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HITS & HITS Movies to debut on CABLE TV in Hong Kong

The channels will be available on CABLE TV’s basic package, starting 1 October.

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Mumbai: Rewind Networks has announced the launch of HITS and HITS Movies on Hong Kong Cable Television Ltd (CABLE TV), Hong Kong’s first pay-TV operator, providing cable television services in the territory for over two decades.

The CABLE TV launch raises the reach of HITS to 21 million homes across 14 territories in Asia. It also sees HITS Movies enter its ninth market in the region, said the company in a statement on Tuesday.

Starting 1 October, HITS will be available on Channel 310 and HITS Movies on Channel 213 on CABLE TV’s basic package. Both channels will be available in HD with traditional Chinese subtitles.

“We look forward to working with CABLE TV to bring HITS and HITS Movies to their viewers in Hong Kong,” said Rewind Networks CEO Avi Himatsinghani. “The launch on CABLE TV is yet another testament to the channels’ strong proposition and relevance in Asia among leading pay-TV platforms to attract and retain their viewers.”

HITS and HITS Movies feature a carefully curated selection of hit TV series and films from Hollywood and international majors such as NBCUniversal, Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, MGM Studios, ViacomCBS, Lionsgate, Fremantle, BBC, and itv Studios.

“We are delighted to bring the best viewing experience for our subscribers with the launch of HITS and HITS Movies on CABLE TV. We are confident the channels’ lineup of iconic films and TV series from the previous decades will be a fantastic addition to our offering," said CABLE TV, senior vice president - subscription sales & marketing, Shuen Wai Hung.

CABLE TV viewers will be able to watch their all-time favourite shows in never-before-seen HD quality, reconnect with iconic stories and characters every weekday at the same time, same place. CABLE TV subscribers can look forward to blockbuster series like the original "Charmed", "Mind Your Language", "Charlie’s Angels", "M*A*S*H", "The Lucy Show" and "Small Wonder".

HITS Movies celebrates the best blockbuster films ever made from the ‘60s to the ‘90s. The channel’s slate includes hot favorites like "Batman & Robin",  "Superman III", "Airplane II", "Footloose", "The Godfather", "Free Willy", "Scary Movie", "Outbreak", "Police Academy III" and "Singing in the Rain".

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