Media Development Authority


Netflix ‘in talks over Singapore launch’

Global streaming service Netflix has reportedly entered into talks with Singapore’s Media Development Authority over a planned launch in the Asian territory. The Singapore Times reported that Netflix is keen to avoid the examples of fellow US-based media and tech firms Google and Apple, both of whom launched in Singapore without regulatory go-ahead and were […]

Fox starts lab for format ideas out of Asia

Fox International Channels is teaming with Singaporean regulator and funding body the Media Development Authority to create a local formats lab. The pair said the formats incubator will support the development of local content in Asian and “ramp up creation of international TV content by local production companies”. In its first phase, the Fox Formats […]

Youku Tudou content boss to open ATF

Sunny Xiangyang Zhu, chief content officer at China’s equivalent of YouTube, will give the opening keynote at this year’s Asia Television Forum. Zhu was upped to content boss earlier this year and heads up all of Youku Tudou’s acquisition, licensing and production efforts. In his ATF address, which has the title ‘Changing The Future of […]

Nat Geo launches pan-Asian ghost series

National Geographic Channel Asia is launching paranormal series I Wouldn’t Go in There across its networks in the region. The ten-part series follows blogger Robert Joe (RJ) on a mission to investigate the stories behind some of Asia’s most reputedly haunted sites. Commissioned by National Geographic Channel Asia, the series is produced by InFocus Asia […]