Star is coming out with a slew of new programmes in January, including Indian version of Chicago Hope, Sanjivini. Also on the anvil is a new-look Sunday line-up on Star Plus that would include several programmes such as, Bol Baby Bol and Yeh Hai Right Prize, Siddharth Kak’s popular culture and travel digest Surabhi.
According to company sources, the Neena Gupta-hosted game show, Kamjor Kadi Kaun, based on popular BBC show, The Weakest Link, would be making its debut on STAR Plus on December 25, while Amitabh Bachchan-hosted Kaun Banega Crorepati is getting an extended run till January 8.
KBC, after more than 300 episode-run, would be replaced by Sanjivini on Tuesday and Kamjor Kadi Kaun on Wednesday. Produced by Cinevista, the Hindi show, Sanjivini would make a debut on January 15 at 9 pm.
The two new children shows on Sundays would replace Kaun Banega Crorepati Junior. The republic day offering on Star Plus would be JP Dutta’s Border. Also on the anvil in January are two award shows -- Indian Television Awards and Screen Awards.