Movies OK

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Movies OK
Movies OK Logo.jpg
Launched 6 May 2012 (India)
2014 (USA)
Closed Closing Soon
Network STAR India
Owned by Fox International Channels/STAR
(21st Century Fox)
Country India
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Replaced by Star Movies OK
Sister channel(s) Star Bharat
STAR Plus
STAR Gold
Website MoviesOK.in
Availability
Satellite
Airtel digital TV Channel 172
Dish TV Channel 357
Reliance Digital TV Channel 311
Tata Sky Channel 315
Videocon d2h Channel 231
Dish Home Nepal Channel 244
Cable
Asianet Digital (India) Channel 574
SkyCable (Philippines) Coming soon
IPTV
Optik TV
(Canada)
Channel 532
mio TV (Singapore) Coming soon

Movies OK is a Hindi movie television channel broadcast in India.[1] It is owned by Star TV and Fox International Channels. The channel was launched on 6 May 2012.[2] It is Star's second Hindi movie channel, the first being STAR Gold which was launched in 2000. It is also the second channel to be branded under the OK brand rather than the STAR brand after Life OK, a general entertainment channel which was launched in December 2011 to replace STAR One.[3] Before the launch of Movies OK, STAR acquired Viacom 18's movie portfolio, paving the way for the launch of the new channel. From OK Series Of Flagship Channel - Life OK Renamed of STAR Bharat, Later Movies OK Will be Replaced Of Star Movies OK.[4]

Canadian media company Asian Television Network rebranded its ATN Zee Cinema channel into a domestic version of the channel titled ATN Movies OK on 25 July 2012, under a brand licensing agreement with STAR.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rupert Murdoch-owned Star to go solo, buy ESPN from JV". Times of India. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Star says OK to new movie channel". Film Business Asia. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Star to launch 'Movies OK'". The Financial Express. 28 April 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Despite positive reception, Star may lose money on Satyamev Jayate". The Hindu Business Line. 7 May 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  5. ^ ATN Launches 'Movies OK', Broadcaster Magazine, 1 August 2012.

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