News18 Network Announced the Second Edition of BYJU’S Young Genius

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News Desk, News Nation 360 : BYJU’S Young Genius, a News18 Network initiative, showcases and recognizes inspiring journeys and achievements of child prodigies with exceptional talent in academics, arts, science, sports, music, and other creative fields. After receiving an overwhelming audience and participant response for the successful first edition which aired between January and March 2021, News18 Network announces the second edition of BYJU’S Young Genius with a promise to make it bigger and better. Children who are desirous of participating in the show can register on https://www.news18.com/younggenius/ or download the BYJU’S app and register on the BYJU’S Young Genius section. Karan Abhishek Singh, CEO, Hindi News, News18 Network said that the success of BYJU’S Young Genius demonstrates the acceptability of inspiring and entertaining stories and refreshing show formats on Indian television. The first edition received a massive viewership with 98.4% positive sentiment on social platforms, and consistent demand for new episodes week-on-week from viewers across the

country. The phenomenal response has led them to announce the second season of BYJU’S Young Genius which promises an even more enthralling line-up of stories of child prodigies. The positive and encouraging narrative of the show hosted by Senior Network18 Editor and Anchor Anand Narasimhan, makes for a perfect family TV watching experience, especially during these unprecedented times. The show comprises 11 episodes, honouring around 20 young geniuses in the age group of 6 to 15 from different fields such as performing arts, academics, technology, and sports, to name a few. Each episode will make for an exciting viewing experience as the young geniuses will also be joined by some of India’s most celebrated Indian personalities who will not only be seen cherishing the remarkable accomplishments of the child prodigies but also reminisce their own path to glory. The previous edition saw some of the most revered Indian personalities from different fields including Virender Sehwag, P V Sindhu, Mohanlal, Sonu Sood, Sonam Wangchuk, Rajkumar Rao, Shankar Mahadevan and Leander Paes, among others. The show will be aired in 18 network channels including News18 India, CNN-News18, History TV18, History TV18 HD, News18 Rajasthan, News18 Bihar/Jharkhand, News18 Madhya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh, News18 Uttar Pradesh/Uttarakhand, News18 Bangla, News18 Lokmat, News18 Urdu, News18 Kannada, News18 Gujarati, News18 Odia, News18/ Punjab/Haryana/ Himachal, News18 Kerala, News18 Tamil Nadu and News18 Assam/North East to cater to India’s widespread and diverse audience base, starting January 2022. 

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Report : Anustup Kundu