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28 February, 2017MTV Launches New Southeast Asia Music Chart Show, Sixth Season Of “Catfish: The TV Show” Plus Special Programming To Celebrate International Women’s Day In March

SINGAPORE, 27 FEBRUARY 2017 – Viewers in Southeast Asia are in for brand new treats in March as MTV today announced the launch of a new weekly music chart show MTV NOW STREAMING and the return of Catfish: The TV Show for an intense sixth season. In line with International Women’s Day on 8 March, the channel has also put…

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28 February, 2017Platinum-selling Artists Machine Gun Kelly And Camila Cabello To Perform At “Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’

SINGAPORE, 27 FEBRURY 2017 – Nickelodeon today announced that chart-topping recording artists Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello are set to perform their platinum-selling number one single, “Bad Things,” at the 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards. The reigning rock star of rap and the rising pop princess will take the KCA stage for their first time in a dynamic performance of the…

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28 February, 2017Star Plus continues its inspirational brand journey of ‘Nayi Soch’ with another global first campaign on gender equality

Partners with Aamir Khan on eve of Women’s day Mumbai, February 26, 2017: Star India has constantly endeavoured to inspire social change through its thought-provoking programming, and this mission is reflected in the journey of its ‘Nayi Soch’ (new thinking) campaigns, which have continued to positively impact millions of lives.  In further pursuit of its mission to spark social change…

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28 February, 2017Uday Shankar wins Entrepreneurial CEO category award at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

Becomes the first CEO in the media and entertainment sector to receive this prestigious honour Receives award from Shri Piyush Goyal Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines and Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of  State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Commerce & Industry Mumbai, 25 February 2017 – Uday Shankar, Chairman…

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24 February, 2017A Preview of Coming Attractions: Shining a Spotlight on the Hottest Trends in Media & Entertainment

New eBook features trends, predictions and commentary from Fox, MPAA, GoMedia, PlayKids, MTS and other industry thought leaders on topics like 4K, piracy, watermarking and disruptive technologies AMSTERDAM, 23 February 2017 – A new eBook from Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, covers some of the hottest trends that will shape the media and entertainment industry in the…

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24 February, 2017ZEE Middle East’s ‘Khwaabon Ke Darmiyaan’ continues its dream run

ZEE Middle East’s ‘Khwaabon Ke Darmiyaan’ continues its dream run Emerges as the Highest-rated TV show among South Asians in the UAE for two months in a row Honored with the Zee Rishtey Award for ‘Best International Show’ Mumbai, India / Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017: ZEE Middle East’s second, locally produced fiction series ‘Khwaabon Ke Darmiyaan’ which follows the…

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24 February, 2017Switzerland’s SRG SSR renews long-term commitment to Eutelsat HOTBIRD position for HD channels

Paris, 23 February 2017– Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that SRG SSR, Switzerland’s public TV and radio broadcaster, has confirmed its long-term commitment to the HOT BIRD neighbourhood with the multi-year renewal of one transponder that complements a second transponder already booked on a long-term basis. SRG SSR occupies thetwo HOTBIRD transponders to broadcast seven channels (RTS…

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22 February, 2017tonton Malaysia brings hits to their VIP Subscribers

Fastest growing basic entertainment channel in Asia expands OTT reach Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, 21 February 2017   HITS, the basic entertainment channel that is in more than eight million homes across Asia, expands its reach arriving on Malaysia’s homegrown streaming service, tonton. This carriage deal sees HITS bringing its curation of the best Hollywood TV shows to tonton’s growing subscriber…

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21 February, 2017BBC Worldwide sells over 500 hours of factual content to South Korea’s JTBC cable network

Announced at Showcase 2017, BBC Worldwide has concluded a TV sales deal with the Joongang Tongyang Broadcasting Company (JTBC), owned by JoongAng Media Network (JMnet), one of South Korea’s largest media conglomerates. The deal includes over 500 hours of BBC’s premium natural history, science and documentary content which will now be available on one of the country’s newest cable TV…

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21 February, 2017Evolution Digital and Conax Announce Deployment of Multi-DRM Security Platform on eVUE-TV

CENTENNIAL (CO), USA, & OSLO, Norway, February 21, 2017 – Evolution Digital and Conax, a leading global provider of content protection for digital video and entertainment, today announced that Conax will be providing its multi-DRM solution for Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV™ platform, available on the National Cable Television Cooperative’s (NCTC) VU-IT! Platform. Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV delivers IP Video on Demand content, as…

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21 February, 2017Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet II on BBC Earth

The BBC has announced that world renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough is to present Blue Planet II*, the brand new seven part landmark series from the multi-award winning BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit, which will be broadcast later this year on BBC Earth. Twenty years ago, a team of wildlife film makers from the BBC’s Natural History Unit set out…

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21 February, 2017Eutelsat hits new milestone of 1,000 High Definition channels

Photo credit: Shutterstock HD pace accelerates across Eutelsat video neighbourhoods 240 new channels in 2016 represents ↗30% growth Paris, 20 February 2017 – High Definition TV continues to gain ground across the broadcast satellites operated by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) with the 240 HD channels launched in 2016 equalling the total number launched during the previous two years.…

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21 February, 2017CBeebies set to make its digital platform debut in China on iQIYI

BBC Worldwide today, on the first day of Showcase 207, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with iQIYI, China’s largest online video platform,  to bring almost 300 hours of pre-school content from CBeebies to its viewers.  This is the first time that CBeebies programmes will be available in China on a digital platform. iQIYI is the leader in providing online…

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16 February, 2017Global First: Star India and TED Announce Greenlight of “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” Television Series Hosted by Shah Rukh Khan

Groundbreaking Hindi series on Star Plus marks TED’s most ambitious TV production yet Mumbai and New York, February 16, 2017: Star India, a unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) and one of India’s largest media conglomerates, announces today the greenlight of ‘TED Talks India: Nayi Soch,” a global first Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED,…

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15 February, 2017New Season Of Emmy®-winning Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Premieres February 18 On Cinemax

Other HBO Originals Premiering in February include Brand-New Series BIG LITTLE LIES and CRASHING SINGAPORE, FEBRUARY 15, 2017 – The latest season of the Emmy®-winning show, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER premieres in Asia this Saturday, February 18 at 11:45pm on CINEMAX. Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing…

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15 February, 2017“MTV EMAs 2017″ to light up London

MTV International’s Biggest Night in Music Returns to the UK’s Capital City on 12th November 2017 Live from The SSE Arena, Wembley Click to Tweet: .@MTV announces @ssearena to host #MTVEMA 2017 in London on 12 November SINGAPORE, 15 FEBRUARY 2017 – MTV today announced that London has been chosen to host the 24th annual MTV EMAs 2017.  Celebrating the…

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14 February, 2017This Awards Season Catch Tata Sky Hollywood Winners

Watch select Oscar winning & nominated movies of previous years 24×7 on Tata Sky 14th February, 2017: With the Oscars just around the corner, it is that time of the year when you want to run down memory lane to recall ‘What were the earlier masterpieces that made it to the Oscars?’ OR ‘I wish I could watch that Oscar…

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14 February, 2017Whit Richardson named President, Turner Latin America

February 13, 2017 – Joel Whitten “Whit” Richardson III has been promoted to President, Turner Latin America.  The announcement was made today by Gerhard Zeiler, President, Turner International.  A 23-year veteran of the company, Richardson most recently held the position of Executive Vice President of Distribution, Turner Latin America.  In his new position, he will report to Zeiler. In his…

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14 February, 2017NBCUniversal International Networks Launches On-Demand Destination of E! Entertainment Television with E! Zone on StarHub Go

2PM Wild Beat – the brand new K-pop travel reality series – Anchored the Launch and Leads E! Zone’s Originals’ Slate for 2017 SINGAPORE, 13 February – NBCUniversal International Networks today announced the launch of the E! Zone, the on-demand destination of its pop culture powerhouse, E! Asia, on StarHub Go in Singapore. The service is available to all StarHub…

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14 February, 2017Turner And Cyber Group Studios Announce New Co-production “Taffy” For Boomerang

HONG KONG (February 13, 2017) – Turner and Cyber Group Studios have joined forces to create a brand-new animated series, currently entitled Taffy, for Turner’s second flagship kids’ channel Boomerang across international markets. Based on an original creation from Cyber Group Studios and developed with Turner, Taffy follows the non-stop, slapstick extravaganza faced by loyal hound dog, Bentley. His life…

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