MUMBAI: English music channel Vh1 is all set to take celebrations to a higher decibel this festive season with new show premieres and specially curated festive playlists. Vh1 Fireworks: Diwali Special will be playing the best songs to set the mood right on 19, 20 and 21 October. Leaving no reason to celebrate behind, Vh1 will also celebrate Halloween with some spooky music videos on 31 October with ‘Vh1 Trick or Treat’.
To add to the extravaganza, the channel gears up for the Television Premiere of ‘Vidiots’ and ‘Vh1 Box-Set’. While the first show will uplift traditional music video experience with a pair of comedians commenting on popular music videos, ‘Vh1 Box-Set’ will feature songs of the most trending artists. With the new shows making their debut, viewer’s favorite X-Factor Season 14 will continue to entertain the audience every Monday and Tuesday, this October.
This Diwali, Vh1 ensures wholesome entertainment each day of this great festival. The channel will air a special segment Vh1 Fireworks from 19-21 October 2017. The Diwali day will be lightened up with Vh1 Fireworks. This playlist will celebrate this festival of lights. Top 20 Highest paid entertainers airs on 20 October 2017, playing tunes of musicians who have made it to the list of highest paid entertainers this year. The final day will feature Vh1 Fireworks: Gold Class, a curated playlist featuring artists whose albums have made the cut and achieved gold, platinum & multi-platinum status.
Viacom18 VP, programming head English entertainment cluster Hashim D’Souza shared, “Vh1 has always been at the top of the game when it comes to bringing the best international entertainment to India. Bringing an array of shows on all the special days this October, Vh1 wishes all its viewers a very prosperous Diwali and happy Halloween, full of music and entertainment. We are also thrilled about the two new show premieres this month in addition to the current blockbuster shows.”
To add more to the musical festivities, Vh1 will celebrate Halloween, playing spooky, spine-chilling music videos with ‘Vh1 Trick or Treat’ on 31 October.
Comedy Central: This Diwali, Comedy Central will be airing three sitcoms- ‘Mom’, ‘Outsourced’ and ‘Great News’ across the long weekend, from 19 October to 22 October, 1 pm onwards.
Mom- The show is about a newly sober single mom tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley while dealing with her wayward mother.
Great News- Great News is about a woman has to face many challenges after she comes to know that her mother has landed an internship at her workplace.
Outsourced- Todd Dempsy, an American manager is sent to run a call center in India. The show grasps the reality of life right from the recession, global outsourcing and the differences in culture.