China’s CGTN sidesteps U.K. broadcast ban, shifts jurisdiction to France
Happier days have dawned for mainland China’s government-backed news platform, China Global Television Network (CGTN), which has actioned its own Brexit and shifted jurisdiction to France. This means the English-language channel, which British...
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Amazon Prime Video apologises – again – as India outcry continues
Amazon Prime Video’s Indian content nightmare continued this week, with content head Aparna Purohit appealing a court ruling that denied her application for anticipatory bail. The Supreme Court is now talking about better screening for all...
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Netflix unveils 41 new India originals, 85% output increase from 2019/20; Shergill describes slate...
Netflix unveiled its 2021 slate of 41 original titles for India this afternoon, bringing its total original output in the country to almost 70 in three years and ramping up the ante in a premium streaming market characterised by bloody war for...
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Japan’s Fuji TV embarks on a new phase of its global ambitions with the release later this year of "The Window", a 10-episode English-language drama billed as "Game of Thrones" meets "Billions" in a…
Amazon Prime Video India’s head of originals, Aparna Purohit, is behind a killer slate of originals – think "Mirzapur", "The Family Man", "Mind the Malhotras" and "Four More Shots Please" – driving a…
Anne Jakrajutatip took her Bangkok-based content/distribution onto the main board of Thailand's Stock Exchange in 2020, looking largely like she bypassed much of the ravages of Covid-19 to drive…
Minyoung Kim has a mega-budget for Asian content (US$500 million for Korea alone) and a new remit that expands her reign over Korea to Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Korea already seems…