India’s First News Quiz Show is back with 2nd Season on India Today Television

24th August, 2017, New Delhi: India Today Television, one of India’s premier English news channels, announced the second season of India’s first News Quiz Show - NEWS WIZ. Veteran journalist and an avid quiz buff Mr. Rajdeep Sardesai will host the 13-episode show that is set to air every Saturday evening Prime Time starting August 26th on India Today Television. This season is conceptualised by Mr. Siddharth Basu’s Tree of Knowledge and Big Synergy.

This secondseason has doubled the outreach, with more than 500 schools participating alongwith interactions on digital popular platforms like facebook andtwitter! News Wiz reached out to tens of thousands of students acrossmediums, from all over the country right from city of Srinagar in J&Kup to – Kavaratti in Lakshwadeep. Young, bright and effervescent girls &boys of classes IX –XII formed teams, registered & after going throughlevelsof tests, the top teams from across the country will now be vying for the tophonors. 

High energyground activations across schools will be under the main theme “If yourknowledge is Sound, Make the Noise”. News Wiz is going to the schools withBuzzers in place giving it in totality, a real feel of News Wiz 2017. 

 Commentingon the announcement, Ms. Kalli Purie, Group Editorial Director(Broadcast & New Media), India Today Group said, “Postthe huge success of Season 1 of News Wiz, we are excited and thrilled toannounce the launch of another season with greater action and zeal. Young mindsof the nation will be encouraged to learn more about news and connect with iton a much larger scale with return of News Wiz 2017."  

Commentingon the announcement, Mr. Siddhartha Basu, Director, Tree Pvt. Ltd – News wiz is not just the firstand only news quiz in the country, it’s also at this time the only nationwideinter-school quiz on TV. Over the next quarter, viewers can look forward tokeen competition among the best and brightest young minds from schools acrossthe country” 

This seasonof News Wiz will have exciting prizes for runner ups including laptops andprinters including a special bumper prize for the ones who will become thisyear’s News Wiz 2017. The telecast times are Saturday8pm and therepeat will be on Sunday at 10 am and 10 pm. 

Reach NewsWiz 2017, know more or cheer for your favorite school at and don’tforget to play along on the premiere telecast @IndiaToday.

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