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Raft of OTT channel deals for Celestial Tiger

Celestial Tiger Entertainment has struck a raft of OTT deals for its movies, action and horror nets. The Lionsgate and Saban-backed channel operator runs a bouquet of linear nets in the region including Celestial Movies, Celestial Classic Movies,action channel Kix and horror net Thrill. In Hong Kong free-to-air broadcaster TVB has added CCM, Kix and […]

Celestial Tiger pounces on Chinese kids opportunity

Celestial Tiger Entertainment announced its entry into a very crowded space last month when it said it was launching Miao Mi, a preschool kids channel. With the big three of Disney, Nickelodeon and Turner all well established in the region Miao Mi will need to provide kids and parents with something new, and that is […]

Celestial launching Chinese-language kids channel

Celestial Tiger is seeking to break the dominance of Turner, Viacom and Disney in the Asian kids TV space with the launch of  a Chinese children’s channel that will launch later this year. Celestial Tiger Entertainment, which is backed by Saban, Lionsgate and Astro, operates a bouquet of movie and entertainment channels in Asia and […]

ATF Buyer Profile: Betty Tsui

Betty Tsui: Vice President, programming, Kix, Thrill Betty Tsui joined Lionsgate, Saban and Saban and Lionsgate joint venture channel operator Celestial Tiger earlier this year from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Having also previously worked at Star, Tsui is a seasoned programming executive and at Celestial is looking after the Kix and Thrill services.   Describe the […]

Celestial brings Lingerie Football League to Asia

Lionsgate and Saban’s Asian joint venture Celestial Tiger Entertainment has acquired TV rights to the Lingerie Football League (LFL), the event in which female athletes play American football in their underwear. Action from the LFL will be shown on CTE’s Kix action channel. The LFL, which is based in Las Vegas, launched in 2009 and […]