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.