Television

Disney launches two channels in Cambodia

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/02/09/Untitled-1_32.jpg?itok=b5HyrKrr

MUMBAI: After launching recently in Vietnam, Palau and Thailand, the Disney Channel and its preschool sister channel Playhouse Disney have entered their fourth Asian market in the last six months: Cambodia.

This was announced by Walt Disney Television International (South East Asia/Korea) managing director Raymund Miranda. He also said that Cambodia Entertainment Production Co. Ltd. had been appointed as the distributor of both channels into Cambodia.

Cambodia becomes the 11th market in the Asia Pacific region that shares its Asian Disney Channel regional feed and the ninth market in Asia to carry its Playhouse Disney Channel feed.

Walt Disney Television International Branded TV (Asia Pacific) senior vice president and managing director Nicky Parkinson said, "Disney’s expansion in Asia continues with the entry of Disney Channels into Cambodia this month. The rapid growth of our pay-TV presence into four markets within six months signifies our unwavering commitment to deliver quality Disney family entertainment to the region."

Miranda said, "The Walt Disney Company has identified international growth as one of its key strategic initiatives in the years to come. With the dramatic potential of Asia, it was important for us to build an entry vehicle for our brand in as many countries as possible. Cambodia adds to that process for this phase of our business."

Disney launched its first channel outside of the US in 1995 with the launch of Disney Channel Taiwan in March of that year. Since then, its Asian footprint has grown into four Disney Channel feeds into Taiwan, Australia/New Zealand, South East Asia/Korea and India.

Disney also launched Playhouse Disney Channel, its second channel brand, in April 2004. Toon Disney, its third channel brand, debuted into India last December.

To date, Disney Channels are now in 15 markets in the Asia Pacific region. Playhouse Disney Channel is in nine markets while Toon Disney is in one. Disney broadcasts its feeds in six languages and five subtitle tracks.

Disney Channel is the most watched pay-TV kids channel in the region where it ranked first among kids viewers in markets such as Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand where cable/satellite TV ratings are available. Playhouse Disney programming blocks on Disney Channel regularly win their timeslots versus other cable/satellite channels in the region among young children. Disney branded shows consistently win their timeslots among children viewers.

On terrestrial television, Disney has continued its long standing tradition of Disney Clubs and Disney branded programming blocks in multiple markets. To date, Disney branded blocks are available in 11 markets in the Asia Pacific broadcasting over 60 hours of Disney programming every week to over 380 million households.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/19/Lalitha_Jewellery.jpg?itok=Eo9CC0e9
Lalitha Jewellery is top brand in BARC week 15 data

The Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has released its data for top advertisers and brands for the period between 6 April 2019 and 12 April 2019. The data reflects top 10 advertiser and brands across genre on Indian television, including OOH screen, (U+R): 2+, Individuals NCCS All,...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/18/kannada.jpg?itok=gtce6vjD
Launch of Zee Kannada’s Weekend with Ramesh Season 4

Zee Kannada, a leading General Entertainment Channel in Karnataka, has never failed to regale its viewers by its unique content.

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/18/zee.jpg?itok=9Al8LHQ2
Zee dominates Bangla, Kannada segment in BARC week 15

In the Bengali language market, Zee Bangla stood as the leader in BARC data week 15. Oscar Movies Bhojpuri garnered fifth position in the Bhojpuri market.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/18/discovery.jpg?itok=WGXlMjdq
Discovery channel follows path to the moon of Israeli team in a one-hour exclusive ‘Return to the Moon: Seconds to Arrival’ premiering Monday April 22 at 10 pm

Since the dawn of the Space Age only three countries have landed a craft on the moon, the U.S., Soviet Union and China.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/18/kulfi.jpg?itok=01s17mME
BARC week 15: Dangal TV, powered by DD Free Dish, tops Hindi GEC (U+R), rural

MUMBAI: Sony Pal is the new entrant, securing tenth position by replacing Star Utsav in Hindi GEC (U+R) as per Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) data for week 15 of 2019. In rural and urban markets, no changes were observed.  Hindi GEC (U+R)

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/18/chromeDM.jpg?itok=XGf0IdQo
English News genre only gainer in Chrome DM week 15

English News grew in week 15 of Chrome Data Analytics and Media by 0.80 per cent.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/18/tv18.jpg?itok=98MHStsC
Watch breath-taking wedding celebrations and beautiful love stories as FYI TV18 brings “Our Wedding Story” this April

Every wedding is special and beautiful. And the upcoming series ‘Our Wedding story’ provides a ringside view into heart-warming love stories and their blossoming into matrimony.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/17/namotv.jpg?itok=zQVdESN9
EC asks NaMo TV to withhold election content prior to poll days

The scrutiny of NaMo TV has increased. According to a PTI report, the channel has been asked to not display any ‘election matter’ prior to poll days, as prescribed in the electoral law. 

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/17/discover.jpg?itok=WPu268zJ
Discovery Communications: Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV

GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories