Discovery Asia


Discovery, NHK acquire from TVF’s expanded APAC team

Discovery Asia and NHK in Japan are among broadcasters to have picked up programming from TVF International’s recently bolstered Asia-Pacific sales team. Discovery Asia acquired pan-Asia rights to Chef Exchange (10 x 30 minutes), Singapore on Film (2 x 60 minutes) and Beach House Pictures’ access-driven two-parter Raffles: Remaking an Icon (2 x 60 minutes). […]

Viu, Discovery team up for ‘No Sleep No FOMO’

Asian pan-regional OTT service Viu has linked with Discovery for a content collaboration around the format No Sleep No FOMO. The Viu-produced travelogue format, which was named a TBI MIPTV Hot Pick earlier this year, will air on Discovery Channel and Discovery Asia across 14 markets, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand […]

Deal round-up: Discovery buys Lebron James series

Discovery Networks has bought Latin American distribution rights for the new LeBron James series Cleveland Hustles. The show follows NBA superstar LeBron James and his business partner and friend Maverick Carter as they give local entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch business ideas and rejuvenate Cleveland neighbourhoods. In its latest deal with international producer and distributor […]

Raft of post-MIPCOM sales and new shows for DQ Entertainment

DQ Entertainment has concluded a raft of programme sales and is working on a slate of four new shows. The India-based, UK-listed kids producer and distributor has sold its animated Robin Hood animated series to Discovery Asia, two seasons of The Jungle Book (pictured) to Nickelodeon India, which has also picked up Suraj, The Rising […]