ABC International

Exec exits Asahi distribution arm

Thomas Hiraoka has left Asahi Broadcasting Corporation’s distribution arm after two years with the Japanese broadcaster. Hiraoka worked in ABC International’s formats division as a sales exec, but exited yesterday, according to an email to industry contacts seen by TBI. With his exit, Shusaku Inoue, Shoko Yoneda and Chio Mori will handle all format sales […]

ABC, MediaCorp sign programming, copro pact

Australian pubcaster the ABC and Singaporean MediaCorp have signed a programming and coproduction agreement. The pair will work on programming opportunities, content exchange and coproductions on various television, radio and online platforms. “As we extend and enrich our content and services to audiences across the region, we are delighted to have reached an agreement that […]

ABC signs ‘historic’ Chinese content deal

Australian content distributor ABC International has scored what it is defined as one of the largest ever programming and content distribution agreements with a Chinese media group. The international wing of Australian pubcaster ABC has signed the agreement with Shanghai Media Group, which operates numerous channels and has recently restructured to focus on selling Chinese […]