The new line-up include shows like Masterchef Australia , Masterchef US ,Family Guy, Californication, Nurse Jackie, Gang Related, Helix and Archer among others.
Star World and Star World Premiere HD revealed their programming line up for the summer of 2014. The two channels have come up with the thrilling and entertaining TV shows for its viewers to watch. The shows will include drama, romance, comedy and more all in the months to follow.
Launched in September 2013, Star World Premiere HD is an initiative by the Star network to present brand new content to their Indian audiences with the latest seasons of their favourite shows. The new line up include shows like Masterchef Australia , Masterchef US ,Family Guy, Californication, Nurse Jackie, Gang Related, Helix and Archer among others.
Masterchef Australia (Season 6) - ’MasterChef’ is a unique cooking competition testing amateur budding chefs to the limit with a series of tough challenges judged by culinary experts. From dishes prepared in the studio, cooking for the rich and famous, to surviving the kitchens of top restaurants, the pressure is on to find the Master Chef at the end of each season. As a high-end, prime time spectacular, MasterChef in Australia has become a broadcasting phenomenon breaking all audience records.
Masterchef USA (Season 5) - MasterChef is a US competitive cooking reality show, open to amateur and home chefs. Amateur chefs are initially selected through nationwide auditions, selecting a total of one hundred competitors to the start of the televised competition.
Family Guy (Season 13) - The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their anthropomorphic pet dog Brian. The show is set in the fictional city of Quahog, Rhode Island, and exhibits much of its humor in the form of cutaway gags that often lampoon American culture.
Californication (Season 7) – The final season of the series starts on 6th May. The show revolves around Hank Moody, a novelist plagued by personal demons. He blames his longtime writer’s block on reasons ranging from the hedonism of Los Angeles to the departure of his girlfriend Karen. Hank constantly deals with the consequences of his inability to say “no” to temptation while trying to show his family that he can be a responsible, caring father to Becca and a monogamous partner to Karen.
Nurse Jackie (Season 6) - This dark comedy series starts on Star World Premiere on 26th May. Starring Emmy Award winning actress Edie Falco the show takes place in the surreal world of a New York City hospital, where Falco plays Jackie, a nurse battling the insanity of everyday life in the American health care system. Jackie is a genius at what she does, but she’s also a deeply troubled woman, with looming shadows of prescription drug addiction and her lapsed Catholic faith always appearing in the background.
Gang Related (Season 1) - Revolves around Ryan Lopez, a gang member sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rise through its ranks who must balance his obligations to his crime family, the gang from his old neighborhood, with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new family, the SFPD’s Gang Task Force.
Helix (Season 1) - The series follows a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a research facility in the Arctic to investigate a potential outbreak of disease. While there, they find themselves stuck in a life-or-death situation that could decide the fate of the future of mankind.
Archer (Season 5) - Sterling Archer is the world’s most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers – one of whom is his ex-girlfriend – Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that crosses his path. His antics are only excusable because at the end of the day, he still somehow always manages to thwart whatever crises was threatening mankind.
Star World on the other hand has a spectacular line-up of shows including Once Upon a time, Homeland, House MD. The channel presents a truly unique viewing experience and plans to bring back the classics on popular demand. Once Upon a time and House MD will be on air May 19 onwards whereas Homeland can be watched May 1 onwards.
Once Upon a time (Season 1-3)– OUAT is an American fairy tale drama series which takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, whose residents are actually characters from various fairy tales transported to the “real world” town and robbed of their real memories by a powerful curse.
Homeland (Season 1-3) - Homeland is an American political thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Hatufim. The series stars Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, a Central Intelligence Agency officer with bipolar disorder, and Damian Lewis asNicholas Brody, a United States Marine Corps Scout Sniper. Mathison has come to believe that Brody, who was held captive by al-Qaeda as a prisoner of war, was “turned” by the enemy and now threatens the United States.
House MD (Season 1-8)– House (aka House MD), is a new take on mystery, where the villain is a medical malady and the hero is an irreverent, controversial doctor who trusts no one, least of all his patients. Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn’t even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain, he uses a cane that seems to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. While his behavior can border on antisocial, House is a maverick physician whose unconventional thinking and flawless instincts have afforded him a great deal of respect. An infectious disease specialist, he’s a brilliant diagnostician who loves the challenges of the medical puzzles he must solve in order to save lives.
Kevin Vaz, General Manager, English Bouquet at Star India, said, “Over the years we have set the lineup of shows according to our viewers demands. Our selection covers multiple genres like Drama, Comedy and Animation which will reach out to a wider audience. Star World & Star World Premiere HD promise to be exciting destinations for the best TV viewing this summer.”