Television

Mika turns judge for TV show

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The Great Indian Laughter Challenge is back, though in a new avatar. The show will now be launched as Laugh India Laugh on the channel Life Ok.

Aamir plans season 2 of Satyamev Jayate

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Satyamev Jayate has received a "dream response" from the audience, says Aamir Khan, who is planning a second season for the show which highlights various social issues in each of its episodes.

Small screen, big bucks!

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Even though TV might be called the small screen, the pay cheques of popular actors on the tube aren’t small by any means. According to industry sources, actor Ronit Roy commands the highest remuneration at Rs. 1.25 lakh per day for his hit Sony show, Adalaat.

Kim Kardashian approached for Bigg Boss 6?

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If all goes well, reality TV star, model and actress Kim Kardashian would be part of Bigg Boss season 6. The casting agents have revealed that the American star has been approached for the show.

KBC winner Sushil Kumar in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5

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Bihar-based Sushil Kumar, who created history by winning Rs.5 crore in the fifth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, is set to put his dancing skills on test as he has been roped in to participate in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5.

Satyamev Jayate viewers support Aamir Khan's exposé

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Aamir Khan's effort to highlight malpractices in the medical profession in India through his path-breaking show Satyamev Jayate may have upset many doctors, but viewers agree that discreditable practices are widespread and the actor was indeed doing a great service and would "get support from all Indians."

Other shows have been aping Indian Idol: Anu Malik

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"Roses don’t always grow in the courtyard of kings, they can also grow in the backyard of beggars,” is music composer Anu Malik’s poetic line to describe the music reality show Indian Idol on Sony.

TV show CID could soon be a film

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Indian television's longest running detective show CID might soon be a film, says producer B.P. Singh, promising more action, a unique storyline and different styling with the same cast.

Asha Bhosle to judge Indian Idol 6

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Singing legend Asha Bhosle is set to join Anu Malek, Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant as the fourth judge on the sixth season of popular singing reality show Indian Idol.

On TV: Steamy ads under the banner scanner!

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First, they axed an erotic Axe deo commercial, and now, they’ve pulled the pants off an underwear ad that shows men covering their you-know-whats with roosters. And, looks like more is to come.