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111 HITS
111 Hits logo
Launched 1 November 2008
Owned by Foxtel
Slogan The New Destination for TV Hits
Country Australia
Sister channel(s) FOX8
Arena
The Comedy Channel
Fox Classics
Website www.111hits.tv
Availability
Satellite
Foxtel Digital Channel 111 (timeshift channel 161)
Austar Channel 111 (timeshift channel 161)
Cable
Foxtel Digital Channel 111 (timeshift channel 161)
Optus TV Channel 111 (timeshift channel 161)

111 Hits (pronounced as "Triple One Hits") is an Australian cable and satellite television channel which is currently available on the Foxtel, Austar and Optus Television subscription platforms.[1]

On 24 October 2008, the channel became available on the Foxtel and Optus platform, running promos ahead of the launch. It was confirmed in the days before the launch that the channel will be in 16:9 widescreen. On 1 March 2009, the Channel became available to Austar subscribers.

The channel launched on Saturday, 1 November 2008 with a special named Countdown to 111 Hits that featured special guests Jenna Elfman and Jermaine Jackson. 111 Hits is based at Foxtel's Melbourne Studios, where The Comedy Channel is also produced. [2] 111 Hits+2 went to air on 15 November 2009

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Programming

Content is dominated by Warner Brothers television shows. As 111 Hits launched programming was slowly revealed through promotions on other Foxtel channels, with presenters discussing a show and their memories of it. A majority of the shows have been moved from Arena, FOX8, The Comedy Channel and Fox Classics.

References

  1. ^ New Channels Coming to AUSTAR
  2. ^ http://www.foxtel.com.au/236_7138.htm

See also


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