2015: New on the Tube!


Mumbai, Jan. 1 -- Television lovers are likely to have a great start to 2015 as many new shows are set to hit the tube. From reality and daily soaps to remakes and thrillers, TV will have something to offer to viewers across ages. Here's what you can look forward to on the small screen this year.

1 SHOW: 24 season 2 WHAT: Actor-producer Anil Kapoor's desi version of the international thriller 24 garnered a lot of praise in 2013. The show will return with its second season this year. ON AIR: End of the year

2 SHOW: Roadies X2 WHAT: The 12th edition of the youth-oriented reality show will feature Rannvijay Singha, along with three new judges - Esha Deol, Vijender Singh and Karan Kundra. ON AIR: Mid-January

3 SHOW: Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns WHAT: Rohit Shetty will be back with edgier stunts in the sixth season of the action reality show. The contestants include Sana Khan, Ashish Choudhary, Iqbal Khan, Rashami Desai and Hussain Kuwajerwala, among others. ON AIR: First quarter of the year.

4 SHOW: Code Red WHAT: Actor Sakshi Tanwar will be the narrator for this new daily series, wherein every episode will send out a message to not give up and fight back. ON AIR: January

5 SHOW: Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat WHAT: The show is based on the historic saga of emperor Ashoka, and his journey from his birth in the woods to becoming the one of the greatest emperors in Indian history. Child actor Siddharth Nigam will essay the role of young Ashoka. ON AIR: First quarter of the year

6 SHOW: MasterChef India - 4 WHAT: While the culinary talent show will continue to have chefs Vikas Khanna, Sanjeev Kapoor and Ranveer Brar as judges, the show will only focus on vegetarian dishes this season. ON AIR: January

7 SHOW: Peterson Hill WHAT: Rohit Roy returns to the TV with this sitcom. The show is set in a town on the outskirts of Shimla, and Rohit will play the role of a station master in it. ON AIR: January

 8 SHOW: Bhanwar - Kalyug Ki Hairatangez Kahaniyaa WHAT: This critically acclaimed series will return to the small screen with intriguing stories. The cases will be narrated through a courtroom drama, educating the viewers about their rights, and the law. ON AIR: January 10

9 SHOW: Nach Baliye 7 WHAT: The celebrity dance show will be helmed by producer Ekta Kapoor this year. It will also have a tweaked format, wherein the celebrity couples will be confined to a particular location for two months. This will give the audience a chance to take a sneak peek into the behind-the-scenes action. ON AIR: April