Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicTV shows

Topic: TV shows

Tripling Season 3 gives millennials a reality check on lives of parents who ‘get all the blame’

The Viral Fever’s show for Zee5 returns in a post-Covid world with its sibling-trio who have matured enough to cope with the loss of the ‘traditional’ concept of family.

Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is Doctor Who for adults. What hurts it is Netflix’s release strategy

Netflix's TV series based on the fantasy novelist’s comic book The Sandman isn't afraid to take you through multiple time jumps without making it confusing.

Hotstar’s Shoorveer has the best aerial dogfight scenes on Indian TV. Rest is half-baked

Samar Khan's Shoorveer could have been 'the' Air Force show. It lands the aerial dogfight scenes perfectly, but the rest is a parachute-less jump.

Late-night TV shows still matter. They must do what national pastime doesn’t—adapt, evolve

For many viewers, late-night shows are patronising and show hosts point out stark generational discomfort. Ratings may be down, but there's some hope.

Grim, scary, warped — the world of Ozark beyond psychological trauma and physical violence

The medley of several eccentric characters, backed by a superlative script and direction, makes Ozark one of the best thriller-drama web series of the last decade.

Thank god for Netflix and Vir Das. India’s craving comedy and satire, but TVs are a no-go

Clearly, producers and channels know something we don’t — that Indians don’t watch TV to be amused or elevated.

Teen pregnancy, eating disorders, bullying — ‘Remix’ was India’s high school ‘telenovela’

Star One show 'Remix' — that centred around 4 high school students grappling with their teenage years — was relatable, fun and had something for everyone.

M.A.D with Rob, the 2000s craft show on Pogo that turned kids into DIY experts

M.A.D. was anchored by Harun Robert aka Rob, an NID graduate, who could used simple craft tools to turn everyday objects into art.

No audience or visitors on sets, Aarogya Setu must — Centre’s SOP for film, TV production

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar issues central guidelines Sunday, detailing the SOP for cast and crew as they begin shooting after the Covid-19 lockdown.

Netflix promises it won’t run out of TV shows anytime soon, so keep bingeing

Netflix has already finished production on almost all of its slate for this year, and has also finished filming many programmes for next year.

On Camera

YourTurn

Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.