The ContentAsia eNewsletter

The latest issue of our fortnightly newsletter.

9-22 September 2019 issue includes:

NBC orders Sky Castle pilot; U.S. breakthrough for Korea’s JTBC
NBCUniversal has ordered a pilot based on Korean series Sky Castle from Korean network JTBC/Drama House and local indie production company HB Entertainment.

Toggle ups short-form with Flix Snip; 29 international titles stream on Mediacorp platform
Nine-month old global short-form content service, Flix Snip, has rolled out in Asia in partnership with Singapore’s Mediacorp. Flix Snip titles stream on Mediacorp’s digital platform Toggle in a free branded destination offering 29 international drama and comedy shows (as of 9 September) of less than 20 minutes each with themes that put Mediacorp among the country’s most progressive broadcasters.

iflix 2018 losses up 30% to nearly $160m; US$28.7m revenue in 2018, accumulated loss tops $378m

iflix had its after-tax loss blow out 30% to nearly US$160 million in calendar 2018 as it spent big on original local content. iflix reported US$28.7 million revenue in 2018, up from US$21.3 million in calendar 2017, according to accounts lodged with Australia’s corporate regulator last week.


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