Turner Launches WB in Pakistan

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has launched its English-language entertainment channel WB in Pakistan, three years after the channel debuted in India.

The 24-hour channel targets an upscale urban audience 24-hour Hollywood content including movies and TV series from the Warner Bros. studio.

WB will be distributed in Pakistan through Homecast Entertainment Private and will feature movie titles such as the Harry Potter series, the Lord of the Rings series, include The Hangover and Sherlock Holmes, as well as series like “The Big Bang Theory,” ‘Fringe” and “Friends.”

“For nearly a decade Turner has built its leadership in the Pakistan media and entertainment industry on a bedrock of rich, powerful and compelling content,” says Steve Marcopoto, president and managing director, Turner International Asia Pacific. “Now we expand our foundation with WB, leveraging the greatest hits from the largest and fastest-growing film and television library in the world. With a distinctive on-air feel and the biggest hits, it will indeed be “entertainment made better’ for all Hollywood movie buffs in Pakistan."