India: HITS channel on Airtel Digital TV
May 19, 2022
Airtel Digital TV has announced the arrival of its new channel, Airtel HITS HD. Featuring a selection of some of the most popular, iconic, and award-winning Hollywood television content from the 60s to the early 2000s, the channel aims to take viewers in India on a trip down memory lane.
HITS will launch on Airtel Digital TV on May 20th. It will be available in HD with English subtitles on Channel 167.
Airtel HITS HD pays tribute to quality classic and evergreen TV shows from a wide array of genres. Subscribers can enjoy titles including Diff’rent Strokes, Bewitched, Charmed, Bonanza, The Lucy Show, Baywatch, The Bionic Woman and Sherlock Holmes, among many others.
Manu Sood, CEO, Airtel Digital TV, commented “At Airtel we are always looking at serving the discerning content needs of our subscribers. With Airtel HITS HD we are giving our subscribers a platform to indulge in their favourite Hollywood shows from the 60s to early 2000’s. The diverse assortment of English shows from the good old days fulfils a need gap for our evolving viewers who are constantly looking for unique entertainment destinations that are not available elsewhere be it TV or OTT.”
Avi Himatsinghani, CEO, Rewind Networks, added: “ We are thrilled to associate with Airtel Digital TV to bring Airtel HITS HD to their subscribers in India. Airtel viewers can now tune in to enjoy the finest curation of the most popular, iconic, and award-winning Hollywood television content from the past in high definition. I am certain our hand-picked selection will make the viewers reminisce over their favorite TV shows, making Airtel HITS HD a perfect destination for family viewing and entertainment. We look forward to the partnership.”
The channel shall be available Free for first 10 days followed by Rs75 per month.