Halloween came early for HOOQ Subscribers and their kids as they featured a spHOOQtacular spHOOQy treat last Friday during the 3rd leg of the #HOOQHangouts held at the Globe Iconic Store in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.

Audiences and their ‘younglings’ came to the venue wearing their sp-HOOQ-eiest costumes to watch the Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis 2006 animated masterpiece – MONSTER HOUSE, one of my favorite Halloween-themed movie that stars the voice of Mitchel Musso (also the voice of Jeremy in Phineas and Ferb), Sam Lerner (The Goldbergs, Project Almanac), Spencer Locke (Resident Evil) and Steve Buscemi who did the voice of Nebbercracker in the film.

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I attended the event together with my daughter Sky who is also a big fan of the movie and HOOQ treated us and all the movie watchers with free popcorns, hotdogs and drinks plus some cool Halloween giveaways after the screening.

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HOOQ Hangouts is definitely the Philippines’ biggest outdoor cinema event complete with three huge LED screens, beanbags, blankets and cushions for lazy watching. Held in cooperation with Samsung and Globe Live, the event is quickly turning into a monthly weekend BGC tradition.

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What’s bigger than the HOOQ Hangouts event?

HOOQ announces that they will increase it’s library of child-friendly content in the last quarter of this year. Over 500 hours worth of awesome kids shows available anytime and anywhere.

HOOQ inked a new set of partnerships with the biggest names in family entertainment: Nick Jr., Nickolodeon, Kids Like Us, Hasbro, Turner and MoMedia to bring some of the most popular kids titles into its catalog.

Soon the younger kids can watch Dora The Explorer, Go Diego Go, Paw Patrol, Littlest Pet Shop, and Mr. Bean on their parents’ mobile devices. Fans of Hi-5 and iCarly will also be able to revisit their favorite episodes on the series.

As for animated series, HOOQ will deliver multiple seasons of Avatar The Legend of Aang, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Fairly odd Parents, Transformers, Spongebob Squarepants, and My Little Pony.

“HOOQ is committed to delivering premium content for everyone in the Filipino family, and this includes entertainment for kids.  This is why we are expanding our library to have over 500 hours of kids’ content over the next few weeks,” said HOOQ Country Manager, Jane Cruz-Walker.

Aside from beefing up its contents, HOOQ also comes with a new interface designed with the habits of the social and digital natives in mind. This new mobile-first release features a brand new real time content feed and personalized recommendation engine that makes discovering new favorites easier than ever.  One of the most exciting new features is the real time content feed that highlights HOOQs most popular content which shows what others are watching and which titles are trending.

In addition to the current support of iOS, Android, web, Chromecast and Android Set-top Box, HOOQ will also be available on Airplay and mobile web as part of this launch.

HOOQ is Asia’s largest video-on-demand service hosting over 10,000 movies and TV shows available for streaming or download.  Globe customers can get free access to HOOQ with selected GoSURF mobile data plans and as well as Broadband Plan 1299 and up.

It’s easy to get HOOQ!  Sign up today for a 7-day free trial on www.HOOQ.tv.  Globe mobile customers can get up to 90 days free HOOQ on selected GoSURF plans.  Broadband customers also get HOOQ for free on Globe Home Broadband.  Once the trial period expires, Globe customers can continue enjoying HOOQ at P149 subscription fee monthly charged to your Globe bill.  Simply text HOOQ149 to 8888.

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