Advanced Television


WarnerMedia launches Cartoonito in Japan, Korea, SEA

Cartoonito, WarnerMedia’s preschool brand, has made its Asian debut. The brand has launched a dedicated morning programming block on Cartoon Network in Japan, Southeast Asia and Korea. Tentpole shows in Southeast Asia and Korea include Lucas the Spider, Dino Ranch, Monchhichi and Esme & Roy. These sit alongside a slate of new and library series. […]

March 28, 2022

Twisted Strings on HBO GO and Catchplay+ in March

Get entwined in the world of fantasy and suspense in the new HBO Asia Original series Twisted Strings, a satire anthology of selfishness, greed, and ignorance. The Chinese-language series premieres with two episodes on Sunday, March 27 on WarnerMedia’s HBO and HBO GO across Southeast Asia. Executive produced by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Hou Hsiao-Hsien (The […]

January 26, 2022

Monteiro named GM of HBO Max SE Asia

Jason Monteiro has been named General Manager of HBO Max Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan effective immediately. Monteiro will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of WarnerMedia’s Direct-to-Consumer business, leading content experience, brand, marketing, subscriber management, digital partnerships and data analytics. Based in Singapore, he will oversee the existing HBO GO streaming service and […]

January 10, 2022

Netflix now on Astro

Astro has unveiled its new Astro experience, enabling customers in Malaysia to stream Netflix on Astro TV and enjoy better savings with new subscription packs. Euan Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Pay-TV and Group COO, Astro said: “Listening closely to our customers, we are reimagining the entire Astro experience to suit their needs, providing more […]

November 9, 2021

HBO Max debuts in Europe on Oct 26

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming platform, will launch in Europe on October 26th with Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain and Andorra being the first six European countries where the service will be made available. Then, in 2022, HBO Max will become available in the following 14 additional territories as part of its phased global roll-out: […]

September 8, 2021

HBO: 45-day Asia SVoD window for Warner titles

New blockbuster movies from Warner Bros such as The Suicide Squad will soon be available to stream on HBO GO as early as 45 days after their in-market theatrical premiere in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The first movies out of the blocks are The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It – available […]

September 1, 2021

WarnerMedia & Catchplay announce Twisted Strings

WarnerMedia and Catchplay have announced Twisted Strings, an original drama from Taiwan. The anthology 7×60’ series, executive produced by renowned filmmaker, Hou Hsiao-hsien, will co-premiere as an HBO Asia Original in early 2022 on WarnerMedia’s streaming service HBO GO and HBO in Asia and as a Catchplay Original on the Catchplay+ streaming service in Taiwan […]

August 27, 2021

WarnerMedia unveils new HBO Asia original from Taiwan – Who’s By Your Side

WarnerMedia has announced that Who’s By Your Side, a new series from Taiwan, will premiere later this year exclusively on both HBO and the streaming service HBO GO in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Directed by Golden Bell-winning director Peter Ho, the HBO Asia Original stars Kaiser Chuang, Ning Chang, Vivian Hsu, Ivan Chen, […]

August 24, 2021

HBO GO streams Mediacorp titles

Drama fans in eight territories across Asia will soon be able to stream award-winning Singapore stories on HBO GO, as the platform acquires Mediacorp titles The Little Nyonya, Last Madame and Titoudao for its regional audience for the first time. The three dramas, which share a common theme of women overcoming adversity during pre-independence Singapore, […]

July 29, 2021

New WarnerMedia original series from Philippines – On the Job

WarnerMedia has announced On The Job, a new original series from the Philippines. The crime thriller (6×60’) will premiere exclusively on HBO GO in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan in September. It will also air later on the region’s HBO channel. Inspired by true events, select episodes from the series will screen in-competition at […]

July 28, 2021