Tuesday, December 26, 2006
UNI: 'Best of Devil's Advocate - Part II ', to be aired on December 31, will have Karan Thapar indulge in his razor sharp analysis of the events gone by the past year and how they shaped India. Taking a humorous look into the events in 2006 will be the show 'The Year That Wasn't - Part II', to be aired on December 30, that will have the "baap of Bakra" himself, Cyrus Broacha lend his hilarious take on the happenings in 2006. Another show '2006: A Musical', to be aired on December 31, casts a hilarious look on events in 2006 through Bollywood songs. For the star-struck, the channel will air the 'Best of 'To Catch a Star' a half hour show which will showcase snippets from the best interviews done by celebrity show host, Rajeev Masand over the last 12 months. On New Year's eve, famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala will host a one hour show that will focus on his predictions for celebrities in the upcoming year.
Another programme, called 'IBN 7 Asar: Agar IBN 7 Na Hota to Kya Hota?', on December 30, will feature past exclusive stories undertaken by the channel like Bhookh, Dr Shaitan, Bemaut, Roopkund etc. On New Year's eve, NDTV 24X7 will bring to TV viewers a one-hour special "Highlights of the Year '06". The show will have sections on the juicy controversies, biggest indigenous joint ventures, strongest pictures, obituaries, Best Indian of the Year and a lot more. This will be followed by a half-hour special programme on sports and five different selections from its highly commended night-out shows.
The channel will also telecast the best of its acclaimed programmes like The Big Fight, We the People, Cricket Controversies, Walk the Talk and The Great Indian Tamasha.
In the run-up to 2007, NDTV Profit will telecast a one-hour exclusive programme called 'Top four stories of the Year 2006', which takes a sneak peek at the world of business for the coming week. This is followed by a special D-Street year-ender on the famous mergers and acquisitions of the year, titled 'India on the prowl.' The channel will also show special episodes of some of its most popular shows like Value for money, Good Food, Gadget Guru, Cell Guru and Money Mantra. At the same time, NDTV India, the network's Hindi news channel, will host a series of yearend programmes, commencing today.
There will be thought-provoking programmes on terrorist attacks, legal procedures and verdicts, controversies of the year and a special show on how the movie 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' recreated Gandhi in the Indian mind. There will also be special telecasts on the year 2006's biggest films, best sequels and remakes.