Star Plus is set to overhaul its weekend schedule in September with three huge reality TV shows, BizAsiaLive.com can exclusively reveal.
With ‘Aarambh’ coming to an end in mid-September, ‘Dance+ 3’ airs its finale on Sunday 24th September. The first major show to go live will be ‘Lip Sync Battle India’ from Saturday 16th September at 22:00. The show will feature Maniesh Paul and Malaika Arora, plus Farah Ali Khan and Ali Asgar, who have been roped in as the show runners.
The second show to launch on Star Plus will be ‘Champions of Champion’, which is an original format show conceptualised by Star Plus. BizAsiaLive.com understands that ‘Champions of Champion’ will see various dance-offs between dance show winners challenged by popular contestants from their seasons. Remo D’Souza and Raghav Juyal will be a part of the series, with other celebrity judges yet to be announced. It will take the 20:00 slot from Saturday 30th September.
‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ will be the channel’s third new offering, which will return after nine-years. Akshay Kumar will be seen as the ‘Super Boss’ in the comedy reality show. Comedians Zakhir Khan, Mallika Dua and Hussain Dalal will be seen as the mentors in the show. ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ is expected to launch at the end of September in the 21:00 slot.