STAR Chinese Movies

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STAR Chinese Movies
Scm scmlegend.png
All new STAR Chinese Movies Singapore and Hong Kong Logo as of 1 July 2012
Launched 1 May 1994 (as STAR Mandarin Movies)
31 March 1996 (as STAR Chinese Movies)
15 December 2007 (STAR Legend Movies)
15 December 2010 (STAR Chinese Movies HD)
15 December 2010 (STAR Chinese Movies Play)
(STAR Legend Movies)
Owned by STAR TV
Fox International Channels
Country Hong Kong
Singapore
Taiwan
Website STAR Chinese Movies Taiwan
STAR Chinese Movies Hong Kong
STAR Chinese Movies SEA
Availability
Satellite
Dish Network (USA) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 721
Indovision (Indonesia) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel TBA
(STAR Legend Movies)
Channel TBA
Orange TV (Indonesia) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 16
Aora TV (Indonesia) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 212
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel TBA
(STAR Legend Movies)
Coming Soon
Skynindo (Indonesia) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 22
Astro (Malaysia) (STAR Chinese Movies)
(Coming Soon)
(STAR Chinese Movies HD)
(Coming soon)
GMM Z (Thailand) (STAR Chinese Movies HD)
Channel 414
Cable
Rogers Cable (Canada) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 821
Shaw Cable (Canada) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 522
Parasat Cable TV (Philippines) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 230
SkyCable (Philippines) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 94 (Digital)
(STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 159 (Digital) (Coming Soon)
StarHub TV (Singapore) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 866
(STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 867
(STAR Chinese Movies HD)
Channel 877
(STAR Chinese Movies Play)
Channel 864
(STAR Legend Movies Play)
Channel 865
Taiwan Cable Television (Taiwan) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 61
Vietnam Cable Television (Vietnam) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 81
Macau Cable Television (Macau) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 45
Destiny Cable (Philippines) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 94 (Digital)
(STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 159 (Digital) (Coming Soon)
Cablelink (Philippines) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 202
(STAR Legend Movies)
Coming Soon
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 709
now TV (Hong Kong) (STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 139
(STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 140
HyppTV (Malaysia) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 226
(STAR Chinese Movies)
Channel 228
Coming Soon
Mio TV (Singapore) (STAR Chinese Movies HD)
Channel 571
(STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 573
(STAR Chinese Movies Play)
Channel 572
(STAR Legend Movies Play)
Channel 574


STAR Chinese Movies (also known as SCM) is a 24-hour Cantonese and Mandarin movie channel owned by STAR TV and Fox International Channels, subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox. It features Chinese films with Chinese stars, including Jackie Chan, Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, Andy Lau, Sammi Cheng and Stephen Chow. STAR Chinese Movies headquarters is in Singapore, STAR Chinese Movies has to abide by censorship laws there.

History[edit]

It was launched on 1 May 1994. At that time, it screened both Hollywood and Chinese movies and catered to a pan-Asian audience split into two stations: STAR Movies (was formerly known as STAR Movies International, now is currently known as Fox Movies Premium) – is an English movie channel and STAR Chinese Movies (formerly known as STAR Mandarin Movies).

Star Chinese Movies before 1 July 2012 for Hong Kong and Singapore. Some countries are still using the old logo

On May 19, 2012, STAR Chinese Movies Hong Kong was officially re-branded. The channel logo was also changed from a star, to a crown. The crown features three points, which represent the channel's aims of offering the best premium programmes, the best screening service and the largest Chinese movie inventory.[1]

STAR Legend Movies[edit]

Boasting the world’s largest contemporary Chinese film library, STAR Chinese Movies 2 showcases some of the best movies from the Golden Age of Hong Kong productions from the 1970s to 1990s. With 24 hours of commercial-free and non-stop programming, the channel offers a line-up of box office blockbusters featuring top rated movie stars and directors. Early films by Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Chow Yun Fat, Jet Li, and Stephen Chow are frequently aired. All the movies are broadcast in Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles. STAR Chinese Movies 2 currently only now available in StarHub TV in Singapore Channel 867 and on Channel 226 via HyppTV in Malaysia.[2][3][4][5] STAR Chinese Movies 2 was officially re-branded from September 2012, which was renamed as STAR Legend Movies (SCM Legend).

STAR Legend Movies
Launched 15 December 2007 (STAR Legend Movies)
Owned by STAR TV
Fox International Channels
Country Hong Kong
Singapore
Taiwan
Availability
Satellite
Dish Network (USA) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 721
Indovision (Indonesia) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel TBA
Orange TV (Indonesia) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 16
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) (STAR Legend Movies)
Coming Soon
GMM Z (Thailand) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 377
Cable
Rogers Cable (Canada) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 821
Shaw Cable (Canada) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 522
SkyCable (Philippines) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 159 (Digital) (Coming Soon)
StarHub TV (Singapore) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 867
(STAR Legend Movies Play)
Channel 865
Macau Cable Television (Macau) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 45
Destiny Cable (Philippines) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 159 (Digital) (Coming Soon)
Cablelink (Philippines) (STAR Legend Movies)
Coming Soon
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV (Canada) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 709
now TV (Hong Kong) STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 140
UniFi (Malaysia) (STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 226
Mio TV (Singapore) STAR Legend Movies)
Channel 573
(STAR Legend Movies Play)
Channel 574

Operating Channels[edit]

  • STAR Chinese Movies Taiwan
  • STAR Chinese Movies Hong Kong
  • STAR Chinese Movies Singapore
  • STAR Chinese Movies South East Asia
  • STAR Chinese Movies HD Taiwan
  • STAR Chinese Movies HD South East Asia
  • STAR Legend Movies
  • STAR Chinese Movies Play
  • STAR Legend Movies Play
  • STAR Chinese Movies USA

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