Amazon and HBO ink multi-year deal
For the first time ever, HBO library series like “The Sopranos”, “Six Feet Under” and “The Wire” will become available on Amazon Prime Instant Video.
Sesame Workshop introduces Sesame GO
Sesame GO will allow children to watch full-length episodes of “Sesame Street” anytime on computers, tablets and mobile devices while being free of advertisements.
TVA Web Exclusive: Interview with Sherman Lee, Controller, International Business, TVBI
At Hong Kong FILMART this year, held from March 24-27, free-to-air broadcaster TVB commanded the largest booth in the exhibition space. Television Asia Plus met up with Sherman Lee, Controller, International Business, TVBI at Hong Kong FILMART 2014, and sounded him out on TVB’s objectives at the market.
MIPTV: Pokémon expands animation offerings and global reach
A new feature film and television season, video-on-demand deals, and more broadcast partners are in the stages.
MIPTV: Fuji TV partners with Crunchyroll
The Japanese broadcaster has signed a deal with Crunchyroll for exclusive digital first-run of Fuji TV’s existing library to global platforms.
YOU On Demand expands deal with Miramax
The Chinese VOD company will now offer Miramax movies on demand via YOU On Demand’s mobile service.
ZooMoo and Starhub launch first kids’ wildlife channel
Programming schedule caters to children’s learning needs and introduces multi-screen engagement opportunity on various digital devices.
Amazon secures exclusive streaming rights to “24”
Amazon Prime members can access all eight seasons of the iconic action series in advance of the world premiere of “24: Live Another Day” on May 5 on FOX in the U.S.
BBC Worldwide secures deals with key players in South Korea
The deals with KBS, Hyundai Media and YTN will include BBC’s “The Musketeers” and “Earthflight” among others.