O'Reilly logo

Global Television Formats by Sharon Shahaf, Tasha Oren

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

16

GLOBAL TELEVISION FORMATSAND THE POLITICAL ECONOMYOF CULTURAL ADAPTATION

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? in India

Lauhona Ganguly

Rama Krishna Guggila is 35 years old and lives in the Khammam district of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India. He holds a medical degree from a university in Hyderabad and hopes to emigrate to the United States someday. Mohit Mahipal, on the other hand, lives in the northwestern state of Haryana in a small town called Hissar. He is 27 years old, married, and sells photographic goods. Mahipal and Guggila do not have much in common in India's socio-culturally and linguistically diverse society. But they are motivated by a shared impulse: to participate on “reality television” shows and earn extraordinary ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required