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Articles tagged as Television

  • CBSN New York Covers Diwali at The Bhakti Center

    The second annual Diwali celebration at the Bhakti Center in New York City not only drew around 350 festivalgoers including 200 new guests, but was also covered by the CBS News New York television station.

  • Inside Look at Hare Krishna Life Airs on Largest TV Station in Chile

    Viewers across Chile watched an inside look at the lives of ISKCON devotees on Monday June 4th, when an eight-minute documentary short was broadcast on Canal 13, the biggest TV station in the country.

  • Mainstream Media Across Four Continents Cover Incorporation Day Stories in a Big Way

    Major newspapers and TV channels across four continents covered the 50th anniversary of ISKCON’s incorporation on 13th July with positive stories that reached out to millions of people around the world. The BBC UK, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Chicago Tribune, the Times of India and India’s government-owned DD National TV gave extensive coverage to the history of ISKCON, the achievements of Srila Prabhupada and local events happening in their area.

  • Nick Mom TV Show Features ISKCON Devotee Girl's 7th Birthday Party

    On July 13th, the American Nick Mom TV Channel featured 7 year old Gauri, daughter of Bal Gopal Das and Lalita Sundari Dasi, residents of ISKCON New Dwaraka Dham, Los Angeles. The television show called Take Me To Your Mother was exploring how different children from all walks of life celebrated their birthdays.

  • Television Damages Brain Structure of Children

    Watching too much television can actually cause harmful changes to a child's brain structure, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tohoku University.

  • New Mahabharata TV Series in India

    STAR Plus TV in India is Introducing the central characters of Mahabharat, a new television series starting 16th September, 8:30 PM onwards.

  • Television Turns Children Into Zombie-headed Sloths

    Excessive television watching also results in reduced muscle mass and debilitated physical strength among children.

  • Good News Is No News
    As George Orwell famously said in his novel ‘1984’, “Big Brother is watching you.” Well, not any more. Now we’re watching Big Brother. Over six million people in the UK alone tune in to the “reality” TV show to watch others eat, sleep and largely fight with each other. It seems we like to see others suffer.
  • Zee TV Covers Mayapur Gaura Purnima
    Zee News TV Chanel is India's oldest and most populat TV channel. This year for the 1st time Zee news team traveled from New Delhi to Mayapur to cover the Gaura Purnima festival.
  • The Mind Wasters
    "The mind is a terrible thing to waste" is the slogan of a large non-profit organization in the United States that raises money to help African American youth with college scholarships. You'd think that everyone would want to prevent the wasting of a mind-especially one's own.
  • CBS News: Bhagavad-gitas In US Motel Rooms
    Recently, volunteers of The Pancajanya Project (www.MotelGita.org), a branch of ISKCON established a project dedicated to place at least 1 million Bhagavad-gitas in guest rooms across the U.S. A few days ago, Vaisesika Das from San Francisco was interviewed about this initiative by CBS Television.
  • 'Long-Term Harm' of Too Much TV for Toddlers

    The more TV a toddler watches, the higher the likelihood they will do badly at school and have poor health at the age of 10, researchers warn.

  • Censoring of 'South Park' Episode Underscores Struggle to Balance Rights
    After an ominous warning from a radical Muslim website, the network that airs the program bleeped out all references to the Prophet Muhammad.
  • Hare Krishna TV Show Gives the Public Access to God
    For Pandava Vijaya Dasa, making his own Hare Krishna TV show was a no-brainer the moment he discovered that the city of Houston, Texas, where he lived, had its own public access television station—and one that offered free training in filming and editing, at that.
  • 'Forbidden Archeology' Scientist Appears on TV Series
    Michael Cremo, aka Drutakarma Dasa, will be featured on episodes 1, 2 and 4 of the “Ancient Alien” series on the History Channel, which began on April 20th.
  • TV Gameshow Offers Atheists 'Salvation'

    (CNN) -- A Turkish television show is offering contestants what it claims is the "biggest prize ever" -- the chance for atheists to convert to one of the world's major religions. The show, called "Tovbekarlar Yarisiyor," or "Penitents Compete," features a Muslim imam, a Catholic priest, a Jewish rabbi and a Buddhist monk attempting to persuade 10 atheists of the merits of their religion, according to CNN Turk.

  • ISKCON to Promote "Jai Sri Krishna" Show on New TV Station

    MUMBAI, INDIA (IT) — Colors to advertise new TV channel and "mythological" Jai Sri Krishna in both McDonalds and ISKCON temples. Colors, the new entrant in the Hindi general entertainment GEC) space, has a launch marketing and promotion budget of Rs 350-450 million, sources in the industry say. The plan includes a high profile coverage in top 90 cities and towns, spread across the Hindi speaking markets.

  • Krishna back on Indian TV

    Jai Shree Krishna, a new show on Krishna will hit the TV screens on July 21. Though Krishna has not been finalized, the rest of the star cast has already started the shoot. The producer of the show Moti Sagar gave us the details. ”We made Krishna in the 90’s but a lot has changed now so we felt the need to come up with a new series.

  • UK's Channel 4 Broadcasts Krishna on Christmas Day

    On Christmas Day, thousands of English people got a chance to see a little of Vrindavan Dhama in The Hidden Story of Jesus

    Channel 4 (UK) broadcast this extended documentary about the life of Jesus and how it's  viewed by other faith traditions, including Vaishnavism.