• Sanjeev Kapoor to host Cook Smart on FoodFood

    Submitted by ITV Production on Mar 23
    indiantelevision.com Team

    MUMBAI: Renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor will be back as a cookery show host with lifestyle and food specialty channel FoodFood?s new show ?Cook Smart?.

    Cook Smart will premiere on 25 March and will air from Monday to Wednesday at 5 pm.

    The last show that Kapoor anchored was Secret Recipes in 2012.

    Cook Smart is packed with simple and smart recipes. Through the show, Kapoor will teach viewers to cook light and healthy meals in easier yet exotic ways. The chef will also share interesting tips on how to cook smart in the kitchen. The show has various types of recipes cooked smartly using Indian spices and keeping in mind the health factor.

    ?We at FoodFood always try to help our viewers to deal with all issues related to lifestyle and food. The show ?Cook Smart? is the continued efforts to teach to cook healthy meals in short time? said Kapoor who is also the promoter of the channel.

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  • Fox Traveller to launch 2nd season of Indian cuisine show

    Submitted by ITV Production on Oct 12
    indiantelevision.com Team

    MUMBAI: Lifestyle channel Fox Traveller will launch the second season of the Indian cuisine show, ?Twist of Taste with Vineet Bhatia?, from 28 October every Sunday at 9 pm.

    The chef traverses the county once again, in search of interesting local recipes, authentic flavours and some country style cooking. In the second season of ?Twist of Taste?, Vineet will travel even deeper into the country to cities like Varanasi, Calicut and Madurai.

    Fox International Channels VP marketing Debarpita Banerjee said, "One of the biggest reasons behind the success of Fox Traveller is the right mix of global and local content. Season two of ?Twist of Taste with Vineet Bhatia? reiterates our promise to bring more exciting and quality local content - that showcases travel and food in a sumptuous and exciting manner.

    Food as a genre has a wide appeal and freshness in the way a recipe is approached, is highly appreciated. With Twist of Taste, we present, in his second season, the Michelin Star Chef, Vineet Bhatia giving an unpredictable twist to many local Indian delicacies. It is all about how he puts in the element of unpredictability and presents these dishes in the most breathtaking artistic way."

    "The show will be extensively promoted on-air, out-door and on-line. And we are confident that Vineet Bhatia will cut through the clutter. It will provide an ideal opportunity to our advertising partners to reach out to their audience."

    Vineet Bhatia
  • Tricon to bring six new shows to Mipcom 2012

    Submitted by ITV Production on Sep 25
    indiantelevision.com Team

    MUMBAI: Tricon Films and Television has announced its slate for Mipcom 2012 featuring six new titles and over 35 new hours of scripted comedy, lifestyle, and factual content. New titles launching at Mipcom include:

    Comedy Bang Bang hosted by Scott Aukerman (co-creator/director/producer, and musical cohort Reggie Watts has character cameos, sketches, and nonstop comedic absurdity with some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Zach Galifianakis, Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks and Jon Hamm.

    Bunk! is a new breed of "comedy game show" in which a trio of comedians compete in a series of bizarre challenges to win surreal prizes. Each week, contestants are armed with nothing more than their wits and fertile imaginations as they complete offbeat games and challenges to win a myriad of "non-charitable causes" such as the ability to travel back in time, having a priest supply an alibi, and trading lives with a baby, all under the watchful eye of host Kurt Braunohler.

    I Didn?t Do It is a factual series that exposes the untold story (and personal tragedy) of wrongful convictions, one gut-wrenching case at a time. Narrated by Chris Noth I Didn?t Do It looks beyond the investigations to reveal the harrowing personal stories and long-awaited redemptions of those brought down by an imperfect justice system.

    Satan is a documentary that explores the role of the Devil in the modern age. It will trace his transformation from fallen angel to demonic beast to charismatic charlatan, showing how popular culture has influenced the public?s perception of the Devil?s presence on Earth. Featuring in-depth interviews with horror icons like John Carpenter, Linda Blair, Stephen King, Mike Mignola and Guillermo del Toro and musicians Bruce Dickinson, Jimmy Page, Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson.

    Restaurant Takeover is a lifestyle series with a fresh take on Food Network?s Restaurant Makeover series, where two restaurant industry top guns help rescue a failing restaurant.

    Birth of a Car a factual series tells the stories of today?s most advanced vehicles from concept to creation.

    Mipcom 2012
  • Dainik Bhaskar to have content access to Time Magazine and Harvard Business Review

    Submitted by ITV Production on Jun 18
    indiantelevision.com Team

    Mumbai: Dainik Bhaskar has tied up with Time Magazine and Harvard Business Review (management magazine) to provide their content to its readers on a regular basis.

    The "exclusive" content will feature in the Sunday edition of the Hindi-language newspaper.

    The daily newspaper has completely revamped its Sunday edition content with a focus on management lessons to be applied in day to day life.

    "It will contain wide spectrum of topics like health, fitness, career, self help, money management, politics, education, music, lifestyle, environment, good reads through columns by experts of the respective fields," the company said.

    Additionally, Dainik shall also provide a separate segment devoted to women. Also there will be a Sunday Jacket, above the regular front page of the newspaper which will carry exclusive news analysis and ground reports.

    Dainik Bhaskar group VP Sanjeev Kotnala said, "Our strategy revolves around being ahead of the curve. And hence the desire to enrich the reading experience and making it that much of joy - is our focus that directs us in our newspaper design. So, in addition to above changes, we do expect that the readers will appreciate the exclusive cartoons and photographs- that will not only bring smile to their faces but also help them focus and think."

    Dainik Bhaskar
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