New Channels, More Entertainment – Discover premium content on Astro’s new channels!

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Have you ever scrolled through streaming channels for 30 minutes and not been able to find something you want to watch?

Astro is now offering a brand new lineup of channels to cater to all your entertainment needs, and they can be accessed wherever you are! With this new variety of content prepared for you, just sit back, relax, switch off your work mode, and indulge in the plethora of boundless entertainment, only on Astro

1. New English-language linear channels for the movie lovers 

Astro is repackaging their Movies Pack and adding on channels for you! such as HBO Family, HBO Hits, and SHOWCASE MOVIES, where you can expect famous movies and series such as Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Batman vs Superman, Spiderman, Toy Story, Chronicles of Narnia, Venom, Despicable Me and more. 

2. Refreshing, engaging and thought provoking channels

There is more! BBC Lifestyle, Paramount Network, Lifetime and PRIMEtime channels are coming your way. You can expect premiers such as:

  • Bake Off – The Professionals
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  • Awkwafina is Nora From Queens
  • CSI: Cyber, Saturday Night Live
  • Tom Cruise Special: Take My Breath Away, Tom!
  • Harry & Meghan – Escaping the Palace
  • MasterChef Australia
  • Criminal Minds
  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

3. Factual entertainment and natural history channel 

BBC Earth is for the most inquisitive of minds as it will bring you face to face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the sheer wonder of being part of this amazing planet we live in. Indulge in fantastic nature and wildlife documentaries such as Eden: The Untamed Planet, Arctic Life: A Year in the Ice, Serengeti, and more. 

4. New sports channels for the sports lovers

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From 1 October, Astro Arena 2, Astro SuperSport 5 and SPOTV will be introduced. Now you can enjoy international sport’s finest programming lineup and experience world class sporting events like the Bundesliga, NBA, Formula 1, MotoGP, UFC, AFC Football, ATP Tennis, BWF Badminton, the latest news updates in the world of sports and many interactive original series with your favourite TV personalities. 

5. New On Demand British creative content

And finally, BBC First and BBC Brit would be launching on 15 October, with shows ranging from classics such as Mr Bean to contemporary and provocative series such as Criminal Justice series. 

On a side note, Disney will be discontinuing FOX, FOXlife, FX, FOX Movies, FOX Action Movies, FOX Family Movies, FOX SPORTS, FOX SPORTS 2, FOX SPORTS 3 and Nat Geo People channels across South East Asia to focus on their streaming services after 30th Sept. These channels will no longer be available on Astro linear TV – however, Astro customers can enjoy shows from these FOX channels on the new channels or on the Disney+ Hotstar app. 

There will be something new for everyone with the rich new lineup! Check out www.astro.com.my/newchannels for more info.