MUMBAI: In keeping with its mission of exploring India through innovative and engaging programming, EPIC Channel - India Ka Apna Infotainment, recently announced its newest TV show. The much anticipated ‘EPIC India Quiz Challenge’ is a one-of-a-kind, India centric quiz show that promises to be a brain teaser for participants and viewers alike. Hosted by multi-faceted anchor, actor, singer, Meiyang Chang; the series will air from 14th October 2019, every Monday at 7:00 PM, with a repeat telecast at 10 pm.
Aimed at challenging the brightest minds between 5th to 10th standard from across the country; the quiz show is built to test their ‘IQ’ or ‘India Quotient’. Teasing and tantalizing questions across history, politics, geography, current affairs, mythology, general knowledge, and several diverse disciplines will leave the participants & viewers enriched in ways like never before.
Shortlisted from 3000 registrations across 70 cities, 500+ schools battled it out to make it to the sets in Mumbai for the final face-off. Brands like Club Mahindra, Furtado’s School of Music, KidZania and METZ Premium German Televisions (India), partnered with EPIC Channel to curate a special set of prizes for the young champions.
In line with its programming ethos, EPIC India Quiz Challenge adds to the already diverse offerings of the channel. Produced by Optimystix Entertainment India Pvt Ltd. the show aims to reach out to Indians across the board and enlighten them on the often overlooked intricacies that have shaped the Indian sub-continent.
Meiyang Chang, Host, EPIC India Quiz Challenge found his quizzing stint most illuminating and encapsulated his experience as follows: “This was my first time in the quizzing genre, and shooting for this show was amongst the most fun and educational experiences I’ve ever had. The show took me back to my school days, and I learned new facts & anecdotes and relearned a lot of old ones about India. I loved being the quizmaster for such a spectacular group of kids, and hope that the viewers of EPIC Channel can see the energy and joy we felt while shooting this one-of-a-kind show.”
Akul Tripathi, Head - Content and Programming, EPIC Channel, said “At EPIC Channel we are constantly pushing ourselves to present innovative and diverse content to our viewers. EPIC India Quiz Challenge and the concept of testing people’s ‘India Quotient’ is a natural progression of the channels core proposition. The show is built with a view to present unique facts, trivia, and fascinating tidbits about India through the question-answer format. Chang has been a splendid quizmaster, and the execution by Optimystix has created an exciting show which we are proud to present on our channel.”
EPIC Channel is available across the operators Tata Sky, Airtel TV, Dish TV, Sun TV and streams live on it’s OTT platform EPIC On; as also on Sony LIV, and MX Player. In case you miss out on an episode you can catch it on the EPIC On app available on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV and MI TV.