BVITV showcases 7 new & 10 returning series at upfront

MUMBAI: Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) will be launching a total of 17 new and returning network series for the '06-'07 season.

This follows a year in, which BVITV has seen the success of Desperate Housewives, Lost and Grey's Anatomy.

BVITV's sixth annual international upfronts event was held on 21 May. The event was hosted by Buena Vista Worldwide Television president Laurie Younger and BVITV EMEA executive vice president and managing director Tom Toumazis.

At the event, BVITV launched four new one-hour series, two new half hour series, and one new reality series/format. The new one-hour series are Betty the Ugly (with Salma Hayek as executive producer), Brothers & Sisters, Day Break, Six Degrees (all in production for ABC), and the two new half-hours are In Case of Emergency and Let's Rob… Its new reality series/format is How to Get the Guy.

The company's returning one-hour series are Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy and Lost (all returning for a third season), plus Criminal Minds, Ghost Whisperer and What About Brian (moving into their second season).

The returning half-hour series are Scrubs (sixth season), and According to Jim (sixth season). The three-time Emmy-winning reality series/format The Amazing Race will also return for a ninth season, along with America's Funniest Home Videos, which will return for a 17th season.

In addition, BVITV will be previewing to clients at LA Screenings the new one-hour series Kyle XY, Lincoln Heights and Three Moons Over Milford, all of which are in production for ABC Family.

Latest Reads
Launch of Zee Kannada’s Weekend with Ramesh Season 4

Zee Kannada, a leading General Entertainment Channel in Karnataka, has never failed to regale its viewers by its unique content.

Television TV Channels Regional
Zee dominates Bangla, Kannada segment in BARC week 15

In the Bengali language market, Zee Bangla stood as the leader in BARC data week 15. Oscar Movies Bhojpuri garnered fifth position in the Bhojpuri market.

Television TV Channels Viewership
Discovery channel follows path to the moon of Israeli team in a one-hour exclusive ‘Return to the Moon: Seconds to Arrival’ premiering Monday April 22 at 10 pm

Since the dawn of the Space Age only three countries have landed a craft on the moon, the U.S., Soviet Union and China.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
BARC week 15: Dangal TV, powered by DD Free Dish, tops Hindi GEC (U+R), rural

MUMBAI: Sony Pal is the new entrant, securing tenth position by replacing Star Utsav in Hindi GEC (U+R) as per Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) data for week 15 of 2019. In rural and urban markets, no changes were observed.  Hindi GEC (U+R)

Television TV Channels Viewership
English News genre only gainer in Chrome DM week 15

English News grew in week 15 of Chrome Data Analytics and Media by 0.80 per cent.

Television TV Channels Viewership
Watch breath-taking wedding celebrations and beautiful love stories as FYI TV18 brings “Our Wedding Story” this April

Every wedding is special and beautiful. And the upcoming series ‘Our Wedding story’ provides a ringside view into heart-warming love stories and their blossoming into matrimony.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
EC asks NaMo TV to withhold election content prior to poll days

The scrutiny of NaMo TV has increased. According to a PTI report, the channel has been asked to not display any ‘election matter’ prior to poll days, as prescribed in the electoral law. 

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Discovery Communications: Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV

GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
This April, witness the biggest heist of all time! HBO & HBO HD bring you ‘Ocean’s 8’ starring Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Nothing could ring truer for charismatic mastermind, Debbie. As the estranged sister of conman Danny Ocean locks her eyes on a Cartier necklace

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories