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Syfy makes debut in south Asia

NBCUniversal channel Syfy is launching in Sri Lanka, its first roll out in south Asia. The channel will be carried on the Dialog TV pay TV platform from the start of May. Dialog already carries its NBCU stablemates Universal Channel, E! and Diva. “This is a momentous occasion for the channel brand as it becomes […]

NBCU rejigs with new Asia Pacific boss

NBCUniversal International Television has promoted internally for its first managing director for Asia Pacific. Justin Che – who was previously senior VP, sales liaison in the region ­– has taken the newly created post. He will lead the Comcast-owned business’s television business across Asia Pacific, overseeing distribution of content and channels, and work out of […]

Telemundo launches block in Asia

US Hispanic network Telemundo is launching a two-hour block on the female-skewing cable net Diva in Asia. Both channels are part of NBCUniversal. The ‘DIVA presents Telemundo’ block will start next week. It will run late afternoon to early evening and kick off with US-produced telenovelas Aurora and Cruel Love (Perro Amor). Both shows will […]

NBC recruits TV veteran as Australia and NZ boss

NBCUniversal has hired Chris Taylor, a veteran of the Australian and New Zealand TV industries as its Sydney-based VP, international television. The new role involves working across NBCUniversal’s channels and programme sales business in Australia and New Zealand following the studio’s move to combine both sides of the business. Taylor spent over a decade at […]