KC Global Media Entertainment

TBI Talks: Andy Kaplan’s AXN plans greater investment in Asian content, while US buyers lead online acquisitions

KC Global Media Entertainment-owned AXN is committed to investing in more original content in the Asia region. Speaking on yesterday’s TBI Talks webinar, which focused on capitalising on opportunities in the region, KC chairman Andy Kaplan acknowledged that while there is more “great, premium product” coming out of Hollywood – pandemic aside – than ever […]

Andy Kaplan & George Chien’s KC completes SPT network deal in Asia

KC Global Media Entertainment, the company launched by Sony Pictures Television (SPT) alums Andy Kaplan and George Chien, have completed the acquisition of four Asian channels from the executives’ former employers. The deal, first unveiled in January, will see Kaplan and Chien’s KC Global take a 100% stake in South East Asian and Korean media […]

SPT alums Andy Kaplan & George Chien acquire Asian networks

Ex-Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Worldwide Networks executives Andy Kaplan and George Chien have launched a media network business and stocked it with three Asian channels acquired from their former employers. Kaplan and Chien’s KC Global Media Entertainment has taken a 100% stake in South East Asian and Korean media networks AXN, Japanese anime-skewing Animax and […]