ZEE5 Global has been actively churning out original South Asian content to meet the demands of viewers in the Indian subcontinent and beyond. In this year alone, the streamer has announced several Original new series such as the Bangladeshi Original Ladies and Gentlemen and Pavita Rishta - It’s Never Too Late, as well as the grand launch of its expansion into the U.S. market in June. Archana Anand, the Chief Business Officer of ZEE5 Global told Television Asia Plus that it’s been an exciting … [Read more...] about ZEE5 Global: Capturing captivating stories from India to the world
Filipino ingenuity takes centre stage in the seventh season of The Final Pitch, a business reality TV show that searches for the next big thing in the Philippines' vibrant startup industry. Slated for an October premiere on CNN Philippines, the 10-episode series will be hosted by show creator John Aguilar. With the theme "virtual edition," the new season offers a hybrid setup where the show's investor judges will virtually interact with the contestants as they pitch their businesses … [Read more...] about ‘The Final Pitch’ Season 7 to premiere on CNN Philippines this October
Indonesian teen drama Pretty Little Liars captivated Asian audiences as it addressed themes such as cyberbullying, complicated female relationships and empowerment—all set in the picturesque location of Bali. The 10-episode series, which is streaming on Viu, features an ensemble cast including Shindy Huang, Anya Geraldine, Eyka Farhana, Valerie Thomas, and Yuki Kato. The teen drama has received many accolades since its premiere in April 2020, among them the Best Adaptation of an Existing … [Read more...] about Asian Television Awards Alumni Spotlight:
Sahana Kamath, Executive Producer, ‘Pretty Little Liars’
China Huace Film & Television Co. Ltd., the creators behind the 2D animated program Naughty Elfin aims to create innovative animation that captures the imagination of audiences in China, and the rest of the Southeast Asian region. The animation, which won in the category of Best 2D Animated Program at the 25th Asian Television Awards, has been lauded for its creativity and innovation. Xu Sia, the General Manager of Huace Animation, China Huace Film & Television Co. Ltd., said that … [Read more...] about Asian Television Awards Alumni Spotlight: China Huace Film & Television Co. Ltd.
iQiyi has officially launched its first Southeast Asian Original The Ferryman: Legends of Nanyang at a virtual press conference held on 20 August. The event was attended by Ferryman cast members Lawrence Wong, Qi Yuwu, Kate Kinney, Tay Ping Hui, Jeanette Aw, Debbie Goh, Jojo Goh, and Koe Yeet. The launch also saw the debut of the global trailers for upcoming dramas Danger Zone and Rainless Love in a Godless Land. During the launch, Kuek Yu-Chuang, iQiyi's Vice President of International … [Read more...] about iQiyi’s first Southeast Asian Original ‘The Ferryman: Legends of Nanyang’ leads the global wave of Chinese entertainment
Discovery Communications India, one of the winners of the 25th Asian Television Awards for the category of Cable, Satellite, or Online Network of the Year has been evolving in the last 25 years that the company has been in South Asia. Managing Director Megha Tata said, “We’re a company [that] creates world-class content, and a large part of our content is global. The beauty about our genre is it’s actually geography-gnostic, and that’s why we’ve been able to optimize our content across … [Read more...] about Asian Television Awards Alumni Spotlight: Discovery Communications India