News brief: Asian nets go wild for factual

Broadcasters across Asia have acquired wildlife programming from distributor Bomanbridge Media.

Among the deals Radio Television Brunei has bought Turf War and Animal Atlas, EBS in South Korea has taken Shark Junction while compatriot OBS bought Year in the Wild, Cheetahs of the Deep, Venom Island and Tribes, and Thai Public Broadcasting acquired Animal Atlas.

“Wildlife and nature programming are tremendously popular all over Asia and Bomanbridge Media’s catalogue holds hundreds of hours of premium content in these genres,” said Sonia Fleck, CEO of Singapore-based Bomanbridge. “We are pleased to continually support these Factual slots and are happy to see the shows remain audience favourites.”