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NBCUniversal launches DreamWorks, E! Entertainment in India

DreamWorks and E! Entertainment branded zone will be available on JioTV and JioTV+.

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Mumbai: NBCUniversal International Networks and Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) on Thursday announced the launch of DreamWorks and an E! Entertainment branded zone for Jio subscribers in India.

Jio subscribers will be able to access a broad selection of territory premieres and catalogue of compelling programming from DreamWorks and E!, alongside a companion package of on-demand content on Universal+.

The offering will include DreamWorks franchises such as "Trolls: The Beat Goes On!," "All Hail King Julien," "The Adventures of Puss in Boots," "Dragons: Race to the Edge," "Dawn of the Croods," "Spirit Riding Free," and "Voltron Legendary Defender."

E! will bring its slate programming to JioTV and on JioTV+ for JioFiber subscribers. This includes popular shows like "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," "Dating No Filter," "Very Cavallari," "Flip It Like Disick," "Botched," and "E! True Hollywood Story."

E! will bring live red carpet coverage from signature events such as the Grammy Awards and Academy Awards. In addition, viewers will have access to Daily Pop, the daytime series that covers the biggest stories in entertainment and features discussions of the latest pop culture buzz.  Plus, the launch will also see the arrival of "Overserved with Lisa Vanderpump" and "Celebrity Game Face," hosted by Kevin Hart.

“We are thrilled to be extending our footprint into India with DreamWorks and E! on JioTV+,” said NBC Universal International Networks and DTC Asia Pacific managing director Christine Fellowes. “It is exciting to be debuting these popular brands in this territory and we look forward to bringing Jio and JioFiber subscribers companion on-demand content, conveniently packaged under Universal+.”

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