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  • Test Cricket Woes: Will Kohli Play Saviour?

    Test Cricket Woes: Will Kohli Play Saviour? Posted on 22 Jul,2016 | under MEDIA Only Virat Kohli’s on-field heroics can grow the loyal base of the 30-hour format, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: The Dark Age of Indian Television? (Part 2)

    Shailesh Kapoor: The Dark Age of Indian Television? (Part 2) Posted on 15 Jul,2016 | under TV There are at least a dozen bizarre sub-plots playing out at any point of time, across channels and shows, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • The Dark Age of Indian Television?

    The Dark Age of Indian Television? Posted on 08 Jul,2016 | under TV We are only in our fourth decade, writes Shailesh Kapoor in the first of a two-part article on an overview of television software

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Sairat on The Kapil Sharma Show: A Victory Of Intention

    Shailesh Kapoor: Sairat on The Kapil Sharma Show: A Victory Of Intention Posted on 24 Jun,2016 | under TV Among the four language states in the HSM, Maharashtra has by far the highest representation in the ratings universe, notes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Talent Travails on Telly

    Talent Travails on Telly Posted on 17 Jun,2016 | under TV Shailesh Kapoor discusses the TV industry’s Talent Pool Challenges – then and now

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Cutting us to Size: India's Censorship Woes

    Shailesh Kapoor: Cutting us to Size: India’s Censorship Woes Posted on 10 Jun,2016 | under TV TRAIL The ones laughing through all this would be the content creators in the internet business, notes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Highly Non-troversial: When Snapchat Videos Become News

    Shailesh Kapoor: Highly Non-troversial: When Snapchat Videos Become News Posted on 03 Jun,2016 | under TV Calling for arrests and giving primetime importance to something that shouldn’t have made it to television in the first place is a sign of our times, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: GECs in a Promotional Traffic Jam Post-IPL

    Shailesh Kapoor: GECs in a Promotional Traffic Jam Post-IPL Posted on 27 May,2016 | under TV The thought process of avoiding IPL is based on sound marketing logic. When there is disruption and distraction around, you can get lost in the noise, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Two reviews of Results Day 2016

    Two reviews of Results Day 2016 Posted on 20 May,2016 | under BLOGS Our columnists Shailesh Kapoor and Ranjona Banerji review the fare on news television on Results Day. Must-read!

  • Shailesh Kapoor: True Stories: Will TV Take A Cue From Bollywood?

    Shailesh Kapoor: True Stories: Will TV Take A Cue From Bollywood? Posted on 13 May,2016 | under TV India is not the easiest country to make biopics or films based on true events… you never know who will get offended by what, and when, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Web-series: Television outside the Television Set?

    Shailesh Kapoor: Web-series: Television outside the Television Set? Posted on 29 Apr,2016 | under TV The launch of Permanent Roommates and then Pitchers by TVF gave this category a boost last year, and with some of the major film studios announcing their digital plans, the category is certain to gain momentum in 2016-17, writes Shailesh Kapoor

  • Shailesh Kapoor: Clash It Up: Bajirao Mastani v/s The Kapil Sharma Show

    Shailesh Kapoor: Clash It Up: Bajirao Mastani v/s The Kapil Sharma Show Posted on 22 Apr,2016 | under TV TRAIL When content innovation is tough to find, it’s clashes like these than can generate interest in what is a huge but creatively stagnant genre, writes Shailesh Kapoor

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