Alan Hodges

Hulu Japan takes A+E content SVOD rights

Japanese subscription on-demand service Hulu is bringing an “extensive” catalogue of programming from A+E Networks to its platform. A+E has closed a deal with Hulu’s parent, HJ Holdings, that will see History Channel shows such as Pawn Stars and Counting Cars offered through an exclusive section of Hulu Japan. This will also includes shows from […]

A+E poaches Star exec for Asia Pac

A+E Networks has hired Prem Kamath as deputy managing director for its Asia Pacific operations. Kamath will join channel operator A+E from Star where he was executive VP & general manager, overseeing Channel V and Star Pravah. Based in Singapore, A+E’s new recruit will work across commercial and strategic operations at the channel operator, reporting […]

Lifetime, H2 set for Southeast Asia launch

A+E Networks-owned channels Lifetime and H2 will launch across Southeast Asia on June 14. A+E’s local subsidiary AETN All Asia Networks announced the nets would launch on StarHub TV in Malaysia, True Visions in Singapore, PCCW-owned now TV in Hong Kong and Macau Cable TV in Macau. More carriage deals are set to follow. Female-skewing […]