Viu debuts first Korean original, “River Where the Moon Rises”, in Feb; K-drama rights battle...
Regional streaming platform Viu’s first Korean original – period romance “River Where the Moon Rises” – debuts in February, upping the ante for already fierce Korean drama competition across global and regional platforms. The 20x70-mins...
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Beach House Pictures boosts Japan, China footprint as streaming demand escalates; Amazon reality...
Singapore producer, Beach House Pictures (BHP), has acquired a majority stake in Tokyo-based production house Vesuvius Pictures for an undisclosed amount, the company said this afternoon. The Blue Ant Media-owned shop has also tapped former Youku...
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Tencent ups kids originals footprint; France, Korea, Singapore add home-grown China shows
Broadcasters in France, Korea and Singapore have picked up original kids shows from Chinese streamer Tencent Video, which this afternoon called the uptick in its licensing activities a “super boom in international demand”. The three deals...
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Fremantle’s Indonesia team has swelled its domestic slate with a series of podcasts that plug video production gaps created by Covid-19 containment measures. The three podcasts driving the new…
When A+E Networks’ original, "Tokyo Legacy", premieres across A+E Networks’ History channels on 20 Dec, the legacy viewers will see it’s not the story they were going to get, not at the time they…
The emergence of super-aggregators and universal search tops 2021 forecasts in Asia Pacific, with the pace of change accelerating and forcing pay-TV operators even further into reinvention mode if…
Netflix is poised for a turbo-charged Southeast Asia in 2021, including a slate of original films that kick off in early 2021 with romantic drama “Sobat Ambyar” (“The Heartbreak Club”), about a shy…