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Disney Enters Movie Co-Pro Pact with Shanghai Media Group

BURBANK: The Walt Disney Studios and Shanghai Media Group Pictures have entered into a multiyear agreement aimed at co-developing Disney-branded movies for U.S.-China co-productions. U.S.-based action, adventure and fantasy writers will be working with locally based Chinese writers and filmmakers to develop stories and scripts that have the hallmarks of ...

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HBO Asia Heads into Production on New Miniseries

SINGAPORE: Production is getting under way on HBO Asia's new original Grace, which is a four-part horror miniseries in English and Mandarin. The 4×1-hour miniseries is about a father's mistake that condemns his family to unspeakable horror. It is set in present-day urban Asia. The international cast features the American ...

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Veteran Programmer John Stephens Joins Australia’s Ten

SYDNEY: Industry veteran John Stephens has joined Australia's Network Ten as its director of scheduling and acquisitions. Stephens, whose television career spans more than 40 years, will work closely with Beverley McGarvey, Ten’s chief programming officer. Both of them report to network CEO Hamish McLennan. Stephens previously served as director ...

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SNL Korea Returns for a Fifth Season

SEOUL: A fifth season of Saturday Night Live Korea (SNL Korea) recently debuted on CJ E&M's general entertainment channel tvN. SNL Korea is an adaptation of the long-running American comedy show. The new season, which aims to be more interactive and attract additional female viewers, sees Narsha from K-pop group Brown ...

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CASBAA TV Upfronts Find Success in Jakarta

JAKARTA: The most recent CASBAA TV Upfronts, which took place late last month in Jakarta, Indonesia, brought in close to 100 delegates and attendees representing media agencies, clients, pay-TV broadcasters and partners. The event featured keynote speaker Andi Sadha, CEO of Activate; guest speaker Irawati Pratignyo, managing director of media ...

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CASBAA Lines Up OTT Summit

HONG KONG: The CASBAA OTT Summit, which is focusing solely on over-the-top services, is set to take place on March 25 at the Grand Hyatt in Singapore. The inaugural event will explore in detail what the future holds for the pay-TV business and factors of incorporating OTT into existing business ...

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VIMN Asia Makes Brand Executive Change

SINGAPORE: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has announced Paras Sharma as the new VP of MTV Brand, Comedy Central and Digital Media Asia. Sharma begins the tenure with VIMN Asia as of March 17 and will be based in Singapore. Sharma will be reporting to Indra Suharjono, the executive VP ...

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