Television

Sahara bolsters primetime with two sitcoms

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/05/04/Sahara%20Manoranjan_1.jpg?itok=7onqd-fv

MUMBAI: An action packed month awaits Sahara Manoranjan patrons. The channel has already begun rolling out its quarterly plan and next in the pipeline is launch of three new shows.

While socio-drama Prratima will begin its run from 23 August, the channel has also lined up two sitcoms, Aao Bahen Chugil Karen and Main Office Tere Aangan.

The former deuts on 18 August and will air every Wednesday at 9 pm. Main Office Tere Aangan will go on air on 19 August and will run every Thursday at 9 pm.

While the channel's latest debutante, a daily youth-romance show Saathiya - Pyaar ka Nayaa Ehsaas, is adorning the cities skylines, the entertainment channel has gone interactive with the viewers with scare-dare show Raat Hone Ko Hai.

The channel has called in viewers to submit their ideas, which will be translated into four episodes. The winner of this contest will take home a washing machine from Videocon.

Aao Bahen Chugli Karen is a comedy based on six women dwelling in an elite society in south Mumbai. The women represent different regional cultures of India, namely Gujurati, Punjabi, Sindhi, Bengali, Malyali and Bihari. Out of the six female characters, just one of the characters gets a chance to be a part of the elite society after winning a super lotto lottery.

What naturally follows is delivery of whacky episodes showcasing their lives. A Clapstem production, the weekly is directed by Mukul Abhyankar and serial stars Lovelyn Mishra, Himani Shivpuri, Shruti Ulfat and Anita Kanwal amongst others.

Main Office Tere Aangan Ki is another sitcom that portrays the humorous aspects of professional and personal life colliding heads-on. The sitcom portrays Bhadresh Pandya (Rajiv Mehta), the owner of Chamak Advertising Agency, who had to shift office to his home to reduce overhead expenses. Neither his office staff, nor his family is happy with the move. A Hats Off production, the weekly is directed by Deven Bhojani and stars Utkarsh Mazumdar, Rajiv Mehta and Vaishali Thakkar. 

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/20/ra.jpg?itok=DxzPxtHB
Viacom18 confirms the departure of Raj Nayak

In an official statement released to the media, Viacom18 confirmed the departure of Raj Nayak, the media network’s Chief Operating Officer.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/20/sony.jpg?itok=XlwZkCP5
Sony Pictures Networks India gears up for the India tour of Australia with engaging programming initiatives

For the year ending high-octane cricket series between India and Australia, Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), will be undertaking several initiatives to enhance the viewing experience and increase engagement with cricket enthusiasts across the nation.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/20/sagnik.jpg?itok=kKMr0u3H
Sony Entertainment Television appoints Sagnik Mukherjee as AVP marketing

Sagnik Mukherjee is set to join Sony Entertainment Television as associate vice president marketing, a source close to the development confirmed to Indiantelevision.com.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/20/raj-nayak.jpg?itok=ZDdRSmtK
Viacom18 COO Raj Nayak quits

Colors' Big Boss has quit, according to media reports. We are talking about Viacom18 COO Raj Nayak, who is the brain behind the most popular reality show Big Boss.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/19/NG.jpg?itok=K2t16PB_
Monuments Turn Red, As National Geographic Raises an Alarm for Planet Conservation

Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, pollution in various parts of the world is at its peak, and tonnes of plastic waste is in the oceans.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/20/joy.jpg?itok=tz_9y8_I
Network 18's Joy Chakraborthy steps down

Forbes CEO and Network 18 President(Revenue) Joy Chakraborthy has stepped down from his role, according to media reports.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/19/jony.jpg?itok=pT_heat_
Sony BBC Earth hosts the extraordinary Natural History Producer and Global Storyteller, Jonny Keeling, in India

Sony BBC Earth, India’s No. 1 factual entertainment channel and home to the most iconic and premium content, continues to deliver to its promise of making the viewers ‘feel alive’.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/19/jumanji.jpg?itok=g7Q0FcKR
‘Ab Jungle meinhoga Dangal’ with the Hindi Television Premiere of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungleon November 24th at 8pm only on &pictures

Ever wonder how it feels to be inside a game and play the character you choose? In the brand-new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji.

Television TV Channels Movie Channels
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/19/tv.jpg?itok=sMpw7SEL
Broadcasters see regional adex space growing

Now that the Hindi fervour has died down, broadcasters and advertisers have latched on to the regional segment. It's no wonder that the adex in the space is expected to grow as well. According to the global ad growth forecast of GroupM, India’s adex is expected to grow at 14.2 per cent compared to...

Television TV Channels Regional

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories