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Star World with Sitcom Binge Week, brings a high dose of comedy

Star World, India’s leading English entertainment channel, is all geared up to bring a binge worthy special programming line-up – Sitcom Binge Week for last seven days of the year. In preparation for the holiday rush, Star World brings to your home, a television comedy feast by airing all top-notch sitcoms – Modern Family, Fresh Off the Boat, How I Met your Mother, and The Office. Starting off from 30th December 2019, this exciting slot will go on till 5th January 2020.

The show that gained major cult following and ran for almost a decade, How I Met Your Mother, remained popular throughout for its unique structure, humor, and interesting dramatic elements. This long running series depicts Ted Mosby verbally retelling the story to his son and daughter of how he met their mother. With an extremely loyal fan-base, this show won hearts in India and around the world. Star World will air back to back episodes from season 1 to season 3 throughout this year’s last week every day from 8AM to 12PM!

Set in the 1990s, the sitcom Fresh Off the Boat, depicts the life of a Taiwanese-American family. Starring the Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu, and Critics Choice TV Awards nominee Randall Park, the show recently announced to star Indian film actors – Preity Zinta and Vir DasWatch this humorously charming family sitcom airing on Star World throughout this week from 1PM to 4PM!

The multi Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Award winning series, Modern Family, is centered on the lives of three different families and starring Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Ed O’Neill, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, among others. Evenings call for some family time and starting just at the perfect time, watch the season 1 and 2 of Modern Family from 5-6PM on Star World. 

And last but not the least, comes one of the most loved comedy show ever – The Office (US). This show certainly holds a special place in every fan’s heart for mixing that special mockumentary styled humor no other show has been able to manage! The show stars some of the Hollywood’s renowned actor – Steve Carrell of Evan Almighty and Crazy Stupid Love, along with the most loved personality and Oscar nominee – John Krasinski. Also starring Jenna Fischer, Mindy Kaling, and Rainn Wilson, the show has been known for popularizing the mockumentary format on television. This show was nominated for 9 Golden Globe awards and 42 Primetime Emmy awards during the course of its run, for its writing as well as for the cast’s stellar performances. Star World, brought this rib-tickling comedy show to the Indian TV for the very first time this year. Watch the show’s season 8 and 9 from 7PM to 8 PM only on Star World!

The Sitcom Binge Week will air on Star World starting 30th December 2019 till 5th January 2020 8AM onwards!

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Star World Has Got All Your Weeknights Sorted with its Special line-up!

With an expansive & abundant array of content on television, we are left with too many choices and very little time to choose what to watch, especially with our busy work schedules and the fight for some family time. In-light of this daily endeavor of keeping one entertained, Star World, has specially curated an unbeatable content line-up with the world’s best English content! So, stop searching and start watching these awesome shows that are sure to bring umpteen laughs and gasps across all living rooms in the country.

 After coming back from work, each hour of the weeknight is filled with some of the most extraordinary shows one after the other and some have even gathered a cult status among television enthusiasts.

Starting the weeknight programming is India’s guilty pleasure Bollywood talk show Koffee with Karan’ at 7 PM. Hosted by Karan Johar, this show that has gained the cult status in the Bollywood industry, takes fans down memory lane through their favorite moments with their favorite B-Town celebrities! Catch the show in an all new avatar – Koffee with Karan – The Time Machine only on Star World at 7PM on all weekdays!

World’s most loved mockumentary that’s sure to take you away from the mundane 9-5 life and into a comic roaster and a nutty hilarious 9-5 – ‘The Office’ (U.S.), all 9 seasons has made its way to Star World’s bouquet of offerings. The show that has garnered 188 nominations and 47 wins during its 8-year run, will air all week-nights at 8PM!

Gather your family & friends to experience some masterful cooking with India’s favorite cooking show and celebrate the last season with their favorite judges – ‘MasterChef Australia’ latest season at 9PM! And that’s not all! Looking for some drama? The world’s most phenomenal fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’, that has broken records of garnering the highest number of nominations & wins for a single series, comes to your screens with all 8 seasons at 10PM only on Star World.

While these shows are sure to give you some laugh, some drama, and some cooking tips, Star World brings India’s favorite YouTuber-gone-global, Lilly Singh with her all new Hollywood talk show – A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 11PM!

Tune into Star World to watch some of these awesome shows and stay connected with the one-stop shop for all things entertainment! Below is the Weekday Programming line-up –

SHOW TIMING
WEEKNIGHTS
Koffee with Karan – The Time Machine 7 PM
The Office Seasons 1-9 8 PM
MasterChef Australia Season 11 9 PM
Game of Thrones Seasons 1- 8 10 PM
A Little Late with Lilly Singh 11 PM
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Star World Announces #TheBestBoss Contest on World Boss Day

YOUR CHANCE TO GIVE IT UP FOR YOUR BOSS!

The Office certainly holds a special place in every fan’s heart for mixing that special mockumentary styled humor no other show has been able to manage. Star World, India’s leading English entertainment channel has brought this rib-tickling comedy series to television screens for the first time, in India! Currently airing on the channel every weekday at 8PM, The Office is the go-to show that is surely a comic relief after a heavy day at work. Whether you watch it for the very first time or re-watch a random episode.

With the World Boss Day being observed today, how best to commemorate this occasion but to celebrate Michael Scott, the idiosyncratic boss of a paper company, who has a real talent for always doing the wrong thing and coming off as the most uncouth and idiotic man in the room but always with a heart of gold!

Celebrating this day, Star World announces an intriguing digital contest #TheBestBoss across its social media platforms on World Boss Day. Through this campaign, Star World will engage with its audiences and give away some exciting merchandise to all the fans of this classic comedy series!

With the idea to engage with its Indian audiences and reward their ‘Best Boss’ across offices, the digital contest spanning across Instagram, will also see promotions on other digital platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Through this contest, Star World will urge its audiences to share experiences and stories of why their Bosses are the best compared to the World’s Best Boss – Michael Scott, himself! Star World will conclude by announcing winners who will get to gift some exciting branded merchandise to their bosses!

Developed by Greg Daniels – the award winning comedy writer known for celebrated television series such as Parks & Recreation, Saturday Night LIVE, The Simpsons and more, the show stars some of the Hollywood’s renowned actor – Steve Carrell of Evan Almighty and Crazy Stupid Love, along with the most loved personality and Oscar nominee – John Krasinski. Also starring Jenna Fischer, Mindy Kaling, and Rainn Wilson, the show has been known for popularizing the mockumentary format on television. This show was nominated for 9 Golden Globe awards and 42 Primetime Emmy awards during the course of its run, for its writing as well as for the cast’s stellar performances.

So, go on and participate in this contest, and get a chance to win some fancy merchandise to gift it your Boss. If it’s the appraisal time, try not to be a suck up; be subtle.

 And once back from your 9 to 5, catch some more of ‘The Office’, a show that not just tickles your bones but also gives you many characters and instances to relate to. Watch all seasons of this awesome show currently airing only on Star World every Monday to Friday at 8PM!

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You’re under arrest; Crime Time is here on Star World

Catch the best of crime series back-to-back every weekend!

A plethora of dramas, nail biting events on Indian television and edge of the seat action – Star World has done it again with Crime Time. The channel that is known for airing the most popular, critically acclaimed and star-studded shows on television now introduces the grittiest stories of crime, back to back every Saturday from 8 PM onwards with its all new slot.

When it comes to the crime genre, no one can be satiated with just one episode. In keeping with this sentiment, Star World through Crime Time announces a steady line-up of the best crime series to feed the audiences’ love for binge. Now, with three continuous hours of action-packed, suspense filled shows, Saturdays will never be left for viewers to spend hours choosing the series they want to watch.

There is more. Understanding the audiences’ love for crime and thriller shows, Star World is all set to take the excitement quotient up by extending its Crime Time offerings to digital platforms and on-ground as well.

In a bid to engage with fans in this process, the channel will put viewers in detectives’ shoes and help them solve virtual murder mysteries across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by dropping clues on Star World’s digital handles across these platforms. On-ground, the opportunity will be far more thrilling as the channel associates with Mystery Rooms – A Real Life Escape Experience, across Andheri West – Mumbai, Rajouri Garden – Delhi and Indira Nagar – Bangalore to provide fans a chance to experience the Ultimate Escape Adventure on 18th and 19th May at these outlets. Star World and Mystery Rooms together opens up the avenue for every crime-thriller enthusiast to visit and experience it in real time regardless of one being a contest participant. So just walk in and channelize your inner detective at the right place.

On the programming front, the line-up kick-started on 20th April withSeason 6 of Blacklist that followsa wanted fugitive Raymond Reddington who mysteriously surrenders himself to the FBI and offers to help them in capturing deadly criminals. But why does he want to work to work only with new recruit, Elizabeth Keen? Starring James Spader of Avengers: Age of Ultron fame, Megan Boone, Ryan Eggold among others, the Emmy award winning series

Next in line is Season 2 of procedural drama 9-1-1 by Ryan Murphy and his dream team. Fast-paced and complete with drama, the series explores the lives and careers of first responders — including police officers, paramedics and firefighters – individuals who put their lives on the line every day to save others. The cast comprises of stellar actors – Black Panther fame Angela Bassett, Hollywood’s famed Jennifer Love Hewitt, Peter Krause known for his role in Six Feet Under among others part of a huge ensemble. The series will hit the small screen on 1st June.

Following suit is the longest running, most loved series from the Crime genre – Criminal Minds. As Season 13 of the series makes its way to Indian television, the show promises to leave viewers on tenterhooks with just the right amount of tension, apprehension and action from 13th July onwards.

Don’t forget to tune-in to Star World for the best in Crime every Saturday @ 8 PM for all the hair-rising excitement and action!