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Vh1 launches three new shows

June 14, 2010

International entertainment channel Vh1 will air three new shows.

The fourth season of America’s Got Talent starts 14 June from Monday – Wednesday at 10:30 pm. 100 Most Shocking Moments In Music airs on 21 June while Remembering Michael Jackson airs on 25 June.

On America’s Got Talent contestants showcase their talent and hope to impress the judges, David Hasselhoff, Piers Morgan, and Sharon Osbourne, to reach to the top. The grand prize winner will win $1,000,000. The show will feature talent by various people from balancing acts to even rock bands to unbelievable acts.

From the fully-functioning coffin released by Kiss to Michael Jackson’s untimely passing, pop stars have been treating fans to antics, sordid scandals, and the occasional massive freak-out for almost six decades.

100 Most Shocking Music Moments will bring the best of the eye-popping events, the channel said. The five-hour special combines artist interviews, photos and performance footage to tell the story of these controversial moments, from the assassination of John Lennon and Sinead O’Connor tearing up a photo of the Pope to Madonna’s “Sex” book and Ozzy Osbourne biting the head off of a live dove.

Vh1 will also celebrate the legacy of the artist who created the world’s biggest selling album ever Michael Jackson. The channel will relive the songs, the performances, the choreography, and the styles that still impact pop culture four decades after Michael Jackson first became a star with The Jackson 5.

Vh1 viewers are invited to share their own tributes and memories about the King Of Pop, which will be aired on TV. Some of the videos showcased will include numbers like Beat It and Black Or White.

Vh1 brings Big Brother to India from 14 December

December 6, 2008

Vh1, the international musicand lifestyle channel from Viacom18 stable, is set to launch the format reality show Big Brother on Indian television.


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After the success of Bigg Boss2 on network channel Colors, Vh1 is bringing the international version of Big Brother for Indian audience starting 14 December. The show will be aired every Sunday-Wednesday at 10 pm.

The season – Till Death Do You Part Season 9 USA – is claimed as the “Most Explosive” Big Brother season of all time, the company said in a release.

The launch episode will see 16 houseguests entering the house to compete for the prize sum of $500,000 and to find their true love.


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Vh1 India associate GM Ferzad Palia said, “We are excited about bringing Big Brother to the Indian screens. Indian audiences have loved Bigg Boss2 on Colors. With the launch of Big Brother on Vh1, we will take reality experience to a newer high.”

Vh1 bets high for its Dance 101 initiative

June 27, 2008

Vh1, the 24-hour music and lifestyle channel from Viacom 18, has announced that its Dance 101’s first initiative in India brings the Ministry of Sound – on tour. This tour consists of three events back-to-back in Hyderabad (Bottles & Chimney), Kolkata (Tantra) and Delhi (Elevate) on July 2, 4 and 5 respectively.

The Ministry of Sound, which was established in 1991, has now grown from a famous nightclub in London, to becoming a big dance brand. With live events, nightclubs, record sales across the world and thousands of people tuning into Ministry of Sound Radio and TV, it is the home of dance music.

Vh1 Dance 101’s vision, which coincides with that of the Ministry of Sound, is to enable dance music fans access to the music they are passionate about and the DJ’s that play and produce it. Vh1 Dance 101 is getting two of the top DJs of the Ministry of Sound – Paul Jackson and Paul Deighton.

Ferzad Palia, associate general manager, Vh1 India, says, “Vh1 is the only lifestyle and entertainment channel that goes beyond the norms and creates experiential activities that give the audience a first hand experience of enjoying music they love. Vh1 Dance 101’s first event ever, is your ticket to great music, international DJ’s and a party that you’ll never forget.”

The channel is also coming up with Vh1 Divas, which would showcase the powerful women of music. The show would be aired every weeknight at 8 pm throughout July. Vh1 is also mulling a tech show that aims to showcase the best guitarist, drummer, saxophone player, etc.