Jennifer Batty

House of Cards 3 launching in Asia same day as US

The latest season of Netflix original series House of Cards will launch on the RTL CBS Asia Entertainment HD channel on the same day as in the US. All thirteen instalments of season three of the Kevin Spacey political drama launch on Netflix on February 28. RTL CBS Asia has taken regional rights and will […]

X Factor UK to star for RTL CBS

Asian joint venture channel RTL CBS Entertainment HD has acquired exclusive local rights to The X Factor UK, marking the first time the ITV show has sold internationally. The original version of talent competition series, which comes from FremantleMedia and Simon Cowell’s SycoTV, will broadcast live in Asia in a 9.30am slot every Sunday and […]

RTL CBS hires programming, sales chiefs

RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network has hired programming and sales bosses, including one from Asian entertainment company Celestial Pictures. Jennifer Batty has become executive VP, programming and Daniel Fung EVP, distribution at the CBS and RTL joint venture business. Batty (pictured left) was most recently a consultant at RTL in Asia, where she helped to […]