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‘Star World Now Trending’ has over eight new primetime shows

For the first time ever, Star World & Star World HD to premiere the latest seasons of the hottest shows, weekdays at 9pm and weekends 8pm onwards

August 31, 2016

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Star World and Star World HD will ensure that the viewers aren’t missing out on any of the action by launching a brand new primetime slot beginning on September 21. The ‘Star World Now Trending’ slot will air the biggest international television shows soon after the US on weekdays at 9 pm and on weekends 8 pm onwards.

Through the ‘Star World Now Trending’ slot, the channel will set a new benchmark by premiering over eight new primetime shows across the week. It will be a path-breaking makeover of the weekday and weekend primetime slot with the highest number of day and date shows compared to any other channel in the English entertainment genre.

The viewers are in for a treat with an exciting and diverse line-up of shows, including genre bender shows like Scream Queens season 2. In thrillers and dramas, the channel will bring back Empire season 3, The Blacklist season 4 and How To Get Away With Murder season 3. The channel will premiere season 6 of the feel good comedy show 2 Broke Girls and season 2 of the musical comedy show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Catch several new show launches from September, beginning with Pitch, a sports-drama series based on the inspiring journey of a woman trying to create history in a man’s world through Major League Baseball and Son Of Zorn, a live-action animated TV series starring popular Hollywood actor Jason Sudeikis as Zorn.

A Star spokesperson said, “Star World has always been a pioneer in the English television space by setting benchmarks with innovations, fresh content and engaging experiences for the viewers. With the ‘Star World Now Trending’ primetime slot, we are yet again pushing the envelope to deliver over eight new shows. For the first time ever, the audience will be able to catch the latest episodes of all the biggest TV shows along with the world.”

‘Star World Now Trending’ Line-Up

Scream-Queens-S2Scream Queens S2

Premieres 21st September | Wednesdays at 9pm

In addition to the returning ensemble cast, the new season of Scream Queens will also star Taylor Lautner and John Stamos and is set in a hospital, where some of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases are under observation.

 

Empire-S3Empire S3

Premieres 22nd September 2016 | Thursdays at 9pm

Empire season 2 left on a cliffhanger with a death and a wedding. Season 3 will keep the audience intrigued with the Lyon family reeling from a tragedy that could rock the foundation of their relationships and their musical empire.

The-Blacklist-S4The Blacklist S4

Premieres 23rd September 2016 | Fridays at 9pm

Season 3 wrapped up with a huge twist that not only is Liz very much alive but also that Alexander Kirk, the man Red blamed for her death, was actually her father.

 

How-To-Get-Away-With-Murder-S3How To Get Away With Murder S3

Premieres 24th September 2016 | Saturdays at 9pm

Season 2 of Emmy award winner Viola Davis starrer How to Get Away with Murder unveiled the identity of Wes’ father and the secret behind Frank’s intentions. The new season will continue to dig deeper into the mystery and suspense of Annalise and her interns. Who can be trusted and who cannot, will be the question.

 

2-Broke-Girls-S62 Broke Girls S6

Premieres 22nd October 2016 | Saturdays at 8pm

From working as waitresses to becoming co-owners, Max and Caroline still hold onto their dream of expanding their cupcake business. The sixth season is a new adventure for the two girls who are no longer broke.

Crazy-Ex-Girlfriend-S2Crazy Ex-Girlfriend S2

23rd October 2016 | Sundays at 8pm

Rebecca and her crush Josh get back together in the season finale of Crazy-Ex Girlfriend. Season 2 is a hilarious parody of the effect their relationship has on the rest of the cast. The show stars Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom in the lead.

 

Pitch-S1Pitch S1

Premieres 27th September 2016 | Tuesdays at 9pm

Pitch is a first-of-its-kind series officially associated with the Major League Baseball and focuses on a young female pitcher who becomes the first woman to play in the league when she is chosen to play for the San Diego Padres.

 

Son-Of-Zorn-S1Son Of Zorn S1

Premieres 22nd October 2016 | Saturdays at 8:30pm

Son of Zorn is a unique show centred on a cartoon Barbarian dad who leaves his village in the animated world in order to reconnect with his non-animated teenage son in suburbia.

 

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