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News brief: Turner channels launch on SingTel

Seven Turner Broadcasting System channels are launching on the SingTel mio platform in Singapore. Kids channels Cartoon Network and Boomerang, news net CNN International and companion net HLN, entertainment stations truTV and Turner Classic Movies, and Korean general entertainment channel Oh!K go live today. Toonami will be made available from the end of January and […]

Turner launches WarnerTV Encore catch-up service

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has launched WarnerTV Encore, a catch-up TV service for now TV subscription customers in Hong Kong. The service went live in the Asian territory today, offering WarnerTV pay customers catch-up programming with a four-day window such as Gotham and The Last Ship for no added charge. Programmes will be available […]

WarnerTV boards The Last Ship

Asian entertainment channel WarnerTV has acquired exclusive local rights to US summer drama The Last Ship. The series, which launched in the States on TNT this year and is basic cable’s top-rated new show, will launch on the Asia-Pacific-serving WarnerTV on September 2. The action drama, which Michael Bay executive produces, follows the crew of […]

Channel 5 bags sought-after Batman spin-off Gotham

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has won the heated battle to acquire Gotham, Warner Bros.’s Batman original story series. Sources had indicated other competitiors such as BSkyB and on-demand service Amazon Prime Instant Video were in the running to acquire the series, which was the most-talked about among international executives at the LA Screenings in May. […]

Asia’s WarnerTV swoops for Gotham

Buzzy Batman origin story drama Gotham will be “fast-tracked” into Asia after pay channel WarnerTV acquired rights to the show. The series is set to launch on Fox in the US this fall before heading to Asian screens soon after, though the exact window was undisclosed. Turner Broadcasting System-operated WarnerTV scored its deal with Time […]

WarnerTV moves from HBO to Turner bouquet

The WarnerTV channel in Asia will now be distributed by Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific. Previously HBO Asia was the exclusive distributor of the channel in Asia, but it will now be part of Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific’s portfolio of general entertainment offerings. Turner, HBO and Warner Bros. are all ultimately owned by Time […]