Television

TRPs have degraded quality of Indian TV soaps, serials: Experts

The classic school of scriptwriting suggests that every story must have three basic parts - beginning, middle, and end - without which it is not complete. But the melodramatic daily soaps on Indian TV channels have a beginning that people forget in the middle and wait for the end that never comes.

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Youth faints playing in fear factor 'Khatron ke Khiladi'

Fear factor "Khatron ke Khiladi" turned really dangerous in this Madhya Pradesh city when a 22-year-old participant fainted under water during the thrill-packed game. He is now struggling for life in a hospital, police said Monday.

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I shall not do any more reality shows, says Debojit Saha

Talented singer Debojit Saha has come to terms with being eliminated in STAR Plus' toughly fought "Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar" music reality show contest, but says he is a little sceptical of the voting system.

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Reality show 'Sa Re Ga Ma..' uses Feng Shui for luck!

Glass, bamboo, flowing water and blue lighting - the sets of the latest season of Zee TV'S popular talent hunt show "Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge" has all this and more for luck's sake.

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Now a 'saas-bahu' reality show!

Mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law of the small screen, who have been confronting each other over paltry issues in various family dramas, will now be seen in a healthy tussle of skills in a reality show called "Saas Vs Bahu".

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Will glamour, technology driven 'Mahabharat' prove popular?

TV tycoon Ekta Kapoor's "Kahani Hamare Mahabharat Ki" scheduled to go air Monday night on 9X, is already the talk of the town for its array of TV stars, designer costumes and spectacular sets, but it remains to be seen whether it will match the standards of B.R. Chopra's version of the mythological drama.

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'Fear Factor' helps celebrities face their fears!

Jumping from choppers, facing fires and hanging from tall buildings - "Fear Factor-Khatron Ke Khiladi", hosted by Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar, has helped its star contestants face their biggest fears.

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Bollywood celebs at candid best on Sajid's new talk show

Comic actor and Bollywood director Sajid Khan will now be seen cracking jokes while chatting with Bollywood celebrities on his new talk show “Sajid's Superstars”.

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Akshay, Sajid USP of new Hindi entertainment channel Colors

A couple cycled into the hall, a young girl dressed as a bride came in a 'palki' and a group of people shouted "Vande Mataram" in unison - this is not the description of a theatre performance but the launch event of the new entertainment channel Colors.

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Reality bites - through the gloss of TV shows

Until a few days ago, "Dhoom Macha Le Dhoom" was one of many dance contests aired on every television channel, paying obeisance to reality shows as the mantra to TRP nirvana.

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