23 January 2019
Singapore, 23 January 2019 – Hot on the heels of the price reduction for HBO channels, StarHub TV customers will be the first in Singapore to enjoy the hottest line-up of award-winning Asian movies and series on RED BY HBO from 31 January, 10am. The channel will be the latest addition to the HBO Pak and Supreme Box Office Pack, and customers subscribed to these packs will enjoy it at no additional cost.
RED BY HBO is a dedicated Asian movie channel, home to internationally acclaimed, award-winning and popular movies and series from the region. The channel will house new movies, such as action thriller Europe Raiders starring Tony Leung and Tang Yan; and will also include HBO Asia Originals, like the hit series MISS SHERLOCK. Customers can also look forward to catching local stories from Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea and China. All StarHub TV customers can enjoy a free preview of RED BY HBO from 31 January 2019, 10am to 14 February 2019, 12pm.
“We are thrilled to offer our customers another quality channel with a great variety of internationally acclaimed Asian blockbusters and top-rated dramas from around the region, with the launch of RED BY HBO,” said Johan Buse, Chief of Consumer Business Group, StarHub. “The channel also marks yet another first in our longtime partnership with HBO and takes our HBO offering up a notch. In tandem with the recently reduced subscription prices, there has never been a better time to enjoy HBO content on StarHub TV.”
What’s more, from now till 22 February 2019, sign up for the Supreme Box Office Pack at $25 per month1 and receive free three months’ subscription. New customers can visit any StarHub shop to sign up for this offer; existing StarHub TV customers can simply tune in to Channel 900 on their set-top box and press the blue button on their remote control to buy instantly.
Some of the upcoming programmes on RED BY HBO include:
Europe Raiders (1 February, 10pm) –The rivalry between two bounty hunters intensifies as they both attempt to track down a destructive device. Stars Tony Leung, Tang Yan and Kris Wu.
Student A (8 February, 10pm) – Featuring Kim Hwan-Hee and Suho, Korean school drama Student A follows introverted student Jang Mi-Rae as she slowly learns about the world and begins to connect with other people.
The Jade Pendant (15 February, 10pm) – Set against the largest mass lynching in American history in 1871 Los Angeles’ Chinatown, Clara Lee and Godfrey Gao tell a story of romance, bigotry, passion, food and a search for everlasting love.
1 The reduced subscription price of $25 per month for the Supreme Box Office Pack is effective from 31 January 2019. The original price of $28.90 per month is applicable to sign-ups before 31 January 2019.