HOOQ, a video-on-demand service provider, has announced the addition of new titles to its already extensive content catalogue especially for HOOQ’s Indian Audience. Some of the most popular and iconic TV shows of all times like Friends, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men and Community are included in the new titles.
HOOQ, a start-up joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros, allows customers to enjoy unlimited online streaming access and an offline viewing option on Hollywood and Indian movies and television content, via any device including computers, smartphones, tablets and Android set-top boxes.
Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons. The plot is centered around a set of six friends (Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay), living off of one another in the heart of New York City.
The Big Bang Theory is one of the blockbuster shows that is primarily centered on five characters; the two roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper, both physicists who are surrounded by their geeky friends like aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The showstopper being a character, their neighbour named Penny, a waitress and an aspiring actress. The plot is all about the geekiness and intellect of the four guys in contrast for comic effect with Penny’s social skills and common sense.
Community is an American television series that follows an ensemble cast of characters at a community college in the fictional town of Greendale, Colorado. It makes heavy use of meta-humor and pop culture references, often parodying film and television clichÃ©s and tropes.
Two and a Half Men is an American television sitcom that originally starred Charlie Sheen (the lead character later being replaced by Ashton Kutcher), Jon Cryer, and Angus T. Jones. The series is about the bumpy life of a hedonistic jingle writer, Charlie Harper; his uptight brother Alan; and Alan’s son Jake.
“We always want to offer our customers the best and most exciting content from across the world and genres. Titles such as FRIENDS, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men have become iconic symbols which would work very well with the younger audiences. While HOOQ has one of the largest numbers of Hollywood titles and we are very excited to continuously add more content every month. With varied content on our platform, we aim to offer our audiences different flavors with an uninterrupted viewing experience” said Mr. Salil Kapoor, Managing Director India at HOOQ in a press release.