Advanced Television


Study: Premium OTT ad opportunities in Indonesia

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has released a study to understand the usage of different video services in Indonesia and consumer attitudes towards them. The study looked at video across social media, user-generated content (UGC), linear TV, messaging services and premium OTT. Amongst Indonesian consumers, premium OTT is viewed as having the highest quality […]

October 4, 2023

IMG to represent NFL rights in Asia, Europe

IMG has secured an agreement to exclusively manage the NFL’s media rights in 30+ international markets across Asia and Europe from 2024.  The three-year deal will see IMG manage the NFL’s network of broadcast deals across the territories for its current rights cycle. IMG will also provide strategic advice and guidance on the local media […]

September 28, 2023

Netflix: “Audiences embracing Asian unscripted shows”

In Asia, unscripted content has always been very popular, notes Netflix — and this is true for the growing slate of reality and variety shows on the streaming platform. In fact, three in four Netflix members in the APAC region tuned in to this genre last year. But for a long time, unscripted shows from […]

September 5, 2023

Banijay reorganises business in Asia

Media and entertainment powerhouse, Banijay, has announced the reorganisation of Banijay in Asia, combining two  entities – Endemol Shine India and Banijay Asia – under the leadership of Deepak Dhar, who has been appointed the Founder & Group CEO – Banijay Asia and Endemol Shine India. Building a regional content powerhouse, the move follows the […]

July 17, 2023

A+E Networks makes exec promotions in Asia

Bolstering for continued growth in the Asian marketplace, A+E Networks has promoted Youngsun Soh to Senior Vice President and Managing Director of A+E Korea, and John Flanagan to Senior Vice President and Managing Director of A+E Japan & Southeast Asia. The announcement was made by Patrick Vien, Group Managing Director, A+E International and Steve MacDonald, […]

July 17, 2023

WBD announces new Thai HBO Asia Originals

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced three new Thai HBO Asia Originals – action-fantasy blockbuster of the year, Khun Pan 3, fun-filled cooking series MarkKim + Chef, and reality series Deane’s Dynasty coming exclusively to HBO and HBO GO in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In this final instalment of the Khun Pan franchise, […]

June 19, 2023

Riedel appoints Dimayuga as GM of SE Asia

Riedel Communications has announced that Marion Dimayuga has been appointed to the position of general manager of the company’s Southeast Asia (SEA) region. Reporting to Guillaume Mauffrey, sales director Asia-Pacific, Dimayuga will primarily oversee the sales and profit of the Singapore sales unit, including support of key accounts, contract negotiations, and business generation for current […]

June 7, 2023

Ai-Media to launch AI-powered automatic captioning solution

Ai-Media, a specilaist in technology-driven live captioning, transcription, and translation solutions, has announced its presence at BroadcastAsia in Singapore, where it will unveil its LEXI 3.0 automatic captioning solution to the Asian market. Previously launched to the North American market at NAB Show 2023, LEXI 3.0 is the new and improved version of Ai-Media’s flagship […]

June 6, 2023

AsiaSat hires Chow as CCO

AsiaSat has announced that Raymond Chow has been appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer. Chow joined AsiaSat in 2018 and most recently served as Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, responsible for growing the data business and the transformation of AsiaSat. In his new role, he will lead and execute the global commercial strategies for […]

June 5, 2023

ITVX acquires The Effects of Lying movie

ITVX has acquired The Effects of Lying, the debut production for independent production company Bonaparte Films. The comedic drama that brings a South Asian representation to screens, directed by Isher Sahota and produced by Jon Tarcy, will premiere on July 6th – during South Asian Heritage Month. The Effects of Lying follows dutiful husband and […]

May 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare