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Disney Star India exits English general entertainment; Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere HD to go off air by November 30

BestMediaInfo.com had earlier reported that the network was contemplating to shut Star World channels. Bindass and Baby TV HD are among 10 channels to wrap up their operations

India’s largest broadcaster Disney Star India is finally exiting the English general entertainment genre with Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere HD going off air on November 30. The channels are among 10 channels being shut according to the Reference Interconnect Offer published by the broadcast network.

Also read: Commentary: Why PMO must intervene and rescue India's broadcasting sector from the clutches of TRAI

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Disney Star India’s 10 channels going off air staring December 1, 2021, are: Star World, Star World HD, Star World Premiere HD, Bindass, UTV Movies, UTV Action, UTV HD, Star Sports 1 Bangla, Star Sports 1 Marathi and Baby TV HD.

BestMediaInfo.com had earlier reported that Star India was contemplating to do away with a few niche channels, including Star World. Previously, AXN, AXN HD and FYI TV18 had discontinued their operations.

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Also read: Commentary: No TRAI! English channels were not so unwanted to be killed

In the new RIO, Star India has published the rate card of 78 channels. At present, the network broadcasts 72 channels, thus adding six new channels to its overall bouquet of channels.

However, the new rate card has named 16 new channels launching between December and January. 10 out of 16 channels are launching on December 1 when the new rate card comes into effect.

New channels from Disney Star India:
 

Sr. No.

Channel

Launch date

1

Star Gold Romance

December 1, 2021

2

Star Gold Thrills

December 1, 2021

3

Jalsha Josh

December 1, 2021

4

Pravah Pictures

December 25, 2021

5

Star Kirano

January 24, 2022

6

Star Movies Select

December 1, 2021

7

Marvel HQ/Super Hungama

December 1, 2021

8

Star Gold 2 HD

December 1, 2021

9

Star Sports 1 Tamil HD

December 1, 2021

10

Star Sports 1 Telugu HD

December 1, 2021

11

Disney Channel

HD

December 1, 2021

12

Star Kirano HD

January 24, 2022

13

Pravah Pictures

HD

December 25, 2021

14

Vijay Super HD

December 25, 2021

15

Asianet Movies

HD

December 25, 2021

16

Hungama HD

December 1, 2021


 

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