An exclusive agreement will put HBO Originals content on the Hotstar platform, as well as on Star India's English channels.
Star India and HBO have announced an exclusive programming agreement that will take HBO's original content to a wider audience via both Hotstar digital platform, as well as the English channels on the Star India network.
The programmes under HBO Originals include series like Game of Thrones and True Detective.
He further adds, "Hotstar is a leading destination for our growing family of content viewers. We have constantly aspired to offer high quality content across genres and languages, and HBO Originals with its outstanding programme bouquet, will be yet another quantum leap
towards entertaining our viewers."
Jonathan Spink, CEO, HBO Asia, says that the channel is pleased to enter this new chapter in India with Star. "Through the first release of our shows on Hotstar, Indian audiences will now have unprecedented flexibility in how they consume HBO's much loved premium programming."
Apart from popular series like Game of Thrones and True Detective, the forthcoming shows of HBO Originals lined up include Silicon Valley, Veep and Leftovers. The HBO Original series in the forthcoming season will include the Scorsese series Vinyl, as well as Westworld. In addition to that, shows from the library content such as Entourage, Band of Brothers, The Sopranos, and Curb Your Enthusiasm will also be available.