Fox Movies Premium

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Fox Movies Premium
Fox Movies Premium logo.png
Launched 1 January 2012
Owned by Fox International Channels
(owned by 21st Century Fox)
Slogan Make Room For Fox Movies Premium (2011)
Catch The Awesomeness
Country Hong Kong
Broadcast area Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Maldives, Singapore, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Myanmar
Headquarters Hong Kong
Formerly called STAR Movies (1994-2011 except Taiwan, Philippines, India, China, Vietnam, Middle East)
Sister channel(s) STAR Movies, STAR Gold, STAR Chinese Movies, Phoenix Movies Channel, Movies OK, Asianet Movies, Fox Movies Middle East, Jalsha Movies, Fox Action Movies, and Fox Family Movies
Website http://www.foxmoviespremium.tv
Availability
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 413 (SD)
Channel 433 (HD)
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 138 (HD)
Sky Pacific
(Fiji)
Channel 23
TelkomVision
(Indonesia)
Channel 105
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 406 (HD)
MRTV
(Myanmar)
Channel 1
Aora TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 401
OkeVision
(Indonesia)
Channel 06
OrangeTV
(Indonesia)
Channel 150
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel 103 (HD)
G Sat
(Philippines)
Channel 31 (HD)
GMMZ
(Thailand)
Channel 420 (HD)
Cable
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 622 (SD)
Channel 623 (Fox Movies Play)
Channel 662 (HD)
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 138 (HD)
First Media
(Indonesia)
Channel 309 (HD)
Macau CATV
(Macau)
Channel 40
Jogja Medianet
(Indonesia)
Channel 4
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 170 (HD)
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 300 (HD)
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel TBA
MediaNet
(Maldives)
Channel 800 (HD)
IPTV
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 117 (SD/HD)
Mio TV
(Singapore)
Channel 414 (HD)
Channel 409 (Fox Movies Play)
Streaming media
M2V Mobile TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 0019

Fox Movies Premium is an Asian movie channel owned by Fox International Channels, subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox.

On January 1, 2012, STAR Movies was rebranded to Fox Movies Premium and available in Hong Kong and selected Southeast Asian countries. In India, China, Vietnam, Middle East, Taiwan and the Philippines (SD only), the STAR Movies brand will remain.

Overview

Fox Movies Premium has first-run contracts for movies distributed by 20th Century Fox, Disney, Columbia Pictures, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and StudioCanal and sub-run contracts for movies from Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros. for countries where Fox Movies Premium is available. It also features movies from other movie distributors including: Lions Gate Entertainment, Summit Entertainment and The Weinstein Company. It is another Hollywood movie channel whose main competitor is HBO Asia. Some of its design is based on the movie Tron: Legacy since the countdown to rebranding and has different station idents based on type and genre of the movie.

In addition to Hollywood movies, it also airs original series and miniseries, live events (such as the Academy Awards and selected UFC pay-per-views), live events, concerts, and award-winning documentaries.

It is available in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia (1-hour timeshift), Indonesia, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines (Except for UFC Events), Fiji, Nepal and Thailand.

Operating Channels

Fox Movies Premium

Fox Movies Premium was formerly known as STAR Movies Asia is transmitted in Southeast Asia. It is the only advertisement free version of STAR Movies and, unlike other versions of STAR Movies, this version also spends minimal time promoting its own upcoming movies. The channel does not air promotions of movies classified as unsuitable for people aged under eighteen until 8pm SEAT and 9pm for Malaysia.

Fox Movies Play

Fox Movies Play was formerly known as STAR Movies On Demand and is the Video On Demand version of Fox Movies Premium available exclusively in Singapore on the Digital Cable Television Platform StarHub TV and IPTV Television Mio TV.

Fox Movies Premium HD

On January 1, 2012, STAR Movies HD was rebranded as Fox Movies Premium HD in selected Asian territories where STAR Movies has been renamed to Fox Movies Premium.

Programming

The following is a list of programs that had been shown on Fox Movies Premium from past and present.

Trivia

  • Its logo is similar to that of HBO and Singapore's Far East Organization's SO/HO logo.
  • Because of the distribution deal by DreamWorks Animation with 20th Century Fox, films by DreamWorks Animation may be screened on the channel starting 2014.

See also

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