'Desperate Housewives' to air in China

MUMBAI: After casting a spell on audiences across the globe Desperate Housewives will travel to China. A licensing deal has been done between Buena Vista International Television—Asia Pacific and Zone Vision Networks.



The series will air on the Everyday Jiayi block on CCTV-8, which Zone Vision operates through Encore International Beijing. Airing nightly, the block showcases international drama and feature films. This is the first programming acquisition made for Everyday Jiayi since Zone Vision Networks took over the operations of Encore International Beijing.



Zone Vision’s chairman, Chris Wronski says, “As a part of our commitment to our relationship with CCTV and our viewers in China, we have made it a priority to acquire more notable Hollywood series and award-winning programming from around the world. Certainly, Desperate Housewives is an excellent first step in that direction. We will continue to seek out programming properties that will be exciting and appropriate for this audience, as well as further enhance the Jiayi brand.”

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