Doordarshan looking for quality sports programmes
By: CB News Bureau Dated: August 30, 2015
Doordarshan, an Indian public service broadcaster, a division of Prasar Bharati has invited proposals for sports programmes in live, deferred live or recorded formats from reputed production houses and sports management agencies with appropriate rights. DD Sports is a free-to-air satellite channel. The sports content includes live and deferred live sporting events of international standards with the matches played overseas or in India. This includes contemporary league matches of popular sports like football, super series matches of badminton, ATP Challengers in lawn tennis and renowned boxing bouts amongst others. Sports shows as build up to the international multi-sports events like Olympics and Asian Games, football world cup qualifiers and friendly matches and qualifier matches for Rio Olympics in which India has strong medal hopes.
They are alos looking at documentaries based on the leading sports personalities which are contemporary in nature but timeless in value. This includes all leading sports personalities who are either hugely popular in India or Indian or both. Documentaries and capsules which makes the perspective sportsperson and sports lovers aware about the modern sporting techniques, sports specific fitness drills, sports specific injury management, sports nutrition and sports specific academies and universities.
Documentaries and shows encapsulating the modern trends, lifestyles and on and off the field persona of popular sportsperson. The persona part should include facets which should inspire the future generation. Documentaries and shows encapsulating the history and legacy of the marquee tournaments and games and stories having high knowledge quotient delivered in powerful and elegant manner.