Mumbai: In an industry first, Times Network has announced the launch of a new show that will air across 6 of its channels and will span across genres i.e. news and entertainment/movies. Based on premium luxury, the show, ‘Luxury Time’ is slated to air on weekend primetime slots on its key network channels, namely ET NOW, Times NOW, Magicbricks NOW, Romedy NOW HD, Romedy NOW SD and MN+.
Scheduled to be aired from Saturday 27th August 2016, the show promises to showcase luxury in the true sense – luxurious living, aspirational brands, gourmet cuisines, exotic destinations and the likes.
Commenting on the show launch, Mr. Ashit Kukian, President Revenue, Times Network, said, “Luxury industry in India is a fast growing industry with an average growth rate of 15% to 20%. Being the strongest in the English language space, reaching to 67% of the English speaking audience, TIMES NETWORK attracts the leisured and privileged class of the HNIs. This makes the network and the show, ‘Luxury Time’ the best platform for luxury industry to connect with its target audience and offer viewers unique experiences within the world of luxury. Additionally, the group lends brand ‘LUXURY TIME’ the rich history of being India’s largest and oldest media house, while leading in multiple segments.”
He further added “It is expected that in 2020, the average age of an Indian will be 29 years, which reflects that the spending power of this population will continue to grow and they will be spending over 40% of their monthly income on some of the world’s largest luxury brands. And keeping the same in mind, the timing for launching the show now was most appropriate to reach millennial’s who are ready for exclusive experiences. Luxury Time will showcase forward-thinking ideas in luxury travel, business, culture, fashion, food and technology.”
The debut season will comprise of 12 episodes of 30 mins each and will span across categories like travel, lifestyle, personal care, accessories, fashion, gourmet, gadgets and premium stationery.
Each episode will feature notable experts and celebrities who will talk about the latest trends in each of the categories. The show promises names such as: Bulgari CEO, Jean-Christophe Babin; Chopard Co-President & Creative Director, Caroline Scheufele; Tag Heuer CEO, Jean-Claude Biver; Breitling VP Jean-Paul Girardin; Maharaja Gajendra Singh ji of The Ummaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur; jewelry designer Nirav Modi; fashion designer Raghavendra Singh Rathore and Gauri Devidayal, Partner – The Table amongst many others.
The show, designed for the discerning and high-end audience, aims to be an international barometer of luxury and sophistication.
Come all and plunge into the journey of exclusive experiences with ‘LUXURY TIME’
|Date / Days||Original Telecast||
|TIMES NOW||27th & 28th Aug (Sat & Sun)||6:30 PM||11:30 AM|
|ET NOW||27th & 28th Aug (Sat & Sun)||10:30 PM||3:30 PM|
|Magicbricks NOW||27th & 28th Aug (Sat & Sun)||6:30 PM & 10:30 PM||3:30 PM & 6:30 AM|
|Romedy NOW HD||27th & 28th Aug (Sat & Sun)||10:00 AM||8:30 AM|
|Romedy NOW SD||27th & 28th Aug (Sat & Sun)||10:00 AM||8:30 AM|
|MN+||2nd & 3rd Sep (Friday & Sat)||8:30 PM||9:00 AM|