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RTL CBS seals Extreme carriage deal

RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network has struck a carriage deal with Telekom Malaysia for its Extreme channel, marking the general entertainment service’s entry into the country.

dynamoThe channel, a joint venture between US studio CBS and European media group RTL, has already rolled out on the telco’s IPTV service HyppTV. It is available free-to-view until the end of the month.

At launch, the programming line-up includes Red Bull Air Races and Dynamo: Magician Impossible (pictured) and from June it will have Criss Angel Believe.

RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network operates two channels, RTL CBS Entertainment and RTL CBS Extreme.

Having launched last year RTL CBS has already launched channels in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.