New Broadcast Deals for A+E Networks in Asia


NEW YORK: A+E Networks has signed a slew of new sales agreements with broadcasters in Asia for such titles as The Men Who Built America and Modern Marvels, among many others.

China's Dox TV platform went for Beyond Scared Straight, Cajun Justice, Casanova Killers, The Cold Case Files, Crime 360, Crime Investigation Asia, Crime: Crossing the Line, Deadly Wives, Evil Up Close, The First 48, The First 48: Missing Persons, Gangsters: America's Most Evil, I Killed My BFF, Killer Profile, The Killer Speaks, Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force, Mobsters and Panic 9-1-1. Also in China, the ICS channel picked up Ancient Aliens, Battles BC and The Men Who Built America.

Over in Malaysia, NTV7 opted for Criss Angel Mindfreak, Dance Moms and Don't Trust Andrew Mayne. Kompas TV in Indonesia acquired a selection of contemporary profiles from the Biography series. In Japan, TV Asahi scooped up Crime & Punishment and Look Who's Stalking. Mongolia's Bloomberg licensed historical and contemporary Biography profiles, as well as Mankind Decoded, The Men Who Built America and Modern Marvels.

RTB in Brunei snapped up Big History, Modern Marvels and Your Bleeped Up Brain, while Tvwan Family in Papua New Guinea went for Beyond Scared Straight, Criss Angel Mindfreak, I Survived, Shark Wranglers, The Universe, Wahlburgers and The World Wars. RTL CBS Asia took the Critic's Choice Movie Awards and the Critic's Choice Television Awards. And finally, Cambodia's CTN signed up for Criss Angel Mindfreak and Don't Trust Andrew Mayne.

Glen Hansen, the VP of international content sales for the Asia Pacific at A+E Networks, remarked: "We are very pleased to announce these sales as we approach ATF. Asia is a major growth territory, and the demand for high-quality programing continues to gather momentum. We look forward to presenting our dynamic lineup of scripted series and TV events, factual franchises and TV movies during the market."