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CNBC-TV18 revamps its primetime band with four shows

MUMBAI: CNBC-TV18 has now stepped up its 8 pm to 11 pm primetime band of business programming, giving it a fresh appeal. The English business news channel has lined-up shows such as Business Center, India Business Hour, India Tonight and Nation’s Business.

TV18 promoter Raghav Bahl will be hosting the show Nation's Business.

Speaking on the revamped programming line-up CNBC-TV18 CEO Haresh Chawla says, "Innovatively conceptualized business programming has always driven CNBC-TV18 to go beyond the limit and achieve more. By pepping up the 8-11pm shows in a new, international format, we are catering to the growing demands of our viewers, and revolutionizing the very concept of business news and programming in India. Through this elegant line-up of shows, CNBC-TV18 aims at drawing in younger audiences and making primetime business programming a more enjoyable experience."

The channel will air Business Center from 8 pm to 9 pm, which will provide crisp news in an all new international format flowing from business to the markets, current affairs, business updates and international business news. The hottest news of the day is analysed in ‘what's hot’, placing viewers at the center of business. It is hosted by some of CNBC-TV18’s familiar faces, like Udayan Mukherjee, Senthil Chengalvarayan, Vivek Law and others, informs an official release.

The channel will showcase, India Business Hour from 9 pm to 10 pm. While, from 10 pm to 10 30 pm, Nation’s Business will provide a backgrounder to business updates by connecting them to political decisions and public policy. The channel claims to provide the complete picture through Nation’s Business.

Karan Thapar will host India Tonight from 10:30 pm to 11 pm as he quizzes the high and mighty in his own inimitable style.

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