Singapore , 23 April 2007 – From 2 May 2007, customers of StarHub Digital Cable’s Chinese Plus II group will enjoy a new channel - TVB Xing He Channel, at no extra cost!

TVB Xing He Channel (Channel 112) is a 24-hour mandarin drama channel offering popular drama series and telemovies by the leading Hong Kong broadcaster, TVB. The channel’s line-up includes popular genres from period dramas, thrilling action dramas, heart-warming dramas, to delightful comedies. Drama fans will now be able to relish their favourite series featuring Asian superstars such as Chow Yuen Fat (The Shell Game II), Andy Lau (The Other Side Of The Horizon) and Tony Leung Chiu Wai (Hap Hak Hang).

Other key programmes premiering on TVB Xing He Channel include:

  • The Shell Game – A classic drama from the 80’s starring Patrick Tse Yin, Liza Wang and Simon Yam
  • Dragon Love – A fantasy period drama starring Benny Chan and Fennie Yuen
  • Police Station No. 7 – A light-hearted comedy based in the 70’s starring Lawrence Ng and Nancy Sit

Thomas Ee, StarHub’s Senior Vice President of Cable, Fixed & IP Services said, “We’re excited to bring in TVB Xing He Channel for fans of Mandarin dramas. What’s more, this channel will be made available to Chinese Plus II customers at no extra cost!  With the addition of TVB Xing He Channel, StarHub offers 22 Mandarin channels and 1 Cantonese channel, we are indeed the one-stop for true fans of Chinese entertainment!”

For a low monthly subscription of $8 monthly ($8.40 with GST), Chinese Plus II customers enjoy a wide range of highly-rated Chinese entertainment including lifestyle, music, drama, news and current affairs programmes on seven channels – Channel [V] Mainland China, Channel [V] Taiwan, ETTV Asia, Phoenix InfoNews, TTV World, TVB Xing He Channel and XING KONG. New customers must subscribe to at least three Basic Groups before taking on Chinese Plus II.