November 2012

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People

  • Russell Hicks promoted at Nickelodeon

    LOS ANGELES – Russell Hicks, a 14-year Nickelodeon veteran and its Chief Creative Officer since 2008, has been named to the new position of President, Content Development and Production for the Nickelodeon Group.... Read More

Profile

  • Simon Twiston Davies

    In a face-to-face interview, Stephen Las Marias asks the outgoing CEO of CASBAA about the evolving role of the organisation.... Read More

  • Meeting Mishal Husain

    BBC World News presenter Mishal Husain filmed the latest season of her talk show Mishal Husain Meets at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia campus in Singapore recently. Kelvin Ong meets Husain on set and swings the spotlight on her.... Read More

Country Focus

  • Thailand’s road to digitisation and competition

    TV ASIA Plus unveils regulator NBTC’s plans to go digital and discusses how new entrants GMM Grammy and Cable Thai Holding would give TrueVisions a run for its money.... Read More

  • Ready for Reformation?

    Ron Corben charts the winds of change that are moving across Myanmar’s broadcast sector.... Read More

  • Local wave

    A growing demand for locally produced TV dramas and expansive future plans to digitalise an ever increasing competitive industry, are recasting the Vietnamese broadcast industry. Ron Corben reports.... Read More

On-Location

  • Fifty Bags Full

    “There’s going to be a lot of new weapons that come into play because we have two groups and the two groups are going to not like each other that much,” teases TWD’s props master John Sanders on-set at Raleigh Studios, Georgia.... Read More

  • Fifty Shades of Greyscale

    So how many shades can you paint on a zombie? Clinching the “Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special” award at this year’s Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards is truly the icing on the cake for the award-winning makeup team headed by Greg Nicotero, who had won the same award for Season 1 last year. TV ASIA Plus speaks to the effects makeup guru on set at Raleigh Studios, Georgia.... Read More

  • Fifty Shades of Grey (Matter)

    Lots of brain power is required to bring the head-squashing, bloodgushing action to life. Adrian Lim speaks to the creative talent behind the now-global zombie franchise.... Read More

  • Filthy Shades of Grey

    By now, TV screens around the world have been contaminated with every revolting shade of grey (and gore) conceivable; with new horrors, new characters, and a shiny long sword called the Katana to get every pulse racing in the latest installment of the global TV event that is the zombie apocalypse. Adrian Lim witnesses the feeding frenzy from the set of The Walking Dead Season 3 in Atlanta, Georgia, and uncovers frightening truths about the new season. An Asian exclusive.... Read More

MIPCOM 2012

Interview

  • One-on-one with Head of the Malaysia Delegation

    TV ASIA Plus sits down with H.E. Dato’ Sri Kamaruddin Siaraf, Secretary General of the Malaysian Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture, at the Hotel GRAY D’ALBION in Cannes to find out some of the Malaysian government’s major announcements at this year’s market.... Read More

  • Great TV and great brands travel, says A+E’s Sean Cohan

    In an interview with TV ASIA Plus during MIPCOM 2012, Sean Cohan, Executive Vice President, International, for A+E Networks, discusses some of the recent developments in the company as well as the network’s thrust into Asia.... Read More

Features

  • A Recipe for Laughter

    In showbiz, the ability to entertain an audience depends on it. And in animation, it is the Holy Grail. Cartoon Network’s Mark Eyers extols the ingredients to the secret sauce of what he calls the “sixth sense” and, no, it’s not about Bruce Willis…but it is strongest amongst kids.... Read More

  • Cartoon Network turns 20!

    Cartoon Network recently kicked-off a month long celebration for its milestone birthday at the Atlanta, Georgia headquarters, where Turner Broadcasting founder, Ted Turner, originally launched the network 20 years ago. Adrian Lim speaks to Stuart Snyder, President/COO, Turner Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media, at the CN headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, a week prior to the network’s birthday bash.... Read More

  • Who’s laughing now?

    This month, Comedy Central aims to tickle with a crazy mix of U.S. comedic fare as well as regional laughs, including one from Singapore. Viacom’s Sian Ju Tan gives Melody Uy a tease of the new channel.... Read More

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