International Media Distribution and STAR TV, a wholly owned subsidiary of News Corporation and Asia's leading media and entertainment company, today announced the signing of a deal for carriage of STAR India PLUS, STAR India GOLD, Life OK, and STAR India NEWS with Time Warner Cable.
STAR India PLUS, officially the #1 Asian television channel in India and the UK*, will soon be available to Time Warner Cable customers in select markets. STAR India PLUS is a 24/7 premium network in Hindi with English subtitles.
As India's general entertainment leader for over a decade, STAR India PLUS regularly features many of the top programs in the country week in and week out. Prime time programs on STAR India PLUS include household-name soap operas as well as some of the nation's favorite reality and game shows. The next big phenomenon to come to STAR India PLUS is Satyamev Jayate, Aamir Khan's highly anticipated television debut premiering on May 6 at 11:00am ET.
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"This collaboration between our two major companies, STAR TV and Time Warner Cable, will offer an increased distribution to reach and entertain more viewers," said Rajan Singh, Executive Vice President of International Business for STAR TV. "Our existing viewers already appreciate STAR TV's wholesome
entertainment for the entire family. This beneficial partnership will complement and enhance the array of channels being offered on Time Warner Cable to a new group of viewers."
STAR India PLUS is the jewel in the crown of the STAR Network and is rated No.1 in the official Hindi TV ratings in India. It has an enthralling mix of the best Indian family dramas, innovative format series, mythological epics, the latest format series, ground breaking reality shows on music and dance, celebrity-chat shows. The channel is distributed to over 43 million homes across the globe.