Thursday, January 10, 2008

STAR World is STAR Group's premiere English-language Entertainment TV-channel which is shown in the Asian region. The channel was the successor of STAR Plus, which is now the Hindi-language Entertainment Channel. The channel carries many of the shows from the United States to appeal to the expatriate community in the Indian subcontinent and South East Asia.

Although the channel shows the same programming, they mostly differ when it comes to showtimes.

STAR World Asia - (Broadcast times - HK/SIN and WIB/THAI) simulcast with the Middle-east feed at 24:00 to 06:00 (HK/SIN)
STAR World India - (Broadcast times - IND)
STAR World Middle-East - (Broadcast times - KSA, UAE and PAK)
STAR World Philippines - same programming with Asia feed, with local commercials, but without the Middle-east simulcast. Operating Channels


STAR World is carried by most of the nationwide cable operators Bangladesh

STAR World is exclusively available on Now TV, starting January 26th, 2005. Hong-Kong

STAR World is available in Digital via DTH operators Dish TV and Tata Sky, which is also a STAR TV asset.
STAR World is also available on local cable India

Star World is available in DTH operator Dialog TV Sri Lanka

STAR World is available in Astro (Satellite TV) Star World Malaysia

STAR World is available in Astro, Indovision, Home Cable and TelkomVision. Israel

STAR World is available in Macau Cable TV. Macau

STAR World is shown in STAR Select in different languages in ADD Satellite TV. Middle East

STAR World is available on local cable Pakistan

STAR World is available only in SkyCable, Dream Satellite TV and Cablelink in Metro Manila. (Philippine feed only)
Although STAR World is available in some provincial cable companies, some are showing the Philippine feed and some are also showing the SEAsia feed.
This channel, altogether with some of the STAR channels, will soon to be available (again) in Global Destiny Cable in 2008. Philippines

STAR World is available in Hitron Limited. Papua New Guinea

STAR World is available only through subscription to Starhub Cable TV. Star World Singapore

STAR World is now available in local cable. Taiwan

STAR World is available in TrueVisions and on some provincial cable television networks. Thailand

STAR World is available in Ho Chi Minh City (through HTVC & SCTV) and Ha Noi (through VCTV). Vietnam

When the channel was re-launched for the 3rd time in 2005, the song that was played on their SIDs was "Let's Get It Started" by Black Eyed Peas.
On 11 June 2007, the song has been changed to "Love Today" by Mika. Station IDs

Main article: List of programmes broadcast by STAR World Shows
These are the shows broadcast on STAR World Asia. All times are HK/SIN time (subtract one hour for WIB/THAI time.)
Returning comedies are in red; new comedies are in pink; returning dramas are in green; new dramas are in blue; returning reality shows are in yellow; wresting shows are in gold; talk shows are in orange.
(E) = Exclusive

This is the actual schedule of STAR World channels per countries. It you click the website per channel it will display the current schedule in each channel.

STAR World Asia
STAR World Philippines
STAR World India
STAR World Middle East STAR World Schedules

Miss Earth 2007 (November)
Hey Paula (Exclusive) (December)
The Apprentice (Season 6) (2008) See also

Star World Asia
Star World India
Star World Middle East

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