BBC Studios announced that it will launch linear channels BBC Earth and BBC Lifestyle together with on-demand channels BBC First and BBC Brit on Astro, Malaysia’s leading content and entertainment company. BBC Earth and BBC Lifestyle will be available on the Astro platform from 15 September while BBC First and BBC Brit will be available from 15 October. This launch marks an expanded partnership between BBC Studios and Astro. BBC Earth is BBC Studios’ global factual brand that seeks to inspire … [Read more...] about BBC Studios announces expanded partnership with Astro
This story appears in the December 2020 issue of Television Asia Plus. Television Asia Plus interviewed six media executives on the content trends for 2021 and the strategies they’re implementing in terms of local production and acquisitions. While 2020 may have been a challenging year for the industry, these interviews show that not only has the industry been able to adapt to the current circumstances brought on by the pandemic, but there is something to look forward to from these companies … [Read more...] about What’s next for content in 2021?
BBC Studios announced that it has launched two of its premium channels on Thailand’s new on-demand IPTV entertainment platform, 3BB GIGATV. BBC Earth and BBC Lifestyle are available for the first time on 3BB, one of the largest fixed broadband service providers in Thailand. The agreement allows 3BB’s 3.3 million subscribers access to BBC Studios’ channels and their content – via 3BB GIGATV service – through a range of broadband packages. BBC Earth is BBC Studios’ global factual brand that … [Read more...] about BBC Earth and BBC Lifestyle channels launch on 3BB GIGATV in Thailand
BBC Studios APAC has appointed Matt Coe to head up a new Creative Hub that will provide seamless creative solutions for its premium Branded Services in the Asia and ANZ region. As Head of Creative, BBC Studios APAC, Matt will lead the Sydney and Singapore-based Creative and Production Management teams to deliver creative content that will promote BBC Studios’ channels and programming across many valued partner platforms. Premium channels BBC First, UKTV, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Brit, … [Read more...] about New BBC Studios Creative Hub Head appointed
BBC Worldwide Asia today announced a deal with CANAL+ Myanmar FG Ltd that sees four of its channels launch on new pay TV platform, CANAL+ : international news and current affairs channel, BBC World News, premium factual brand, BBC Earth, pre-school channel, CBeebies and BBC Lifestyle, with BBC Lifestyle making its debut appearance in the country. CANAL+ Group, in collaboration with Myanmarese media group FOREVER Group launched the new pay TV platform on 29 January 2018. It offers local and … [Read more...] about BBC Channels to launch in Myanmar
One Amazing Day, the much anticipated follow-up to BBC Earth Films’ $112m box office smash Earth: The Movie makes its world premiere in Beijing. The film showcases the remarkable stories that happen on earth, our home, each and every day, driven by the power of the Sun. It takes audiences on a breath-taking and immersive voyage across the continents, through the oceans and skies as it track the sun’s journey...all in a single amazing day. A BBC Earth Films and Shanghai Media Group (SMG) … [Read more...] about BBC Earth launches One Amazing Day in China