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  • News18 India launched in the US August 1, 2014

    TV18 Broadcast Limited, India's leading news and entertainment network, has now entered the US market with the launch of News18 India, a 24 hour television news channel designed to give global audiences a window into India. The channel went live on July 30 on Dishworld and Dish Network Channel 711....
  • TV18 continues to deliver record profits, FY14 Reported Operating Profit up 88 pc to Rs 210.5 crore May 27, 2014

    TV18 Broadcast turned corner in FY14, recording a consolidated annual net profit of Rs 103.6 crore, compared to a loss of Rs 25.5 crore the previous year. Consolidated annual revenues rose 15.8 percent to Rs 1968.1 crore and operating profit (EBITDA) nearly doubled to Rs 210.5 crore. The numbers included...
  • Misunderstanding on 'One By Two' issue resolved: Viacom18 January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Viacom18 Motion Pictures, coproducer of 'One By Two', Thursday said that matters regarding the forthcoming films music release now stand clarified and resolved between all parties. "We wish to clarify that Tseries legitimately holds the rights to the music of 'One By Two' and producers are required to provide...
  • Akshay Kumar's 'Boss' to be released in Iraq November 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Boss' is set to hit the screens in Iraq and and if the things go according to the plan, it will open in the theatres there on November 28. 'Boss' was distributed internationally by Krian Media, which released it on over 400 screens overseas. The movie was...
  • 'Boss' made Akshay Kumar nostalgic August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Shooting for action-comedy 'Boss' was almost like going down memory lane for Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar as he shot a major part of the movie in Bangkok and Delhi - two important cities in his life's journey. Akshay grew up in Delhi's Chandni Chowk area, and it was in...
  • Viacom18's Colors pulls out of Wharton forum March 7, 2013

    Washington: Another key sponsor of the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) has pulled out of the prestigious annual meet in the wake of the organiser's decision to cancel a keynote address by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The webpage of WIEF showed Colors' channel, which is Viacom18's flagship brand in...
  • Viacom 18's 'Comedy Central' launches today January 23, 2012

    Viacom 18's 24hour comedy channel, Comedy Central hits the Indian small screens from Monday. ...
  • Viacom 18 launches Comedy Central in India January 19, 2012

    The show will have standup comedies, sitcoms and of course comedy films. ...
  • Viacom18 and Paramount pictures join hands May 19, 2011

    Entertainment company Viacom18 will now be responsible for marketing of Paramount pictures' production. ...
  • Viacom18 to distribute Paramount movies in India May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Viacom18 Motion Pictures has inked a deal with Paramount Pictures International to distribute the latter's theatrical releases here. Michael Bay's Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, hitting theatres on July 1, is their first project. The alliance will see Viacom18 Motion Pictures distribute Paramount's theatrical releases in India as well...
  • Viacom18 to coproduce Kashyap's next March 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Viacom18 Motion Pictures have teamed up with Movie Temple Productions to produce director Abhinav Kashyap's second directorial venture, which is tentatively titled Project 18. The film is being written by Kashyap and is slated to go on floors in the last quarter of the year. "I am impressed with their...
  • Viacom18 to release nine films in 201112 February 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Viacom18 Motion Pictures has nine films on its slate for 201112. The company has plans for 10 to 12 movies, nine of which have already been finalised and are at various stages of development and production, an official said. The banner will open its offerings for the year with romcom...
  • Entertainment channel Colors launched in US January 28, 2010

    A week after launching in the UK, Viacom 18, part of the Network 18 media group, which owns this channel has launched its its entertainment channel Colors to the US, where it will be called Aapka Colors. ...
  • Abhishek Bachchan to host game show on TV December 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan seems to be following in his fathers footsteps. Junior B will make his debut on the small screen on Viacom 18s General Entertainment Channel Colors as host on its new show Idea National Bingo Night produced by Fox Television Studios India Private Limited. Abhishek insists that...
  • Your say: Is controversy the mantra of Bigg Boss 2? August 20, 2008

    Reality TV show Big Boss is back with a new star cast on Viacom18 channel Colors. But even before the show began, controversy surrounded it. The Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale cried foul after he was dropped from Bigg Boss Season 2and his party activists attacked the channel office...
  • Viacom 18's Colors will add more shades to your EQ July 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Starting 1900 hrs on Monday, your world of entertainment promises to be a lot more colourful. Viacom 18's brand new Hindi Entertainment Channel Colors hits the airwaves with a variety of programmes catering to every viewer. And amongst the line up on Colors is the biggest and boldest...
  • Khatron Ke Khiladi: The biggest reality TV show July 19, 2008

    New Delhi: An inside look at Khatron Ke Khiladi the biggest reality show ever on Indian TV. The star of the show that goes on air on July on Viacom18's Hindi entertainment channel Colors, Akshay Kumar, talks about his small screen debut. And MD of Endemol India, the producers of...
  • Balika Vadhu, soap with a social message July 17, 2008

    Mumbai: Viacom 18 has launched a new entertainment channel Colors. The channel has shows that are a whole lot of fun but with a tinge if seriousness in them. One of them is the soontobe aired show Balika Vadhu, a serial based on child marriages. Like our movies, our small screen...
  • Sajid Khan to host celebrity chat on Colors July 4, 2008

    Move over Simi Garewal and Karan Johar, Sajid Khan is taking over. Sajid will soon be hosting a new celebrity chat show on Viacom 18's upcoming entertainment channel Colors. ...
  • Switch over from soaps to Colors' Fear Factor May 6, 2008

    Bangkok Riding his way onto the stage on a bike and seeking out his 'new friend', namely a python, from under a table, Akshay Kumar made a khatarnaak entry to announce his sensational television debut. The Bollywood hit machine will soon be seen hosting the reality show Fear Factor Khatron...
  • Big stars taking on the small screen! April 6, 2008

    Mumbai: After the tremendous success of Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, seems like more big stars are invading the small screen. News is out that Akshay Kumar will anchor a reality show on the soontobe launched Hindi entertainment channel from Viacom 18. The channel, which is yet to be named,...
  • TV18 expands, ties up with Viacom May 22, 2007

    Mumbai/New Delhi: Viacom Inc and the TV18 Group on Tuesday announced the creation of a new 5050 joint venture, called Viacom18. The strategic alliance will include television, film and digital media content across numerous brands to build Indias leading multiplatform entertainment company. The partnership was announced on Tuesday at a...