ARTE Distribution sells ‘The Blob’ to the U.S., Nova ‘Secret Mind Of Slime’ to premiere in Fall 2020 on PBS
ARTE Distribution has sold and pre-sold “The Blob, A Genius Without A Brain” to territories in the United States, Europe, and Asia such as Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Korea.
‘I Love My Country’ continues its global expansion and reaches two new territories
ITV Studios’ best-selling format, ‘I Love My Country’ has been acquired by TVE and Vietnam’s HTV Television.
Veteran cable exec Josh Barstow promoted to Chief Revenue Officer at OpenVault
Former MetroCast executive Josh Barstow is set to manage sales efforts and drive partner channel strategy at OpenVault.
AVIA hosts first virtual conference, OTT Virtual Summit, focusing on the most relevant topic of our times during this pandemic crisis – The Future of Video Streaming
The Asian Video Industry Association is hosting its first virtual conference, the OTT Virtual Summit from 29 June to 3 July.
ZEE5 Global opens its content library for the dads who love cinema
ZEE5 Global has opened its library as it presents its “Father’s Day Special Collection.”
Studio 100 Film presents the official trailer for ‘Maya The Bee – The Golden Orb’ at Virtual Marché Du Film
Studio 100 Film presents the international trailer of Maya the Bee – The Golden Orb on its YouTube channel
John Casey appointed President and Managing director of CNBC International
CNBC announced that John Casey has been appointed President and Managing Director of CNBC International. He is tasked to oversee business operations in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Eccho Rights completes string of South Korean deals
Echho Rights has secured deals for four top international drama series that will be shown in South Korea.
International coalition brings down piracy ring boasting 40,000 video channels, VOD content and 2 million subscribers
A European coalition cracked down on an international illegal IPTV streaming service that offered 40,000 video channels and video-on-demand content.
ARTE inks first co-production deal with China’s Bilibili on Deep Med
ARTE Distribution and China-based pop culture and entertainment online platform Bilibili has inked a co-production deal to stream the documentary ‘Deep Med’ to Chinese audiences.
A+E Networks Korea launches the first Korean premium scripted drama ‘Backstreet Rookie’ with worldwide premiere set on 19 June
A+E Networks® International has also signed U-NEXT in Japan and iQIYI for the K-drama’s global SVOD launch.
ZEE5 to remake NENT Studios UK’s ‘Black Widows’ in India
NENT Studio UK’s ‘Black Widows’ is set to have its eighth international edition for Indian audiences that is set to premiere on ZEE5 later this year.
How the video industry supports Asian economies during COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the world, members of the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) have stepped up to help where they can.
Refugees aim for the Olympic Games in new Olympic Channel original series ‘Taking Refuge’
Three-time Olympic gold medallist Niccolo Campriani leads three refugees on a brave journey to qualify for the next Olympic Games in the air rifle event.
Cyber Group Studios, Russian Federation Soyuzmultifilm proudly announces new label ‘Cyber Soyuz Junior’
Cyber Group Studios and Russian animation studio Soyuzmultifilm have partnered in their first-ever label called Cyber Soyuz Junior that targets preschool children from around the world.
Viu and HBO Asia to air second season of ‘The Bridge’ starting 15 June
A star-studded cast from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines takes center stage.
Cyber Group Studios and Boomerang International greenlight season 2 of original cartoon series ‘Taffy’
Cyber Group Studios and Boomerang International recently announced the second season of the animated comedy series Taffy that will be aired across international markets.
GMA Network hires K7 Media to raise awareness on network’s entertainment programming
GMA Network has hired K7 Media to raise awareness on the Philippine-based network’s drama and entertainment offerings worldwide.
Primeworks Distribution takes Malaysian Animation Titles to Amazon Prime
Six Malaysian animation titles will be streamed on Amazon Prime through a deal signed between Primeworks Distribution and Janson Media.
Hannah Barnes joins as K7 Media’s Australian Consultant
Hannah Barnes has officially joined K7 Media as its new Australian Consultant.
ABC Commercial sells ‘Miriam Margolyes’ to the BBC
ABC Commercial announced the sale of the observational series “Miriam Margolyes: Almost Australian” to British broadcaster BBC.
Cambodian SingMeng Telemedia brings good cheer with TechStorm’s inaugural launch
Fast-growing multimedia network TechStorm has announced its inaugural launch in Cambodia with the multi-service platform Cambodian SingMeng Telemedia.
Brand-new series ‘Expedition Asia With Ryan Pyle’ premieres this June on Discovery Channel
Explore the world from the comforts of home with Discovery Channel’s newest show, ‘Expedition Asia with Ryan Pyle’.
Smithsonian Channel™ continues Asia expansion with South Korea launch
The Smithsonian Channel is launching in South Korea on the KT Skyline platform in an effort to expand the brand’s footprint internationally.
Globecast promotes Denis Genevois to VP Marketing Group and Olivier Zankel to VP Communications Group
Global solutions provider for media, Globecast, has announced that Denis Genevois and Olivier Zankel are moving into new marketing roles.
GoQuest Media acquired acclaimed MX Player originals for worldwide distribution
GoQuest Media has struck a deal with streaming platform MX Player.
eOne and POP Family’s new hybrid animated series ‘Alien TV’ prepares to land
Family television series Alien TV is set to premiere globally on Netflix later this summer and on Australia’s free to air Nine Network in June 2020.
‘Bodyguard’ entertains new audiences during lockdown
Second window rights to BBC One’s most-watched drama ‘Bodyguard’ snapped up by worldwide buyers.
Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba are turning up the heat this June as ‘L.A.’s Finest’ returns to AXN on 9 June
‘L.A.’s Finest’, which is a 13-episode crime drama produced by Sony Pictures Television is slated to premiere on AXN on 9 June.
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Asian Television Awards
- Asian Television Awards to hold its 25th awards ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia posted on July 7, 2020