BBC Worldwide cuts China deals

BBC Worldside has closed programming deals with Hong Kong free-TV broadcaster TVB and on-demand platform Tencent. The TVB deals means factual shows such as How to Build a Planet and Supergiant Animals will run on the network, alongside drama Sherlock, lifestyle series Michela’s Classic Italian and preschool series Show Me Show Me. The Tencent agreement […]

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 […]

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