Singapore – NBCUniversal International Television announced a new carriage deal with Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) for DIVA HD and E! Entertainment Television HD – two of the company’s core channel brands in the Universal Networks International portfolio. The two female-focused channels will be offered as part of Singtel TV’s Family+ Pack on Channel 303 (DIVA HD) and Channel 328 (E! HD).
“The launch of DIVA and E! on Singtel TV marks an important milestone for NBCUniversal International Television’s strategic growth in Singapore, extending our portfolio’s reach to cover all pay-TV households in the market,” said Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, Universal Networks International, Asia-Pacific.
“We are delighted to welcome DIVA and E! to Singtel TV and we’re sure that many of our customers feel the same way,” said Goh Seow Eng, Managing Director of Singtel TV. “With the new Singtel brand, we look forward to making everyday better for our customers, and hope they enjoy the free preview of these two great channels.”
With its tagline “Be Yourself,” DIVA is passionate about delivering positive style and inspiring stories to the modern woman. DIVA’s signature series include award-winning dramas Downton Abbey (season five), whose star Joanne Froggatt recently won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries; and The Good Wife (season six), starring Emmy Award-winner Juliana Margulies. Both Downton Abbey and The Good Wife air ‘Express From the UK and the U.S.’, 24 to 48 hours after their world premieres. Critically acclaimed legal drama Suits (season four) airs within 48 hours of its U.S. telecast and returns from hiatus on Friday, 30 January at 10:15pm.