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A+E Networks International picks up JTBC dating format ‘Solo Wars’

A+E Networks International has partnered with Korean broadcaster JTBC to distribute unscripted format Solo Wars. The title is the first project to emerge from the companies’ expanded partnership and broadens A+E Networks International’s global format partnerships, as well as JTBC’s reach in the US. In May, A+E Networks International struck a new formats representation and […]

Chinese SVOD platforms buy DHX toons

Chinese subscription on-demand platforms have acquired animated programming from Canada’s DHX Media in two separate deals. iQiyi has taken AVOD and SVOD rights to more than 400 half-hours, including the original Teletubbies, Paddington and Caillou (pictured). iQiyi rival LeTV has taken English- and Mandarin-language OTT television rights (for smart TV and set-top boxes) and web […]

Alibaba plans ‘Netflix-style’ service

E-commerce giant Alibaba is to launch a streaming service that will “redefine home entertainment” in China. Tmall Box Office, or TBO, will be a Netflix-style SVOD service that’s penciled in to launch in the next two months. “Our mission, the mission of all of Alibaba, is to redefine home entertainment,” said Patrik Liu, president of […]