Territory focus: Thailand – Hitting the high notes

Thailand is establishing itself as a hotspot for production ingenuity both regionally and on the international stage. Amanda Groom of advisory firm The Bridge gives Richard Middleton a rundown of why the country should be on your radar As far as Asian format exports go, it’s hard to beat The Masked Singer for making a […]

‘The Great Bake Off’ to get first Asian version in Thailand

The Great Bake Off  is to be remade in Thailand, marking the format’s first version in Asia. BBC Studios Distribution has sold the Love Productions format to Thailand’s free-to-air digital terrestrial network PPTV, which will launch the show this summer. Bake Off Thailand will be produced by APJ & CO, a local production house based in […]

Netflix, Amazon face Asia regulation

Netflix and other OTT operators will be subject to much of the same regulation as traditional broadcasters in Thailand if recommendations from a new report are implemented. Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) commissioned Time Consulting to examine the regulation of free and paid-for TV streaming services. Thai newspaper The Nation quotes from the […]