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News brief: Blacklist, Voice go day-and-date on AXN

The Blacklist - Season 1Asian general entertainment channel AXN is launching the latest seasons of US hits The Blacklist and The Voice day-and-date.

Season two of NBC drama Blackist and season seven reality singing series The Voice will join The Amazing Race as part of Sony Pictures Television-owned AXN’s day-and-date offer.

Blacklist and The Voice debut on September 23, in line with their US launches. This would allow the network to “provide our viewers with quicker access to these highly popular series while at the same time leveraging the shows’ real-time buzz across social media”, said Hui Keng Ang, senior VP and general manager, networks, Asia, SPT.