Toggle announces raft of OTT originals

Toggle has ordered a raft of originals for its kids OTT service. The Singaporean streaming operation said the new digital-only projects will feature local stars including Kumar, Mark Lee, Alaric Tay, Vernetta Lopez, Suhaimi Yusof, Shane Pow and Dennis Chew. Toggle offers English and Mandarin-language content, and is part of Singaporean broadcast group MediaCorp. The […]

Asian nets build with Bomanbrigde shows

Toggle in Singapore in among buyers of shows from local Asian distributor Bomanbridge Media. Toggle has bought Nutri Ventures, while Nine Media Corporation in the Philippines bought 50 hours of current affairs shows. Oman TV took seasons two and three of Animal Atlas, while Hong Kong’s i-Cable bought Extraordinary Dogs. EBS in South Korea has […]

News brief: Disney launches on MediaCorp’s OTT

Disney has launched its Disney Movies on Demand service on Toggle, the over-the-top service operated by Singaporean broadcast group MediaCorp. The agreement means Disney movies including Toy Story 3, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas and The Princess Diaries will be available on-demand on Toggle. Subscribers to the premium Toggle Prime service, which costs S$9.90 per […]

Toggle scores Disney SVOD deal

Singaporean OTT service Toggle has scored a multiyear SVOD deal with The Walt Disney Company. Under terms of the pact, selected series from Disney-owned ABC Studios such as Revenge, Scandal and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will run on the MediaCorp-owned Toggle Prime branded subscription service. Furthermore, Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies such as Iron Man […]

CBeebies pre-buys toon series, Union handles sales

UK preschool channel CBeebies has pre-bought a new animated series from indie studio Beakus, with Adam Selly’s Union Media lined up to sell it on the international market. The 52x5mins Toggle will launch on CBeebies in 2015. The show is billed as an “an inventive, unique and fun series with a bright eye-catching design”. It […]

ATF Buyer Profile: Sian Ju Tan, MTV and Comedy Central

Sian Ju Tan Vice President of MTV & Comedy Central Brands, Asia Viacom International Media Networks  Comedy Central launched a dedicated Asian network across the region at the start of November and struck a raft of deals with carriage operators including Singapore’s Starhub. Philippines’ SkyTel and Mongolia’s SkyMedia. The channel will also launch on Mediacorp’s […]