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17 October, 2016Turner Asia Pacific picks up Seasons 6 and 7 of Xilam’s hit Oggy and the Cockroaches

Xilam, the award-winning animation production company, today announces that Turner Asia Pacific, one of its key broadcast partners, has acquired two additional seasons for its ratings-winner Oggy and the Cockroaches. The series in 4K will be delivered from 2017 onwards and available across Turner’s channels including Cartoon Network, Boomerang and POGO. The strong partnership between Xilam and Turner has seen…

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14 October, 2016Eurosport makes waves with international surfing association deal

2016 World Championships highlights to be shown on Eurosport in Asia-Pac Surfing set to debut at the next Summer Olympic Games Singapore, 14 October 2016 – Eurosport has strengthened its association with the Olympic Games after agreeing a partnership that will see highlights of the 2016 ISA World Championships broadcast in the Asia-Pacific region. With surfing set to reach brand…

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13 October, 2016Turner and CNN Unveil CNN MoneyStream – a Personalized Business News App

Team Stream for Business and Financial News Turner and CNN announced the launch of their newest mobile app — CNN MoneyStream, a personalized business news experience available to iOS and Android users. Inspired by Turner’s Team Stream, CNN MoneyStream enables users to follow companies, businesses, topics, and market data just like they follow teams and players through Bleacher Report’s app.…

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12 October, 2016‘Medici: Masters of Florence’ in Ultra HD by RAI to broadcast in Italy through Eutelsat

Eight episodes of landmark series available for Tivùsat satellite homes from 18 October Paris, 12 October 2016 – Satellite TV homes in Italy are set for a feast of exceptional Ultra HD viewing with ‘Medici: Masters of Florence’, a landmark series from RAI that starts broadcasting on 18 October. The eight-part series starring Dustin Hoffman and chronicling the rise of…

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11 October, 2016ViuTV unveils exciting program lineup for 2017 – English channel ViuTVsix will be launched on March 31, 2017

HONG KONG, October 11, 2016 – ViuTV today unveils its strong content lineup for 2017 with more “real choices” for Hong Kong viewers. ViuTVsix, an English channel, will be launched at channel 96 on March 31, 2017. Factual entertainment for everyone – ViuTV is committed to offering the most comprehensive factual entertainment content to viewers. In 2017, ViuTV will continue…

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11 October, 2016Celestial Tiger Entertainment Enters South Korea

Celestial Movies Launches on SK Broadband HONG KONG (October 11, 2016) – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today the launch of its flagship Chinese movie channel, Celestial Movies, on SK Broadband – a major pay TV platform in South Korea with over 3.8 million subscribers.  The channel is…

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11 October, 2016Samir Farah has been appointed as the new Head of BBC Arabic

Samir has been with BBC Arabic since 1996 as a programme maker, presenter and editor. Most recently he has led the programmes department, which has pioneered new formats and produced ground breaking documentaries including Syrian Journey, Broadcasting Hate and Slaves of the Caliphate. Samir said: “It is a huge honour to be the new Head of BBC Arabic. It is also…

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7 October, 2016Fox Sports provides more choices to baseball fans in Taiwan with strategic digital partnership with major league baseball

Taiwan – FOX Sports announced today a ground-breaking digital-rights partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) in Taiwan from 2016 to 2020, which enables baseball fans to watch MLB games on their mobile phones, tablets, computers or Smart TVs, in addition to catching the action on the FOX Sports network on TV. The agreement is testament to the strong relationship between…

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5 October, 2016Fetch TV launches Turner’s CNN International in Australia

Timing ideal to cater for the unprecedented interest in the US Election SYDNEY, October 5, 2016 – Fetch TV today announced the launch of CNN International, which will be available this week to Entertainment Pack subscribers at no additional cost. CNN international is the number one international TV news channel across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific…

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5 October, 2016‘The Voice’ a hit on Starworld, Its new Asia Home

Season 11 of the hit singing competition show kicked off on Sept 20th, pushing StarWorld to #1. HONG KONG – OCTOBER 5TH, 2016 – FOX Networks Group (FNG) Asia launched season 11 of music reality TV show ‘The Voice’ on its new home on Starworld on September 20th to an exceptional on-air debut.  The premiere episode made StarWorld the #1…

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4 October, 2016BBC Bangla marks 75 years of broadcasting with TV, radio and digital audiences

BBC Bangla marks 75 years of broadcasting with TV, radio and digital audiences 3 October 2016. BBC Bangla will present a series of programmes and events with audiences in Bangladesh and India to mark 75 years of broadcasting.  It will engage with audiences via Facebook Lives and radio to discuss the global and national issues that are of special relevance…

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3 October, 2016KIX Sends Four Southeast Asian Celebrities on The Ultimate BROcation

New Reality Series Follows the Adventure of Four “Bros” in Hong Kong Hong Kong (October 3, 2016) – KIX, the ultimate destination for action entertainment in Asia, announced today the cast of its new reality series The Ultimate BROcation. Joining the all-expenses paid vacation tailor-made for “bros” are Filipino-American singer, dancer and actor Billy Crawford; popular Thai TV and radio host DJ PK (Piyawat…

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3 October, 2016Dance Singapore Dance Season 2 to Start October 2 on Zee TV APAC

SINGAPORE, Oct. 02, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Popular reality show Dance Singapore Dance is set to return for its second season on October 2, 2016, to be aired on Zee Television Asia Pacific (Zee TV APAC). A localised version of the popular Dance India Dance (DID) series, Dance Singapore Dance brings together aspiring dancers from different backgrounds and cultures from across…

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29 September, 2016Cignal to launch Rewind Networks’ Hits

HITS, a celebration of the Best TV series, will be available nationwide in HD for the first time in the Philippines through Cignal TV Singapore/Manila, 28 September 2016 Cignal and Rewind Networks announced the launch of HITS HD (Cignal Channel 120) on Cignal Postpaid Plan 290 and up, and Cignal Prepaid HD Load 300 and up. HITS will go live at…

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29 September, 2016Zee Entertainment announces its foray into Radio

Acquires UAE’s first and leading Radio Station, Hum 106.2 FM Dubai, UAE / Mumbai, India, September 29, 2016: India’s leading content conglomerate, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) today reached another major milestone by announcing its foray into Radio with the acquisition of UAE’s first and leading Radio station, Hum 106.2 FM. ZEE now becomes the only entertainment network in the…

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26 September, 2016New drama series Westworld Premieres same time as the U.S. debuts on Monday, Oct 3, at 9am (8am Thai/Jkt), with same day primetime encore at 9pm (8pm Thai/Jkt), exclusively on HBO

SINGAPORE, September 26, 2016 – The brand-new one-hour drama series WESTWORLD and starring an ensemble cast including Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden, kicks off its ten-episode season premiere on Monday, Oct 3, at 9am (8am Thai/Jkt), exclusively on HBO, with same day primetime encore at 9pm (8pm Thai/Jkt). New episodes premiere on subsequent Mondays at…

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26 September, 2016Seven finalists selected for the Inaugural Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award

26 SEPTEMBER 2016 – Telstra today announced seven finalists for the inaugural Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award, recognising outstanding business leaders from Hong Kong, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Cynthia Whelan, Telstra’s Group Executive of International and New Businesses, said Telstra was thrilled at the interest the Award had generated among successful business women…

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26 September, 2016Viacom International Media Networks announces executive appointments in Asia Pacific

Paras Sharma Appointed as Southeast Asia’s Senior Vice President & General Manager MTV Australia & New Zealand’s Simon Bates to Lead MTV Asia Pacific Kirsty Bloore assumes regional leadership of research SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, 26 SEPTEMBER 2016 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced executive appointments within the company’s management team in Asia Pacific, which will be effective 1 October…

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26 September, 2016Irdeto Promotes Bengt Jonsson to Senior Vice President of Global Sales

Following a Successful IBC 2016 and a Series of New Customer and Partner Wins, Irdeto is Poised for Continued Growth Under Jonsson’s Leadership AMSTERDAM – 26 September 2016 – Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, today announced the appointment of Bengt Jonsson as Senior Vice President of Global Sales. A member of Irdeto’s leadership team since 2008, Jonsson…

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Cartoon Network's We Bare Bears & The Powerpuff Girls to air on TV5 in Philippines

22 September, 2016Cartoon Network’s ‘we Bare Bears’ and ‘the Powerpuff Girls’ to air on Tv5 in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (September 22, 2016) – Localized versions of two of Cartoon Network’s most popular and highest-rating shows – We Bare Bears and The Powerpuff Girls – will air on the Philippines’ free-to-air TV channel TV5. Filipino kids and families nationwide will be treated to a lineup of new series featuring recent animations from the country’s number one kids’ channel.…

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