Television

Suman promises bigger, highly interactive talk show on Star Plus

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2014/08/08/sony.jpg?itok=APwaebt6

Moved but not shaken is Shekhar Suman, former anchor of Sony Entertainment's hit talk show Movers and Shakers. Suman is all set to get back to doing what he does best - entertaining with his rib-tickling chat show. The actor has joined hands with Star India and will anchor as well as produce the show, which has tentatively been titled Simply Shekhar.

The show is going to be on a much bigger scale. It's lively, interactive, and fun-filled, promises Suman. "There'll be a live audience, people will even come on the floor to participate," says Suman, who apart from chatting with 'real' celebrities also will be out on the road visiting people's house. The show will also have a glamorous band, and elegant ambience but unlike Movers and Shakers, which has 14 guests per week, this show will have only two celebrity guests per week.





M&S HOST SHORTLISTED SAYS SONY'S NIGAM: Meanwhile Rekha Nigam, SET's senior vice-president, programming and production, said Sony was proceeding according to schedule on finding a new host for Movers and Shakers. Nigam remained unruffled by the prospect of Suman's coming up with a show on rival Star and said Sony was proceeding according to the pace it had set for itself. Nigam, while not revealing names, said a shortlist was ready for possible anchors to replace Suman on M&S.





M&S in a completely recharged and rejuvenated format is what Nigam promises for the viewers.





Suman's show on the other hand is being produced by his Seven Thirty Entertainment Ltd. Suman is closely involved with the production apart from anchoring the show. "We are in the process of getting together the production team. We hope to get the cinematographers, writers, editors? under one umbrella very soon. Things are still at the nascent stage but the first episode should be produced by August-end," says Suman, who is currently shooting for David Dhavan's forthcoming movie.

Though the date and time of the show is yet to be finalised, Suman promises that in another two weeks, everything should fall in place.





"It is going to be on a big canvas and a very expensive show but we still have to sit down and work out the economics of it all," Shekhar replied when asked about the kind of investment going into the production. About the contract Suman said: "Things are yet to be finalised the talks with Star are still going."

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/16/dlf.jpg?itok=04sbgdDF
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/16/shemaroo.jpg?itok=97d82QDJ
Relive the Golden days with Shemaroo Entertainment’s “Friday Rewind with RJ Adaa”

Consumers are in for a treat as Shemaroo Entertainment has lined up a new series in association with Adaa, consisting of famous Bollywood songs.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/16/eros_0.jpg?itok=gtjDHe9Q
Eros International’s Marathi superhit Boyz 2 shines at the box office collecting Rs. 13 crores within 10 days of release

Eros International Media Ltd, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, has announced a very successful performance of its Marathi release Boyz 2 which has collected Rs. 13 crores within 10 days of its release on 5th October.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/16/Network18_800.jpg?itok=GFctpNpK
Network18 reports improved numbers for Q2 FY19

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani’s media arm, Network18, reported improved numbers for the quarter ended 30 September 2018 (Q2 2019, quarter under review) as compared to the corresponding year ago quarter Q2 2018). The company reported 9 per cent y-o-y growth in consolidated revenue for Q2 2019 at Rs 1,237...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/16/media_0.jpg?itok=uJ3zJdcx
ZMCL reports more than quadruple profit for second quarter

The company’s consolidated operating revenue increased 35.5 per cent y-o-y in Q2 2019 at Rs 168.66 crore as compared to Rs 124.51 crore in the year ago quarter. Total income increased 34.7 per cent y-o-y in Q2 2019 to Rs 170.66 crore from Rs 126.71 crore in Q2 2018.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/15/wire.jpg?itok=rcsQVpJx
Eros Now Partners with Celcom; Consolidates Distribution in Malaysia

Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today that Eros Now, its digital over-the-top distribution service

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/15/v.jpg?itok=sGu6lo2Z
TV Today Network subsidiary receives IT demand notices

TV Today Network Limited (TVTN) has informed the bourses that its wholly owned non-material subsidiary India Today Online Private Limited (ITOPL) has received separate demand notices from the Income Tax department.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/15/bbc.jpg?itok=qIYwGGq9
BBC Studios India and Mindshare’s I Can You Can wins two Silvers - Best Branded Content and Best Media Strategy at the Emvies 2018

BBC Studios India and Mindshare, India’s largest media agency, announced that it has won two Silvers at EMVIES 2018

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/10/15/HOP.jpg?itok=lvLK36Q0
NDTV launches India’s first mobile-only portrait live channel

New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) has launched India’s first mobile-only vertical live channel with the name NDTV HOP Live. India has nearly 432 million internet users and this number is growing at a rate of 4-8 per cent, according to Deloitte’s Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT)...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories