Entertainment Archive

Times Prime partners with ZEE5 to give free subscriptions during the lockdown

As the country is currently experiencing a 21-day lockdown, entertainment consumption has increased. Keeping that in mind, Times Prime has partnered with ZEE5 to offer an uninterrupted dose of digital entertainment to people during this unprecedented situation. As part of the deal, Times Prime is offering new...

Disney+ Hotstar to launch in India on 3rd April 

Walt Disney is finally launching Disney+ in India through Hotstar tomorrow, 3 April. Hotstar has a very strong presence in the Indian OTT landscape with over 300 million MAUs (Monthly Active Users) and wide content library of daily soaps, Bollywood blockbusters and Hotstar Specials. With the launch...

Discovery Kids Latin America to take the first season of ‘Esme & Roy’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, an international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live-action content, along with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, have announced that the first season of the award-winning animated series Esme & Roy has been picked up by Discovery Kids in Latin America....

Netflix to launch its original anime ‘Sol Levante’ on April 2

Netflix is going to premiere a first-of-its-kind original anime short, Sol Levante on 2 April. Designed in experimental 4K and HDR, and lifted by immersive audio, Sol Levante has been a project for two years in the making by a wide range of dedicated craftspeople both inside...

Indian Information and Broadcasting Ministry re-telecasts iconic 80s shows during the lockdown

Coronavirus outbreak and 21-day lockdown in India recently spurred on the government to treat the nostalgia-stricken Indian to 80s’ and 90s’ iconic shows — Ramayana and Mahabharat and the recent entrant is fan favourite Shaktiman. While the broadcasting of epics Ramayan and Mahabharat began on 28 March on public demand, Shaktiman actor and producer announced in his live...

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle to lend her voice on a Disney documentary

Meghan Markle is narrating an upcoming Disney nature documentary titled The Elephant. Markle has landed her first job for Disney since she and husband, Prince Harry, announced they were stepping back from royal duties. Disneynature, an offshoot of Disney that makes nature documentaries, took to their Twitter page...

Frozen star Kristen Bell to host a special Nickelodeon episode addressing COVID-19

Frozen fame Kristen Bell is helping kids and families to come over their anxiety about the coronavirus outbreak. Nickelodeon will present #KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall, an exclusive hour-long special offering a kid’s-eye view of life today amid Covid-19, on 30 March. The special will also feature a...

Kross Komics app to launch 500+ comics free for comic lovers

Social distancing, quarantining, isolation, house arrest are a few words we are hearing or reading almost everyday in recent times. But staying indoors is the best we can do to combat the virus. Of course it’s boring to stay home all the time, but there are a...

DC Universe to release ‘Birds of Prey’ online on 16th April

Dimensional Ink Games senior community manager Ted Stone recently announced that DC Universe Online is getting a Birds of Prey episode on 16 April.  For a limited period, the entire episode will be available as a free-to-play event for all players. The event adds four new characters, Harley Quinn, the...

Amazon launches ‘1001 Nights’ on its OTT Platform

Big Bad Boo’s original series 1001 Nights has launched on Amazon Prime Video — giving fans of Shahrzad and the gang the chance to binge on tales of genies, mermaids, sultans and other wonderous characters at any time. Viewers with a Prime subscription can now watch both seasons on-demand...