April – May 2017

Editor's Note

  • Digital Tsunami

    This digital tsunami has demolished barriers to enter for video producers and distributors, and last year the walls between linear and digital programmes finally collapsed. Viewers are changing the way they watch.… Read More

Country Focus

  • Accelerating market in Philippines

    ABS-CBN’s hit afternoon drama Doble Kara continued to dominate Philippine’s daytime until its final episode which scored a national TV rating of 22.2, or eight points higher than its rival programmes 14.2%, according to data from Kantar Media.… Read More

  • Malaysia strides ahead

    Over the recent years, Discovery has collaborated with local creators and storytellers to co-create content that caters to the various audiences in Southeast Asia. … Read More

CEO Profile

  • Making Headlines

    CNBC, the world’s leading business and financial news network has built a successful business by identifying audience niches and reaching them on television, digital and mobile platforms. The network has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. Creativity is not only pervasive in the development of its business and finance segments; it is also a hallmark of many of CNBC’s deals. In 2016, China’s State Council Information Office (SCIO) engaged CNBC Catalyst, the in-house commercial agency to develop a campaign highlighting China’s priorities for the G20 Summit. CNBC’s Catalyst delivered a 60-second and a 90-second videos titled G20, China Join in, to showcase the 2016 G20 host nation’s aim. Heading the exceptional business and financial news network is KC Sullivan, President & Managing Director of CNBC International. KC Sullivan tells K. Dass about the company’s direction and its opportunities and business models. … Read More

  • ‘Think global, act local’

    Keshet Media Group is the media conglomerate that encompasses Keshet Broadcasting, producing hours upon hours of programming for one of Israel’s biggest networks, Channel 2 as well as licensing it to numerous international VOD and linear outlets. Keshet Broadcasting has consistently dominated ratings and market share, with daily TV reaching 70% of households and an average prime time share of 38%. Beyond Israel, however, Keshet’s international presence is expanding with a successful global acquisition, distribution and production arm, Keshet International (KI). Alon Shtruzman sits at the helm of the mega-content-creation and distribution factory, seeking opportunity for content to start life outside of Israel and is looking to expand KI’s portfolio in Asia. K. Dass reports. … Read More

  • French Style in Asia

    Ever since the launch of Style HD in 2015, the French finesse channel has resonated with viewers in Asia. TV5Monde‘s Alexandre Muller (MD, APAC) tells K. Dass the potpourri of French art of living content has become the home of cutting-edge, modern shows with originals productions and partners’ contents.… Read More

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