Star World lines new shows beginning October

MUMBAI: Star World is gearing up to grab attention. Lined up from next month is a string of adrenaline pumping reality shows as well as ones seeking laughter .

From 3 October at 10 pm, the channel will air the weekly Dark Angel .For his much-anticipated television debut, Academy Award-winner James Cameron (Titanic, T2) created Dark Angel, a sci-fi adventure series set in the near future. It stars Jessica Alba as Max, a genetically enhanced human prototype with attitude to spare. Having escaped her military handlers, she is hunted by them through the underground street life of 21st Century Pacific Northwest. Max is aided in her quest - both to avoid capture and to reunite with her surviving "siblings" - by Logan Cale (Michael Weatherly). Cale, an idealistic cyber-journalist, battles corruption and the oppressive establishment in this futuristic landscape.

From 9 October, the channel will showacse the comedy Titus. Inspired by the real life of comedian Christopher Titus, the hour long comedy chronicles the heartbreakingly hilarious world of his dysfunctional family. Titus (Christopher Titus) owns a custom car shop, Titus High Performance, and builds hot rods. His hard-drinking, hard-living father Ken was married five times which means Christopher was raised in five broken homes. His mother, Ken's first wife, was a manic-depressive schizophrenic, which means Christopher was raised by five broken personalities.

The channel has also lined up a slew of specials for rock fans and for those who like reality tuned programming. Bon Jovi - One Last Wild Night airs on 1 October at 9 pm. The rock star performed for his home town fans at the Giant's Stadium, New Jersey in July 2001. He performed tracks like Wanted Dead or Alive, Bed of Roses.

How excess publicity hurts the private life of famous media celebrities is the focus of When Cameras Cross The Line. It airs 3 October at 7:30 pm, with a repeat at 11 pm. The programme will be highlighted by exclusive interviews with Michael Douglas, Julia Roberts, Woody Harrelson.

Airing 17 October at 7:30 pm, 11 pm the host Robert Ulrich presents video footage of some of the world's most dangerous stunts ever attempted in When Stunts Go Bad. This one-hour special presentation will feature interviews with daredevils who make their living on the edge and capture the chilling results when their deadly feats come to a crashing end. When Seconds Count: How To Survive A Disaster airs on 24 October at 7:30 pm, with a repeat at 11 pm. The show looks at life-threatening situations and the steps people take to survive them. Hosted by Hector Elizondo (Chicago Hope, Pretty Woman), the one-hour reality special includes footage of actual events and interviews with survivors who provide tips that may ultimately save lives.

The channel finishes the month on a high with Survival Test Dangerous Animal Encounters, The show airs 31 October at 7:30 pm, with a repeat at 11 pm. The special combines real-life first hand accounts, of people who have faced some of life's most challenging situations. The show provides viewers with important and practical information that teaches them how to protect themselves in the event that they cross paths with a dangerous animal. Viewers can see footage and unique recreations that set up dramatic "What If" scenarios that offer a variety of choices. The show poses intriguing questions and reveals practical solutions that could prove to be the difference between life and death.

Latest Reads
Republic TV, BTVI join hands for budget coverage

MUMBAI: Republic TV, spearheaded by Arnab Goswami, and Business Television India (BTVI) have entered into an alliance for content and programming around Union Budget 2018. The Republic TV- BTVI alliance promises to offer viewers a distinctive experience.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Mairu Gupta and the art of building the NBA in India

MUMBAI: For basketball fans worldwide, the US National Basketball Association (NBA) represents the mecca of the sport. But in India, the NBA has had its task cut out, what with cricket presenting a near impenetrable line of defence.

Television TV Channels Sports
CNN-News18 'Indian of the year' 2017 special Telecast on 9 and 10 December

MUMBAI: The awards night of the annual and flagship initiative of CNN-News18, ‘Indian of the Year – 2017’ will be telecasted on the 9 and 10 of December at 9:30 PM on the channel. The initiative, whichrecognizes and awards the exceptional contribution and achievements of the iconic Indian citizens...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Music channels bet on shows to boost viewership

MUMBAI: Seems like music channels are playing second fiddle to online music platforms when it comes to playing tracks. In an attempt to grab more eyeballs, pure-play music channels on television are moving away from the music content and focusing more on the youth-centric shows.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
Zee TV leads Hindi GECs in week 48 of Barc ratings

MUMBAI: Zee TV emerged as the leader among Hindi general entertainment channels (urban + rural) dethroning Zee Anmol, according to Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) all-India data for week 48.

Television TV Channels GECs
Republic TV continues lead as genre ratings rise

BENGALURU:Two of weeks earlier, we had mentioned that the English News genre’s four week average ratings and weekly ratings have been falling since weeks 29 to 32 of 2017. The fall continued until week 47 of 2017 when the combined Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly ratings...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
SPN India acquires TV, OTT rights for T10 Cricket League

MUMBAI: The newly introduced T10 Cricket league (TCL), which will be played at the UAE’s Sharjah Cricket Stadium, will be telecast live on Sony ESPN. The league is a four-day event running from the 14th to the 17th of December 2017.

Television TV Channels Sports
News Corp’s new ad network takes on Facebook, Google

Training its guns at the digital-ad dominance of Google and Facebook, News Corp has launched a platform, News IQ, to let advertisers reach audiences across all of its online properties.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Gracenote launches channel monitoring solution for broadcasters

MUMBAI: Gracenote, a Nielsen company, has launched its next-generation TV distribution monitoring and reporting solution developed specifically for the Indian TV market called TV Street Maps 2.0.

Television TV Channels People

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories