Colors Infinity

Colors Infinity is an Indian pay television channel owned by Viacom18. It primarily airs popular shows from the United States and the United Kingdom along with a few original shows to appeal to the English-speaking population of India and a few other South Asian countries.[1][2][3] The channel was co-curated by Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt.

Colors Infinity
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Broadcast areaIndia
Bangladesh
Nepal
Sri Lanka
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerViacom 18
Sister channels
History
Launched31 July 2015; 6 years ago (2015-07-31)
Links
Websitecolorsinfinity.com
Availability
Cable
DL-GTPLChannel 33 (SD)
Channel 863 (HD)
Asianet Digital TVChannel 470 (SD)
Channel 860 (HD)
Kerala Vision Digital TVChannel 224 (SD)
Channel 875 (HD)
Bengal Digital BangladeshChannel 453 (SD)
Satellite
Tata SkyChannel 215 (SD)
Channel 214 (HD)
Dish Home
(Nepal)
Channel 906 (HD)
Airtel digital TVChannel 173 (SD)
Channel 174 (HD)
IPTV
PEO TV (Sri Lanka)Channel 86
APSFL (Andhra pradesh)Channel 293 (HD)

Original ProgrammingEdit

Along with airing syndicated TV series, it also started producing its own original series. Till date it has produced four original series.

  • The Stage[4] is the first ever home grown English language singing show and premeried on 10 October 2015. The show provided a platform to 20 raw talent from around the country in a quest to find India's best English language singer. Season 1 was hosted by Shibani Dandekar and was judged by Vishal Dadlani, Monica Dogra, Ehsaan Noorani, and Devraj Sanyal. The winner of first season was Yatharth Ratnum.[5] Season 2 of The Stage premiered on 17 September 2016.[6] British boy band The Vamps guest starred in one of the episodes this season.[7]
  • Born Stylish[8] was the homegrown celebrity talk show dedicated to fashion and style was premiered on Saturday, 28 November 2015 at 8:30 PM on Colors Infinity and Vh1 simultaneously. Bollywood style icons like Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha and Anil Kapoor appeared on the show and spilled the beans on their evolution of style through the years. Additionally, international fashion pioneers like Jean Paul Gaultier, Anna Zegna of the Ermenegildo Zegna family, Massimiliano Giornetti of Salvatore Ferragamo and more were also seen. It was hosted by ace designer Pria Kataaria Puri. They have also produced a one-episode special show called Journeys of a Lifetime.[9]
  • Journeys of a Lifetime was a special one-hour show highlighting the journeys of a few travelers. It was aired on 27 December 2015 at 8 PM. The show featured the life changing journeys of Fatima Bhutto, Homi Adajania, Chandrahas Choudhury, Kesri Khambatta and Veda Hrudya Nadendla who set their life to explore and dream. From a deep sea dive to explore a wrecked ship or even a pursuit of a daughter to fulfil her dying father's wish, everything was recorded and aesthetically captured in the show.
  • Vogue BFFs is a new-format talk show, where a Bollywood celeb is joined by his/her lesser known BFF (Best Friend Forever), was premiered on Saturday, 24 September 2016 at 9 PM on Colors Infinity. The show host Kamal Sidhu facilitates a candid light-hearted chat with the two guests about their story and life. Besides the talk, the show also features some fun games with the guests.
  • Top Model India is the English language modeling show that premiered on 4 February 2018. The show provided a platform to raw model from around the country in to become India's Top Model. The show is hosted by Lisa Haydon.

Current ProgrammingEdit

Former ProgrammingEdit

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SitcomsEdit

Science FictionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ "Colors Infinity looks to push the envelope with 'The Stage'". Indian Television Dot Com. Retrieved 23 May 2016.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "'The Stage' winner Yatharth Ratnum says he loves old Bollywood songs | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. 19 December 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Bigger-Better-Brighter: The Stage season 2 goes on air from 17 Sept". Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  7. ^ "The Vamps visit the sets of Colors Infinity's 'The Stage 2'".
  8. ^ a b "Colors Infinity and Vh1 to launch homegrown celebrity talk show 'Born Stylish' | TelevisionPost.com". www.televisionpost.com. Archived from the original on 1 July 2016. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
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  11. ^ "The latest season of Animal Kingdom is here". Twitter. 7 September 2019.
  12. ^ "Voot Select and Colors Infinity to exclusively showcase Arsenal TV for football fans". 3 July 2020.
  13. ^ a b c d e f "Enjoy the season of romance with Bachelor Nation on COLORS INFINITY". Viacom 18. 17 July 2017.
  14. ^ a b "5 Reality Dating Shows That Will Heat Up Your Weekend". News18. 17 July 2020.
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  17. ^ "The favorites are back! All new seasons of Better Call Saul and My Kitchen Rules on COLORS INFINITY". Viacom18. 4 February 2016.
  18. ^ a b c d "Colors Infinity to premiere three dramas in June". Television Post. 31 May 2019.
  19. ^ a b "COLORS INFINITY Kicks-Starts 2016 With An Explosive New Line-Up Of Premieres!". Viacom18. 7 January 2016.
  20. ^ a b "Colors Infinity to focus more on local content". Business Standard. 2 August 2016.
  21. ^ a b c "COLORS INFINITY to make your dinnertime entertainment super delicious with the launch of Eat@8". Viacom18. 30 June 2017. Archived from the original on 12 July 2020.
  22. ^ "Shark Tank Season 11 a great show for our current times, might spark an idea or two". Deccan Chronicle. 15 June 2020.
  23. ^ "BBC Studios signs licensing deal with Colors Infinity for Top Gear". Best Media Info. 11 February 2020.
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  25. ^ a b "Colors Infinity brings new seasons of 'Fargo' & 'Better Call Saul'". Indian Television. 11 April 2017.
  26. ^ "Comedy Central, COLORS INFINITY, MTV Beats & Vh1 centers the spotlight on super - women this Women's Day". Indian Television. 6 March 2018.
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  28. ^ "5 TV shows that created intriguingly dark fictional worlds inspired by our favourite teen comic books". India TV. 7 January 2021.
  29. ^ a b c d "Colors Infinity offers a stirring climax to 2016". Best Media Info. Archived from the original on 12 July 2020.
  30. ^ a b c d e "This November, COLORS INFINITY Launches Five Explosive New Shows!". Viacom18.
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  35. ^ a b "Colors Infinity brings Blindspot and Heartbeat to India". India Today. 25 February 2016.
  36. ^ a b c d "Colors Infinity unleashes four new shows this festive season". Indian Television. 16 December 2015.
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  38. ^ "Why wait? Watch these shows in India along with the US". 1 April 2018. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018.
  39. ^ "Emerald City Is a Game of Thrones-Style Take on Wizard of Oz". NDTV. 11 January 2017.
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  41. ^ "Game of Silence on Colors Infinity". 11 March 2016. Archived from the original on 12 May 2019.
  42. ^ a b c "COLORS INFINITY brings the best of all seasons this week". Adgully.
  43. ^ a b "Comedy Central and Colors Infinity rejuvenate primetime for viewers of English entertainment". Indian Television. 6 May 2019.
  44. ^ "Colors Infinity to premiere latest international shows within 24 hours of its international telecast". Indian Television. 2 October 2017.
  45. ^ "Colors Infinity & HOOQ acquire 'Mad Dogs' from Sony for India". Indian Television. 22 January 2016.
  46. ^ a b "Exclusively across platforms, COLORS INFINITY airs the return of the Dream Team of Harvey and Mike in the finale season of SUITS". Indian Television. 18 July 2019.
  47. ^ "Colors Infinity to premiere 'The Royals' on 19 May". Indian Television. 18 May 2016.
  48. ^ "The witch war continues tomorrow!". Twitter. 15 July 2016.
  49. ^ "Colors Infinity completes three years, telecasts Big Bang Theory marathon". Best Media Info. 28 July 2018.