Astro Welcomes the New Year with HITS NOW and 6 FREE Channel Previews

Astro Welcomes the New Year with HITS NOW and 6 FREE Channel Previews

Usher in 2024 with Astro’s year-end treat for creating memorable moments with your loved ones

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 December 2023 – Astro is delighted to ring in the new year with an exceptional year-end gift for all its customers. Get ready for the FREE preview of our new channel, HITS NOW (CH702), accompanied by complimentary limited-time access to five additional channels: HBO Hits, HBO Family, Showcase, K-Plus, and Moonbug. Starting 1 January 2024, enjoy the festivities and celebrate the upcoming year by immersing yourself in premium content suitable for every family member. This exclusive offering is our way of expressing gratitude to our customers as we transition into the new year together.

Prepare to make lasting memories with your family, as “HITS NOW” will be available as a free preview to all customers from 10 January 2024 to 31 March 2024. This launch is just in time for you and your loved ones to witness A-list actors and groundbreaking creators make history during the LIVE broadcast of the 75th Primetime EMMY Awards on 16 January 2024. This channel will air acclaimed dramas, side-splitting comedies, exciting game shows and more, including America’s Got Talent: Fantasy Team, American Idol, and Celebrity Family Feud.

From 1 January 2024 to 31 January 2024, all Astro customers can also enjoy the latest blockbusters on HBO Hits, laugh together with their loved ones at the comedic antics on HBO Family, embark on educational adventures offered on Moonbug, watch Korean favourites on K-Plus and for those with an eclectic taste, Showcase provides a mix of current hits and timeless classics.

1) CH415 HBO Hits: Immerse yourself in round-the-clock blockbuster hits for movie enthusiasts. Tune in to experience the cinematic thrill with Moonfall and The Lost City.

2) CH414 HBO Family: Create lasting family memories with HBO Family, offering a delightful and family-friendly viewing environment. Enjoy programmes like The Lego Movie 2 and Bee Movie together.

3) CH413 Showcase: Curated for the Malaysian audience, Showcase presents a mix of current and timeless favourites. This New Year, dive into the magic of movies with specials, blockbusters, and family favourites like Dolittle, Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

4) CH396 K-Plus: Your ultimate destination for Korean entertainment, featuring exclusive drama series, variety shows, movies, and lifestyle programmes. Explore the best of Hallyu with Between Him and Her and Perfect Marriage Revenge, perfect for the entire family.

5) CH618 Moonbug: Delight in preschool shows on Moonbug, including favourites like Blippi and CoComelon. Sing, laugh, and learn with your children in the wonderful world of Moonbug.

Celebrating Meaningful Family Moments with Astro

Astro is pleased to introduce our latest campaign revolving around the tagline “Masa Bersama Merapatkan Kita,” showcasing what it truly means to connect with our loved ones. In our continuous dedication to enhancing family bonds, we have launched this initiative to encourage our customers to create meaningful family time together with Astro, featuring Syafiq Kyle and Mimi Lana: Please Click Here.

Come together to celebrate the essence of family with Astro’s range of TV Packs, with 30%* off starting from only RM41.99/month. Start your journey of shared experiences with Astro by visiting

*30% off applies for subscriptions with auto-debit signups only. T&C apply.