Jonathan Spink


Turner’s Giorgio Stock rises at WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks

Giorgio Stock has been appointed president of WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, distribution and ad sales for EMEA and APAC. The former Turner exec will oversee all entertainment networks, distribution of all networks, advertising sales and kids networks operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. The London-based exec will continue to report into […]

HBO launching five originals in Asia

HBO Asia has revealed three new original series and two original films upcoming in the region as it celebrates in 25th birthday. The originals include Folklore, a 6×60 horror anthology taking place across Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Singaporean film maker Eric Khoo is creator and showrunner, with Joko Anwar (Indonesia), Ho Yuhang (Malaysia), Lee […]

HBO Asia to release first true crime original

HBO Asia is set to release its first true crime original documentary The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors on November 26 exclusively on HBO. Produced in association with Star India, the doc examines the story of a double murder of a teenage girl and her family’s household servant in Noida, India. In English and Hindi with […]

HBO Asia names new China chief

HBO Asia has upped Beibei Fan to executive VP for new business and managing director of China. This puts her in charge of all aspects of HBO Asia in China, from distribution and production in new business opportunities throughout the continent. She is a 15-year veteran in Asian content, working for the likes of HBO […]

HBO Asia first with The Psychic

HBO is making its first ever drama out of Taiwan, with 6x60mins series The Psychic entering production. The series is based on Taiwanese short film The Busy Young Psychic, and is about a teenager struggling to balance teen life with her ability to communicate with the spirit world. The TV show is being filmed in […]

Star becomes ‘India’s home of HBO’

21st Century Fox-owned pay TV service Star India has become the latest local ‘home of HBO’ after an agreement with the US-based premium television provider. As of January 1, 2016, Star’s English-language networks and digital platform Hotstar will become the exclusive broadcaster of all HBO programming, including Game of Thrones, Veep (pictured) and True Detective. […]