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Astro unveils Astro Premier channel

September 22, 2023

Astro, the Malaysian digital streaming and content company, has launched new channel, Astro Premier as the destination for all premium content locally and regionally. Available to all Astro customers until February 1st 2024, Astro Premier offers Astro Originals’ complete library of popular series.

The channel will showcase a selection of content with the latest Astro Original title, Riot! – a series follows four university students exposing the sexual misconducts of a respected professor. Astro Premier will also be premiering all new Astro Originals titles including Gamers Mangkuk, a story of five underdog gamers eyeing an opportunity to play with a professional team by winning a competition organised by a famed eSports athlete; Headliners, a story of a part time journalist, Lia who discovers her late mother’s polaroid camera that prints pictures of future tragedies; ID delves into the challenges of falling in love when everything is fake but true self-perseverance is all one need to come out on top in this volatile world and X-Change, a story of a son who is forced to take over his family business after his father’s demise i.e. robbing gold stores in small towns.

Additionally, series such as Projek: Anchor SPM, Kudeta and Histeri  will be part of the Astro Premier’s programme line-up. Also featured on Astro Premier are Chinese Astro Originals series including The Patient and Lost & Found as well as Indian series entitled Kalvanai Kandu Pidi, a Vinmeen Exclusive.

Also coming to Astro Premiere are seven Viu Originals. These include the dark fantasy hit Nenek Bongkok Tiga, the Tagalog adaptation of Flower of Evil, the Indonesian adaptations of popular titles Pretty Little Liars and Bad Boys vs Crazy Girls. Rounding off the list are Alter-Naratif, Return Man and Devoted.

All content on Astro Premier (CH410) will be available via On Demand. New episodes from Astro Originals will have ‘Fast Premiere’ via On Demand ahead of its channel’s premiere.

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