Mumbai : The wait is finally over! Actress and international icon, Priyanka Chopra’s debut international television series, ABC’s Quantico, will air on India’s most loved English Entertainment Channel, Star World & Star World HD from 3rd October every Saturday at 9 PM.
Touted as one of the biggest shows of fall 2015, Quantico, will also be the first American show to have an Indian-national playing the lead, a huge moment of pride for the country, as Bollywood’s very own Priyanka Chopra makes her big international television debut.
The actress took to a popular microblogging site to express her excitement as the date of the show’s airing in India is finally out . Said Priyanka, “Saturday nights..You and Me…Let’s uncover the mystery .Quantico starts on Star World on Oct 3rd in India ,every Saturday at 9pm”.
TV giants ,Star World, will be launching this show with great fanfare this year and will be building an exciting campaign for the show, giving it the kind of push it deserves on home turf.
The advertiser response for Quantico has been very encouraging and exciting. A leading e-commerce platform will shortly be confirmed as the presenting sponsor for the show. Various categories across Bath-ware, FMCG and Auto have shown interest to come on-board as powered by and associate sponsors as well.
“Quantico” follows a group of young FBI recruits, as flashbacks will detail their previous lives, battling their way through training at the training academy in Quantico, Virginia. The series will reveal in a flash forward twist that one of the recruits, once they graduate from the academy, will be suspected of masterminding the biggest terror attack on New York City since the September 11 attacks in 2001.
The show, produced by ABC Studios, the television production division of Disney–ABC Television Group, is already gathering great buzz and popularity across the globe, as the world looks forward to Priyanka Chopra’s international television, which is a first of its kind achievement by any Indian celebrity in history.
About Star India- Pvt Ltd
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STAR India is making quantum leaps in transforming sports in the country by leveraging the group’s strengths in superior content and audience engagement. STAR’s sports business has grown rapidly to 8 channel properties (STAR Sports 1, 2, 3, 4 and STAR Sports HD1, HD2, HD3 and HD4), making it the leading sports network in the country.
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About Disney Media Distribution (DMD):
Disney Media Distribution (DMD) distributes more than 30,000 hours of programming in multiple languages to over 1,300 platform partners in 240 territories worldwide. In India, DMD works closely with Indian broadcasters to provide international content which appeals to local audiences.