Television

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 50-Inch Variant 4K HDR TV Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi already had 5 other TVs in Mi TV 4A series Xiaomi TV features AI-based recommendations UI called PatchWall 50-inch Mi TV 4A will go on sale on January 23 Xiaomi has introduced a new the 50-inch Mi TV in its lineup. Xiaomi had launched the Mi TV 4A series in 2017 and the 50-inch TV is its 6th addition. ... Read More »

Not Mouni Roy, Surbhi Jyoti To Play Lead In Naagin 3 Opposite This Actor. All Cast Details Here

Surbhi Jyoti will play the lead role (Image courtesy: surbhijyoti) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Anita Hassanandani will be seen as the antagonist Pearl V Puri stars opposite Surbhi Karishma Tanna will feature in a cameo Television actress Surbhi Jyoti, best-known for her role in the show Qubool Hai, has been finalised to play the lead heroine in Ekta Kapoor’s Naagin 3. Surbhi has replaced Mouni ... Read More »

What Nepotism? Ekta Kapoor’s Niece Says She Was Rejected Several Times

Ekta Kapoor and Anchal Sharma in Mumbai. NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Ekta selected Anchal after watching her Veere Di Wedding audition  Anchal Sharma will make her acting debut in Haq Se Getting the part in the web-series was not a piece of cake for Anchal The nepotism debate is here to stay. Ekta Kapoor’s niece Anchal Sharma is making her acting ... Read More »

Bigg Boss 11, Semi-Finale: A Nostalgic Treat For Shilpa, Hina, Vikas

Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan in the show. (Image courtesy: mishuu09 ) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Shilpa, Hina, Vikas, Puneesh get nostalgic The contestants will see their Bigg Boss journey Finalist’s name would be announced tomorrow The stage is all set, the trophy is placed and our favourite host Salman Khan is ready to meet the gharwale in the semi-finale of Bigg Boss 11. In today’s ... Read More »

How big tech became the new titan of television

Claire Foy and Matt Smith in a scene from Netflix’s The Crown. The show is nominated for an Emmy for outstanding drama series. Photograph: Robert Viglasky/AP In Hollywood, the screenwriter William Goldman once observed, nobody knows anything. But that was before technology companies rolled in sure of one thing: to conquer television you have to spend, spend, spend. The geeks ... Read More »

Fox plans more 6-second ad slots, as digital influences television

Digital advertising hit a huge milestone this year: in the US, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) says that digital ad spend surpassed television ad spend for the first time ever. By most estimates, digital will overtake television on a global basis this year. As the balance of power shifts, the impact of digital is not only reflected in ad spend but in ... Read More »

LGBT representation on television is tokenistic and de-sexualised

Love Island is happy to include a ‘bromance’ but would never show gay men in a sexualised light ITV/Rex/Shutterstock On Thursday, the director of television for ITV Kevin Lygo caused something of a stir at the Edinburgh Festival. There had been some discussion about expanding the incredibly successful ITV programme Love Island to more proactively include LGBT contestants, but Lygo shot down this idea ... Read More »

Trouble in Kapil Sharma Show? Archana Puran Singh confirms replacing Navjot Singh Sidhu

After days of swirling rumours that Kapil Sharma Show is facing yet another rift – this time between Kapil and Navjot Singh Sidhu, the matters have now come to a head. It is inded true that the cricketer-turned-politician is out of the show and has been replaced by Archana Puran Singh. This was confirmed by Singh to IANS on Wednesday. ... Read More »

The Week In Film And Television

It’s tough to keep up with the entertainment industry, especially with the 24/7 reality show known as “The White House” taking up all the headline space. So I compiled this week’s news highlights from the world of film and television, so you don’t have to. Disney breaks up with Netflix The biggest story of the week is the divorce between Disney and ... Read More »

Hywel Bennett, star of television and film, dies aged 73

Bennett began his film and television career in the 1960s Actor Hywel Bennett, known for his roles in Shelley and EastEnders, has died aged 73, his agent has confirmed. The Carmathenshire-born actor’s roles included 1960s films The Family Way, with Hayley and John Mills, and The Virgin Soldiers, with Lynn Redgrave. But it was in the long-running sitcom Shelley that ... Read More »