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  • 01 Jan 2009

    It’s not just cricket

    Having acquired global telecast and production rights for the ICC, Cricket Australia, England and Wales Cricket Board and the Champions League Twenty20, ESPN STAR Sports has no shortage of cricket coverage with which to fill its schedules, as Ritesh...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Nexon generation gaming

    Since the introduction of the world’s first graphic MMORPG back in 1996 as well as the... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Collision course

    Henry Jenkins is the Director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program and the Peter de Florez Professor of Humanities. He is the author/editor of nine books on various aspects of media and popular culture, including Convergence Culture: Where...... Read More

  • 01 Oct 2008

    Cartoon Network’s Ben Tenacious success

    Give an ordinary ten year old boy a watch-like gadget that can turn him into ten different aliens, and faster than you can say XLR8, a kids TV phenomenon is born. Cartoon Network Asia Pacific tells Television Asia Plus...... Read More

  • 10 Jun 2008

    Music Matters ends on high note

    Hong Kong – The third annual Music Matters Asia-Pacific forum at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong concluded June 5 on a high note, following some heated comments that telecommunication firms are making huge profits at the expense of...... Read More

  • 05 Jun 2008

    SPE completes 2waytraffic acquisition

    London – Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) announced today that it has successfully acquired control of the Dutch entertainment company, 2waytraffic. The acquisition gives SPE new capabilities in the global light entertainment market, which includes games, variety and reality shows,...... Read More

  • 23 May 2008

    AMAZIA set for axe

    Speculation is mounting that REED MIDEM’s cross-platform content show AMAZIA is to be cancelled. Scheduled for 17-20 November 2008, at the HKCEC in Hong Kong, many exhibitors were confused at AMAZIA’s timing so soon after MIPCOM, just before the...... Read More

  • 19 May 2008

    2waytraffic and Endemol in multi-territory deal for Ba Ba Boom

    2waytraffic International and Endemol International have signed a multiple territory deal for Ba Ba Boom, the former’s new game show format. Following Ba Ba Boom’s launch at MIPTV in April 2008, the deal provides Endemol the right to produce...... Read More

  • 07 May 2008

    Bringiton, Nokia and ShineReveille team for Play Us

    Swedish media firm Bringiton has partnered with Nokia’s N-Gage mobile gaming platform globally for youth multi-platform series Play Us which has been sold by distributor ShineReveille International to networks in nine countries including the Philippines, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden,...... Read More

  • 01 May 2008

    Youth nation

    Asian youth TV specialists share their insights on drawing the most dynamic and avant-garde of audience segments to the goggle box. Calvin Wong reports... Read More

  • 01 Mar 2008

    Game-show’s new meaning

    Synergies between gaming and television are increasingly evident as content and hardware crossovers blur the divide. Calvin Wong looks at dynamisms in both directions... Read More

  • 25 Feb 2008

    Games Convention Asia set for Suntec Singapore, September 18-20, 2008

    Leipzig/Singapore – Games Convention Asia (GCA) and Games Convention Asia Conference (GCAC) will take place at Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre Singapore from September 18-20, and September 18-19, 2008, respectively. GCA is a convention for regional interactive entertainment,...... Read More

  • 20 Feb 2008

    SPTI names Hunt as VP, Game Production and Digital Product Development

    Culver City, California – Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) has appointed Spencer Hunt to the newly-created position of vice president, game production and digital product development. Based at SPTI’s headquarters in Culver City, California, he reports to Marie Jacobson,...... Read More

  • 01 Feb 2008

    Pitch perfect

    Cross-platform animation took centrestage at ATF 2007’s revamped SuperPitch 2.0. Calvin Wong reports... Read More

  • 01 Dec 2007

    Game On for STAR

    With the worldwide gaming industry tipped to boom, STAR has moved to invest in the Championship Gaming Series to bring professional gaming to TV. Calvin Wong reports... Read More

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