STAR World Philippines
|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (June 2012)|
|STAR World Philippines|
December 15, 1991 as STAR Plus |
1995 as STAR World (relaunched in mid-2000s as a Philippine-exclusive feed)
|Network||Fox International Channels (Philippines)|
21st Century Fox (STAR TV, Fox International Channels) |
(OmniContent Management, Inc.)</td></tr>
576i (SDTV 16:9, 4:3), |
|Sister channel(s)||Fox Filipino, Fox Sports, Fox Philippines</td></tr>|
|Dream Satellite TV |
|Cignal Digital TV |
Channel 64 (SD) |
Channel 116 (HD)</td></tr>
|G Sat |
Channel 36 (HD)</td></tr>|
|Cable Star Iloilo |
Channel 28 (SD) |
Channel 310 (HD)</td></tr>
Channel 48 (Digital) |
Channel 172 (HD)
Channel 606 (Cebu, Davao, Baguio, Iloilo, Dumaguete and General Santos)</td></tr>
|Parasat Cable TV |
Channel 48 (Digital)
STAR World Philippines (stylized as StarWorld) is a 24-hour English language cable and satellite television network owned by STAR TV and Fox International Channels, fully owned subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox. The channel is the successor of STAR Plus, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. Star World syndicates several popular shows from the United States, United Kingdom and sometimes from Australia to appeal to the English-speaking population of the Philippines.
Before STAR World, STAR Plus was STAR's English language entertainment channel which has started its operations in 1 January 1994 and its Indonesia counterpart was Film Indonesia and India was Zee TV. But after STAR ended its partnership with Soraya Intercine FIlms and Zee Telefilm, STAR changed its content from STAR Plus to launched as STAR World which then was known as STAR PLUS International for a brief time (STAR Plus in India was once combine both US and Hindi entertainment until its full transform into a Hindi entertainment channel).
In the mid-2000s, STAR replaced STAR World's main feed (Southeast Asia) with a Philippine-dedicated feed for Filipino viewers.
On November 11, 2010, STAR World revealed its new logo. The new logo is a diamond star with the trademark swoosh in magenta and the name of the channel in a new font. The new logo is set to be adopted universally on January 1, 2011. Star World is the highest rated female-oriented channel in the Philippines.
On March 1, 2012, the Southeast Asian feed of its HD counterpart was replaced with Philippine feed except for the logo and commercial feed.
Main article: List of programmes broadcast by STAR World
Selected programs are not same as Asia feed, including local commercials and few of the local programs.