Hong Kong / Kuala Lumpur – FOX International Channels (FIC) announced that it has closed a deal with Malaysia’s fastest growing IPTV service, HyppTV, for carriage of SCM, FIC’s flagship Chinese movies channel. This marks the channel’s entry into Malaysia and joins a portfolio of top tier FIC channels already carried on HyppTV, including SCM Legend, STAR Chinese Channel, FOX Football Channel, FOX Crime HD, Nat Geo People HD, Channel [V] International, Channel [V] Taiwan and channel M. SCM will available as part of HyppTV’s Mega Pack, Ruby Pack and also on a la carte basis, channel 228.
SCM is currently already available in nearly 5.5 million homes around the world, including in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. Dubbed as the “Emperor of Chinese Movies” SCM is Asia’s leading destination for the best Chinese blockbuster movies from Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia. In time for the launch in Malaysia, some upcoming programming highlights this Fall include the box office hit Kick Ass Girls (çˆ†3ä¿å¬Œå¨ƒ), critically-acclaimed Singaporean film ILO ILO (çˆ¸åª½ä¸åœ¨å®¶), the Golden Horse nominated Journey to the West: Conquering The Demons (è¥¿éŠ: é™é”ç¯‡), and original SCM co-production Filial Party (æˆ‘æ˜¯åå), produced in collaboration with Clover Films as part of the channel’s ‘GO LOCAL’ initiative, which aims to support and nurture up-and-coming creative talent in the Chinese film industry.