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Julien Millereux Joins Total Sports Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: The sports marketing and distribution firm Total Sports Asia (TSA) has named Julien Millereux as its new director of sales and acquisitions. Millereux’s duties will include developing strategies and helping to expand the company’s media business. He previously worked for eight years in programming, acquisitions and sales at ...

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Ramez Sheikh Joins Universal Networks International

SINGAPORE: Ramez Sheikh, most recently with The Walt Disney Company, is joining Universal Networks International as its VP of network development and distribution for the Asia-Pacific region. The appointment is part of UNI’s efforts to accelerate the growth of its channel portfolio—E! Entertainment Television, Style, DIVA Universal, Universal Channel, Syfy, ...

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A+E Networks Notches Up Asian Deals

NEW YORK: Broadcasters in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and South Korea, among other Asian markets, have snapped up series and specials from the A+E Networks portfolio. “This year, our sales are soaring throughout Asia, which has enabled us to further strengthen our presence in this vital market,” said Ling-Sze Gan, ...

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Indonesia’s Parabola Orange TV Gets DW

BONN/JAKARTA: Deutsche Welle (DW) has become part of the programming lineup for Parabola Orange TV, a DTH service in Indonesia. DW will be included in Parabola Orange TV’s “Smart Package,” which consists of other lifestyle, educational and global news networks. Shift and Europe in Concert are examples of new programming ...

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Malaysian Launch for Disney XD

KUALA LUMPUR: The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia has secured carriage for Disney XD on Malaysian operator Astro’s basic platform, with the channel to be available in English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and Tamil. Delivered in SD and HD beginning September 15, the 24-hour network for kids 6 to 14 will ...

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MediaCorp & TBS Co-Producing Weekly Series

SINGAPORE: MediaCorp and TBS Television are jointly producing a weekly show that will highlight fashion trends in Tokyo, set to broadcast starting this fall on Channel U. The two companies will also jointly conduct a feasibility study on television-based e-commerce opportunities in Singapore. The deal between MediaCorp and TBS builds ...

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CASBAA Adds New Members

HONG KONG: A number of additions have been made to the CASBAA membership roster, including Brightcove and Kantar Media Audiences. China-based SMiT (Shenzhen State Micro Technology) has joined the CASBAA Council of Governors. The company provides software and devices for the delivery of digital content. New corporate members for CASBAA ...

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IATAS & ATF Team for International Emmy Award Nominees Showcase

SINGAPORE: The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (IATAS) and the Asia Television Forum (ATF) are jointly launching an International Emmy Award Nominees showcase, which will take place at this year’s ATF in Singapore in December. The current year’s International Emmy Award Nominees will be invited to Asia to ...

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Network Ten On Board zeebox’s Expansion into Australia

SYDNEY: Network Ten has established a joint venture with the social TV platform zeebox that will bring the second-screen app to Australia later this year. The JV, zeebox Australia, will bring the app into the local market for use on the iPhone, iPad and Android devices starting in the third quarter ...

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