Hong Kong broadcaster Now TV has inked deals with British independent distributor All3Media International including acquiring slate of premium content from the distributor.
Under the agreement, Now Studio, Now TV’s subscription VOD service will premiere Drama Republic’s lauded series The English in Hong Kong. Led by Chaske Spender and Emily Blunt, the six-part drama is an epic Western presenting a captivating blend of mesmerising story, stunning landscapes and visual flair.
Additionally, Now Studio’s has acquired Five Mile Films’ The Dog Academy which tracks the journey of misbehaving mutts and their owners to find a happier, more harmonious relationship, and North One’s Fifth Gear Recharged, the first car show of its kind, focusing exclusively on electric vehicles.
In a separate deal, All3Media International has signed a non-scripted content package for Now True, another subscription VOD service curated by Now TV. Titles licensed in this deal include the second season of Wonderhood’s acclaimed series My Grandparents War, which follows international stars including Keira Knightley and Kit Harrington, as they discover the extraordinary stories of their family history from 20th Century conflicts.
Also included in this deal are two titles from All3Media International’s premium factual slate; Lion TV’s Stolen: Catching the Art Thieves and Top Hat Productions The Box. Additional content travelling to Hong Kong include Two Rivers’ Monster: The Mystery of Loch Ness, two Spun Gold titles Royal documentary Harry & William: What Went Wrong and revealing lifestyle series Inside Beverly Hills - The Land of the Rich and Famous and Wonderhood’s The Airport: Back in The Skies.
Kit Yow, VP of sales for Asia at All3Media International, said, “It’s fantastic to see such a wide variety of programming heading to Hong Kong through these new scripted and non-scripted package deals. Hong Kong’s ever-evolving television landscape presents a wealth of opportunities for all our genres.”
"Hong Kong’s ever evolving television landscape presents a wealth of opportunities for all our genres - from our premium factual documentaries 'Stolen: Catching the Art Thieves' and 'The Box' and star powered factual entertainment 'My Grandparents War' and stunning scripted series in 'The English'. These new acquisitions highlight to find fantastic partner with a broad range of content, who we know will bring viewers the best series and specials from around the world,” she added.
MARKETING-INTERACTIVE has reached out to NowTV and All3Media for further information.
All3Media International distributes TV programmes to over 1,000 broadcasters and media platforms around the world. As part of the UK’s multi-label studio it partners with acclaimed TV producers in the UK and across the world, including those in the All3Media group, in developing, financing and delivering quality content and formats to a global audience.
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