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  • 01 Nov 2017

    Unique Drama is a Key Selling Point

    Globally, every TV outlet, digital or otherwise, is looking for the next big drama. And audience demand for engaging, quality scripted programming has never been so high. Mediacorp’s programming is in demand abroad but who is buying and where is the...... Read More

  • 09 Mar 2017

    Thinking out-off-the-box

    The kid’s TV business is becoming ever-more challenging with education producers battling the effects of fragmentation and changing international market demand, EBS’s (Korea Educational Broadcasting System) Senior Executive Producer Dr Hyunsook Chung tells K. Dass how she narrates her...... Read More

  • 09 Mar 2017

    Changing Platforms

    Leading analyst house across converging media says as companies increasingly bundle and aggregate content and services, they will likely respond positively to vendors with technology that addresses the myriad challenges they face. Edward Barton, Ovum’s Practice Leader for TV...... Read More

  • 09 Mar 2017

    Asian content for the West

    U.S. video streaming giant shops in Asia for multiple huge titles, according to Joanne Waage, Viki’s SVP, Partnership and Programming. She tells K. Dass The Legend of the Blue Sea was aired in the U.S. minutes after its debut...... Read More

  • 09 Mar 2017

    Content war in Japan

    U.S. video group, Hulu launched its service in Japan in September 2011. Nippon TV acquired Hulu’s Japan business in April 2014. The unit now has 1.5 million subscribers, paying a monthly fee of USD$8 or JPY933 plus taxes. It...... Read More

  • 09 Mar 2017

    Asia’s Next Rising Star

    Israel’s ‘big brother’ of broadcasting, Keshet Media Group has made waves globally and now it’s ready to dominate Asia. On average, seven out of top 10 most watched shows in Israel are aired by Keshet Broadcasting. A master of...... Read More

  • 14 Dec 2016

    Reaching the masses in APAC region

    With everyone producing some sort of content today – even user-generated content (UGC), some industry executives have predicted the bubble will soon burst with an oversupply of irrelevant content. Sony Pictures International, on the other hand, is offering different...... Read More

  • 14 Dec 2016

    Infocomm Media Footprint

    The Asian film and television industry has seen strong growth, rising prominence, and international recognition of its talent and content. The newly-formed Singapore’s Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) was established to keep pace with the growth in Asia and...... Read More

  • 21 Oct 2016

    Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television

    Asian Television Awards honours KBS President & CEO Ko Dae-youngKo rose from a KBS TV reporter at the press room to the president suite as Korean Broadcasting System’s President and CEO. His calculated entrepreneurial spirit and remarkable business accomplishments...... Read More

  • 01 Sep 2016

    Modern Time’s Jorgen

    Given the economics of broadcasting today, a broadcaster must do more than produce shows that satisfy audience. The quest these days is to make hits that can be exported, available on multiple platforms, localise content and generate additional revenue....... Read More

  • 31 Aug 2016

    Kiwi channel’s Roger Wyllie

    New Zealand’s Rialto channel debuts in 11 countries in the region with an estimated reach of 186 million households by 2017. Rialto’s Director, Roger Wyllie said the new documentary channel will comprise approximately 20 per cent New Zealand content...... Read More

  • 29 Aug 2016

    Seeking the next big thing

    BBC’s David Weiland, responsible for worldwide businesses across Asia - India, China, Northeast Asia - Japan, Korea and the whole of Southeast Asia tells K. Dass about the new BBC Player. A new authenticated multi-genre SVOD service that will...... Read More

  • 08 Aug 2016

    Corus appoints Head of Development

    Corus Entertainment appoints Athena Georgaklis new Head of Development for Nelvana.... Read More

  • 19 Jul 2016

    Passion appoints Head of Acquisitions

    Humphrey to head up acquisitions at Passion Distribution.... Read More

  • 14 Jul 2016

    Endemol Shine appoints CFO

    Endemol Shine Group appoints Ivan Nash Vila as CFO.... Read More

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