Tiger Gate enhances reach in Hong Kong for Kix, Thrill

MUMBAI: Tiger Gate Entertainment has announced that its two television channels, Kix and Thrill, will be joining the Hong Kong Broadband platform in a strategic partnership to expand its network in its home city.

Tiger Gate Entertainment is a partnership between film studio Lionsgate Entertainment, US-based private investment firm Saban Capital Group, and Tiger Gate‘s management. Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) is a subsidiary of City Telecom.
The launch happens on 15 November. The new carriage deal will deliver Tiger Gate‘s lineup of programming to Hong Kong Broadband subscribers. Kix features action including The Legend of Bruce Lee series, the world‘s top drift racing competition D1 Grand Prix, and the exclusive Asian premiere of the World Championships of Kickboxing It‘s Showtime.

Thrill has titles such as Psycho from the Late Nights with Hitchcock block, Hostel I and II, and a library of Asian horror flicks ranging from Ju-on to The Eye and The Ring series.

Tiger Gate Entertainment CEO William Pfeiffer said, "We are thrilled to offer high-quality, Asian-focused programming to the rapidly growing number of Hong Kong Broadband subscribers. Reflective of our fast-paced, action-packed content, we look forward to an aggressive strategic partnership with HKBN, rolling out waves of programming and marketing initiatives for Kix and Thrill that will keep HKBN subscribers at the edge of their seats and keep them coming back for more."
HKBN MD business development To Wai Bing said, "From world class edutainment to premium family TV entertainment to Video-On-Demand, our IPTV platform has seen tremendous expansion of content this year, and I am confident that the latest partnership with Tiger Gate would take bbTV further to become a truly All-In-One buffet of high quality TV, delivering best value of service to all HKBN customers."

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