13 June 2014: The entire Asia Pacific pay television ecosystem added 26 million net new customers in 2013, the lowest annual growth since 2007, according to Media Partners Asia's (MPA) latest annual research, released at the end of May.
13 June 2014: I was told that executive producer Ron Moore might arrive for this interview in a kilt. And, still at the very beginning of his Scottish adventure that could run for the next eight years or more, he did. "There's nothing like walking down the streets of L.A. in a kilt," he says.
13 June 2014: Rahul Johri is happy. In the past two years, the Discovery Networks Asia Pacific executive vice president and South Asia general manager has seen Discovery Science's ratings rise six times. Sister channel, Animal Planet, is up by 77%. And the joy is spreading.