Tata Sky World Series has been launched in India. It is an exclusive service for Indian audiences that will bring popular global content right onto their television sets. Dubbed as a pop-up service, it will debut in the said region with an acclaimed Italian language crime drama, Gomorrah. The Tata Sky World Series will go live from 19 March 2017. Gomorrah will be available to all Tata Sky subscribers for a period of one month via Tata Sky’s Set-Top-Box & Tata Sky Mobile App at no additional cost.
The first TV series on Tata Sky World Series, Gomorrah, shall run for one month with English subtitles. On television, the pop-up service, Tata Sky World Series will run one new episode a day along with previous episodes available throughout the day.
About the TV series – ‘Gomorrah’ is Italy’s popular television series based on the best-selling book by the journalist Roberto Saviano. The novel has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and inspired the film Gomorrah, which won the 2008 Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. The series, set in the suburbs of Naples in Italy, focuses on the inside story of the Camorra, the fierce Neapolitan crime organization, and is told through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzio (Marco D’Amore), the right hand of the clan’s godfather, Pietro Savastanno (Fortunato Cerlino).
Further, Tata Sky World Series will showcase more global content from Italy, UK, Cuba, Norway, Czech Republic and South Korea on Indian screens exclusively for Tata Sky subscribers throughout the year.
Commenting on the launch, Paolo Agostinelli, Chief Content & Business Development Officer, Tata Sky said that Tata Sky constantly pushes the boundaries of innovation by providing an assorted and rich array of content to subscribers on platforms of their choice; be it the Set-Top-Box or the Tata Sky Mobile App. This new service will enable subscribers to consume global content which otherwise would not have reached the Indian sub-continent through the conventional mediums of television. Gomorrah being the first of many international TV shows on Tata Sky World Series is a scintillating drama on the much-romanced Italian Mafia, that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.