George Chien

Sony, Nippon team for new entertainment channel

Sony Pictures Television and Nippon TV are teaming to launch Gem, a new general entertainment pay TV channel in Asia. The Asian division of the Hollywood studio and the Japanese broadcaster will form a JV to run the new service, which will sit within SPT’s bouquet of pay channels in the region. Nippon will feed […]

Warner, Sony launch Asian Netflix rival

Warner Bros. Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television have joined forces to launch a regional OTT service in Asia that aims to become a market-leading streamer. The Hollywood studios have formed a joint venture start-up with Singaporean telco SingTel to launch the service, HOOQ. HOOQ plans to pre-empt the entrance of Netflix, following the revelation the […]

Red hot channels in Asia

Asian pay TV is growing at a fast clip with subscriber numbers on the rise and revenues from linear and new digital services growing. The numbers are not lost on the international media giants operating channels and services from the likes of A+E, BBC Worldwide, Discovery, Fox, Sony and Turner are all well established in […]