(2 June 2015, Singapore) – Highly rated viral video show, Right This Minute premieres June 8 on Lifetime® in Asia (StarHub TV Channel 514), coinciding with the US launch. The series will air in Asia weekdays at 7.00pm and 7.30pm.
Right This Minute brings viewers the hottest videos from the Internet with exclusive interviews and information. The series features five hosts who will watch and comment on the videos, including multi award-winning host and Singapore native, Oli Pettigrew.
“We’re thrilled to be the first broadcaster outside of the US to launch Right This Minute,” said Michele Schofield, Senior Vice President, Programming & Production, A+E Networks Asia. “The RTM team has their finger on the pulse of what’s cool, funny, shocking and heartwarming. Asian audiences are going to love getting a first-look at the latest online videos before they go viral. It is perfect for the digitally-savvy and varying demographics to which we cater across our South East Asia footprint.”
Lifetime is a premier female-focused entertainment destination dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning scripted series, non-fiction series and movies. As a result of the network’s aggressive programming strategy that has doubled the hours of its original programming, in 2014 the network reached its strongest ranking among the key Women 18-49 demo in six years and its youngest median age in 18 years. Lifetime Television®, LMN®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital™ are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
About A+E Networks®
A+E Networks® is one of the world’s leading media companies and America’s second largest cable television network. A+E Networks’ channels are watched all over the world, reaching more than 330 million subscribers in over 200 territories. A+E Networks is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation. Its networks and divisions include A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, LMN®, bio.®, H2™, HISTORY en Español™, LRW®, Crime + Investigation™, Military HISTORY®, A&E IndieFilms®, A+E Networks International®, A+E Networks Digital®, and A+E Networks Consumer Products®.