Sun Zhong-Huai

Chinese VOD net takes 1,000 BBCWW hours

Chinese on-demand service Tencent has acquired more than 1,000 hours of documentary programming from BBC Worldwide Asia, which is part of the BBC’s commercial arm. Tencent Holdings, the parent of the VOD service, will play the docs on online platforms such as Tencent Vido and The deal comprises programmes such as Attenborough: 60 Years […]

Disney scores major movie VOD deal with ‘Chinese Netflix’

Disney Media Distribution will provide movies from its major studio stablemates to Chinese online platform Tencent following an agreement unveiled yesterday. Tencent, a Netflix-style VOD service available across China, is now offering live-action and animated feature films from the Marvel Studios, Pixar Studios and Walt Disney Studios through its Hollywood VIP service (pictured), though the […]