March 2013

Cover Story

Channel Profile

  • The World’s Newsroom (on-location in London)

    Adrian Lim visits The World’s Newsroom, the New Broadcasting House in Central London, and uncovers new and exciting possibilities that go beyond new hardware.... Read More

  • Full Circle

    Regional news broadcaster Channel NewsAsia has arrived, kicking off 2013 with a round-the-clock news broadcast in January. The channel also introduced a new studio in Singapore, plus a new tagline and a new programming line-up. TV ASIA Plus finds out the reason for these changes and what the expansion will mean to the broadcaster.... Read More


  • The little studio that could

    Asian Television Awards’ Superpitch winner Nada Anime is a small studio with a big voice. The animation company shares some of its recent projects with Melody Uy, and discusses the concept behind its winning pitch Naraka Adventure.... Read More

  • TV5MONDE’s Alexandre Muller

    TV ASIA Plus meets the Managing Director of TV5MONDE Asia-Pacific and of late, the newest addition to the Board of Directors at CASBAA, Alexandre Muller, to find out about his vision for TV5MONDE in the year ahead.... Read More

  • The Flying Winemaker

    It is not easy to reinvent the cuisine/ travelogue genre, but Eddie McDougall, host of The Flying Winemaker, is giving audiences a whiff of something new. He is on a mission to make wine more “accessible” to Asians and to pair wine with local food in a way that will go well with the Asian palette.... Read More

Country Focus

  • Progress Report

    In 2012, Malaysia introduced a slew of “goodies” to announce to the world that the country is moving forward in their media industry. Some initiatives have borne fruit while others have seen bumps along the way. Kelvin Ong and Nicole Mairon Lim provides this update.... Read More


  • I can see clearly now... in 3D, 4K, or 8K?

    While the well-recited mantra that “Content is King” still holds true, the content world is wondering what to make of broadcast technologies that shoot and transmit in 4K (or even in 8K) while concurrently the manufacturing world is rolling out Ultra HD television sets ahead of the availability of 4K content. What about Stereoscopic 3D? Adrian Lim finds out.... Read More

News Focus

  • Digital Compass

    In November 2012, CASBAA and international media and technology law firm Olswang jointly presented a report titled Digital, Legal and Anywhere – TV in Singapore Today; and showcased an online directory that enables the public to find legitimate digital content in Singapore. As the report asserts, there IS legitimate (and often free) digital content out there, and CASBAA hopes the online directory would be a “compass” that points users to such content.... Read More

  • 2013 Trends in the Pay-Television Industry in Asia-Pacific

    Even as pay-TV subscriptions are expected to reach new heights in high-growth Asian markets such as India, Indonesia and China, media piracy continues to be an enduring concern for pay-TV operators across the region.... Read More


  • Just who are the Millennials?

    Viacom International Media Networks’ research VP Christian Kurz shares about the landmark study into the attitudes, values, aspirations and perspectives of youths aged from 9 – 30 from virtually across every continent; entitled The Next Normal: An Unprecedented Look at Millennials Worldwide.... Read More


  • Road to ‘60s Singapore

    HBO Asia and Australia’s ABC TV are reviving the ‘60s for the original series Serangoon Road. Melody Uy goes on set at Infinite Studios in Batam, Indonesia, for a peek into the production of the detective procedural.... Read More

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