An HD version was launched in 2011 along with
ESPN HD. In 2013 it was converted to Star Sports HD1 (English) which was rebranded to Star Sports 1 HD (English) in 2017.
Star Sports 3 and HD3 (dedicated Hindi channel)
Star Sports channels were rebranded on 6 November 2013, with a unified Star Sports brand replacing the individual Star Sports, Star Cricket and ESPN brands. Star Cricket became Star Sports 3, a dedicated Hindi channel; Star Cricket HD became Star Sports HD1, which in 2017 became Star Sports 1 HD.
HD version launched in 2015.
In 2015, before the
2015 Cricket World Cup, Star Sports HD3 and HD4 were launched. However, Star Sports HD4 was shut down in 2017, and Star Sports 4 became Star Sports 1 Tamil.
Star Sports 3 name was revived on 15 September 2018 when a new channel of this name replaced Channel V India.
Star Sports 1 Hindi and 1 Hindi HD (dedicated Hindi channel)
The Star Sports network was rebranded again on 28 May 2017. Star Sports 3 and HD3 became Star Sports 1 Hindi and 1 Hindi HD to accentuate the channel's language.
Part of Disney India (
The Walt Disney Company)
Star India ( Special logos)
Hindi: Entertainment: Star Plus (HD), Star Bharat (HD) and Star Utsav | Movies: Star Gold (HD), Star Gold Select (HD), Movies OK and Star Utsav Movies
English: Entertainment: Star World (HD) and Star World Premiere HD | Movies: Star Movies (HD) and Star Movies Select HD | Lifestyle: Fox Life (HD) and Nat Geo People HD 1 | Knowledge and infotainment: National Geographic ( HD) and Nat Geo Wild ( HD) | Music: Nat Geo Music HD 1 | Kids’: BabyTV HD 1
Regional languages: Tamil: Star Vijay (HD) and Vijay Super | Telugu: Star Maa (HD), Star Maa Movies (HD), Star Maa Music and Star Maa Gold | Kannada: Star Suvarna (HD) and Star Suvarna Plus | Malayalam: Asianet (HD), Asianet Plus and Asianet Movies | Bangla: Star Jalsha (HD) and Jalsha Movies (HD) | Marathi: Star Pravah (HD)
Main channels: Star Sports 1 (HD) ( Hindi (HD) | Tamil | Telugu | Kannada | Bangla) | Star Sports 2 (HD) | Star Sports 3 Free-to-air channel: Star Sports First (Hindi) Star Sports Select: Star Sports Select 1 (HD), Star Sports Select 2 (HD) Upcoming channels: Star Sports 1 Malayalam, Marathi and Gujarati
International channels: Africa: Star Life (HD in South Africa, SD elsewhere)
Video-on-demand service: Hotstar | Film production: Fox Star Studios ( Other) Affiliated company: Tata Sky 2 (
HD, + HD; defunct: Tata Sky+, Tata Sky Transfer)
Former channels and properties:
Defunct: Life OK (HD)/Star One | Star Movies Action | FX (India) (HD) | Fox Crime (India) | Channel V (India) | ESPN India ( HD) | ESPN Star Sports
Divested: News network 3 ( Star News | Star Ananda | Star Majha) | Star CJ Alive 4
1Run by Fox Networks Group Asia; there is no dedicated Indian feed. Since 2019, available only in HD and not SD.
2Joint venture with Tata Group.
3Sold to ABP Group.
4Sold to CJ E&M.
Non-Indian companies using the Star brand:
STAR Greater China:
STAR Chinese Channel | STAR Chinese Movies | STAR Chinese Movies Legend | National Geographic ( HD) | Nat Geo Wild ( HD) | Nat Geo People ( HD) | Channel V ( HD)
Taiwan: Star Movies HD (Taiwan)
Disbanded channels and properties:
China: Star China Media 1 ( Star Sports | Xing Kong | Channel V (China) | Fortune Star)
Southeast Asia 2: Star World (Asia) and Star Movies ( Asia, Philippines and Taiwan), MTV 3
Indonesia: antv 3
Philippines: Viva Cinema 4
South Korea: Channel V (Korea)
1Sold to China Media Capital.
2Rebranded from Star to Fox channels in 2017. Now owned by Fox Networks Group.
3Formerly a joint-venture with Viacom International but ended in 1994. MTV Southeast Asia later relaunched in 1995.
4Sold to Visi Media Asia, which had owned 80% of the channel (Star formerly owned 20%).
5Relauched as Pinoy Box Office.