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HBO lines up mega blockbusters during Diwali

01-October-2005
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HBO lines up mega blockbusters during Diwali

HBO presents an exciting countdown of blockbuster movies in October as the festive season sets in. Viewers can quench their entertainment thirst with HBO The Big One and still some more with HBO The Big Saturday, HBO Saturday Nights and HBO Original Series.

Starting from October 15, HBO will bring the best of Hollywood by premiering the movie ‘S.W.A.T’ on HBO The Big Saturday. On October 25, viewers can catch HBO’s special Diwali offering, HBO The Big One – ‘Van Helsing’.

This apart, the channel aims to liven up Saturday nights with an exhilarating line up of movies like ‘Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason’, ‘Dawn Of The Dead’, ‘Beyond Borders’ and ‘The Time Machine’.

The HBO Original Movie Of The Month is ‘My House In Umbria’, which will be telecast on October 4. The channel has struck up exclusive licensing deals with four major Hollywood studios – Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia/ TriStar), Universal and Warner Bros.

HBO The Big One is a special television event that premieres a mega blockbuster movie, while HBO Big Saturdays showcases mega blockbusters that have generated huge worldwide box office receipts. HBO Saturday Nights premieres a new box office hit each week throughout the year, while HBO Superstar Sunday showcases outstanding performances by Hollywood’s hottest stars in their most memorable roles.

In addition, HBO features at least three to four new movie showcases every month to offer viewers an interesting mix of Hollywood movies based on exciting themes.

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