Post Tagged with: "discovery networks asia-pacific"

/ 05/24/2012 12:09 PM

Discovery Channel Korea announces the winners of FTFM Korea initiative (Onscreen Asia)

Five directors selected to film uniquely Korean stories for premiere in late 2012 as part of Discovery Korea’s first anniversary celebrations. by Shreya Gopi OnScreen Asia (22 May 2012) Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) announced the five winners of the Discovery Channel Korea First Time Filmmakers (FTFM) Korea initiative, a project designed to help develop the documentary storytelling skills of Korean [...]

/ 04/16/2012 8:23 PM

Discovery Kids enters in Asia through the Philippines

Thanks to a new agreement between Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific and SKYCable, Discovery Kids will be launched this week in the Philippines. This deal marks the first foray of the channel in Asia pacific and allow the distribution expansion of  TLC lifestyle channel on the platform.   Discovery Kids will be launched on the platform with a lineup that includes Headrush (featuring Mythbusters [...]

/ 02/08/2012 10:55 PM

“The fall of Singapore”, re-discovering the Japanese Occupation (New Straits Times)

In conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the fall of Singapore, Discovery Channel presents an in-depth look at the event in a special two-part series, “1942 — The Fall Of Singapore”. By Ridhatul Rizki Sayuti New Straits Times The documentary features rarely seen archival footage and reenactments that reveal new and shocking insight into the events.  Once known as the [...]

/ 01/18/2012 2:39 AM

Asian Royal sales for UK DRG

Broadcasters from Australia and Japan have secured several doc about british Royal family from London-based distributor DRG. The 2 docs are “The Real King’s Speech” and ”Wallis Simpson: The Secret Letters” . . “The Real King’s Speech”, produced by 1212 Entertainment for Channel 4 in the UK, has been picked up by NHK in Japan and Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. The one-hour special tells the [...]

/ 10/12/2011 2:22 PM

Discovery Asia lines up Japanese tsunami films (C21 Media)

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has commissioned six programmes from Japanese filmmakers for a strand about the country’s earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters earlier this year. By Clive Whittingham In C21 Media , 12 Oct 2011 The earthquake in March triggered a tsunami that left thousands dead along the east coast of Japan and caused serious damage to some of the country’s [...]

/ 07/04/2011 10:39 PM

India greenlights Discovery expansion (

Discovery has received the go-ahead to set up four new channels in India but might have to wait more than a year before launching them. By Clive Whittingham In C21 Media (4 Jul 2011) The Indian government has approved Discovery’s application to launch Discovery Kids, Military Channel, Discovery Home and Health and ID in the territory, according to Discovery Networks [...]

/ 07/01/2011 10:37 PM

Discovery Takes HD Service to Malaysia (

SINGAPORE: Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has clinched a carriage deal for its Discovery HD World network with Malaysian platform Astro. By Mansha Daswani In World Screen (July 1, 2011) The deal brings the channel to the Astro B.yond package and to Astro’s B.yond IPTV offering. The lineup on the channel includes The World From Above, Ultimate Power Builders and Elizabeth 1: [...]

/ 12/21/2010 1:58 AM

Doc News / 16-31 December 2010

CCTV new doc. channel, Sundance Channel in Taiwan, China BO …

/ 12/11/2010 7:07 PM

Doc News / 1 – 15 December 2010

2 Asian doc for Sundance Festival, UK/Sgp web fund, BBC Knowledge in NZ …