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Television

Zee TV to unveil new logo on 15 October

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Zee TV will wear a new logo from 15 October. Subhash Chandra-owned Zee TV was launched on 2 Oct 1992 as the first Hindi-language channel in India.

ZEEL enters premium English movie genre with &Privé HD launch on 24 September

&Privé HD joins Star Movies Select HD, Sony Le Plex HD and MN+ as the fourth channel in the English premium movie genre. The channel will only have a HD. It will rely a lot on subscription revenue, though some sponsors have been roped in.

Star Bharat’s good start signifies importance of DD Freedish

Star Bharat’s good beginning signifies the growing importance of Freedish as a distribution platform. Unlike its predecessor Life OK, Star Bharat made itself available on DD’s subscription-free DTH platform. In the TV ratings game, rural has also become an important element.

Colors to launch two new shows on 20 Sep

Colors will replace ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ with the new suspense drama ‘Ishq Mein Mar Jawan’, which will be aired from 20 September, at 7.30 pm, every Monday to Friday.

Rebranding and 9 new shows mark the month of Aug for Hindi GECs

The festive month of August witnessed a lot of activity in the Hindi GEC space—from the launch of new shows to the rebranding of an existing channel.

Colors to take ‘Sasural Simar Ka’ off air by Sep end

‘Sasural Simar Ka’, one of Colors’ oldest and most talked-about shows, is in its last leg. The show will go off air by the end of this month.

Colors gains to take 2nd spot in U+R HSM

Colors pushed out Zee TV from the second position in the urban + rural HSM, according to BARC data for the week ended 25 August.

Sony to air 2nd season of ‘Super Dancer’ from 10 September

The 2nd edition of ‘Super Dancer’ will air every Saturday and Sunday at 8 pm. It will have Shilpa Shetty, Geeta Kapoor and Anurag Basu on the panel of judges. It will be hosted by Rithvik Dhanjani and Paritosh Tripathi.

Star Plus set to air ‘Lip Sing Battle’ in September

Star Plus is set to air the Indian version of popular American non-fiction show ‘Lip Sync Battle’ from 16 September. The show will telecast at 9 pm, every Saturday-Sunday.

Sony axes controversial show ‘Pehredaar Piya Ki’

Sony has finally pulled the plug on its controversial show ‘Pehredaar Piya Ki’ effective 28 August.