Vh1 unveils summer line-up of shows

MUMBAI: This summer, Vh1 has lined up a slew of shows to enthrall viewers. Vh1 has commenced its non-stop summer entertainment with Asia's Got Talent. The talent hunt will be followed by the launch of Vh1's Get with It movement, new seasons of Catfish: The TV Show2015 Billboard Music AwardsHollywood Film Awards and the new season of Britain's Got Talent.


Viacom18 executive vice president and business head, English entertainment Ferzad Palia said, “Our previous showcase of international reality shows and LIVE international awards on Vh1 have received overwhelming response. We take the mandate of entertaining our viewers forward with fresher and more eclectic offerings. New seasons of the immensely popular Catfish and Britain's Got Talent, a simulcast broadcast of Asia's Got Talent and the 2015 Billboard Music Awards airing live - we are excited to present our new summer line-up to our audiences.”


The first-ever season of Asia's Got Talent premiered in India on 18 April, with Grammy-winning musician David Foster and UK pop sensation & former Spice Girl, Melanie C seated on the judges' thrones. The new season will see hopefuls from across Asia showcasing their talent to the world - celebrities in their own right, Indian sand-artist Nitesh Bharati, martial-arts experts Bir Khalsa, Opera singer Toshanbor, popular child artiste Akshat Singh, will be among contenders for the Asia top title.


Vh1's Get with It movement brings to its followers a plethora of new activities with a resounding message to rebel against the lazy. With this movement Vh1 will guide people through the various activities, programs and events out there associated with being "cool". From skydiving to mixed martial arts, this movement is all about getting people out of their comfort zones and discovering and participating in activities which they would have never otherwise imagined or considered.


The reality fever on Vh1 will continue with latest season premieres of Catfish: The TV Show Season 4, which will launch on 4 May and Britain's Got Talent Season 9, which will go on air on 1 June. While Catfish returns with its fourth season with more peculiar characters and fresher stories, Britain's Got Talent gears up for its ninth season with its popular judging panel comprising Simon Cowell, David Williams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon. The peppy pack will be joined once again by the famous duo Ant and Dec.


The channel will air the Hollywood Film Awards on 27 April and the 2015 Billboard Music Awards LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 18 May. The evening, hosted by Hip Hop artist and actor Ludacris along with TV host and supermodel Chrissy Teigen, will showcase this year's favourite musical acts and biggest music stars.

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