The 12th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by the one and only Amitabh Bachchan, will finally premiere on Monday (September 28), on Sony TV and viewers, who have been under house arrest due to lockdown, are anticipating a lot of what is to come. And while everyone is gearing up to watch the new season of KBC 12 on their television sets, a new set of rules have been imposed on the show considering the ongoing pandemic situation.
According to a report in Hindustan Times, KBC 12 will follow its tradition of airing its episodes at 9 pm from Monday to Friday. The official Instagram handle of Sony TV had also made an announcement of the same saying, “KBC12 is set to commence from 9 pm tonight only on Sony.”
So where can audience watch the show? You can watch KBC 12 on Sony TV channel or on SonyLiv App and Sonyliv.com. You may need to have subscription to watch on the official SonyLiv app and website. Jio and Airtel subscribers can live stream the popular quiz show for free on Jio TV and Airtel TV.
The show has undergone lots of changes owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For the first time in the history of KBC, the show will go on without live audience. The audience poll option has now been replaced by video-a-friend where contestants will be allowed to talk to a friend via video call. The fastest finger first will also be conducted between 8 contestants and not 10. Keeping the social distancing guideline in mind, Amitabh Bachchan will be giving an elbow bump to the contestants instead of welcoming them with a handshake.
Unlike previous seasons, the team of KBC 12 asked the contestants to shoot their own videos that gives an insight into their personal lives after they decided not to visit the homes of prospective contestants. This year’s entire selection process, be it from registrations to auditions, was conducted virtually.
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