EXCLUSIVE: Applause Entertainment is readying a sketch comedy show billed as ‘ Saturday Night Live meets The Kumars at No. 42 ,’ as the company turns five. Also on the slate is a travelog tracing the journey made by legendary prince Lord Ram and a documentary on the climate crisis in India, Deadline can reveal. An access doc on Hindi movie megastar Salman Khan is also nearing completion. Applause, led by Indian broadcasting veteran Sameer Nair , is best known for scripted drama series such as Scam 1992 and Taj – A Monument of Blood and adapting the likes of The Office , Luther , Guilt , Hostages and Criminal Justice in Hindi, but is now pushing heavily into unscripted and genres such as sketch comedy. The Woke: This Week is from the latter, with Mumbai-based Applause producing alongside creators Kunal Vijaykar and Cyrus Broacha. It’s billed as “a mix between” NBC weekly sketch satire Saturday Night Live and The Kumars at No. 42 , which was … [Read more...] about India’s Applause Entertainment Readies “‘SNL’ Meets ‘The Kumars At No. 42′” Sketch Show In Unscripted Push As Company Turns Five
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The Imagen Awards on Monday unveiled the full list of nominees for its 37th annual gala honoring Latino storytelling, performances, writing and creative expression in television and film. This year’s awards show is set for October 2 in Los Angeles at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Walt Disney Studios’ West Side Story was among the most nominated alongside Disney’s animated movie Encanto . Eugenio Derbez scored several nods including Best Actor in a Feature Film for Apple TV+’s CODA and Best Actor in a Comedy (Television) for Hulu’s The Valet . Derbez’s 3Pas Studios is also behind Apple TV+’s comedy Acapulco , which also received several mentions in the noms, which were revealed today by What We Do in the Shadows star Harvey Guillén and actress-writer-producer Karrie Martin Lachney. “After two years of streaming celebrations, we are ecstatic to be back in person and to honor those who made significant contributions to the television, film, and streaming … [Read more...] about Imagen Awards Nominations: ‘Encanto’, Eugenio Derbez & ‘West Side Story’ Among Top Contenders
The August 15 episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 14 celebrated India's 75th Independence Day in the August 15 episode. The episode commenced with a special dance performance followed by Amitabh Bachchan giving a heartfelt speech about India's Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. This was followed by contestant Vaishnavi Singh Kansana making it to the hot seat. The 22-year-old is a content writer from Jabalpur who contributes to websites of different companies. She ended up using her first lifeline, the audience poll, for a question related to Oscars 2022 and won Rs 40,000. However, Vaishnavi gave an incorrect answer for the Rs 1.6 lakh question in spite of using two lifelines. The question that stumped her is as follows: The renamed Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk refers to a city in which present-day country? It came with the following options: A) South Sudan, B) South Africa, C) Jordan and D) Israel. The correct answer is D) Israel. TMKOC: Gokuldham Society … [Read more...] about Kaun Banega Crorepati 14: Can You Answer The Rs 1.6 Lakh Question That Stumped Vaishnavi Singh?