Mumbai: CNBC-TV18 has launched a new series titled Marquee Nights. This series will showcase entrepreneurs, global icons, policymakers, business promoters and trendsetters across various sectors, who have made a name for themselves in their respective fields. Highlighting their memorable journey as they speak about their life in a very candid conversation, the show will provide valued and engaging content to its viewers.
With this series, Anuradha SenGupta makes a comeback to CNBC-TV18 as Editor and Presenter of the show. The first episode of Marquee Nights was aired on Friday, September 27 at 6:30pm. Beginning right where she left, Anuradha got things off to a bright start as she interviewed Carl Pei, the dashing 29-year-old co-founder of consumer tech company OnePlus.
Anuradha SenGupta of CNBC-TV18 says, “It was delightful to have Marquee Nights flagged off by Carl Pei. It’s rare to hear such refreshing candour and inspiring thoughtfulness from a young business icon. The conversation went many unexpected places from the brass tacks of business to a philosophy for life. I am looking forward to the next one.”
The freewheeling interview saw Pei voice his opinions about the Indian consumer, technological innovations and modern trends in the TV and smartphone market. He spoke at length about his story and the smashing success of the company he has created. Providing a background to what goes on behind the making of an established brand via a live experience was one of the many firsts in a new slate of programming lined up by CNBC-TV18.
Commenting on the launch of the show, Basant Dhawan, CEO – English & Business News Cluster, Network18 said, “With these luminaries being role models to each one of us, Marquee Nights offer glimpses of a previously unseen side to these personalities where we see them engage in a very informal and unplugged manner. The show provides a different take compared to mainstream corporate interviews by making these corporate giants feel completely at ease as they talk about their strategies and the roadmap ahead. This novel approach by the network through Marquee Nights shows that we understand the industry perspective that these innovators have to offer along with conveying this information in a manner that our audiences can easily resonate with. Having a veteran like Anuradha, who brings years of expertise, back in our midst as the show’s host further adds to the show’s charm. By staying ahead of the game, Marquee Nights is not only a show that is highly appealing for our viewers, but is one that brings immense value to our partners as well.”
The show’s setting will be plush and will provide a convivial surrounding where one gets to hear iconic global leaders and celebrities unplugged along with the chance to catch up with peers and deepen/foster connections. Viewers can track the series using the #CNBCTV18MarqueeNights.