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Star World brings back ‘Koffee With Karan’; lines up 8 new primetime shows

The official date for the fifth season of ‘Koffee with Karan’ is not yet finalised

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | September 23, 2016


One of the much anticipated shows on English entertainment genre - Koffee With Karan - is coming back with its fifth season on Star World and Star World HD. While the launch date of the show will be announced later, eight other new primetime shows are being launched on the channel.

The talks about the launch of ‘Koffee With Karan’ has already been doing the media rounds since the start of April this year. Karan Johar, the Indian film producer and director, also the host of the show, has also confirmed the arrival of the show on his twitter handle.

The series has hosted some of Bollywood’s biggest names in the previous season. The first season of ‘Koffee With Karan’ was launched in 2004 and this time around, the show is coming back after a gap of two years as the fourth season ran from December 2013 to April 2014.

Speaking about the launch of the iconic show, Star India spokesperson said, “Entertainment truly doesn’t get any bigger than Star World’s ‘Koffee With Karan’! It’s nothing short of an international red carpet affair and it’s a show viewers can’t get enough of. It’s pretty evident from all the excitement, buzz and conversations around the season even before we’ve officially announced it. We are working hard to ensure that we live up to the hype and are confident that with the guest-list and all the new surprises planned, it’s going to be yet another cracker of a season.”

Star World has also aimed at launching a brand new day and date primetime slot beginning September 21 under the slot ‘Star World Now Trending’ on weekdays at 9 pm and weekends 8pm onwards.

These shows include genre bender shows like ‘Scream Queens season 2’, thrillers and dramas like ‘Quantico season 2’, ‘Empire season 3’, ‘The Blacklist season 4’ and ‘How To Get Away With Murder season 3’. The channel will also premiere season 6 of the comedy show ‘2 Broke Girls’ and season 2 of the musical comedy show ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’.

Other shows include Pitch, a sports-drama series based on the inspiring journey of a woman trying to create history in a man’s world through major league Baseball and Son of Zorn, a live-action animated TV series.

About the line-up, a Star spokesperson said, “Star World has always been a pioneer in the English television space by setting benchmarks with innovations, fresh content and engaging experiences for the viewers. With the ‘Star World Now Trending’ primetime slot, we are yet again pushing the envelope to deliver over 8 new shows. For the first time ever, audiences will be able to catch the latest episodes of all the biggest TV shows along with the world.”

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