Television

Zee Sports gets involved with 'Nascar Mania'

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/05/19/Zee%20sports_0.jpg?itok=DqvxNqUr

MUMBAI: Zee Sports has launched a new show Nascar Mania.

This half hour magazine programme showcases all the elements that make up a Nascar race. Miss India 2003 Nikita Anand will host the half hour show to be telecast on the weekdays at 5:30 pm. The show will have the top stories from Nascar Nextel Series, the history of Nascar and technical tips.

For the uninitiated, Nascar stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. It is a motor sports event in the US. Over 75 million television viewers watch the race every year. Nascar has three national series – the Nascar Nextel Cup Series, Nascar Cup Series and Nascar Craftsman Truck Series. Drivers in each race compete on different tracks throughout the year. The channel says that over 100 million fans follow Nascar races worldwide.

Zee Sports business head Himanshu Mody said, “Nascar is a popular sport with many interesting people involved. Whether it is a driver, crewmember or owner, the stories and events that take place all season long will give viewers a new perspective on the sport and the teams they follow.

"The launch of the new show is a continuation of our efforts to bring the best of sports to viewers. I hope the show will allow fans to feel closer to the sport and the people involved, give them a real sense of involvement and appreciation for everything that is Nascar.”

Anand said, “I am tremendously excited to be a part of Nascar Mania. Nascar is one of the most exciting sports today and I can't wait to bring a new and unique perspective to the fans."The various segments in the programme present different aspects of Nascar. Know Nascar guides the viewer and speaks about the basic terms and other facts about Nascar. The segement By track stories deals with people associated with Nascar. This segment provides access, a perspective on each week's Nextel Cup race, pre- and post-race interviews.

Pace Update is a rapid-fire news update segment from the world of Nascar. Drivers Unplugged is the section to get up close and personal with the drivers and their performance in Nascar. Every week, the Nascar Race goes to different parts of America and on different Speedways, or tracks. Track Talk is an informative section that gives insights, history, trivia etc.. of the track. Blast from the Past is a section that presents Nascar drivers from the past. Tech Tips is the segment that talks about the finer points about the stock cars used in Nascar.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/04/photogrid_plus_1628077533645.jpg?itok=nEYFWb74
ZEE Kannada’s new show 'Hitler Kalyana' to take off on 9 August

Mumbai: Regional GEC, ZEE Kannada has announced the launch of its new show ‘Hitler Kalyana’. Premiering 9 August, the show will air every Monday to Friday at 7 pm only on ZEE Kannada and ZEE Kannada HD. ‘Hitler Kalyana’ is the story of three daughters-in-law who set out in search of a suitable...

Television TV Channels Regional
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/04/photogrid_plus_1628074959831.jpg?itok=UAU8eng0
ZEE appoints Gaurav Kanwal as chief revenue officer, digital and SMB

Mumbai: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has appointed Gaurav Kanwal as chief revenue officer, digital and small and medium businesses (SMB), South Asia. Kanwal was last associated with Disney+ Hotstar as executive vice president, ad sales for two and a half years. He was at the helm of...

Television TV Channels People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/04/vinod-bhanushali.jpg?itok=cEDj0Sgh
Vinod Bhanushali moves on from T-Series after 27 years

Super Cassettes Industries (T-Series) president of global marketing and media publishing Vinod Bhanushali has resigned from the company after serving it for 27 years. He has announced his plans to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams and is setting up a boutique content company.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/03/nina-colors.jpg?itok=pUJG8z6L
COLORS' Balika Vadhu returns with Season 2

COLORS is all set to bring back one of its longest-running shows Balika Vadhu after a long hiatus of five years. However, the new season will have new cast members who will reignite the conversation around child marriages with a fresh story.

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/03/photogrid_plus_1627999484498.jpg?itok=KPWEBV3s
Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra settles 91% debt to 43 lenders

Mumbai: Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra has issued a second Open Letter sharing details of the debt resolution process and the steps taken to pay off the lenders. The Zee founder revealed that over 91 per cent of the debt has been settled to 43 lenders, and the remaining dues are in the...

Television TV Channels GECs
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/03/photogrid_plus_1627998765579.jpg?itok=YZ_LapRf
SPSN signs nine sponsors for India Tour of England

Mumbai: Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) has wooed an impressive line-up of sponsors for India Tour of England Test series, starting on Wednesday. Mahindra & Mahindra, BYJU’S, Pan Bahaar, PharmEasy, Ultratech, Fogg, WhatsApp, Cars24 and MRF Tyres have signed up as co-presenting and associate...

Television TV Channels Sports
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/03/photogrid_plus_1627994495585.jpg?itok=6kf_wlC8
BBC Studios, Applause Entertainment reunite for Indian adaptation of 'Guilt'

Mumbai: Aditya Birla Group’s Applause Entertainment and BBC Studios India are set to collaborate again for the Indian adaptation of the British mystery thriller Guilt. The as-yet-untitled Indian remake will be directed by Shaad Ali with actors Jaideep Ahlawat and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub playing the lead...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/03/photogrid_plus_1627980433223.jpg?itok=Njh9x8Cs
SBS inks deal with GoQuest Media to air Czech crime thriller in Australia

Mumbai: Global independent content distributor GoQuest Media on Tuesday announced that it has concluded an exclusive deal with Australian national pubcaster SBS. The deal sees SBS acquiring the AVOD rights for the Czech crime thriller 'Rats'.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/08/03/abp.jpg?itok=PfWhshRJ
Case study: ABP News joins ActionAid to salute Covid heroes through special series –‘Salaam Rakshak’

The second Covid wave hit India with devastating consequences- there was a huge upsurge in cases accompanied by loss, despair, and heart-breaking scenes in homes and neighbourhoods across the country. But amid the gloom and chaos, if there was one silver lining it was the extraordinary humanitarian...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required