FOX Movies Premium, STAR Chinese Movies & now TV Align for On-Demand Service


HONG KONG: FOX Movies Premium (FMP), STAR Chinese Movies (SCM) and now TV have come together to launch a new and exclusive Play catch-up service.

now TV customers with FMP and SCM can access FOX Movies Play and SCM Play through the now Player website. The Play service allows subscribers to gain free online access to FMP and SCM premium content the day after its linear broadcast. In addition to the Play service, the companies have announced HD channels and SVOD offerings via now Select.

Rajesh Sheshadri, the VP and territory head for Hong Kong at FOX International Channels, said, “FMP and SCM’s viewer-centric approach strives to keep viewers ahead of the entertainment curve by offering leading content and first-and-exclusive rights along with features and services that enhance the premium TV experience. We are pleased to partner with now TV for the introduction of FOX Movies Play and SCM Play service, so that viewers can watch their favorite programs anytime, anywhere.”

Ms. Mamie Leung, PCCW’s senior VP of TV and media, added, “Being the largest pay-TV operator in Hong Kong, now TV is committed to bringing the best viewing experience to our customers. Through now Player, viewers already can enjoy a variety of now TV’s self-produced channels, including news, entertainment and sports content on multi-screens. The addition of exclusive FOX Movies Play and SCM Play further enhances the exciting content lineup of now Player.”