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Viacom scores in India with reality TV

Colors, a Hindi-language entertainment channel owned by Viacom, is pulling in viewers thanks to reality programming based on Western formats. Spurning soap operas and gambling on Indian versions of Fear Factor has been a success so far, says this Business Week article.
February 11, 2009

Colors, a Hindi-language entertainment channel owned by Viacom, is pulling in viewers thanks to reality programming based on Western formats. Spurning soap operas and gambling instead on Indian versions of Fear Factor has been a success so far, says this Business Week article.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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