good TV shows; and what makes a TV show good? The story, the direction and the actors. And there were a tonne of amazing actors out there....
  • Remember 'Rishtey'? The Indian TV equivalent of 'Chicken Soup For The Soul' April 9, 2015

    Indian Television in the 90s was pretty amazing. What Bollywood lacked in content and story-lines and good acting and good direction, in those days, was more than compensated by television. And while today the scene is pretty much the exact opposite of this, we can still happily reminisce about those...
  • Philips launches new 4K Ultra HD LED TVs at Rs 1,55,000 onwards April 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Global electronic goods maker Philips is planning to double its market share in the TV segment to 10 per cent in the country by the end of 2016, a senior company official said. The company sells its product in the country through official brand partner, PE Electronics. It took over...
  • An Indian who returned from Yemen claims 10-12 Indians escaped in a Pakistani boat April 6, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: An Indian working in Yemen, Pushkaran TV, working with the Pravasi association and Kerala club claimed that about 10-12 Indians have escaped to safety in a Pakistani boat from the strife-torn Yemen. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Pushkaran said that two days back about 10 to 12 Indians got into a...
  • I owe my film career to TV; proud to be a part of the television industry: Jay Bhanushali April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Jay Bhanushali, who will be next seen opposite Sunny Leone in 'Ek Paheli Leela', has credited his stint on TV for getting back-to-back projects in Bollywood. Jay, 30, made his debut in Hindi cinema with "Hate Story 2" last year and followed it up with 'Desi Kattey' and...
  • The next Apple TV won't play 4K video April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A disappointing piece of information for Apple TV lovers who had high hopes that the tech giant's next TV will have the capability to support 4K video playing- the 4th generation Apple TV is unlikely to offer the high-definition video resolution that gives a more immersive viewing experience. Even...
  • Stay away! Indian TV shows are getting bizarre by the day April 2, 2015

    Indian TV is most certainly meant for everything but entertainment. That's what you'd have said had you stumbled upon photos of Sunny Leone who strikes a weird pose in nothing but a skimpy outfit to spook the viewers in the upcoming episode of 'Aahat 6'. As many of you would...
  • Intex launches new 42-inch Full HD TV at Rs 41,999 in India April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Intex Technologies has announced the launch of its new 42-inch 1080p LED television, LED-4200 FHD. Priced at Rs 41,999, the TV set is provided with built-in stereo speakers along with a digital noise filter with both visible and audible noise cancellation. The company has included the Eye Safe-T Matrix...
  • Why we should not be too hopeful about an Indian remake of 'The Newsroom' March 30, 2015

    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 March 28, 2015

    '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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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...