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Trio of now TV Channels Launching in Malaysia

HONG KONG: now TV has secured a deal with Telekom Malaysia (TM) to bring three branded channels to the HyppTV IPTV service. The agreement is for the Chinese-language services now International, now Mango and now HaiRun. now International features a variety of cooking, lifestyle and travel programs, alongside a range ...

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MediaCorp Sells 100 Hours into Asia

SINGAPORE: TVB in Hong Kong and 8TV in Malaysia have picked up more than 100 hours of content from MediaCorp. TVB’s pay-TV channel opted for two seasons of My Star Guide, a travelogue format that follows celebrities as they take tour groups to exotic locations. TVB previously agreed to other ...

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Sundance Channel & WE tv Grow Footprint in Taiwan

TAIPEI/NEW YORK: Sundance Channel and WE tv have secured expanded carriage in Taiwan with CNS, building out the networks’ Asian footprints. CNS launched both channels in HD, with Mandarin subtitles, on October 10. AMC/Sundance Channel Global has added Keith Mak to the team to oversee affiliate distribution and marketing for Sundance ...

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Singapore Delegation Announces MIPCOM Deals

SINGAPORE: The delegation led by the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) announced a host of deals at the market last week, where it was showcasing more than 300 hours of factual, drama and animation content. There were 20 companies participating under the MDA banner, an 18-percent rise on the ...

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NBCU Licenses Titles to YOU On Demand in China

NEW YORK: YOU On Demand has secured the VOD rights in China for a range of current, library and upcoming feature films from NBCUniversal International Television Distribution. The offerings will be available to subscribers of YOU On Demand’s TVOD and SVOD platforms. Through the agreement, customers gain access to movies ...

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CASBAA Expands Speaker Lineup

HONG KONG: The speaker lineup for this year’s CASBAA Convention, taking place October 29 to November 1 in Hong Kong, includes Turner’s Gerhard Zeiler, FOXTEL’s Richard Freudenstein, Astro’s Rohana Rozhan and Tata Sky’s Harit Nagpal. "The Convention continues to attract the most respected and influential speakers from the multichannel TV industry, solidifying ...

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The Taste to Air on FOX Traveller in India

CANNES/MUNICH: FOX International Channels has taken on the rights to the U.S. version of the cooking competition show The Taste, which will air on FOX Traveller in India in 2013.  In the U.S., ABC has placed an order for eight episodes. The show stars famous food personalities Nigella Lawson and ...

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SingTel mio TV Holds On to Barclays Premier League Rights

SINGAPORE: SingTel has secured the rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches for the next three seasons starting August 2013 on a non-exclusive basis. The matches will continue to be available online on miostadium.com as well as on mobile through SingTel’s BPL app. Allen Lew, the country chief officer for ...

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U.S. Drama Wedding Band Scores Asian Slots

CANNES: FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has penned deals with two multi-territory broadcasters in the Asia Pacific for the drama Wedding Band. Sony picked up the show for its viewers in East Asia. Viacom18 is bringing the series into India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives. With these two ...

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Malaysian Contingent Notches Up MIPCOM Deals

CANNES: The Malaysian delegation at MIPCOM, led by FINAS, has announced a variety of deals, valued at $30 million, including a co-production pact for Animasia Studio’s Supa Strikas and an alliance between Hasbro Studios and Vision Animation for Transformers: Rescue Bots. Sri Kamaruddin Siaraf, Secretary General of the Ministry of ...

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