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Star English Entertainment set to write a new chapter in the category

25 January 2016

 India’s premium English entertainment network - Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere, truly know how to set new benchmarks in the category. The channels have been pioneers within their category, consistently innovating and introducing new trends to create impact year on year. After achieving tremendous success with launching the biggest international shows like MasterChef Australia S7 and Priyanka Chopra’s first international television venture Quantico in 2015 and introducing viewers to the new trends such as Day-and-Date shows and Binge watching shows on weekends, the channels are all geared up to start 2016 with a big bang!

Star World and Star World HD are all set to air the biggest phenomenon of international television with the launch of the critically acclaimed and immensely popular series Game of Thrones from 15th February. The channels will air the entire series of Game of Thrones so far (Season 1-5) every Monday to Friday at 10pm.The show has racked up a record-breaking 12 Emmy awards from its 24 nominations in 2015 alone, the most any series has won in a single year.

Star World Premiere will be the exclusive channel in India to premiere the much anticipated season 6 of Game of Thrones right after its US telecast in April 2016.   
With HBO originals added to the channel line-up, the product offering from Star’s English entertainment network in 2016 will truly be un-matched. 
Speaking on this much-anticipated line-up, an official Star India spokesperson said, "Game of Thrones joins other internationally acclaimed shows on Star’s English Entertainment network to deliver nothing but the best to our viewers and bring them a wide array of outstanding content year after year. As one of the most sensational shows of the 21st century, the telecast of Game of Thrones on Star World and Star World Premiere will not only excite existing fans but also captivate first time audiences in India. This is just the first in a line of exceptional content we have planned for the year.”
One of the most commercially and critically successful shows ever, Game of Thrones has been a pop culture phenomenon world over owing to its unexpected twists and turns that keeps the viewers on the edge of their seats. This riveting and gripping fantasy drama is an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s series of novels A Song of Ice and Fire and holds the record for the most Emmy wins for a series in a single year. Known for its multilayered interwoven story lines and exceptional ensemble cast, the series is set on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos.
To witness the ultimate battle of Game of Thrones seasons 1-5 tune into the show Feb 15th onwards weekdays at 10pm only on Star World and Star World HD
Game of Thrones season 6 premieres on Star World Premiere in April 2016
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“This confirms the compromise of episode 4 of Game of Thrones Season 7, earlier this afternoon. We take this breach very seriously and have immediately initiated forensic investigations at our and the technology partner’s end to swiftly determine the cause. This is a grave issue and we are taking appropriate legal remedial action.” said a Star India spokesperson.

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