Turner International's Hindi channel to go on air March 2

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New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) US-based production major Turner International's recently announced entertainment TV channel REAL is set to go on air March 2.

"REAL will start with daily three hours of original programming with a dynamic blend of fiction and reality shows. Our shows are a vivid testimony of the distinctive offering we have for the Indian viewer," Sunil Lulla, director, Real Global Broadcasting Pvt. Ltd., said in a statement released here Friday.

Tailor-made for neo-Indians, the channel has four shows - "Sarkaar Ki Duniya", "Poker Face", "Vicky Ki Taxi" and "Hindi Hai Hum".

While, the former two are reality shows, the latter two are dramas.

A 50-50 joint venture between Alva Brothers Entertainment and Turner International, REAL is a digitally encrypted pay channel and will be distributed through the Zee Turner bouquet.

It will be available across the country on cable systems and digital platforms and can be down linked from IntelSat-10, 68.5 Degree East.