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Valentine's line-up on TV channels

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MUMBAI: Cupid has struck the TV channels in India this Valentine’s Day as they dish out a unique line-up for entertaining the audience. If you are dating or are single, grab some popcorn and celebrate the season as English entertainment and movies channels plan to sweep the screens with syrupy tales of love.

As the week culminates with Valentine’s Day, channels have been enabling their viewers in expressing and showcasing their love with a special line up of shows.

Let’s take a look on what various channels are doing this Valentine’s Day.

AXN

The channel will air The Amazing Race season 26 every Monday-Friday at 9 pm.



Hosted by Emmy Award-nominated host Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race S26 will have 11 teams of dating couples (six existing couples and five blind date teams who met for the first time at the start of the race) race from one destination to the other for the grand prize. At every destination, each team will have to compete in a series of challenges, some mental and some physical, and only when they are able to pull through the hurdles, will they learn of their next location. This season expands over a distance of 35,000 miles (56,000 km) including visits to cities like Japan, Thailand, Namibia, Germany and for the first time Monaco.

Comedy Central

If Cupid’s arrows evade you, Comedy Central has the perfect substitute!

This Valentine’s Day, watch Seed and you’ll soon realize that you needn’t wait around for “love”, as it can be found even in the most unlikely places. The show will air on 14 February at 10 am.

Mastiii

Mastiii has come up with a unique proposition Mastiii Ka Love Angle on this day of love, where eight beautiful real life love stories from couples across India come alive.

For the special programming the channel reached out to its viewers asking them to share their sweet memories with their soulmates, entries to which closed on the 10 February, 2017. Having received a tremendous response, the Mastiii team captured and shortlisted some of the most beautiful love stories that will be played on the channel and its social platforms throughout Valentine’s Day.

Movies Now

Known for being home to Hollywood Blockbusters, Movies Now, has a property called Crazy Love with films like Knight & Day, WALL – E, Jack The Giant Slayer, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Get Smart, and Spiderman 2.

Movies Now 2

The channel will showcase a property about love for friends called Bromance with movies likeR.I.P.DDumb & Dumber To, Sherlock Holmes, The Hangover, Hot Tub Time Machine 2Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay and Ride Along.

Romedy Now

Known as the destination for love and laughter, the channel will show movies like French Kiss, Serendipity, Pretty Woman, Just Go With It and The Note Book on 14 February.

Sony Le Plex HD

The channel will air following movies on the Valentine’s Day.

Trainwreck

6:00 am

Ex-Machina

8:00 am

Scott Pilgrim vs The World

9:30 am

Bridget Jones’s Diary

11:30 am

Ugly, Truth, The

1:00 pm

Holiday

3:00 pm

Maid In Manhattan

5:00 pm

Definitely, Maybe

7:00 pm

Notting Hill

9:00 pm

Eat Pray Love

11:00 pn

Sony Pix

 

The channel will air following movies on the Valentine’s Day.

6:30 AM               HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2

8:30 AM               MR. BEAN'S HOLIDAY

10:20 AM             JURASSIC WORLD

12:55 PM             MINIONS

2:30 PM                FURIOUS 7

5:30 PM                BATTLESHIP

8:25 PM                THE MUMMY

11:00 PM             MEN IN BLACK 3

Star World Premiere HD

Wondering what could be the schedule for a perfect Valentine’s Day? Star World Premiere HD has the ultimate plan for you! The channel will air the season three marathon of the critically acclaimed, Golden Globe award winning show The Affair all day on Valentine’s Day.

A one of its kind programming initiative to celebrate all kinds of love, The Affair, a series with an alternative story telling format of two couples, will air from 10 am onwards.

 The series explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway (played by Screen Actors Guild and Critics Choice Award winner Dominic West) and Alison Lockhart (played by Golden Globe award winner Ruth Wilson) and their respective spouses Helen (Maura Tierney) and Cole (Joshua Jackson). The story of the affair is depicted from Noah, Alison, Cole and Helen’s perspectives respectively, complete with memory bias.

UTV Action

Considering its an all-action channel, it is bringing an engaging and unique approach to celebrating Valentine’s Day with an all-day block called as Dhak Dhak Dhulai.

While the world is celebrating love and everything that comes along with it, UTV Action is celebrating action heroes who fight and combat villains with love, passion and extremeness. In the promo, the bad guys can be seen teasing our heroes on Dhak Dhak Beats and Kisses and as response to that, our heroes get agitated and strike them down.

It will showcase movies like Masterpiece (Dubbed), The Super Khiladi 2, Ghajni, Supreme Khiladi (Dubbed), The Mermaid, Hell Bo, etc throughout the day.

UTV Movies

The festival, Dilkashi where romantic/love centric movies will be aired on the channel between 13 to 17 February every night at 8pm.

The festival ends with the channel premiere of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil on 18 Feb at 8 pm.

Schedule :

13 Feb – Jab We Met

14 Feb – R.. Rajkumar

15 Feb – Yeh Hai Jalwa

16 Feb – Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

17 Feb – Kis Kis Ko Pyaar Karoon

As sponsors, it currently has Nissan Motors and Apple ( associate sponsor).

Vh1

Let's face it, our generation seems to be bit jaded when it comes to love. What better time to channel your inner romantic than this Valentine's Day?  Lucky for you we've compiled the perfect love songs countdown to do just that! From swooning ballads to contemporary pop songs, Vh1 brings to you Top20 love songs to ensure you have one heck of a romantic playlist to celebrate valentine’s day. Vh1 Count on Me – Valentine’s Day Special will air on 14 February 12 pm onwards.

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