Television

  • Shoot of Anil Kapoor's '24' season two to start soon 5 days ago

    It's time for Anil Kapoor's TV show "24" to return! Actor-producer Anil Kapoor, who was busy with his film commitments, will start shooting for its second season from October, according to a source. "Anil took a break from movies to do the first season of '24' Likewise, he had to take...
  • IFA 2014: 6 top trends at Europe's biggest gadget fair 5 days ago

    Berlin: From smartwatches to "phablets" to precision robot vacuum cleaners, Europe's IFA consumer electronics show showcases the latest in gadget wizardry. Here are the main trends of this year's five-day fair in Berlin: Smartphones cannibalise tablets With their increasingly bigger screens, smartphones are morphing into "phablets", a cross between a mobile phone and...
  • China shows off new missile test on prime time television 5 days ago

    Beijing: China has unveiled its latest military hardware on prime time television, an advanced air defence system that reports said has a "high success rate" destroying incoming missiles and aircraft. The HongQi-10 (Reg Flag 10) surface-to-air missile was shown in the evening news bulletin Wednesday being fired from ships and land-based...
  • Prime time panelists wooed by reality show producers; after Kumar Vishwas, Tehseen Poonawalla gets offers September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: People may see some regular faces on TV news channels on some top entertainment channels soon. The prime time talk shows in the night may extend even to some of the entertainment channels. According to sources, in some of the main political parties, a few prominent political faces...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch's hilarious drunk speech at the GQ Men of the Year Awards goes viral September 4, 2014

    Benedict Cumberbatch was adorable as he thanked James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Tom Hardy for not being available. He also used words like "s**t" and "f**k" a lot, and worried that his mother would surely disown him. "Oh f**k. I'm going to get off stage now...I drank a lot and...
  • Sofia Vergara is highest paid TV actress at $37 million: Forbes September 4, 2014

    Reuters: For the third consecutive year, Colombian actress Sofia Vergara, one of the stars of the hit ABC comedy "Modern Family," is the highest paid actress on U.S. television, with estimated earnings of $37 million, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday. Like last year, Vergara, who earns $325,000 for each episode of...
  • Elsa from 'Frozen' makes an appearance in the fourth season of 'Once Upon A Time' September 3, 2014

    Dressed in a flowing, sparkling blue gown, Elsa from Disney's immensely popular film 'Frozen' steps in to the world of the TV show 'Once Upon a Time'. Will she be welcomed? Or are people looking wary by her presence? Judge for yourselves. ...
  • Sony launches six new TV models in 4K series; prices start at Rs 1.74 lakh September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese electronics major Sony launched six new models in its Bravia range of luxury 4K television series. Its four models priced between Rs 1.74 lakh and Rs 7.04 lakh are already available in the market, while the rest two models would be available by the end of September, the...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' set converted into a boxing ring for Priyanka Chopra September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen packing punches in forthcoming biopic "Mary Kom", had fun on the sets of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) when it was turned into a boxing ring. The biopic on five-time World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom will release Sep 5 and to promote the...
  • 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 August 28, 2014

    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 August 28, 2014

    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 August 28, 2014

    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 August 27, 2014

    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 August 27, 2014

    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' August 27, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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...