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TBI Kids Survey 2016: is a breakout global kids content hit coming?

It is hard to get new shows away, and even harder to get new shows to stand out when they do make it to air. Despite that and the lack of new global hits in recent times, the industry remains broadly positive that we will see a new breakout programme this year.   Generally, it […]

Chinese streamer launches Celestial horror channel

Asian streaming service LeEco has launched an OTT feed of Thrill, the horror channel operated by Celestial Tiger Entertainment. LeEco (fka Letv) will run a linear feed of the channel on its service in Hong Kong. The Thrill line-up will also be available on-demand to LeEco’s wider customer base in mainland China. “We are thrilled […]

Celestial launches Miao Mi kids channel

Celestial Tiger Entertainment has rolled out its preschool channel Miao Mi, securing carriage for the new service on the PT MNC Sky Vision platform in Indonesia. Celestial, which is backed by Saban and Lionsgate, created Mandarin-language Miao Mi specifically to reach out to Asian viewers and to provide an alternative to the big international nets […]

Celestial Tiger renews output deals

Asia’s Celestial Tiger Entertainment has renewed three key output deals, securing a pipeline of Chinese movies for its channels. The Saban-, Lionsgate- and Astro-backed channel operator has re-upped with Hong Kong-based studios Emperor Motion Pictures, Mega-Vision Project Workshop Limited and Universe Entertainment. The agreements give Celestial exclusive pay TV, pay-per-view and OTT rights to the […]

Celestial launching Chinese-language kids channel

Celestial Tiger is seeking to break the dominance of Turner, Viacom and Disney in the Asian kids TV space with the launch of  a Chinese children’s channel that will launch later this year. Celestial Tiger Entertainment, which is backed by Saban, Lionsgate and Astro, operates a bouquet of movie and entertainment channels in Asia and […]