• The Voice Kids returns to ITV Choice

    After the popular ITV Choice series The Voice UK, comes The Voice Kids, the junior version of the hit reality singing show. The series will be the 2017 edition which was on UK screens last year. The Voice Kids, with the...

  • Astro partners with SmartStudy

    Malaysia's Astro has signed a strategic partnership with SmartStudy, a Seoul-based global entertainment company, for its hit animated characters including Pinkfong and Baby Shark, over multiple fronts from merchandising to character licensing and signature events in Malaysia, Singapore and...

  • HOOQ enhances mobile web experience with Google technology

    Asian video-on-demand service HOOQ has launched an all-new mobile web experience for its customers using PWA, a technology championed by Google. The Progressive Web App technology allows HOOQ to deliver an app-like experience on the web and displays seamlessly and...

  • “Spy School” and “Scrambed!” return on CITV

    UK children’s channel CITV has announced the recommission of live action series, Spy School, and that weekend kids show Scrambled! will return for a sixth series. Both are produced by Banijay Group's Zodiak Kids Studios.

  • CNBC expands Middle East footprint with new Dubai studio

    CNBC and Nasdaq Dubai have annouced the opening of a new studio, to expand business coverage in the Middle East. CNBC’s studio will be located within Nasdaq Dubai’s new  MarketSite at the DIFC, and the network will deliver a...

  • Turner brings Mexican crime drama “Falco” to Latin America

    Spiral International, executive producer and leading Latin American distributor for Red Arrow Studios International, has signed an agreement with Turner Latin America – to bring the Mexican adaptation of Falco, based on Red Arrow Studio International’s acclaimed scripted format...

  • Satellite industry recognises the need to stay relevant

    Opening the Casbaa Satellite Industry Forum in Singapore on 25 June, CEO Louis Boswell set the tone for the day as he told delegates that those in the satellite communications industry need to “see change as a challenge to...

  • SAFF Project Market calls for submissions from budding filmmakers

    Slated to make its fourth appearance later this year, the Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market has begun calling for new feature film concepts to be submitted. It is the brainchild of ScreenSingapore and the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual...

  • CBS Studios signs agreement with Digiturk

    CBS Studios International and Turkey’s largest digital pay TV platform Digiturk have announced a new, exclusive, multi-platform, multi-series content licensing agreement. The agreement includes the entire 2018-2019 fall slate, including FBI and A Million Little Things, along with current...

  • France signs first international deal for “Big Bounce Battle”

    Endemol Shine France has been commissioned by TF1 to create the first international version of brand new entertainment format Big Bounce Battle. The competition sees contestants race the clock, and gravity, as they try to conquer spectacular trampoline obstacle courses as fast as they possibly can.

  • Shorts TV inks deals for Prime’s cinema series 

    Prime Entertainment Group has inked two major multi-territory deals with Shorts TV for 380 episodes of their cinema related shows to be aired in South America and Southeast Asia.The deal includes best-seller series Hollywood's Best Film Directors, behind the...

  • MIPCOM 2018 announces theme “The Big Shift”

    Reed MIDEM has announced the conference theme for MIPCOM 2018, “The Big Shift”, to be explored by the first two confirmed keynote speakers, Tim Davie, CEO of BBC Studios, and Josh Sapan, President and CEO of AMC Networks. MIPCOM takes place in Cannes, France, from...

  • MediaKind launches, specialising in immersive media experiences

    As the new identity for Ericsson Media Solutions, MediaKind has launched. The business is set to drive next-generation live and on-demand, mobile and multi-screen media experiences. Angel Ruiz continues as CEO, together with a new global management team.

  • BBC One commissions “All Together Now Celebrities”

    BBC One has commissioned a one-off celebrity special of its hit entertainment format All Together Now from Remarkable Television. Hosted by comedian Rob Beckett, and with Geri Horner as Head of “The 100”, it will air later in the year. A second series of All Together...

  • Singtel releases heartwarming National Day film

    Commemorating Singapore's National Day, Singtel has released a short film underscoring family ties and shared histories, titled The Drive Home. A collaboration between Singtel, Akanga Films and filmmaker K. Rajagopal, the six-minute short film airs on Singtel TV and...

  • Netflix premieres “Meteor Garden 2018”

    Netflix has launched new Mandarin series Meteor Garden 2018. Scripted, directed and produced by multi-talented showrunner Angie Chai, who teams up with renowned producer Adam Tsuei, this new rendition will recreate the sensation, which swept Asia 17 years ago. Meteor Garden...

  • Encore turns to Baselight to colour the story of Picasso

    The second series of National Geographic’s popular series Genius focuses on the extraordinary life of painter Pablo Picasso. Colourist Pankaj Bajpai at Encore in Hollywood was charged with creating the look that evoked the time and place as well as the...

  • Pan-Africa says yes to “Marry Me Now”

    Armoza Formats’ docu-reality Marry Me Now has been commissioned for a first season in all 46 countries of sub-Saharan Africa. Thirteen episodes of the emotional format will air on one of M-Net’s flagship channels 1 Magic from November.  

  • Mandarin kids channel Miao Mi launched in the Philippines

    Celestial Tiger Entertainment, operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, has announced the first foray of its kids channel Miao Mi in the Philippines on SKYcable. 

  • CBS All Access’ “One Dollar” to premiere in August

    CBS All Access has announced its latest original series, One Dollar, will premiere on August 30. New episodes of One Dollar’s 10-episode first season will be available on demand weekly on Thursdays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.

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