ABS-CBN Announces Availability Of Local Films On Cable, Digital, Satellite TV

ABS-CBN announced the availability of local films on cable, digital, and satellite TV

Following the temporary closure of most cinemas due to pandemic, ABS-CBN had announced the availability of its local films on cable, digital, and satellite TV.

This, as Olivia Lamasan — the managing director of ABS-CBN Films — said that the pandemic had pushed them to think out of the box even if the COVID-19 pandemic had been challenging, adding that they thought of ways in order to reach their audience in different ways.

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Movies under ABS-CBN Films — including those from Cinema One Originals, Star Cinema, and Black Sheep productions — will be available on iWantTFC and KTX.ph.

As for the cable and satellite TV, ABS-CBN had partnered with Philippine cable companies Cignal and SKYcable in order to distribute its movies in a pay-per-view scheme.

Viewers may get a 48-hour access to the network’s latest movies in their chosen platform for PHP 150.00.

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The first ABS-CBN film that would be available across those platforms was the horror movie “U-Turn” starring Kim Chiu, which was scheduled to launch on October 30, 2020 on all platforms.

Other upcoming movies that were slated to release on multiple platforms include the following: “Four Sisters Before the Wedding”, “Boyette (Not A Girl, Yet)”, “My Lockdown Romance”, “Hello Stranger The Movie”, and “Princess Dayareese”.

Moreover, ABS-CBN Films had also pioneered its first 13-episode digital movie series “The House Arrest Of Us” this month.

Starring Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, the said digital movie series was available exclusively on iWantTFC and KTX for PHP 499.00.

Meanwhile, Knowledge Channel Foundation had renewed its partnership with the Philippine Cable and Telecommunications Association in order to provide learning materials for students who were adapting to distance learning.

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