ZEE TV is the #1 South Asian Entertainment Channel in the U.S. broadcasting quality entertainment for over 20 years. ZEE TV is committed to supoprting South Asian values and traditions and features programming that ranges from dramas, reality shows and news to movies, music and live events. ZEE TV is the home of popular classics such as Pavitra Rishta and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa as well as new additions like Jodha Akbar and Buddha.
“Dance India Dance Season 4:” [Sat – Sun, 6:30p ET/9p PT]
Dance India Dance is India’s largest dance-based reality show starring Mithun Chakraborty as the Grandmaster. The show first premiered in 2009 and since spawned many successful spin-offs like DID Supermoms, Dance Ka Tashan, DID Lil Masters, DID Doubles and Dance Ke Super Kids.
Dancers from a variety of styles enter rounds of open auditions and Mega Auditions. Only the top finalists are chosen to compete in the main phase where they will perform solo, duet and group dance numbers. Weekly winners are selected by broadcast audience votes combined with the input of a panel of judges. While featuring a variety of Indian cultural and international dance styles ranging across a broad spectrum of classical, contemporary, Bollywood, hip-hop, jazz, Kalaripayattu, Salsa, Samba and musical theatre styles, competitors attempt to win the title of “India’s Best Dancer”.
“’Bh’ Se Badhe:” [Mon – Fri, 7:30 ET/4:30 PT]
An innocent, kind, Indian middle class man takes on the problems of others out of the goodness of his heart. Yet, these problems soon create hilarious comic chaotic situations in his own life. Audiences enjoy the comedic tales of Mr. Bhade who, along with his wife and family, entertain audiences with their hilarious day to day lives.
“Doonya:” [Saturdays 11:30a ET/8:30a PT]
Doonya is an easy-to-follow cardio and strength-building fitness routine more popularly known as the Bollywood workout. The routines have been choreographed to the latest Bollywood tracks to hit the airwaves, and just by following along, you can reap all the benefits. If you love to dance this is the workout for you! Developed by founders Priya and Kajal over a cup of tea, you will feel their happy energy coming through on screen. The Doonya workout that you see today started out as an Indian dance program with a health spin, but has exploded into an intense exercise program in cities like Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles. Doonya has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, and The Dr Oz Show. Join ZEE and become part of the Doonya community!
“Buddha:” [Sundays, 11a ET/8a PT]
“All that we are is a result of what we have thought.” If a man who walked the earth in the year 500 BCE had the vision to say something that remains so relevant in the year 2013, it is no wonder, that Buddha is counted amongst the most important personalities to have been born in recorded history. Presenting Siddhartha’s illustrious journey of being born into riches as a prince and denouncing his throne to live the life of an ascetic, Zee TV’s brings you its next historical magnum opus ‘Buddha’.