Rewind Networks brings back Mork & Mindy exclusively to HITS

Mork & Mindy – the show that propelled Robin Williams to stardom will premiere on HITS this month

Singapore, 3 October 2014

Oh shazbot! Rewind Networks announced today that the beloved sitcom Mork & Mindy starring Robin Williams as an alien reporting on earthling culture will be airing on its top-rated channel HITS at the end of October. The exclusive deal will have all four seasons bid “Nanu Nanu” to Asian audiences across Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and soon to other markets in the HITS footprint.

“It is in the HITS DNA to celebrate the very best in TV and Robin Williams’ comedic genius in Mork & Mindy makes it a must-have TV series to add to our already stellar lineup of shows. When the show first launched it was considered appointment TV. Missing episodes made you a social pariah. Now with the benefit of a daily weekday strip, Sunday night binge view session and catch-up on-demand, viewers will have ample opportunities to watch the series that propelled Robin Williams to international fame,” said Sandie Lee, VP & Channel Head, Rewind Networks.

Avi Himatsinghani, Founder & CEO commented, “Robin Williams was and still is an icon to people today. His brand of comedy was relevant then, now and will continue to bring laughs to multiple generations. HITS in its own little way is celebrating the life of this legendary artiste and continuing his legacy by bringing his greatest TV comedic moments to audiences in the region, some of whom are watching his breakout role for the first time.”

The 49 x 1⁄2 hour episodes of Mork & Mindy distributed by CBS Studios International will also be available to view through catch up on-demand channel - HITS Replay as well as streaming on the HITS app accessible via iOS and Android to authenticated pay-TV subscribers.

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About Rewind Networks

Rewind Networks Pte. Ltd., Incorporated and Headquartered in Singapore, is a Multimedia Branded Entertainment Company dedicated to providing the Best in Class content to audiences across the Asia Pacific region.

HITS is Rewind Networks’ maiden venture launched as a linear 24x7 pan-regional Pay-TV channel service that debuted in Singapore with progressive roll-outs in other South East Asia markets as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan. HITS’ award-winning line-up of shows is the result of exclusive multi-year licensing deals with some of the leading studios including Disney Media Distribution, CBS Studios International, NBC Universal Television, Sony Pictures Television, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution and Carsey-Werner.

HITS is broadcast as a single regional feed from Encompass Digital Asia facilities in Singapore and is available as an encrypted service on Intelsat 19. To get HITS contact your local cable operator. To know more log on to www.hitstv.com.

For media-related enquiries, please contact:

Carolyn So

Manager,
Marketing & Digital Media
Rewind Networks
e: carolyn@rewindnetworks.com
t: +65 6635 3988