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Liked The Broken News season 2? Here are other investigative journalism dramas on OTT

If you liked The Broken News 2, we have curated a list of web series and TV shows revolving around journalism that you can stream on OTT platforms right now.

Liked The Broken News season 2? Here are other investigative journalism dramas on OTT

TV shows similar to The Broken News 2

Last Updated: 05.49 PM, May 03, 2024


Sonali Bendre’s popular newsroom drama The Broken News has returned on ZEE5 with the second installment. Today (May 3) marks the premiere of The Broken News season 2 with the leading trio of Jaideep Ahlawat, Sonali Bendre, and Shriya Pilgaonkar. If you like the series and want to watch others like it, here is a list of web series and TV shows on journalism that you can stream on OTT platforms right now.

Series like The Broken News season 2 on OTT



The story revolves around the Pinocchio syndrome (if someone is not telling the truth, then they hiccup non-stop) and media sensationalism. It highlights the sensitive topic of media scapegoating and how sensationalism and media bias can ruin multiple lives. Stream this K-drama for romance, career inspiration, and an entertainment-packed weekend.

Cast: Lee Jong-suk, Park Shin-hye, and Kim Young-kwang

Where to watch: Netflix, Viki, MX Player

The Broken News

Vinay Waikul’s web series is adapted from the British series Press and revolves around the rivalry between two fictional news channels: Awaaz Bharati and Josh 24/7. The series reflects on the blurred line between truth and media sensationalism as journalists struggle with dilemmas and ethics.

Cast: Jaideep Ahlawat, Sonali Bendre, Shriya Pilgaonkar, and Taaruk Raina

Where to watch: ZEE5


Created by Hansal Mehta, Scoop revolves around prominent crime reporter Jagruti Pathak, who becomes the prime suspect in the murder case of her rival reporter. Based on Jigna Vora's biographical memoir Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison, the series traces how she was accused and trapped in the murder of her competitor.

Cast: Karishma Tanna, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, and Harman Baweja

Where to watch: Netflix

Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story

Based on journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu's book The Scam, the story revolves around mastermind fraudster and stockbroker Harshad Mehta. It sheds light on his rise and fall as he commits stock market scams with other brokers. Shreya Dhanwanthary plays the role of the investigative journalist who was inspired by Sucheta Dalal.

Cast: Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Satish Kaushik, Rajat Sharma

Where to watch: Sony LIV

Mariam Khan – Reporting Live

The story revolves around the titular character, Mariam Khan, and her family. This coming-of-age drama narrates the life of Mariam, an aspiring journalist whose world is upside down when she is sent to Pakistan due to some ulterior motive.

Cast: Mahima Makwana, Deshna Dugad, Sheena Bajaj, and Param Singh.

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar


This horror mystery thriller revolves around Sagar, an ambitious and successful journalist whose life takes a riveting turn when newspaper clippings start predicting tragedies. Will he solve the mystery before the clock runs out? Witness the truth!

Cast: Naga Chaitanya, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Prachi Desai, Gnaneswari Kandregula, Anish Kuruvilla

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

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