Hong Kong – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has announced three new deals that further expand Celestial Classic Movies’ (CCM) reach in the Asia Pacific region. The channel has secured a branded primetime programme block on Central Motion Pictures channel in Taiwan, carriage with Cablelink in the Philippines, and carriage with Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited’s (HKBN) bbTV in Hong Kong.

In Taiwan, CTE will launch a CCM-branded HD primetime programme block on Central Motion Pictures channel in May. This will be CTE’s first channel brand presence in Taiwan. In The Philippines, CCM will launch on Cablelink, a premier cable TV and cable broadband operator covering the southern part of Metro Manila where the channel will be made available on Cablelink’s Digital Movies and Chinese packs. In addition, HKBN will carry CCM on its branded IPTV service, bbTV, which currently carries CTE’s KIX and Thrill channels as well.