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Star World Philippines

STAR World
Launched December 15, 1991 as STAR Plus
1995 as STAR World (relaunched in mid-2000s as a Philippine-exclusive feed)
Network Fox International Channels (Philippines)
Owned by 21st Century Fox (STAR TV, Fox International Channels)
(OmniContent Management, Inc.)
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9, 4:3),
1080i (HDTV)
Country Philippines
Broadcast area Philippines
Sister channel(s) Fox Filipino, Fox Sports, Fox Philippines
Website Official Site
Availability
Satellite
Dream Satellite TV
(Philippines)
Channel 16
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel 64 (SD)
Channel 111 (HD)
G Sat
(Philippines)
Channel 36 (HD)
Cable
Cable Star Iloilo
(Philippines)
Channel 31
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 28 (SD)
Channel 310 (HD)
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 48 (Digital)
Channel 172 (HD)
Parasat Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 47
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 48 (Digital)

STAR World (stylized as StarWorld) is a 24-hour English language cable and satellite television network owned by STAR TV and Fox International Channels, fully owned subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox. The channel is the successor of STAR Plus, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. Star World syndicates several popular shows from the United States, United Kingdom and sometimes from Australia to appeal to the English-speaking population of the Philippines.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Programming 2
    • Local Programming 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Before STAR World, STAR Plus was STAR's English language entertainment channel which has started its operations in 1 January 1994 and its Indonesia counterpart was Film Indonesia and India was Zee TV. But after STAR ended its partnership with Soraya Intercine FIlms and Zee Telefilm, STAR changed its content from STAR Plus to launched as STAR World which then was known as STAR PLUS International for a brief time (STAR Plus in India was once combine both US and Hindi entertainment until its full transform into a Hindi entertainment channel).

In the mid-2000s, STAR replaced STAR World's main feed (Southeast Asia) with a Philippine-dedicated feed for Filipino viewers.

On November 11, 2010, STAR World revealed its new logo. The new logo is a diamond star with the trademark swoosh in magenta and the name of the channel in a new font. The new logo is set to be adopted universally on January 1, 2011. Star World is the highest rated female-oriented channel in the Philippines.

On March 1, 2012, the Southeast Asian feed of its HD counterpart was replaced with Philippine feed except for the logo and commercial feed.

STAR World Philippines logo used from November 11, 2010 to November 9, 2013.

Programming

Selected programs are not same as Asia feed, including local commercials and few of the local programs.

Local Programming

  • The Source

See also

References

  1. ^ STAR World: Feature Channel retrieved via www.foxinternationalchannels.com 11-13-2010

External links

  • Official Site
    • STAR World Philippines on Facebook (Philippines)
    • STAR World Philippines on Twitter (Philippines)


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