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Plus: OTT platform pricing & how anime is showing up on Japan’s digital services


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Programming picks

Netflix has made no secret of its

In the run up to this year’s Mip TV,

ambitions for Japanese anime.

here’s what’s at the top of our

But the streamer clearly has a

watch lists.

The Queen of Flow 2, Caracol Television

Marry Me Marry You, ABS-CBN

way to go in Japan before results catch up to hopes, dreams, effort and investment.

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Da Vinci Kids flies high Da Vinci Kids has had a busy beginning to 2022, with new rollouts in Asia and Europe, an upsized focus on social emotion-

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Asia’s appetite for formats has plummeted in the last four years,

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although there is still lively interest in scripted adaptations for

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Formats in Asia markets with fierce streaming competition, and game shows remain

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a favourite genre. ContentAsia’s latest Formats Outlook looks at the

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state of the formats business in Asia for full-year 2021.

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al learning content, and games and other digital initiatives to

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bridge its channel and app experiences.

Say Yes To The Dress India, Discovery

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Last Singer Standing, All3Media International

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will be the last pandemic-constrained content market, we’re looking at an environment in Asia that’s all over the place. And that’s not just about the uneven post-pandemic re-opening (or not, as in Shanghai’s latest lockdowns). Trying to choose definitive industry trends not riddled with ifs and buts? Good luck with that. But good things (for some at least) are happening, topped by the manic scramble for Korean drama rights that’s putting pressure on buyers without Netflix-deep pockets. This means finding alternatives is even more urgent. Thai? Indonesian? Japanese? Indian? It’s starting to happen, but the next Squid Game-style phenomenon out of anywhere but Korea? Not yet. If the formats business in Asia seems troubled, there are still bright spots. We’re seeing high-excitement over Project Runway Thailand – the first time the Fremantle format is being adapted for Thailand – and watching closely what the show’s May premiere will do for newly acquired digital terrestrial channel JKN18. There’s still high-energy in India around scripted adaptations. At the same time, formats volume in Asia is the lowest it has been in at least five years. Blame the pandemic. Why not? Everyone else is. ContentAsia’s ongoing Formats Outlook indicates the slide started well before the pandemic. What we’ll be doing in the next few months in the run up to the ContentAsia Summit in August is figuring out how big the $ pie actually is – and where most of the money is going. Meanwhile, we’re watching streamers in Asia

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continue to wrangle for position, Asian rights holders continue to figure out international expansion strategies, and the region’s industry continue to come back to life.

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Plus: OTT platform pricing & how anime is showing up on Japan’s digital services

this issue’s cover... This edition’s cover features Project Runway Thailand hosts, JKN Global Media CEO Anne Jakrajutatip and designer Tawn Chatchavalvong, who appears in the Tim Gunn mentor role. The series, scheduled to air exclusively on free-TV digital terrestrial channel, JKN18, in May, is the first adaptation of Fremantle’s Project Runway in Thailand. The show is JKN18’s first high-profile original series since taking over the channel last year in a US$34-million deal with DN Broadcast Company. The series is produced by JKN Best Life Co.

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Long way from home Netflix has made no secret of its ambitions for Japanese anime, showcasing 40 new exclusive titles across a range of genres for 2022, including one from Attack on Titan creator, Tetsuro Araki. But the streamer clearly has a way to go before results match hopes, dreams and investment. Almost 90% of Netflix’s subscribers in Japan watch anime, according

And yet, the genre – for now – remains a long way off the number of

to the streamer’s anime creative director, Kohei Obara, who describes

hours Japanese viewers spend watching Netflix’s Korean series, including

anime as “one of the cornerstones of our investment in Japan”. Netflix

relatively old titles such as 2019/2020 tvN blockbuster, Crash Landing on

also said in the run up to Mip TV 2022 that globally, viewing hours for

You, and the first season of JTBC’s Itaewon Class.

Japanese anime on Netflix were up 20% last year compared to 2020.

Netflix’s weekly charts showed only one anime title, Kotaro Lives Alone, on Japan’s TV top 10. The series debuted on the list in March at number

Netfix Top 10 – TV series: Japan (21-27 March 2022)

five, dropping to number nine in its second week. For the most recent week, 21-27 March, Korean drama took seven of

1

Business Proposal S1

4*

South Korean comedy based on a webtoon about a girl who goes on a blind date as a favour to her friend.

the top 10 places, including the top three.

2

Forecasting Love and Weather S1

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Korean drama series from JTBC about people at the national weather service.

hold on anime, with massive demand for iconic titles such as Attack

3

Thirty-Nine S1

6

Korean drama by JTBC about three friends who are 39 years old.

company Parrot Analytics, which said in January this year that global

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Last One Standing S1

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Home-grown Japanese reality comedy survival talk show. Netflix describes it as a “Squid Game of comedians”.

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Twenty Five Twenty One S1

5

Korean romantic drama from CJ ENM’s tvN

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Crash Landing on You

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2019/20 Korean blockbuster from tvN

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The Cursed

1

American fantasy drama

8

Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) S3

4

Korean drama from TV Chosun

Kotaro Lives Alone S1

2

9

10

Itaewon Class S1

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Netflix original anime about a lonely boy who moves into a ramshackle apartment building by himself and makes friends with the broke manga artist next door. Korean drama (2021) from JTBC

Netfix Top 10 – TV series: Japan (14-20 March 2022) 1

Last One Standing S1

2

Forecasting Love and Weather S1

3

Thirty-Nine S1

2*

5 5

Home-grown Japanese reality comedy survival talk show with 24 comedians engaged in “talk battles”. Netflix describes it as a “Squid Game of comedians”. Korean drama series from JTBC about people who work at the national weather service. Korean drama by JTBC about three friends who are 39 years old.

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Business Proposal S1

3

South Korean comedy based on a webtoon.

5

Kotaro Lives Alone S1

1

Netflix original anime

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Twenty Five Twenty One S1

4

Korean romantic drama from CJ ENM’s tvN

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Juvenile Justice

4

Netflix original Korean drama about a judge in a juvenile court

8

Crash Landing on You

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2019/20 Korean blockbuster from tvN

9

Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) S3

3

Korean drama from TV Chosun

10

Itaewon Class S1

35

Korean drama (2021) from JTBC

* Number of weeks on Netflix’s top 10 TV chart in Japan

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In terms of demand, Japan’s free-TV networks maintain their absolute on Titan, My Hero Academia and Naruto, according to data science demand for anima had soared by 118% in 2020 and 2021.

Top 10 overall TV shows: Japan Rank

Title

Difference from Market Average

1

Attack On Titan (進撃の巨人)

33.0x

2

Come Come Everybody (カムカムエヴリバディ)

27.0x

3

Princess Connect! Re: Dive

21.8x

4

My Hero Academia

21.1x

5

That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime

18.6x

6

In The Land Of Leadale (リアデイルの大地にて)

18.4x

7

Jujutsu Kaisen (呪術廻戦)

17.4x

8

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba (鬼滅の刃)

16.5x

9

Naruto (ナルト)

16.2x

10

Kamakura Dono No 13 Nin

15.9x

Top 10 digital originals: Japan Rank

Title

Platform

Difference from Market Average

1

Fischers And The Lost Treasure

YouTube Premium

13.9x

2

Komi Can't Communicate

Netflix

11.7x

3

The Book Of Boba Fett

Disney+

7.4x

4

The Falcon And The Winter Soldier

Disney+

7.4x

5

Kotaro Lives Alone (コタローは1人暮らし) Netflix

6.8x

6

Baki Hanma

Netflix

6.6x

7

Terrace House

Netflix

6.5x

8

The Mandalorian

Disney+

6.2x

9

The Boys

Amazon Prime Video

6.2x

10

Peacemaker

HBO Max

6.0x

Date range: 15-21 March 2022 The total audience demand being expressed for a title, within a market. Audience demand reflects the desire, engagement and viewership, weighted by importance; so a stream/download is a higher expression of demand than a ‘like’/comment. In this dataset we are comparing the demand that exists for each series in this market, against the average TV show. A difference of 1x represents the market average and 10x means a series is ten times more in demand than the average TV show in this market

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programmingpicks

Mip TV highlights Marry Me Marry You A couple navigates the traditional expectations attached to marriage that extends beyond one’s partner including their family and friends. After losing her mother to cancer, Camille ends up under the care of three adoptive families. Finally, Camille finds a love of her own in Andrei, but she soon faces a crucial choice between love and family. © NHK

Satoyama

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Nature is rich in blessings but can also be harmful to human life. For generations, people across Japan have learned to cope with their country’s harsh environment. They’ve created a world of bounty – a world sustained by a delicate balance between diverse plants and creatures. Satoyama is a living history of the people, animals and natural environment that have survived together for centuries. This 8K documentary series, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, captures the supreme beauty of the Japanese countryside. And it shows how people can rediscover traditional, sustainable agriculture and benefit from the unique Satoyama ecosystem. Length: 2x52 mins NHK Enterprises, Inc. 4-14 Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0047, Japan T: +81 3 3468 6984

The Queen of Flow 2 In this new season, the compelling duo who won over world audiences is back: Carolina Ramírez (as Yeimy Montoya) and Carlos Torres (as Charly Flow). Now,

Last Singer Standing Combining a singing competition with a family-friendly game show, Last Singer Standing is developed by ShinAwiL, one of Ireland’s most successful independent producers. The format follows contestants requiring tactics as well as singing talent as they take to the stage to perform. In

Real Madrid: The White Legend

each episode they must battle it out

Epic victories, magnanimity in defeat,

– musically and

legendary superstar players, and

mentally – in a

above all great humanity have all

bid to impress the

contributed to Real Madrid becoming

star-studded panel,

the world’s greatest football phenom-

the studio audience

enon. The centenarian club has produced

and each other to earn a coveted place in the grand finale, where a huge cash prize is up for grabs. Last Singer Standing made its Saturday night primetime debut on RTÉ One in Ireland in October. Length: 60 mins All3Media International 1 George Street, 10-01,

Yeimy faces new dangers that

Singapore 049145

threaten her life and that of her

T: +65 9459 2139

a winning team in every era and generation. No other club has matched the success of the eternal champion. It is a role model for the sporting world. The club’s players and admirers take a look back at the milestones and historic adversity that make Real Madrid the best team in the world. Length: 6x50 mins ONZA Distribution C/ Suero de Quiñones 38, 1ª 28002 – Madrid, Spain T: +34 683 264 118

family. The arrival of an enemy who knows her well and is after her, while Juancho, her

Stories to Stay Awake

partner, sees her producer lose

Chicho Ibáñez Serrador’s Stories to Stay Awake revolutionised the

ground to a mighty competitor who comes into the scene. Her world, and that of all the people she loves, is on shaky ground,

Spanish Television landscape back in the 60s. And now, 50 years later, it returns to transform it once again. The rebooted series features genre talents Rodrigo Cortés, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Paula Ortiz and Paco Plaza, who continue in the tradition

while Charly Flow, from the shadows, does

of the iconic series to explore new

everything he can to recover his freedom.

cinematic language and unique film narra-

Yeimy’s whole universe will be at stake

tives. The resurrection of the legendary Spanish

when Charly reappears and gets together

horror series entails four standalone episodes

with his new allies to destroy her. Length:

that give homage to the past and are on the

86x60 mins Caracol Television 150

cutting edge of the future. Length: 4x50 mins

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Da Vinci Kids flies high Da Vinci Kids has had a busy beginning to 2022, with new rollouts in Asia and Europe, an upsized focus on social emotional learning content, and games and other digital initiatives to bridge its channel & app experiences.

Ukrainian children taking refuge in Germany right now are watching a slate of TV shows, in Ukrainian, provided by global content platform, Da Vinci Kids to Vodafone in Hungary and Deutsche Telekom in Germany. The initiative speaks as much about being part of the worldwide support for Ukrainian families forced to flee as about being walking, talking,

Our priority is content that kids and their parents will find inspirational.” Estelle Lloyd, Co-founder/COO, Macademia

living examples one of the network’s core values. Developing a sense of responsibility, care and concern for others

about a family that wants to be environmentally

is part of Da Vinci Kids’ focus on content that promotes social

friendly but finds it’s not as easy as they thought.

emotional learning, says Estelle Lloyd, co-founder/COO of parent

Lloyd says the series is action-based and shows

company, Macademia. Speaking at the end of a bustling first quarter, which included increasing language tracks to 22, Lloyd says the expanded focus on social emotional learning in 2022 runs alongside the network’s ongoing concentration on STEM (science, tech, engineering, math) content. The priority is “content that kids and parents will find inspirational, which

things every day. “There are ways to make very serious topics accessible for younger audiences,” she says. The network has also upsized its games, boosting engagement around critical thinking and creativity, and is planning to add content-related

reflects some of the challenges that they may be going through in their lives, either as a family or

how children can make a positive difference to the environment by being conscious and doing simple

The Deep

as kids themselves,” she says. One of the content examples she gives

quizzes and badges this year. The aim, Lloyd says, is to “create a bridge between the channel experience and the app experience”. The distribution side of Da Vinci Kids’ business has been equally

is The Treehouse Stories, where a group

active. In addition to launching a programming block in South

of children talk about life issues – a new

Korea on The Kids, the brand has just rolled out the Da Vinci

baby in the family, losing a favourite toy,

Channel on StarzPlay in the Middle East and North Africa – its

being bullied at school...

first launch in the region – and entered Greece for the first time. In some territories, the app is hard-bundled into

“The social emotional learning category is not new to us, but we’ve really made a decision this year to invest and source more content and look into co-producing unique content in that space,” she says. Lloyd highlights Da Vinci Kids’ storytelling values;

Go Green with the Grimwades

some devices, and has been integrated into other kids’ devices, for example, STEM toy robots. As much as has been achieved, including discussions for its FAST

“We love content with a great story arc because it’s easier to

launch in the U.S., Lloyd says

get the message across... We think that it is very important that

there is a way to go. ”We’re

we represent the world in the content that we have on the

filling demand as fast as we

platform, the channel and the app.” Diversity is another core value, as is the focus on the environment, with, for example, shows such as Go Green with the Grimwades,

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can. It’s never quick enough,” she says, adding: ”Our goal, literally, is to be everywhere”.

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Love is Blind Japan, Netflix

Formats in Asia

Asia’s appetite for formats has plummeted in the last four years, although there is still lively interest in scripted formats for markets with fierce streaming competition and game shows remain a favourite genre. ContentAsia’s latest Formats Outlook looks at the state of the formats business in Asia for full-year 2021.

Asia’s formats business has shifted dramatically in the past four years, ending 2021 at its lowest volume since 2018, according to the new edition of ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook tracking 18 countries across Asia.

ranked third among the 18 countries covered in the report. Of India’s 36 adaptations in 2021, 11 were scripted adaptations, driven by a manic appetite for premium drama series. As producers rise

For full-year 2021, we counted 169 formats on air or commissioned in

to the demands of streaming services in Asia’s most fiercely contested

18 countries, compared to at least 228 in 2020 (226 of these were in 18

SVOD market, drama adaptations are in free flow, including Applause

countries and two were for the Asia region).

Entertainment/BBC Studios India’s psychological thriller Rudra: The Edge

Most of the 25.8% drop in volume for 2020/2021 can be attributed to

of Darkness (based on Luther); dark comedy Aafat-E-Ishq, the adapta-

Covid-19 containment measures and the aftershocks of the pandemic.

tion of Hungarian film Liza, the Fox Fairy by Zee Studios; and Netflix/Bani-

But as much as we’d like to blame Covid for all of the devastation

jay Rights’ comedy Call My Agent: Bollywood (based on the French TV

and more, the annual slide in volume preceded the pandemic. Between 2018 and 2021, the number of formats on air or commis-

series Call My Agent!) are flowing freely. Nevertheless, reality remained India’s dominant formats genre in 2021

sioned halved, with 168 titles dropped from what once was a bumper

with 17 (47%) of the 36 titles. Ten of these were variations of Banijay

roster of 337 titles.

Rights’ Big Brother, giving Banijay the lion’s share of India’s formats mar-

The highest year-on-year drop in the last three years was in 2020, with 26.9% or 84 fewer formats than in 2019. Between 2018 and 2019, Asia lost 25 (or 7.4%) of its formats. India surged ahead by volume in 2021, overtaking traditional leaders – Vietnam and Thailand – as the region’s top formats market with at least 36 titles.

ket with a total of 16 titles. Ranked by distributor, Banijay Rights is followed by BBC Studios India, which has six scripted titles streaming/commissioned/in production in India, and ABS-CBN Philippines, which licensed five movie titles to India’s Global One Studios in October last year. The last show to slip into 2021 was Discovery+ India’s debut of wed-

The pole position is, however, more about the sudden and rapid de-

ding format, Say Yes to the Dress, which features 16 brides-to-be in a

cline in Vietnam and Thailand than it is about major changes in take up

search for their dream wedding dress. The show, produced by India’s

in India.

ABP Studios, premiered on 8 December 2021, returning the property to

On average, India had 35 titles a year for the past three years: 36 in 2018, 42 in 2019 and at least 29 in 2020. Between 2018 and 2020, India

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the market five years after its regional Asia debut on Discovery’s TLC channel in 2017.

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2021: Asia’s Formats by Genre Game show/Quiz

51

30%

Drama

33

20%

Singing contest

25

15%

Reality – Cooking

13

8%

India with 11 titles, driven

Reality – Social Experiment

13

8%

by six formats by BBC

Movie

8

5%

second and third

Reality - Dating

4

2%

seasons of thriller/

Reality - Modelling

4

2%

nal Justice India

Talkshow

4

2%

commissioned by

Factual

3

2%

Talent Show

3

2%

Singing/dating competition

2

1%

Reality – Survival competition

2

1%

Dance contest

1

1%

Reality – Song writing contest

1

1%

Reality – Wedding

1

1%

Variety

1

1%

169

100%

Say Yes to the Dress, Discovery+ India

Drama ranked second in

Studios, including

legal drama Crimi-

Disney+ Hotstar and mystery/thriller Bloody Brothers, a remake of the British series Guilt. Bloody Brothers premiered on 18 March 2022 on global streamer Zee5. Movies ranked third with six titles out of the 36, driven by five remakes of Philippines’ ABS-CBN Film Productions. The films are Barcelona: A Love Untold, Can’t Help Falling in Love, Crazy Beautiful You, She’s Dating the Gangster and The Hows of Us.

The Masked Singer Malaysia S2, Astro

Total

Source: Distributors/rights holders, titles/seasons either on air or commissioned by broadcasters or platforms in 18 countries, ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook 2021

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Variety Factual 1% 2%

Movie 5%

Quiz 2%

Singing/dating competition 1%

Dance contest 1%

VIETNAM Vietnam trails behind India in 2021 with 30 titles on air/

Drama 20%

commissioned. Vietnam reported on average of 56 titles in the last

e show 28%

three years; 60 in 2018, 58 in

Reality - Song writing contest 1% Reality - Survival 1%

2021Formats by genre

Talkshow 2%

Singing contest 15%

and ranked either first (in 2020 and 2019) or second (in 2018) among the 18 countries covered.

Reality - Cooking 8%

Reality - Social Experiment 8%

Talent Show 2%

2019 and at least 51 in 2020,

Reality - Wedding 1%

Reality Dating 2% Reality Modelling 2%

In 2021, game shows/quizzes from Bloody Brothers, Applause Entertainment/BBC Studios India/Zee

Banijay Rights dominated Vietnam’s formats environment. This was driven by two seasons of Million Dollar Minute Vietnam (season six/seven) and two seasons of Your Face Sounds Familiar Viet-

nam. Both were commissioned by free-TV network VTV3. Singing contests ranked second with three titles: two seasons of Singer Auction Vietnam (season three/four) acquired by VTV3 from NBCUniversal and It Takes Two Vietnam season five, sold to VTV3 by ITV Studios.

Source: Distributors/rights holders, titles/ seasons either on air or commissioned by broadcasters or platforms in 18 countries, ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook 2021

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Iron Chef Thailand season 11, Fuji TV Japan

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Asia’s Formats by Country India

36

21%

Vietnam

30

18%

Thailand

21

13%

Philippines

14

8%

China

12

7%

Mongolia

12

7%

Malaysia

9

5%

Korea

9

5%

Indonesia

9

5%

Japan

6

4%

Cambodia

4

2%

Hong Kong

2

1%

Myanmar

1

1%

Nepal

1

1%

Singapore

1

1%

Sri Lanka

1

1%

Taiwan

1

1%

BBTV Channel 7 from Japan’s Fuji TV; MasterChef Thailand season four,

Bangladesh

0

0%

acquired by BBTV Channel 7 from Banijay Rights; Top Chef Thailand

Total

169

100%

Talent shows ranked third with two titles; Super 10 season two and The Rapper, both formats acquired by HTV from Thailand’s Workpoint Group. Banijay Rights led by volume in 2021 with six titles, followed by All3Media International and NBCUniversal with five titles each.

THAILAND Thailand ranked third by volume among 18 countries tracked in ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook 2021, with 21 titles on air/commissioned. Even so, this is a long way from the highs of 2018, when we recorded 70 titles, giving Thailand an unbroken record of the market with the most format titles in a year. While this had dropped to 51 in 2019, the volume still put Thailand in the top three spots. By 2020, volume had dropped to about 37 titles, but still Thailand maintained its position as one of Asia top three markets. The format of the moment is the first Thai adaptation of Fremantle’s Project Runway, scheduled to go on air in May this year as a tent pole property for JKN Global Media’s newly acquired digital free-TV channel JKN18. Reality formats dominated activity in 2021, driven by five cookingrelated titles – two seasons of Iron Chef (season 10/11) acquired by

season three, on One31 from NBCUniversal; and Gacha Gacha Show,

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Source: Distributors/rights holders, titles/seasons either on air or commissioned by broadcasters or platforms in 18 countries, ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook FY2021

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Singapore, 1% Nepal, 1%

Myanmar, 1%

Sri Lanka, 1%

Taiwan, 1% Bangladesh, 0%

Hong Kong, 1% Cambodia, 2% Japan, 4% India, 21% Indonesia, 5%

Korea, 5%

2021Formats by country

Malaysia, 5%

Mongolia, 7%

Vietnam, 18%

China, 7%

Philippines, 8% Masked Singer Pilipinas S2, TV5 Philippines (top); I Can See Your Voice Philippines S4, ABS-CBN Philippines

bought by Amarin TV from Japan’s TV Asahi. Game shows ranked second with eight titles. Three of these were Hollywood Game Night Thailand (season five, six and special Super Champ edition) acquired from NBCUniversal by BEC World for free-TV broadcast service, Channel 3. Drama (romance/comedy) was the third most popular genre, with

Thailand, 13%

Source: Distributors/ rights holders, titles/ seasons either on air or commissioned by broadcasters or platforms in 18 countries, ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook 2021

a market share of 36%. MBC Korea, CJ ENM Korea and Fremantle had two titles each. All3Media International, BBC Studios and NBCUniversal had one title each. By genre, game show formats dominated the Philippines’ formats landscape with six titles, followed by singing contests with four titles, and drama and reality (social experiment) with two titles each.

three titles aired/commissioned in Thailand in 2021. All three were series adapted from Korea – CJ ENM’s Bring It On, Ghost and Let’s Eat 2 Thailand, acquired by TrueVisions; and MBC’s

2021 FORMATS BY GENRE

Switch On (Game Rak Salub Miti), a remake of the Korean drama W – Two Worlds Apart, acquired by Century UU Entertainment and pre-

As it has been since at least 2018, game show/quiz formats continued

miered in November 2021 on Channel 3.

their run as Asia’s most popular genre in 2021, taking 51 (30%) of the

NBCUniversal and Banijay Rights had the most formats in Thailand in 2021, with five titles each.

169 titles commissioned/air during the year. But, like everything else in the space, volumes are down, with the most significant drop between 2019 and 2020. In 2018, Asia had 92 game shows, dropping to 89 in 2019 and 63 in 2020.

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Reality is second, with 38 titles (22%)of the year’s 169. The number two spot has remained unchanged for the past four years, albeit

The Philippines rose to new heights in 2021, with 14 titles on air/com-

with much lower volumes – 65 titles in 2018, 70 titles in 2019 and 51

missioned, giving it fourth place of the 18 markets covered. In 2020,

titles in 2020.

the Philippines was eighth, with nine titles, and the previous year,

In 2021, drama was, as it had been for the previous three years, at

2019, the market came in seventh with 16 titles. In 2018, the country

number three on the genre rankings with 33 titles (20%). This is about

ranked ninth with 14 titles.

half of the 60 scripted titles registered in 2018. In 2020, there were 48

Five of the 14 formats were from Banijay Rights, giving the company

drama titles on our list.

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formatsoutlook Reality Wedding 3%

Variety 3%

Reality Modelling 3%

Talent show 7% Drama 31% Reality - Social Experiment 28%

Singing contest…

Formats by genre in India, FY2021

Formats by genre in Vietnam, FY2021 Game Show 57%

Quiz 13% Game Show 6%

Reality - Cooking 11%

Reality Competition 6%

Reality - Dating 10%

Reality Dating 3% Movie 3%

Movie 17%

Drama 14%

Drama Romance/comed…

Entertainment 5%

Singing contest 29%

Reality - Modelling 5% Singing contest 5%

Formats by genre in Philippines, FY2021

Formats by genre in Thailand, FY2021

Game Show 38% Reality - Cooking 24%

Reality - Social Experiment 14%

Game Show 43%

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few more in the last weeks of March.

Will this year be better than last? There’s no way of telling where the pan-

reality show, which released on Netflix in three parts in February, led by

demic will take us, but protocols are in place, production teams are back

local hosts Takashi Fujii and Yuka Itaya; and BBC Studios Distribution’s

on set, streamers and competition are driving budgets up, and original

cooking competition show, Bake off Japan, scheduled to premiere on

shows are as much of a rage as they ever where. So there are signs of life.

Amazon Prime Video Japan in two parts – 22 April 2022 (four episodes)

Japan added two – Love is Blind, a Japanese version of American

At the same time, a return to the highs of years gone by looks unlikely for 2022 and turning back the clock to the volumes of five years ago

and 29 April 2022 (four episodes). Bake off Japan, presented by local actors Maki Sakai and Asuka

seems even more of a remote possibility. ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook

Kudo, is produced by Beach House Pictures, and is part of the Singa-

for the first half of 2017 counted 285 formats on air or in production. Viet-

pore-based regional production house’s regional expansion.

nam led with 67 in the first six months of 2017, followed by Thailand with 42 and China with 39. For the first quarter of 2022, at least eight formats were added to the line up in Japan, Vietnam and Thailand, with the possible addition of a

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Vietnam also added two titles since the beginning of this year – ITV Studios’ dancing format, a sixth season of It Takes Two Vietnam, which premieres in Q3 this year on VTV3; and NBCUniversal’s game show Crush Vietnam S3, produced by Bee Comm for VTV3.

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Talkshow 8%

Talkshow 8% Talent show 8%

Reality - Social Experiment 8%

Formats by genre in China, FY2021

Drama 8%

Formats by genre in Mongolia, FY2021

Drama 25%

Game Show 50%

Talkshow 22%

Singing/dating competition 22%

Singing contest 56%

Dance contest 8%

Singing contest 8%

Game Show 42% Singing contest 17%

Factual entertainment 8%

Formats by genre in Malaysia, FY2021

Movie 11%

Formats by genre in Korea, FY2021 Drama 67%

Drama 22%

Source: Distributors/rights holders, titles/seasons either on air or commissioned by broadcasters or platforms in 18 countries, ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook 2021

Another two deals had been signed in Thailand by mid-March 2022 –

tainment in association with Rose Audio Visual Production, streams on

TV Asahi’s game show, 31 Legged Race, commissioned by production

home-grown platform, Zee5. The show is directed by Rohan Sippy, stars

house/media buyer, Chuo Senko; and a local adaptation of BBC Stu-

Huma Qureshi and Avantika Dassani.

dios’ Doctor Foster (local title to be confirmed), commissioned by BEC

As this magazine went to print, Netflix talked about a second season

World for an Autumn premiere on free-TV service, Channel 3. JSL Global

of Love is Blind for Japan as part of a bumper package of new Japa-

Media is the producer.

nese content; casting is under way and the show returns in 2023. There’s

Philippines added one – CJ ENM’s mystery music game show I Can See Your Voice Philippines S4, which premiered on 15 January this year on ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Channel, A2Z and Kapamilya Online Live on

also a second season of reality show reboot, The Future Diary, by TBS In association with G-yama, which premieres this year. We’re expecting more scripted pick ups from India for 2022/3 as the

ABS-CBN Entertainment’s YouTube channel and Facebook page, as

market rushes to feed demand while building its own scripted skills. A

well as Jeepney TV, iWantTFC and TFC IPTV.

newer trend – scripted co-developments in the footsteps of crime dra-

India also added one title since the beginning of this year – Mithya,

ma, Connected, a Nippon TV Japan co-development with the U.K.’s

the Indian adaptation of All3Media’s 2019 U.K. scripted format Cheat,

Envision – could also change the fabric of Asia’s formats environment.

created by Two Brothers Pictures. Mithya, produced by Applause Enter-

Definitely something to look forward to.

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Who charges what...

ContentAsia’s comparison of streaming platform rates in China, Hong Kong, India and Indonesia. Platform

Country

Monthly rate

Bilibili

China

RMB186/US$29 a year

iQiyi

China

RMB30/US$4.70 for recurring subscription

Mango TV

China

RMB25/US$3.92

PPTV/PPTV Sports/Youku

China

RMB20/US$3.14 (or RMB15/US$2.35 for recurring Youku subscription)

Sohu Video

China

RMB9.90/US$0.09 for the first month, RMB15/US$0.14 the following month or RMB178/US$1.60 annually

Tencent OTT

China

RMB20/US$3.14 a month or RMB218/US$34.22 a year

Wasu

China

RMB40/US$6

Disney+

Hong Kong

HK$73/US$9.32 a month or HK$738/US$94.30 a year

hmvod

Hong Kong

HK$88/US$11.24

myTV SUPER

Hong Kong

HK$198/US$25.29 (myTV Gold plan)

Viu

Hong Kong

HK$28/US$3.58 for the Viu Premium plan, HK$58/US$7.40 for the Viu Premium+ pack (without contract)

AltBalaji

India

Rs300/US$3.95

Airtel Xstream

India

Rs149/US$1.96 or Rs1,499/US$19.72 annually

Bigflix

India

Rs50/US$0.70

Den TV+/ MX Player

India

Free

Discovery+

India

Rs199/US$4

Disney+ Hotstar

India

From Rs499/US$6.70 a year to Rs1,499/US$20 a year

ErosNow

India

Rs49/US$0.64 monthly, Rs79/US$1.03 quarterly or Rs399/US$5.25 annually

Hoichoi

India

Rs599/US$7.92 a year for five devices and Rs899/US$11.88 a year for two devices

Hungama Play/YuppTV/Viu

India

Rs99/US$1.30

Lionsgate Play

India

Rs99/US$1.30 a month or Rs699/US$10 a year

Netflix

India

Between Rs199/US$2.70 for the mobile plan and Rs799/US$11 for four HD/UHD screens

Prime Video

India

Rs179/US$2.37 or Rs1,499/US$19.80 a year. Prime Video is bundled with the Amazon Prime delivery service membership

Reliance Jio

India

From Rs499/US$656 for 28 days to Rs2,599/US$34.20 annually

SonyLIV

India

Rs299/US$4 a month, Rs699/US$9.60 for six months and Rs999/US$13.14 a year

Spuul

India

Rs99/US$1.30 a month, Rs999/US$13.14 annualy

TVFPlay

India

Starts from US$2.49 a month

Voot Select

India

Rs99/US$1.30 a month or Rs999/US$13.65 a year

Zee5

India

Rs999/US$13.14 a year

Catchplay+

Indonesia

Rp45,000/US$3.11 for Premium single rental (48 hours)

Dens.TV

Indonesia

Rp35,000/US$2.40 for the Premium pack. Rp76,000/US$5.30 for the DensMerdeka pack

Disney+ Hotstar

Indonesia

Rp39,000/US$2.70 a month or Rp199,000/US$13.77 a year for direct subscription

ErosNow

Indonesia

Rp26,000/US$1.80 a month or Rp260,000/US$18 a year

FirstMediaX & Streamtainment

Indonesia

From Rp384,000/US$26.74 to Rp3,129,000/US$217.89 (bundled with internet and pay TV)

Genflix

Indonesia

Rp49,000/US$3.40 for up to three devices with unlimited access

Go Play

Indonesia

Rp29,000/US$2 for two weeks or Rp45,000/US$3.11 a month

HBO Go

Indonesia

Rp60,000/US$4.18

IndiBox

Indonesia

Rp70,000/US$4.85

Klikfilm

Indonesia

Rp10,000/US$0.70 for seven days, Rp30,000/US$2.10 for 30 days, Rp4,400/US$0.30 for three days

Lionsgate Play Indonesia

Indonesia

Rp35.000/US$2.40 or Rp179.000/US$12.30 a year

Migo

Indonesia

Rp3,000/US$0.21 a day, Rp5,000/US$0.35 for 3 days, Rp10,000/US$0.70 a week and Rp30,000/US$2.10 a month

MAXstream

Indonesia

From Rp69,000/US$4.77 to Rp149,000/US$10.30. All packs include HBO Go, Viu, Vidio, Genflix

Mox

Indonesia

Rp15,000/US$1

Mola TV

Indonesia

Rp50,000/US$3.46 to Rp160,000/US$11

Netflix

Indonesia

Rp54,000/US$3.70 to Rp186,000/US$12.90

RCTI+ & True ID Indonesia

Indonesia

Free

UseeTV

Indonesia

From Rp11,000/US$0.80 (Movie) to Rp30,000/US$2.26 (Korean)

Vidio

Indonesia

Rp19,000/US$1.30 for 30 days (Gold pack) to Rp199,000/US$13.70 a year (Platinum package)

Vision+

Indonesia

Rp10,000/US$0.70 a week, Rp30,000/US$2 a month, Rp80,000/US$5.60 for 90 days, Rp200,000/US$13.92 a year

Viu

Indonesia

Rp30,000/US$2.10 Source: ContentAsia’s The Big List 2022 (January-March 2022)

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A+E Networks is a global content company comprised of some of the most popular and culturally relevant brands in media, including A&E, Lifetime, The HISTORY Channel, LMN, FYI, and VICE TV, Blaze and Crime+Investigation. A+E Networks’ portfolio extends across platforms and genres with a scripted production division, A+E Studios; unscripted production studios, Six West Media; and Category 6; and film unit, A&E IndieFilms. A+E Digital includes apps, games, FAST channels, AVOD, SVOD, and podcasts. A+E International Includes global branded channels, content distribution and co-productions. A+E Networks’ content reaches more than 335 million households in over 200 territories in 41 languages. A+E Networks is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst.

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Who’s Who...

Steve MacDonald President, Global Content Sales & International Patrick Vien Group Managing Director, International Saugato Banerjee Managing Director, Asia-Pacific John Flanagan General Manager, Japan and Regional Head of Programming & Marketing YoungSun Soh General Manager, Korea & Regional Head of Digital Business Development Glen Hansen Senior Vice President, Head of International Content Distribution, Asia Pacific Amreet Chahal Director, Content Sales, Asia Pacific

Asia focus in 2022 In addition to A+E Networks’ best-in-class global catalog, we boast a fantastic pipeline of content coming out from our Asia business with local Korean productions, Japanese documentaries, original unscripted shows in India, and additional brand new programming in SEA all in various stages of production. We are able to leverage on this to meet demands across various genre requirements in Asia, where there is a huge appetite for great storytelling across international and local programming.” Amreet Chahal, Director, Content Sales, Asia Pacific, A+E Network

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Genres Scripted, Factual Entertainment, Documentaries, Docu-Dramas, Crime, Lifestyle, Movies and Formats

Top shows are… Red Election Watch Trailer Democracy is dead. Red Election is a race-against time thriller that keeps serving up plot twists from left field. Against a backdrop of international tensions, we follow our two female agents, one British, one Danish, who must join forces to avert a Russian terrorist attack on British soil. Whilst the newly elected British Prime Minister announces a referendum to decide the future of Scotland, behind the scenes, a shady foreign power seeks to influence the election, unleash its agents of chaos and upset the world order. Genre: Scripted. Episodes/length: 10x60 mins Secrets of Playboy Watch Trailer Secrets of Playboy will explore the hidden truths behind the fable and philosophy of the Playboy empire through a modern-day lens. The series delves into the complex world Hugh Hefner created and examines its far-reaching consequences on our culture’s view of power and sexuality. Unraveling the Glamours mythology created by the brand over several decades, the series features archival footage and excluSecrets of Playboy sive interviews with insiders from all facets of the Playboy world, many sharing their stories for the first time. Genre: Factual. Episodes/length: 10x60 mins Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman

Watch Trailer Famous jailbreaks are the stuff of legends as their true stories are often untold. Now, with dramatic recreations, dynamic storytelling and cutting-edge visual effects, escapes from prisons like Alcatraz will come to life in graphic detail in the new nonfiction series Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman. Hosted by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, each episode will unearth every step of an inmate’s meticulous plan, the escape route and the intense manhunt that immediately followed. Genre: Factual. Episodes/length: 8x60 mins

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ABS–CBN Corporation is a Philippine-based media and entertainment company. It is primarily involved in content creation and production for television, online and over-the-top platforms, cable, satellite, cinema, events and online radio for domestic and international markets.

ABS-CBN Corporation Eugenio Lopez Jr. Communications Center, Mother Ignacia St. Quezon City, Philippines T: +63 (02) 3415 2272 E: internationalsales@abs-cbn.com W: https://www.abs-cbn.com/internationalsales

Who’s who...

Cory Vidanes Chief Operating Officer, Broadcast Pia Laurel Sales Head, OTT and Co-production E: Pia_Bacungan-Laurel@abs-cbn.com Whatsapp/Viber: +63 917 5372573 Laarni Yu Sales Head, Europe, MENA, and Africa | Airlines E: Laarni_Yu@abs-cbn.com Whatsapp/Viber: +63 917 569 8531 Wincess Lee Sales Head, Asia and Latin America E: Wincess_Lee@abs-cbn.com Whatsapp/Viber: +63 998 991 5838

Genres

TV dramas, movies, mini series, drama and movie IPs for adaptation, non-scripted formats, lifestyle, documentaries, music, animation.

Production

“We’re going to see the country’s top loveteam Kathryn and Daniel back on TV in romance drama 2 Good 2 Be True. We’re also bringing soon to primetime the much-awaited Darna, a drama about a simple lass turned female superhero. We’ve also welcomed 2022 with the Filipino adaptation of BBC’s Doctor Foster, entitled The Broken Marriage Vow, which we’ve partnered with streaming platform Viu on.”

Trends & Outlook 2022

“We’ve noticed more Asian slots opening up in various markets, a testament to the fact that content from Asian neighbors is embraced by local viewers, while it helps channels save on programming costs. There will also be more drama remake opportunities as clients look to shorten the development process. VOD platforms have changed the media landscape worldwide and we see that there is special focus on original content. As they move to create more “hyper local” content, we see a lot of co-production and line production projects and partnerships between the VOD players and local production companies.”

Top shows are… Cory Vidanes

Laarni Yu

Pia Laurel

Wincess Lee

Asia focus in 2022

ABS-CBN’s stories are universal, they touch a mother’s heart, echo a child’s feelings and highlight a father’s often hidden struggles. And we don’t shy away from talking about important issues such as women’s rights, online bullying, fake news, sex education... We aim to share more of our relevant and meaningful stories in territories that have already welcomed us, while we open new territories in East and South Asia. Pia Laurel, Sales Head, OTT and Co-production

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Marry Me, Marry You

When Love Burns

Marry Me, Marry You

Watch Trailer Camille, a strong-willed woman, and cynical businessman Andrei get off to a rocky start working together but soon end up finding love in each other’s arms that seemingly helps to mend the scars of a similar loss they experienced in their childhoods; Camille lost her mother to cancer whereas Andrei was abandoned by his. But as they get to know each other’s families, one major factor will soon stand out. On Camille’s end, she had three godmothers who stood in for her mother and raised her – and one of them might just be connected to Andrei. Episodes/length: approx. 40x45 mins

When Love Burns

Watch Trailer Navigating both a familial and political landscape is Viral hard enough but when relationships are hanging by a thread, things are thrown into a whole new level of complicated. In an effort to save his marriage that has been strained due to his impotence and his wife Rita’s busy schedule as a congresswoman, a man named Peterson goes on a search for a good sperm donor. He ends up finding and choosing a doctor named Tupe – who, of all people, was Rita’s first love. Episodes/length: approx. 40x45 mins

Viral

Watch Trailer Like all Overseas Filipino Workers, Karla is no stranger to making sacrifices for her loved ones. Thankfully, her hard work is worth it because her family is doing very well. However, their world is soon upended when a sex video goes viral and Karla’s daughter Rica is in it. The truth is that Rica was actually taken advantage of, but as a result, Karla’s own past of being a mistress to a married mayor resurfaces. Now, with their claims being brushed aside, the family works to find justice while trying to hold their relationships together amid public scrutiny. Episodes/length: approx. 50x45 mins

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All3Media International is one of the leading independent distributors of television programming and formats in the UK. All3Media International is the distribution arm of All3Media group and manages a distribution catalogue spanning more than 15,000 hours of content across all genres.

All3Media International Asia Pacific Office One George Street, 10-01 Singapore 049145 W: www.all3mediainternational.com @all3media_int

Who’s who...

Sabrina Duguet EVP Asia Pacific E: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com M: +65 9006 5865 Kit Yow VP Sales Asia Territories: Pan Asia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macau & Taiwan E: kit.yow@all3media.com M: +65 9006 5016 Amanda Pe Sales Executive Asia Territories: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore E: amanda.pe@all3media.com M: +65 9186 9303

Kit Yow

Amanda Pe

Our partners in Asia are as diverse as our catalogue, so we are pleased to offer such an extensive selection of titles. From high-end prime time TV to premium factual series, current affairs titles, crime and history documentaries, as well as lifestyle, travel and cooking shows and factual entertainment, reality and game shows, in addition to large variety of formats and scripted formats for licence in Asia.

ZEE5, India’s largest home-grown streaming platform recently premiered the Indian adaptation of Two Brothers Pictures hit drama Cheat, which was written by Gaby Hull and originally aired on ITV (UK) in 2019. The new adaptation is produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Rose Audio Visual Production and directed by Rohan Sippy, with Huma Qureshi and Avantika Dassani in starring roles and Parambrata Chatterjee, Rajit Kapur and Samir Soni in pivotal supporting roles.

Future Food Stars

Asia focus in 2022

“Serving our clients in the best way possible is our primary focus. Our catalogue has changed substantially over the past few years, with increase in premium drama and more recently premium The Traitors factual titles, alongside our specialist factual and factual entertainment. The demand for local content, co-productions and partnerships has increased and our client base has also evolved, due to the changing content but also thanks to the very dynamic market here and the rise of new players in the region and we want to dedicate more time and resources to this in 2022. ”

Top shows are…

As Asian production continue to grow in both quality of production and quantity, I believe formats will be a significant part of this growth. We are seeing an increased interest in our formats due to the growing high demand for strong content on both scripted and non-scripted formats. The competition between all the recent players pan-Asian players, the local VOD players and the linear broadcasters is such that in addition to producing fantastic local and Asian content, Asian platforms/channels are looking at the acquiring the best international content available.”

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Trends & Outlook 2022

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Jamie Dornan, Danielle Macdonald and Shalom Brune-Franklin star in this explosive and original thriller. Jamie Dornan plays ‘The Man’, who following a car chase wakes up with no memory of who he is. Against the vast, glowing landscape of the Australian outback, he must unlock the secrets of his identity and stay one step ahead of the people trying to kill him. Genre: Drama, Thriller. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins. Production Company: Two Brothers Pictures. Commissioning Broadcaster: BBC One (UK), Stan (Australia), HBO Max (USA) and ZDF (Germany)

Future Food Stars

A brand-new competition series follows a famous chef in his search for revolutionary food and drink entrepreneurs. The chef will back the winner with an investment to take their idea to the next level. But to win support will take more than just a great idea; competitors will need to prove they possess the raw ingredients required to succeed – drive, dedication, passion and talent. Length: 60 mins. Production Company: Studio Ramsay

The Traitors

A nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat new adventure series. In an atmospheric location, contestants come together to complete a series of challenges and win prize money. But three of the contestants are ‘Traitors’, devising a plan together to divvy up the cash amongst themselves instead of sharing it among the rest. Their goal is to deceive the rest of the group by driving forward manipulation, seduction, blackmail, and even murder… Length: 60 mins. Production Company: IDTV

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atv is part of Turkey’s largest media group (TMG), which operates in television and radio broadcasting, newspaper and magazine publication and printing. Its flagship TV channel, atv, launched in 1993. atv is the leading TV channel in Turkey and focuses on primetime high-quality drama series that are exported to almost 100 countries worldwide. The channel is renowned for its enthralling dramas, hilarious comedies, action-packed series and engaging programmes – all of which are produced at the highest quality.

atv Turkuvaz Media Group, Guzeltepe mah. Mareşal Fevzi Cakmak cad. No: 29, 34060 Eyupsultan Istanbul, Turkey T: +90 212 354 37 01 W: www.atvdistribution.com atvdistribution ATVdistribution atvdistribution

Who’s who...

Muge Akar Head of Sales – Europe, Asia & Africa Gozde Dinc Ozcan Sales Specialist

Muge Akar

Gozde Dinc Ozcan

Asia focus in 2022

Turkish dramas still have a lot to offer for Asia and we hope to collaborate more with our existing partners. Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Vietnam and India are the key markets currently. Our target is to work with more territories and expand more in this part of the world.” Muge Akar, Head of Sales – Europe, Asia & Africa

Genres atv’s line-up offers one of the strongest catalogues specialising in Turkish drama. We are happy to provide a variety of genres such as romantic, action, melodrama and historical/period dramas.

Top shows are… Destan Watch Trailer This epic story begins with Akkız stabbing her arrow into Alpagu Khan’s heart as she swore. The arrow shot by Akkız to take Alpagu Khan’s life cannot kill her enemy, but makes her a slave to his son Batuga, in the enemy’s palace. A mountain bird in love with her freedom becomes a slave in the Gok Palace; if her identity as the shooter is revealed, she will be killed. The paths of Akkız and Batuga, who now carry two lies that could cost them their lives, cross again after many years. Allies by fate turns into a confidance, which turns into companionship. The hands that will change the fate of the Turks unites here. Batuga is the hidden Khan of the Turks; he will write a ‘Destan’ (legend) with Akkız, by uniting the Turks and proving to the world what a disabled prince and a slave girl can achieve by joining hands. Genre: Drama. Length: 45 mins (In production) For My Family Watch Trailer Kadir and his younger three siblings’ lives change with the sudden death of their parents. The wealthy and flirty Akif Atakul is responsible for this unfortunate event to cover his affair with his business partner’s wife. Kadir and his siblings find themselves in a new life without any money and no shelter. Akif finds job for Kadir and lets the siblings into the private school that he owns. This new life opens a new window. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 200+x45 mins Wounded Heart Watch Trailer An impressive story of revenge between two families. Everything turns upside down when Ferit (Gökhan Alkan) and Hande (Merve Çağıran) plan a marriage with the support of their families. When Ferit returns to the farm earlier than planned, he sees Hande being intimate with Yaman (Toprak Can Adıgüzel). He immediately goes to İstanbul and by chance meets up with a fierce girl and makes a “proposal” to Ayşe (Yağmur Tanrısevsin). The events unfold when they return to their motherlands. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 100+x45 mins The Ottoman

Watch Trailer Dündar is the most successful man in politics after his brother Ertuğrul Ghazi. When his brother falls ill, a power struggle breaks out caused by a war of principality between the heroic and brave Osman, the youngest child of Ertuğrul Ghazi, and his uncle Dündar, who is good at statesmanship. Aygül is responsible for women’s administration in the Kayi tribe, and she is in love with Osman. The brave and beautiful Bala Hanım is after some truths to protect her people. When Bala Hanım’s and Osman’s paths cross, they fall in love at first sight. Osman will fight internally and externally, both for the sake of Kayi tribe’s future and to rejoin Bala Hanım.Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 208+x45 mins

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Independent global distributor, Banijay Rights, represents a worldclass, multi-genre portfolio of 120,000 hours of standout programming. Leading distribution for the largest unscripted international creator and producer, Banijay, the division handles the exploitation of some of the planet’s best scripted and non-scripted brands.

Banijay Rights Shepherds Building Central Charecroft Way London W14 0EE U.K. T: +44 (0) 87 0333 1700 Banijay Asia 20th Floor, Lotus Grandeur, Veera Desai Road Extension, Mumbai – 400053 Maharashtra, India T: +91 22 421 64054 E: sales@banijayrights.com W: www.banijayrights.com

Who’s Who...

Rashmi Bajpai EVP Sales, Asia E: rashmi.bajpai@banijayrights.com Kanchan Samtani VP Sales, Asia E: kanchan.samtani@banijayrights.com Daryl Kho SVP Formats Sales, Asia E: daryl.kho@banijayrights.com

Kanchan Samtani

Daryl Kho

Trends & Outlook 2022 We are seeing an increased demand for Asian programming as more titles get localised and resonate with Asian viewers. These could be format sales or finished tape deals. There’s huge potential for scripted format adaptations and we’re actively engaging with partners, provided that the terms are favourable to both parties. As ever the need to scale down costs and find innovative ways to finance a project. E.g. MasterChef Singapore with Group M. Being open to co-financing or co-developing productions.” Rashmi Bajpai, EVP Sales, Asia

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Genres Dramas, Comedies, Factual, Factual Entertainment, Entertainment, Reality and Formats (gameshows, reality, quiz shows, talent shows).

Production We’ve seen our formats successfully traveling across Asia such as Lego Masters Korea with MBC which will be the only non-Korean format on Korean Free-to-Air. All Together Now Malaysia was the top performing show for Astro in Q3 of 2021, with 1.3 million TV viewership and 270,000 on-demand views – in China is returning for a second season. The Wall Philippines was the best rated show on TV5’s primetime timeslot, and the National Winner for Asian Academy Creative Awards 2021 in the Best Adaptation of an Existing Format category. Also, it has been recently licensed in China for its first season. Pinoy Big Brother season 10 was so popular that it was extended to a 32 weeks season. After the success of Arya, Disney+ Hotstar in India has recently launched Arya season 2. Arya is an adaptation of Penoza. We have partnered with Applause Entertainment to adapt The Fall in India and the casting is underway.

Asia focus in 2022

Rogue Heroes

Janet Jackson

Limitless Win

Undoubtedly there’s a lot of potential in Asia and the growth in certain markets like India is exponentially high. Our focus will be broadly in four areas – Fresh ideas. This could be through to co-developments such as our deal with Hunan TV for Sing or Spin or through different revenue models such as our partnership with social media platform Kumu for Pinoy Big Brother. Regional languages – Explore versions in regional languages like we do in India with Big Brother which is produced in more than six languages. Survivor launched in India last year in Tamil language for Zee TV. To grow the business with streaming platforms – such as working closely with Facebook Watch and Viacom in India to monetise our Big Brother Hindi library for AVOD.” Rashmi Bajpai, EVP Sales, Asia

Top shows are… Rogue Heroes Based on Ben Macintyre’s best-selling book of the same name, Rogue Heroes is a dramatized account of how the world’s greatest Special Forces unit, the SAS, was formed under extraordinary circumstances in the darkest days of World War Two.

Janet Jackson

Watch Trailer 40 years on from the release of Janet Jackson’s very first album, this is the definitive story on Janet Jackson, one of the best-selling and highest-earning artists in music history.

Limitless Win Watch Trailer Limitless Win is a unique gameshow with the world’s first limitless jackpot and a money ladder that never, ever, ends! C

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Boat Rocker is the home for creative visionaries. An independent, integrated global entertainment company, Boat Rocker’s purpose is to tell stories and build iconic brands across all genres and mediums. With offices around the world, Boat Rocker’s creative and commercial capabilities include Scripted, Unscripted, and Kids & Family television production, distribution, brand & franchise management, a world-class animation studio, and talent management through Untitled Entertainment. For more information, please visit boatrocker.com.

Boat Rocker Studios 310 King Street East Toronto, Ontario Canada, M5A 1K6 T: +1 416 591 0065 W: www.boatrocker.com

Who’s who...

Henry Or SVP, Strategic Partnerships, Asia E: Henry@boatrocker.com Fabien Ching Manager, Global Sales & Licensing, Asia E: Fabien@boatrocker.com

Genres Drama, Factual Entertainment, Reality, Competition, Science & Technology, Crime, History & Civilization, Travel & Adventure, Wildlife, Food, Home Renovation, Lifestyle, Sports, Documentary, and Kids Live Action & Animation.

Production Boat Rocker will complete Series 2 of our first co-produced animation Love Monster with Chinese partner UYoung Media and BBC Studios (UK) in Q1 2022. This successful partnership expedites the greenlight process and we have confirmed further investment in a new series in 2022/23 with our partners.

Top shows are... Mary Makes it Easy

Trends & Outlook 2022 Unfortunately, the end of the covid-19 pandemic remains uncertain, but as the world adapts to this new reality, our business evolves with it. We’ve started to see content production and sales pick up for the second half of 2021. There is high demand for content as global and regional streamers continue to expand in Asia and the demand for Asian content is even higher. Although some premium channels are exiting the linear business, we will see opportunities for niche and secondary linear channels to have a greater presence on cable systems, where there have been high barriers to entry in the past.”

Watch Trailer The kitchen is Mary Berg’s happy place, and she wants it to be yours too: whether you’re bored of your repertoire, or scared to try something new. Mary Makes It Easy takes you on a step by step journey through recipes guaranteed to impress without the stress. Filmed in her very own home kitchen, the series follows Mary Henry Or, SVP, Strategic Partnerships, Asia as she shares tips, tricks, and recipes to solve every day cooking conundrums. From ideas on what to make with a fridge full of leftovers, to lackluster chicken emergencies, Mary’s thoughtful solutions for viewers leaves them with a newfound confidence to overcome any challenges they encounter on their culinary journey. Genre: Food/General Lifestyle. Episodes/length: 25x30 mins

Weeks of War Watch Trailer For more than 420 weeks, between 1937 and 1945, somewhere in the world a battle raged. What made the news in and around the biggest events of World War Two? At any given moment during these years there were countless things happening on and off the battlefield, stories that history seldom touches. We explore how people lived and survived during the most devastating conflict the world has ever seen. Using meticulously researched archival footage and expert insights, we introduce the unusual and the unexpected, highlighting the pivotal moments of the war to create an original and engaging perspective of World War Two. Genre: History/Docu-series. Episodes/length: 8x60 mins Dino Ranch Watch Trailer Dino Ranch follows the action-packed adventures of the Cassidy family as they tackle life in a fantastical, “pre westoric” Asia focus in 2022 setting where dinosaurs still roam. As the Since the Hong Kong office opened in 2018, Boat Rocker’s young ranchers Jon, Min and Miguel Asian distribution business continues to grow. Our primary business learn the ropes alongside their dinosaur in 2022 is still non-scripted and animation content distribution. In addibest friends, they discover the exciting tion, Boat Rocker will be adding content available for Asia only to its adventure involved in ranch life, and catalogue this year. With the success of our flagship animated IP – Dino tending to the dinosaur sanctuary, whilst Ranch – being sold across this region we’re also expecting toys and navigating their ultimate playground – consumer products licensing business to play a vital part of our Asian the great outdoors. Genre: Pre-school operation going forward.” 2-5/Comedy/Adventure/3D Animation. Seasons: 2 Episodes/length: 104x11 mins Henry Or, SVP, Strategic Partnerships Asia C

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Cineflix Rights is the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor for broadcasters and streamers worldwide with a catalogue of premium scripted series and movies as well as high quality factual programming from some of the world’s most creative producers. Established in 2002, Cineflix Rights is based in London, and is part of the Cineflix Media group of companies.

Cineflix Rights London Office: 1 Lorenzo St London WC1X 9DJ United Kingdom T: +44(0)20 3179 5050 W: www.cineflixrights.com Cineflix CineflixMedia Cineflix

Who’s Who...

Chris Bluett SVP, Sales, Asia Pacific & Benelux E: cbluett@cineflix.com Tom Misselbrook SVP, Scripted Sales & Development E: tmisselbrook@cineflix.com

Chris Bluett

Tom Misselbrook

Main focus in 2022

I plan to focus on travelling to see clients as soon as international borders allow frequent and less restricted travel. And not just buyers I met regularly before the pandemic: I’m looking forward to meeting new clients in territories who I have had the pleasure of seeing virtually, but not in person. Zoom/ Teams meetings have been extremely useful and will continue to be moving forward, however nothing can replace sitting in front of a client, either in their own office or out for lunch and dinner. I believe a lot more win-win business is achieved this way.” Chris Bluett, SVP, Sales, Asia Pacific & Benelux

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Genres Our catalogue of enduring factual hits spans a wide range of genres including travel and adventure, food, wildlife and natural history, home and design, and lifestyle programming as well as true crime. On the scripted side, we have a strong slate of returning English-language and international dramas in addition to scripted formats and movies with themes including crime, espionage, and political thrillers.

Irvine Welsh’s Crime

Trends & Outlook 2022 The main industry trend in the region is the continued rollout of streaming platforms – both new local players and the big global brands launching into the region. In particular, we are seeing the development and expansion of the AVOD market throughout Asia, providing a lower cost route for viewers amongst the proliferation of subscription models available. This means demand for scripted and factual content spanning from natural history to science and lifestyle is as strong as it has ever been as broadcasters look to maximise revenue within their territories amidst greater than ever competition.

Top shows are…

Rebecca

Property Brothers: Forever Home

Irvine Welsh’s Crime From the novels of Irvine Welsh, prepare to enter a dangerous world and the troubled mind of DI Ray Lennox—a man engaged in his own disturbing battle, all while undertaking serious crime investigations. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins. Produced by Buccaneer Media and Off Grid Film & TV for ITV/BritBox, UK.

Rebecca A fast-paced crime thriller, Rebecca follows a tormented yet brilliant Parisian detective who is battling depression and a series of blackouts while piecing together a brutal murder investigation that increasingly brings her inner circle and past investigation into the unfolding story. Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Produced by Elephant for TF1, France.

Property Brothers: Forever Home In Property Brothers: Forever Home, Jonathan and Drew meet with couples who are already settled into their homes but need the brothers’ expertise to unlock their property’s full potential and renovate it into their forever home. Episodes/ length: Seasons 1-2, 80x60 mins + 10x60 mins Family Flashback Specials. Produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment for HGTV, US & Canada.

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ENDURING FACTUAL HITS WITH GLOBAL APPEAL

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Fremantle is one of the world’s largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of Entertainment, Drama & Film and Documentaries. Operating in 26 territories we are a proudly independent group of content creators. We produce and deliver highquality multi-genre IP including some of the biggest entertainment formats, most watched international dramas, award winning films and hard-hitting documentaries, amplifying local stories on a global scale.

Fremantlemedia Asia Pte Ltd 3 Fusionopolis Way #06-21, Symbiosis Singapore 138633 T: +65 6307 7226 E: generalenquiries@fremantle.com W: www.fremantle.com fremantle fremantlehq company/fremantle Screening Room: https://fremantlescreenings.com/

Who’s Who...

Ganesh Rajaram General Manager, EVP Sales & Distribution, Asia International E: Ganesh.rajaram@fremantle.com Haryaty Rahman SVP Sales & Distribution, Asia International E: Haryaty.rahman@fremantle.com Nicholas Dale SVP Digital Partnerships and Brand Licensing, Asia International E: Nicholas.Dale@fremantle.com

Genres Across Asia, Fremantle distributes formats and finished tape in all genres – Drama & Film, Documentaries and Entertainment

Original Production/Co-Production All of Fremantle’s formats, including our biggest entertainment shows, are licensed across Asia. Despite the complexities of producing in 2021 Fremantle delivered an outstanding success with China’s Got Talent on both Jiangsu TV and Tiktok, with over 890 million views across the series. Negotiated and produced during the height of the coronavirus outbreak in China, it was a testament to the strength, and resoluteness of the Chinese market.

Partnerships Fremantle has many partnerships across the region, where broadcasters license finished content as well as formats. Fremantle is moving into high-end factual production and is looking to partner with Asian platforms to co-produce and cooperate on such projects.

Top shows are… Like Me, I’m Famous! Haryaty Rahman

Nicholas Dale

Trends & Outlook 2022 Individual territories will continue to step up on their acquisition of first run international content now that former big pan regional payTV players like Fox, Discovery, HBO are more focused on expanding their OTT services. We foresee increased appetite for formats amongst Asian and regional OTT players moving beyond scripted and venture more into non-scripted and reality titles. Technology and innovation will provide unique opportunities to grow digital presence and revenues for our localized formats in the region.” Ganesh Rajaram, General Manager, EVP Sales & Distribution, Asia International

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Like Me, I’m Famous! is the gripping next-generation reality show where popularity is everything. But here, there are no adoring fans. No social media kudos. No fancy editing apps. Successful influencers are placed into the ultimate in-real-life popularity contest, far away from the glamour of their digital worlds. Relying solely on their ability to win friends and influence people, they battle through physical and mental tests to win immunity from elimination by bagging enough ‘likes’ from their peers. Can the influencers really stay likeable 24/7 when the game is this personal? Genre: Formats

The Responder The Responder follows Chris (Martin Freeman, The Hobbit; Sherlock; Breeders; Fargo), a crisis-stricken, morally compromised, unconventional urgent response officer tackling a series of night shifts on the beat. Whilst trying to keep his head above water both personally and professionally, Chris is forced to take on a new rookie partner Rachel (Adelayo Adedayo, Unsaid Stories; Timewasters; The Capture). Both soon discover that survival in this high pressure, relentless, night-time world will depend on them either helping or destroying each other. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins

Patagonia Exploring the most extraordinary region on the planet, this prestigious documentary series celebrates the diversity of landscapes, exuberance of wildlife and fascinating human stories spread across more than a million square kilometres at Earth’s final frontier: Patagonia. Over six stunning episodes, expert local crews join an international team of the world’s best wildlife filmmakers to explore uncharted territory, discover new species and tell an urgent environmental story. Genre: Factual. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins

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GMA Network, Inc. is the Philippines’ largest media company, and the primary source of Filipino content around the world. Through its Worldwide division, GMA International, and GMA New Media, GMA content is seen in over forty countries in five continents. Its variety of programs entertains and inspires viewers worldwide. GMA’s dramas and telenovelas are known for their daring, uncharted themes, which offer viewers a rich array of emotional experiences.

GMA Network Inc. 10F GMA Network Center EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines T: +632 333 7633 to 34 E: GWI@gmanetwork.com W: www.gmanetwork.com www.gmaworldwide.tv

Genres

Who’s who...

GMA launched several original production for 2022 including the romantic comedy The First Lady sequel to The First Nanny, Philippines’ highest rated drama for 2021; suspense miniseries Alternate, an installment to the top-rating anthology I Can See You; and crime dramas Widow’s Web, and Article 247. These dramas raise the viewers’ imagination and drive discussion on social media. In addition, we are in discussions with international companies to create content which targets online viewers.

Roxanne J. Barcelona Vice President, Worldwide Division (Content Sales, Syndication and Distribution) Reena G. Garingan Adviser for Content Sales, Syndication, Partnerships and Distribution Mylah I. Quinay Sales Manager, Worldwide Division (Content Sales, Syndication and Distribution) Joseph Jerome T. Francia First Vice President, GMA International (Linear Channel Distribution) Dennis Augusto L. Caharian President and COO, GMA New Media Jose Mari R. Abacan First Vice President for Program Management (Content Acquisition)

Roxanne J. Barcelona

Reena G. Garingan

Trends & Outlook 2022 First, we expect that the continued growth in streaming video services, both for SVOD and AVOD, will complement the value of traditional free and pay TV in Asia. Second, we see the production of shorter series despite the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Production costs remain high due to health protocols which must be maintained. Finally, we see more partnerships and co-productions happening among key players in the industry for the production of quality content for streaming platforms.” Roxanne J. Barcelona, Vice President, Worldwide Division (Content Sales, Syndication and Distribution)

We distribute drama, romance, romantic comedy, fantasy, suspense, crime, and action-adventure series. We also have lifestyle and factual content, as well as scripted and nonscripted formats.

Original Production

The First Lady

The World Between Us

Asia focus in 2022

“We wish to strengthen our partnerships with major players in Southeast Asia, China, and India. The Middle East and Central Asia are territories where we will bolster the syndication of both scripted and non-scripted content. We will also partner with major players in the region for coproduction. ”

Top shows are...

I Left My Heart in Sorsogon

The First Lady

Watch Trailer After marrying President Glenn Acosta, former nanny, Melody, is now the nation’s First Lady. Things become complicated when Glenn, who is President by accession, announces his bid for the presidency in the upcoming elections. Ingrid, a political strategist is hired by Glenn’s team to manage his campaign. Unknown to Melody, Ingrid is Glenn’s former girlfriend. Ingrid also has a secret that could threaten not just Glenn’s presidential bid, but also the First Family. How will Melody protect her family, and help Glenn secure the presidency when she still has so much to learn about being a First Lady? Episodes/length: 40x45 mins approx.

The World Between Us Watch Trailer After striving for many years, Louie finally achieves success and becomes CEO of tech company Prime Mobile. He also earned the approval of his adoptive mother, Rachel, to pursue a romantic relationship with her daughter, Lia. Louie’s adoptive brother, Brian is jealous of him and will do everything to ruin him. When Rachel is killed, Brian frames Louie for the murder. Louie’s relationship with Lia is put to a test, and so is his position in the company. Episodes/length: 36x45 mins approx. I Left My Heart in Sorsogon Watch Trailer The story of a highly successful woman who is in a love triangle as a result of her success. The series features real-life “crazy rich Asian” Heart Evangelista, in haute couture outfits from some of the world’s leading fashion houses. It is shot amidst breathtaking scenery from the southern province of Sorsogon. Episodes/length: 33x45 mins approx. C

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Kanal D International is the global business arm of Kanal D, the leading TV channel of the Turkish broadcasting world. Operating under Europe’s leading media organization, Demirören Media Group, Kanal D has been creating quality content for the past twenty-eight years. Accompanied by Kanal D International Networks brand, Kanal D International has grown within the content world to reach the end-user since 2018. The distribution arm of the company continues its activities under Kanal D International, and Kanal D International Networks is the business line that holds all linear assets. Kanal D Drama is the first Turkish Drama channel that was established in the LATAM & Europe region and the first channel that entered the US market. Today, it continues to present a never-before-seen experience of premium Turkish content.

Kanal D International Demioren Medya Center 100. Yıl Mah. 2264. Sk. No:1, 34204 Bagcilar, Istabul, Turkey T: +90 212 413 5111 W: https://kanald.international/ company/kanal-d-international kanaldinternational KanalDInternational KanalDsales

Who’s who...

Ekin Koyuncu Executive Director Gamze Utma Sales Executive Asia, Russia & CIS Selim Türkmen Sales Manager Western Europe, MENA & Africa Narda Zuluaga Sales Executive Latam & Spain Burcu Anış Head of Marketing & Operations Burçak Coşkundeniz Traffic Manager

Ekin Koyuncu

Gamze Utma

Genres Premium Drama, Romantic Comedy, Family Drama, Medical Drama

Top shows are… Three Sisters Watch Trailer Original production (in production) – An instant bestseller in 2018, penned by the acclaimed author İclal Aydın, Three Sisters is now adapted to a television series. Three Sisters is a story about a family that comes from an old house in the olive tree-scented cobblestone streets of Ayvalık. It is not a story that solely consists of sorrow, but one that demonstrates its characters retracing their steps back to the good old times. By channeling their past, a journey of recovery begins. Twist of Fate

Watch Trailer Everything in life arises from faith and courage to hold on to it. For some, to find true love, one must risk losing it. This is the story of a superstitious girl named Ada (Cemre Baysel), who believes that if she cannot marry her first love, she will be cursed for life. What is going to happen when Ada clings on to her marriage with Rüzgar (İdris Nebi Taşkan) in order not to be doomed, and has to work with her attractive boss, Bora (Aytaç Şaşmaz) who has absolutely no interest in love? Despite her self-imposed ill fate, people trying to cut them off, and many other obstacles to surmount, with time, life will challenge Ada and Bora individually to learn how to appreciate one another. Fate has twisted, and Cupid hit them both!

Love Trap Selim Türkmen

Burcu Anis

Narda Zuluaga

Burcak Coskundeniz

Asia focus in 2022 Our genre strengths are family, drama and romantic comedy. We have the widest and a timeless Turkish catalogue and we will continue to present the strength of this catalogue along with our new projects in 2022. Our anticipation is to increase our sales especially in Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Japan, as we clearly see the growing interest and love for Turkish dramas in these territories.” Ekin Koyuncu, Executive Director

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Watch Trailer It is all about how well you play the hand you are dealt. Kerem (Çağlar Ertuğrul) is the son of a well-to-do family that owns a textile empire in Istanbul. Being smart, good-looking, yet a playboy, he can never live up to the expectations of his father. On the other hand, Ayşe (Burcu Özberk) is a working-class girl at the company’s factory. Despite having a good heart, she is fed up with the direction that her life is leading towards. As a last resort, she lays a trap by claiming that the son of her boss, Kerem is her lover, compelling him to marry her. Kerem realizes that he has been cornered from all angles. Hence, he plays his hand by getting into Ayşe’s game to dethrone his father in the company. Will the plan of the two work, or will this love trap end up bounding each other forever?

Hekimoglu

Watch Trailer Ateş Hekimoğlu, the infamous infectious diseases and nephrology physician cure extraordinary cases by administering distinctive methods with his team of three. The series follows the everyday life of an unsociable, witty, and maverick medical genius who defies hospital rules does whatever it takes to practice his way. In every episode, this wellproduced local adaptation of the hit US series House M.D covers themes of love, sacrifice, camaraderie, discipline, and humanity. The show has been voted as “The Best Remake in Turkish TV History” by the viewers.

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NBCUniversal Global Distribution is responsible for licensing NBCUniversal product to all forms of television and new media in the U.S., Canada and in 200+ territories internationally. This includes a rich library of over 6,000 films and 170,000 television episodes, including current and classic titles, unscripted, kids, sports, news, long-form and short-form programming from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Television, UCP, Universal International Studios, Sky Studios, NBC Late Night properties, DreamWorks Animation, Telemundo, and more, as well as locally produced content from around the world.

NBCUniversal Global Distribution W: www.nbcuni.com Singapore (Asia HQ): 10 Anson Road, #06-01, International Plaza, Singapore 079903 T: +65 6675 1296 Japan: Atago Greenhills MORI Tower, Atago 2-5-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6208 Japan T: +81 3-6860-8967 Korea: 16th Fl., Tower 8 Bldg. 7 Jongno 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03157 Korea U.S.A.: 100 Universal City Plaza; Bldg.1440/ 10th Fl., Universal City, CA 91608, U.S.A. T: +1 818 777 1300

Who’s who...

Justin Che MD, Asia Pacific, Distribution & Networks E: Justin.Che@nbcuni.com Rajiv Dhawn SVP, Sales Liaison, Asia E: Rajiv.Dhawn@nbcuni.com Atsushi Miyasaka SVP, Sales Liaison, Japan & Korea E: Atsushi.Miyasaka@nbcuni.com Shreya Kapdi VP, Sales Liaison E: Shreya.Kapdi@nbcuni.com Barry (Bumsun) Choi Director, Sales Liaison, Korea E: Bumsun.Choi@nbcuni.com Jessy Tse Director, Sales Liaison E: Jessy.Tse@nbcuni.com Gorden Li Sales Manager E: Gorden.Li@nbcuni.com Yuki Yoshida Sales Manager E: Yuki.Yoshida@nbcuni.com

Genres NBCUniversal Global Distribution licenses content of all genres (i.e.: drama, comedy, unscripted, talk, kids, sports, film, telenovela/super-series, news, etc.)

Production NBCUniversal Formats is the international division for all scripted and unscripted formats created within the production, broadcast and streaming divisions of NBCUniversal, Telemundo and Sky Studios, as well as select third parties. The division, which is part of Universal Studio Group, recently acquired the Korean format My Ranking from di Turn to distribute across Asia. This year will see the return of SNL Korea on Coupang Play, The Thing About Pam as well as hit formats Baggage, Crush and Singer Auction in Vietnam. Hollywood Game Night is also coming back for a sixth season in Thailand. The rollout of NBCUniversal Formats’ Japanese coproduction project, The Secret Game Show will also be a priority.

Top shows are… The Endgame The Endgame is a pulse-pounding, high-stakes thriller about Elena Federova, a very recently captured international arms dealer and brilliant criminal mastermind who even in captivity orchestrates a number of coordinated bank heists, and Val Turner, the principled, relentless and socially outcast FBI agent who will stop at nothing to foil her ambitious plan.

The Thing About Pam The Thing About Pam is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband Russ’s conviction, although he insisted he didn’t kill her. He was later exonerated. This brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp.

Asia focus in 2022 Our primary focus in Asia in 2022 is to make our partners aware of all of the amazing content we have to offer from our Kids & Family catalogue, with full linear and SVOD/AVOD rights available for many of the titles. Our Kids & Family portfolio has titles based on iconic IP like Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, Dragons: The Nine Realms, The Croods: Family Tree and Madagascar: A Little Wild. But we also have new, original properties creating their own legions of fans around the globe including Take Note, which is a live-action, scripted musical-comedy talent show that is truly different from anything we’ve ever seen before, and the hugely popular Gabby’s Dollhouse - its live action-animated hybrid style is a first for DreamWorks Animation and it’s taking the world by storm with its magical and adorable world of cat characters.” Rajiv Dhawn SVP, Sales Liaison, Asia PRODUCTION Linfield Ng VP, Format Sales Liaison E: Linfield.Ng@nbcuni.com GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS Pauline Bohm EVP, Global Distribution Marketing & Communications E: Pauline.Bohm@nbcuni.com

The Lazarus Project The Lazarus Project is a propulsive action thriller and a gripping exploration of memory, fate, and the limits of love and self-sacrifice. George wakes to discover he’s reliving the same events over again. Mystified, he is introduced to The Lazarus Project, a top-secret organization that uses its ability to turn back time to save the world from extinction. When George’s girlfriend, Sarah, suddenly dies, and the project won’t reset time to save her, he faces a choice between helping Lazarus save the planet or taking charge of his own fate and destroying it.

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Global Content Distribution

Paramount Global Content Distribution 7800 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036 U.S. T: +1 323 575 5460 Email: GDGSales@cbs.com ViaCBSGlobalDst

Who’s who...

Jonathan Greenberg EVP Television Licensing Regional Sales – North Asia Nicole Sinclair SVP Television Licensing, South Asia (Australia, New Zealand, SEA, India) June Choi VP Regional Television Licensing – Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mongolia Teng Yong VP Television Licensing and Digital Sales – China and Taiwan Chris Safford Executive Director Television Licensing – SEA Hiromichi Sato Executive Director, Television Licensing – Japan Robyn Campbell Director Television Licensing – Australia, New Zealand Trista Chang Director, Television Licensing and Digital Sales – China Alysha Chopra Director Television Licensing - SEA, India Joyce Smith Director Television Licensing – Australia, New Zealand Makoto Ono Manager, Television Licensing – Japan, Korea and Mongolia

Asia focus in 2022 Our biggest focus is to keep delivering large volume of content from many key producers to the many different markets in Asia. While Paramount+ will be a primary home for our premium brands including SHOWTIME and the Paramount+ Original content, we still have plenty of content to offer for our partners. We are continuing to expand our business in China across all platforms, both large and small; while in Japan and Korea, we are focusing on expanding the reach of Nickelodeon content throughout linear and SVOD.” Jonathan Greenberg, Executive Vice President, Regional Sales – North Asia

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Paramount Global Content Distribution is the leading distributor of premium content across multiple media platforms throughout the global marketplace. The division’s portfolio is comprised of some of the world’s most recognized brands, including feature films and television programs from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Television Studios, Paramount Players, Paramount Animation, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures, CBS News, SHOWTIME Networks, Nickelodeon, MTV Entertainment Group and Miramax. The division also licenses diverse lineups of scripted and unscripted formats for local production and international co-productions.

Genres

Paramount Global Content Distribution covers all genres from feature films, including non-theatrical releases, to television series covering drama, comedy, non-scripted including late night, daytime and reality competition, as well as news programming and documentaries.

Top titles are… Halo

Halo will take place in the universe that first came to be in 2001 with the launch of Xbox®’s first “Halo” game. Dramatizing an epic 26thcentury conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant, Halo the series will weave deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future. Genre: Action-Adventure

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Top Gun: Maverick

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun: Maverick Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.” Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it. Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Trends & Outlook 2022 We will continue to see a demand for fresh new content as streaming consumption continues to soar. There is no limit to the content for which people are looking. Not only will there be an increase in demand for known IP, but there will also be increased investment in local content as well.” Nicole Sinclair – SVP Television Licensing, South Asia (Australia, New Zealand, SEA, India)

NCIS

NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) is more than just an action drama. With liberal doses of humor, it’s a show that focuses on the sometimes complex and always amusing dynamics of a team forced to work together in high-stress situations. From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, these special agents investigate all crimes with Navy or Marine Corps ties. Genre: Drama

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Set in 2032, Yonder is an unknown space designed for the dead to be able to live on by uploading memories of their lifetime from their brain. The story unfolds as a man receives a message from his deceased wife, inviting him to the unknown space, Yonder. The drama/science-fiction series raises questions about life and death and what it means to have eternal happiness as humanity comes face to face with a world created by advancements in science technology. Genre: Drama, Science-Fiction

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Red Arrow Studios International is a world-leading distributor of scripted, formats and factual shows from a network of in-house and third-party production companies. The company co-produces, finances and distributes content to over 200 territories worldwide. Red Arrow Studios International is part of Red Arrow Studios, a ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE company.

Red Arrow Studios International Betastrasse 10c, Unterföhring 85774, Germany T: +49 89 9507 7303 W: screening.redarrowstudios.com

Who’s Who...

Joyce Dröse Sales Manager (Asia, Africa, Nordics, Inflight) E: Joyce.Droese@redarrowstudios.com

Trends and focus in 2022 Premium factual content will continue to be in demand during 2022. Framing Britney Spears, part of the Emmy award-nominated The Weekly: Special Edition was one of our most popular titles of 2021 The series has been commissioned for a second season, so we are looking forward to sharing more documentaries from this premium collection with clients soon. As the globalisation of drama continues, we are seeing more and more interest in some of our non-English language drama series, such as Blackout: Tomorrow is Another Day. Scripted remakes, particularly mainstream procedurals, continue to be popular. In the area of formats, we see continued interest in gameshows. Our gameshow You Deserve It is now into its 9th season in Vietnam.” Joyce Droese, Sales Manager (Asia, Africa, Nordics, Inflight)

Genres Scripted, Formats, Factual

Production Red Arrow Studios International is known as a destination for strong commercial entertainment with broad appeal, spanning premium returning English language dramas, impactful foreign language dramas, and innovative formats. These continue to be our top priorities, along with a selection of premium factual content.

Vienna Blood

Top shows are… Vienna Blood Watch Trailer A thrilling crime drama set in 1900s Vienna, from acclaimed screenwriter Steve Thompson. Filmed in English and on location in Vienna, Vienna Blood stars Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game, Dracula) as Max Liebermann, and Juergen Maurer (Vorstadtweiber, Tatort) as Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt. Genre: Scripted Series. Episodes/ length: S1: 3x90 mins or 6x45 mins; S2: 3x90 mins or 6x45 mins. Produced by Endor Productions and MR Film in co-production with Red Arrow Studios International, ORF (Austria) and ZDF (Germany), with the assistance of Televisionfund Austria, TV-Filmfund Vienna and Niederoesterreich Kultur

The Weekly: Special Edition

The Weekly: Special Edition

Watch Trailer A powerful collection of standalone, premium documentaries, driven by the unparalleled journalism and insight of The New York Times. The series features investigations, reporting, and character-driven stories from award-winning journalists at the iconic newspaper, bringing viewers around the world closer to the essential stories of our time. The Weekly: Special Edition is from the team behind the acclaimed, Emmy award-winning factual series The Weekly. Genre: Factual. Episodes/length: 10x60 mins. Produced by The New York Times & Left/Right for FX and Hulu (U.S.)

Married at First Sight Watch Trailer In Married at First Sight singles who have failed to find love put their hearts in the hands of a team of experts, who select their perfect partner. The couples then meet for the first time at the altar. After the wedding and honeymoon, the married couples move in together and start their new lives. From the first kiss to the first tears, cameras document their every moment as experts analyze the relationships. Six weeks of marriage later, the couples have to make a decision: stay together or file for divorce. Married at First Sight has become the world’s most watched relationship show and one of the most talked-about and highest-rating formats of the decade. It has been produced in over 30 territories. Genre: Reality Format, also available as tape

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Sony Pictures Television is one of the industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. The company manages one of the largest libraries of feature films, TV shows and formats, and is home to a thriving global content business, operating production companies, as well as linear and digital channels around the world. SPT is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation.

Sony Pictures Television 2/F, 14 Taikoo Wan Road Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong T: +852 2913 3788 W: https://connect.sonypictures.com SPTVInternational sptvintl

Who’s who...

Singapore: Brett Hogg Executive Vice President, Distribution & Networks, Asia Pacific Singapore: Adam Herr Senior Vice President, Theatrical and TV Distribution, Southeast Asia and India E: Adam_Herr@spe.sony.com Singapore: Julius Toh Vice President, Sales, Distribution & Networks, Southeast Asia E: Julius_Toh@spe.sony.com Mumbai: Sonika Bhasin Vice-President, International Distribution, India E: Sonika_Bhasin@spe.sony.com Beijing: Dai Huang Senior Vice President, Distribution, Production & Networks, China & Taiwan E: Dai_Huang@spe.sony.com Seoul: Giro Doo Executive Director, Distribution & Networks, South Korea E: Giro_Doo@spe.sony.com Tokyo: Iwao Saito General Manager, Distribution, Japan E: Iwao_Saito@spe.sony.com

Trends & Outlook 2022

Genres Our offerings range from our Hollywood blockbuster movies and TV series across all genres, to our globally recognised scripted and unscripted formats, loved Asian content and outstanding animation programmes.

Original productions A number of scripted formats and unscripted formats are in various development and production stages in India, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Mainland China. Who Wants to be a Millionaire Hindi version, local title Kaun Banega Crorepati, has just finished airing its 13th season; the momentum continues in Vietnam too with season 10 about to launch soon. Shark Tank has expanded its local version footprint. It is now available in India, in addition to Thailand, Vietnam and Mainland China.

Asia focus in 2022 “Our focus as always is to be the best possible partner for our clients and really understand their business, their audiences, and the market, and to work together to grow their business. We will work with everyone in the industry to continue to grow the market, reach new audiences, and meet the booming demand for great content that entertains and excites our local audiences.”

Top shows are… https://connect.sonypictures.com/#/events/SAF https://connect.sonypictures.com/#/events/SAF A Spy Among Friends Watch Trailer

This limited series follows the friendship between two spies that resulted in the gutting of British and American Intelligence at the height of the Cold War. Based on the New York Times best-selling book by Ben Macintyre, starring Damian Lewis as Nicholas Elliott and Guy Pearce as Kim Philby. Genre: Drama. Episodes/ length: 6x60 mins

With the impending arrival of new streaming platforms in 2022 and the increased organic population growth in the region, there will definitely be an even bigger appetite and expectations for fresh new content throughout the year. As the regional audience matures in terms of their viewing tastes, we will continue to see growing appreciation for the curation of perennial and retro Hollywood favourites. Local and regional language content will also see its boom continue with high demand across markets. Thankfully Sony is well placed to meet all these needs with our extensive content offerings!”

Magpie Murders

Julius Toh, Vice President, Sales, Distribution & Networks, Southeast Asia

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Watch Trailer Based on bestselling novel by Anthony Horowitz who is also the author of the highly successful Alex Rider series, Magpie Murders is a beguiling murder mystery with a solution that will both astonish and shock viewers. The plot revolves around the character Susan Ryeland, an editor who is given an unfinished manuscript of author Alan Conway’s latest novel, but has little idea it will change her life. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins

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https://connect.sonypictures.com/#/events/monarch Monarch https://connect.sonypictures.com/#/events/monarch Watch Trailer Monarch is an epic, multi-generational drama about America’s first family of country music. In Monarch, the Romans are passionate and fiercely talented, but while their name is synonymous with honesty, the very foundation of this family’s success is a lie. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 11x60 mins

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At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Yo Gabba Gabba! Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters.

WildBrain 25 York St., Suite 1201 Toronto, Ontario M5J 2V5 Canada T: +1 416 977 7612 W: https://distribution.wildbrain.com wildbrainhq company/wildbrain

Who’s who...

Jianbo Wei Managing Director, China E: Jianbo.Wei@wildbrain.com Max Tang Senior Manager, Content Partnership, China E: Max.Tang@wildbrain.com Jennifer Oppenheimer Sales Manager, Distribution, Asia-Pacific E: Jennifer.Oppenheimer@wildbrain.com

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We have many fantastic liveaction series, like Malory Towers and Ruby & The Well, that I would love to find the right home for. We’re also excited that WarnerMedia Kids & Family has greenlit a new version of our award-winning franchise Degrassi for HBO Max in the US, which is expected to launch in 2023 and that we’ll also be distributing worldwide.” Jennifer Oppenheimer, Sales Manager, Distribution, Asia-Pacific

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Preschool, Kids, Teen & Tween, Family, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Live Action

Trends & Outlook 2022

“I expect there’ll be increased focus on local content. We’re making this a key part of our strategy in Asia by collaborating with local producers, such as 5Bricks to take its Tata & Kuma Tata and Kuma series to market. We’ve also partnered with iQIYI for Jonny Jetboy, an actionpacked kids’ series from Keith Chapman (PAW Patrol, Bob the Builder). The series will be produced by iQIYI, with WildBrain supervising development and production, and we’ll also handle global distribution and licensing business outside Greater China. Jonny Jetboy marks the first global Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City partnership for original China IP struck by our dedicated China team, which is focused on bringing new content and brand experiences to kids and families within and outside China. I also anticipate we’ll see more dynamic and agile partnerships. As such, we’re already exploring fresh ways of collaborating, such as on the fourth instalment of The Deep, a co-production with Australia’s A Stark Production and Snoopy in Space Singapore’s Infinite Studios, which has been put together with the support of partners, including Mediacorp, Super RTL, BBC, Family Channel and ABC. Iconic brands will continue being a major driver as having a built-in audience can help draw attention. Being home to iconic brands, such as Peanuts, Strawberry Shortcake, Inspector Gadget, Sonic, Fireman Sam, Polly Pocket and Teletubbies, gives us flexibility to offer great series that fit our partners’ evolving demands.” – Jennifer Oppenheimer, Sales Manager, Distribution, Asia-Pacific

Top shows are… Tata and Kuma

Watch Trailer Genius inventor dog Tata and chubby easy-going cat Kuma live with their owner, Mei. However, when Mei goes to work, anything but ordinary ensues. If Tata or Kuma want to take top spot on the couch they will have to deal with a cast of oddball characters and neighbours, all vying to conquer the living room. Genre: Kids Comedy. Episodes/length: 53x2.30 mins

Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City Watch Trailer Strawberry Shortcake travels to Big Apple City, where all the biggest names in baking go to get their break. She teams up with her new “berry besties”, and the entrepreneurial girls run their fabulous food trucks and enjoy adventures as they strive to “bake the world a better place”. Genre: Preschool. Episodes/length: 80x4 mins Shorts (+ 4x44 mins seasonal premium CG specials). Snoopy in Space

Snoopy sets off on an epic adventure: becoming a NASA astronaut! From commanding the ISS to exploring the Moon and beyond, Snoopy has his work cut out for him. Good thing Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts crew will be there to lend a hand. Genre: Kids. Episodes/length: 24x7 mins

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ZDF Studios (traded as ZDF Enterprises before April 1st, 2022) was founded in 1993 and is responsible for worldwide programme distribution, international co-productions, programme acquisition as well as the merchandising of strong programme brands in its own name, for broadcaster ZDF, and for third parties. Bound into a strong group of about 30 direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliated companies, ZDF Studios manages the largest German-language programme stock worldwide and an impressive portfolio of international productions, consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programmes.

ZDF Studios GmbH Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1 55127 Mainz, Germany T: +49 6131 9910 W: www.zdf-studios.com

Who’s who...

Yuliya Fischer Director Drama T: +49 6131 991 1661 E: yuliya.fischer@zdf-studios.com Christophe Goldberger Director Kids + Youth T: +34 665 467 863 E: christophe@goldbee.es

Genres Drama: Family, Crime + Suspense, Love + Romance, Comedy, Drama, Series, Mini Series,Collections Junior: Live Action, Animation

Trends & Outlook 2022

Our top 3 industry predictions for 2022 would be further increase of original local productions in each territory, more interest for international IPs with an established track record such as our award-winning dramas and kids programmes, and the roll out of new streaming services which will lead to consolidation.”

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Yuliya Fischer, Director Drama Yuliya Fischer

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We are focusing on our big budget tween and teen dramas such as The Bureau of Magical Things in its second season which is sold in over 100 territories, and vampire saga Heirs of the Night. We also see a strong demand for our 3D CGI new IPs The Muscleteers, Space Nova and Zoom – The White Dolphin. In the Drama department, we are focusing on our Spanish mini-series Stories to Stay Awake, our German programme Between two Worlds and our English highlight Before we Die.” Yuliya Fischer, Director Drama

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The Muscleteers Watch Trailer The series is all about helping and being there for each other. The episodes are a mix of action-packed, often perilious adventures, mixed with a lot of fun and entertainment. And in the end the Muscleteers will always save the day! All for one and one for all!

Space Nova

Space Nova

Watch Trailer The year 2162 has been a blast for the space exploring Nova family, especially when they discover the first ever proof that humanity is not alone in the universe. During a routine research mission, the Novas stumble across an abandoned alien space craft trapped in a celestial butterfly.

Before We Die

Before We Die Watch Trailer From power producers Maria Nordenberg (Don’t ever Wipe Tears without Gloves) and Fredrik Heinig (Darling, Gentlemen) comes a unique Nordic noir drama featuring the award-winning Marie Richardson. Police White Night officer Hanna – a fading star of a cop in the organized crime unit of the Stockholm Police. On the home front, her son has severed all ties with her, as she’s the one who caused his arrest and subsequent two-year imprisonment for drug possession. White Night Watch Trailer Set in the 1970s and in the modern day, White Night is a compelling drama that follows a family struggling to cope with an imbalance of power wielded by a person who is no longer alive, interwoven with a murder mystery. C

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A+E Networks™ is a global media and entertainment brand portfolio that creates, develops and illuminates entertaining, purpose-driven content that is accessible and captivating to the most expansive, worldwide audience possible. HISTORY™, Lifetime™, History™ 2 and Crime+Investigation™. A+E Networks™ Asia operates and distributes its portfolio of channels across multiple platforms in Asia Pacific, produces a variety of original content series and provides digital content capabilities for 3rd-party partners in the region. Globally, A+E Networks’ channels and branded programming reach more than 340 million households in over 230 territories in 42 languages and have 500+ million digital users.

A+E Networks Asia 18 Purvis Street, #02-01 Singapore 188597

Who’s Who...

Saugato Banerjee Managing Director, Asia Pacific E: Saugato.Banerjee@aenetworks.com John Flanagan General Manager, Japan and Regional Head of Programming & Marketing E: John.Flanagan@aenetworks.com YoungSun Soh General Manager, Korea & Regional Head of Digital Business Development E: YoungSun.Soh@aenetworks.com

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Chris Humphrey Head of Production, Asia Pacific E: Chris.Humphrey@aenetworks.com Joyce Lim Senior Director of Content, Southeast Asia E: Joyce.Lim@aenetworks.com Alistair Roseburgh Director of Operations, Digital Productions, Asia Pacific E: Alistair.Roseburgh@aenetworks.com AD SALES CONTACT: Scott Munro Head of Marketing & Sales Development, Southeast Asia E: Scott.Munro@aenetworks.com AFFILIATE SALES CONTACT: Salawati Mohamed Head of Distribution & Partnership Development, Southeast Asia E: Salawati.Mohamed@aenetworks.com PROGRAMME ACQUISITION CONTACT: Amreet Chahal Director Content Sales, Asia Pacific E: Amreet.Chahal@aenetworks.com

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The HISTORY™ Channel offers a unique blend of storytelling and challenges the traditional notion of “history” by offering viewers an alternative perspective, wrapping historical knowledge in entertainment. Targets 25-44 year old male and female audiences who are curious knowledge seekers. They are more affluent, business decision makers and love new experiences and travel. Lifetime™ celebrates, entertains and inspires women with powerful real stories through thought-provoking reality entertainment and feature-length Lifetime Original Movies. Targets 25-44 year old, affluent and working female audiences. Crime+Investigation™ is the only destination dedicated to crime, investigation and mystery. Opening doors to the complex world of crime, beyond the headlines, taking viewers on a journey in pursuit of truth and a better understanding of the human mind. Targets both male and female audiences. History™ 2 digs deeper into history by offering more to explore, more to reveal, more to know and more to understand about history from around the globe. Targets male and female history buffs.

Channel distribution in Asia A+E Networks Asia operates throughout Asia Pacific, reaching 91.7 million cumulative households (excluding India and Australia) across pay-TV/on-demand platforms.

Linear/on-demand A+E Networks Asia’s channels are available on both linear and on-demand platforms through affiliate partners.

Feeds There are five feeds in Southeast Asia for The HISTORY™ Channel, Lifetime™, Crime+Investigation™ and HISTORY™2 and operate separate feeds for HISTORY™ Japan, HISTORY™ Korea and for Lifetime Korea. Various subtitles are offered in the region, including Thai dubbing for some channels. *Note not all channels have all the subtitled/dubbed languages.

On-demand services A+E Networks offers a range of content across AVOD, TVOD, FVOD, SVOD and OTT to existing linear TV channel subscribers with the number of hours of content varying throughout the region. Content and channels are also offered on a subscription basis on various local and regional OTT platforms such as Hulu and Apple TV in selected territories in Asia. In Japan, HISTORY™, Lifetime and Crime + Investigation are available on 10 different streaming platforms, including Amazon, Hulu, U-Next, Rakuten and Apple TV Channels.

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Trends & Outlook 2022

We’ll continue to see audiences gravitate toward locally produced quality content with relatable narratives, subjects and characters. Democratization of access to content will continue apace with AVOD and OTT services making local content all the more easier for consumers to watch what they want, wherever they want. Penetration of Connected TV’s over coming years and more seamless UI experiences will accelerate this trend. If travel is a barometer of consumer confidence and physical interconnectedness, then a rebound in economies and the attendant business ecosystem of travel and tourism is going to be exciting for all of us. Saugato Banerjee, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, A+E Networks

Advertising & Branded Content Solutions A+E Creative Partners commercial teams work in partnership with brands and agencies to deliver a wide variety of multi-platform content and media solutions from seamless programme integration to customised linear and digital content creation, consumer activations and engaging social media campaigns. A+E Networks Asia’s ability to reach local and international audiences in a brand safe environment is sought after by advertisers seeking to interact with active multi-platform audiences.

Content strategy

Asia focus in 2022

True to our storytelling DNA, we’ll seek to illuminate local perspectives and stories for local audiences in this part of the world and also bring those to the world through international distribution across multiple platforms. Leading the way will be our Korean production teams and a whole host of new original projects coming from Japan and SEA across long, mid and short form as well as audio IP.”

A+E Networks Asia has an increased focus on creating local productions from the region, however the majority of its content comes from the vast programme offering from A+E Networks U.S. As a result, much of the content is Saugato Banerjee, Managing Director, exclusive on its channels. All content Asia-Pacific, A+E Networks acquired by A+E Networks Asia channels features a diverse range of programming that is unique and not typically seen anywhere else, specially curated for our target audiences in Asia.

Rights All Media rights for all platforms including Pay TV, FTV, VOD and FAST. We acquire exclusive rights with first window in our markets.

Local Production With the continued travel and filming restrictions, A+E Networks was committed to producing to local productions in 2021. In Southeast Asia, we produced COVID vs The World, Winners of COVID, History Remembers: Subhas Anandan and the most recent 4-part series The Making Of: The Beijing Winter Olympics. Together with our partner, SYOK, we also produced HISTORY™ Asia’s first podcast series, History On Our Plate. In Japan, our biggest title in 2021 was War of Innocents (Testimonies of War) that premiered throughout Asia on A+E Networks channels. 2022 will see the release of 5+ series pilots yet to be announced. In 2021, Dramaworld, A+E Networks’ second scripted series premiered across Asia. Featuring stars from both continents such as Jiwon Ha, Henry Lau, Daniel Dae Kim and Brett Gray. On the digital unscripted front, Negotiation King won Korea’s New Media Content Awards. In 2022, A+E Networks doubled down on Korean content with its investment into If You Wish Upon Me featuring Ji Changwook, Choi Soo-young and Sung Dong-il. This is the company’s second project with Ji Chang-wook following its success on 2020’s most popular Asian drama, Backstreet Rookie.

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Blutv is the first and leading local SVOD platform in Turkey with the largest volume of content of over 11000 hours. Blutv was first launched in 2016 and has since grown to have the largest output of original content in the region and in 2021 Discovery became our strategic partner.

Blutv Eski Büyükdere Cad., AOS 55. Sokak, 42 Maslak, A Blok Sitesi, No.2/140, Sariyer, Istanbul Turkey W: www.blutv.com blutv blutvarabic blutv

Who’s who...

Deniz Şaşmaz Oflaz CCO E: dsasmaz@blutv.com Salmi Gambarova Business Development and Sales Operations Manager E: sgambarova@blutv.com

Target Audience We currently target Arabic speaking audience with Blutv Arabic and our partnerships in MENA, a Turkish speaking audience across territories such as Austria, Switzerland and Germany with Blutv Turkish World, Arabic and French speaking diasporas with our digital linear channel initiative and of course a strong local presence in Turkey as the first and leading local SVOD platform. We offer Kids content, dramas and programmes that appeal to a diverse demographic group.

Asia focus in 2022

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We not only distribute our original productions but also bring our expertise in high quality production to co-producing stories with global partners. We plan to expand our co-production projects in Asia and expand our reach in the region with Blutv originals of over 280 hours. Along with production, we aim to have D2C bundles and add-ons in Asia following our current and proven success with our products such as Blutv Arabic and continued investment and growth of Blutv Latino.” Deniz Şaşmaz Oflaz, CCO

On-demand Blutv is a SVOD platform with advertising free subscription.

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Asia focus in 2022 Being the first and leading local SVOD platform in Turkey, Blutv’s goal has always been to become a global brand. With our strategic partnership with Discovery, we’re heading towards our goal each day. We act not only with the aim of expanding Blutv, but also with the aim of contributing to the recognition of Turkish content around the world, investing and developing our domestic TV series and cinema industry. We will continue to grow in our domestic markets to provide the best content for our users in Turkey and expand our subscribers base internationally.” Aydın Doğan Yalçındağ, Founder & CEO of Blutv

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Blutv Arabic (6000 hours) and Blutv Latino (3000+ hours of Neutral Spanish dubbed content), offer localized content for the Arab speaking and Spanish speaking audience. The programming consists of Blutv originals and some of the most well known Turkish dramas.

Streaming We currently are present in MENA with Blutv Arabic. A stand-alone streaming for Asia is not highly possible in the short run but not impossible in the long run considering the gradual and steady growth of appetite for Turkish content in Asia. We also are present in various territories with local partnerships such as in Pakistan in South Asia and Azerbaijan in CIS.

Productions We have an annual output of approximately 80 hours of fresh original productions. We are open to co-production and co-financing opportunities in Asia

Trends & Outlook 2022 Turkish dramas are highly consumed and loved across the globe, with universal themes that capture a global audience. We believe that territories in Asia that have already been consuming Turkish content will start exploring Turkish content even further and other territories will give more room to Turkish content. As global platforms launch in new territories, it looks like a greater volume of local original content will be produced. Similarly, we wish to introduce our content and co-produce content in Asia.” Salmi Gambarova, Business Development and Sales Operations Manager

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Da Vinci is part of the Macademia family of kids brands. Macademia was formed following the acquisition of Da Vinci Media by Azoomee and is an award-winning global EdTech company providing educational programming and games for children. The company’s mission is to help parents raise exceptional humans with a unique selection of STEAM programming including award-winning TV shows, documentaries and educational games for kids 6 to 12.

Macademia Floor 5, 111 Charterhouse Street London EC1M 6AW United Kingdom T: +44(0)20 7253 1900 W: www.davincikids.tv davincikidstv davincikids Da Vinci Kids da-vinci-kids

Who’s who...

Douglas Lloyd CEO Estelle Lloyd Co-founder & COO Una Suput Senior Operations Director Luca Fiore Director of Content

Linear Television Channels In Asia Da Vinci TV brings learning to life with a world of award-winning TV shows, documentaries. We inspire kids to think bigger by stimulating their natural curiosity and transforming it into a lifelong passion for exploration. All of our content is carefully selected by educational experts. Da Vinci Kids app hosts award-winning TV shows, games and quizzes. We provide ad-free, age-appropriate content, accessible on tablets, TVs and smartphones.

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Target Audience Kids aged 6-12

Linear/on-demand

Douglas Lloyd

Estelle Lloyd

Da Vinci TV content is delivered in both linear and on-demand formats. Available in 22 languages to an audience of 60 million households in over 190 countries. Programming line-ups differ slightly on feeds, with approximately 90% overlap.

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Trends & Outlook 2022

Una Suput

Luca Fiore

Asia focus in 2022 The primary focus of Macademia is to deliver premium educational family content and we do this through partnerships with operators in digital media and TV who align with our mission. Our objective is “Anytime, Anywhere” leveraging our suite of bestin-class products: digital streaming apps, pay-TV and FAST channels, connected TV apps and integration within devices. We’re also planning to co-produce content with partners such as educational institutions, NGOs and companies who are passionate about education, especially STEM and Social Emotional Learning.” Estelle Lloyd, Co-founder & COO

• Increased digitalization and direct-to-consumer pivot among content providers and broadcasters. • FAST channels expansion. Ad-supported streaming is well established in Asia and will continue to grow. • Rise of new niche streaming services designed to fill the gaps left by the larger players.” Estelle Lloyd, Co-founder & COO

Advertising Advertising is currently supported in Vietnam only, but planning to expand into other markets as of this year.

Streaming Da Vinci Kids D2C streaming service, Da Vinci Kids mobile app and Da Vinci Kids app for connected TVs and mobile are available all across Asia.

Content strategy Due to our educational editorial requirements as a specialized content provider, we acquire content from distributors, studios and TV providers all over the world, generally buying Pay-TV and VOD rights. Where possible, we try to acquire exclusive windows for our feeds. We premiere roughly 2-3 new titles per month and have been working on several original productions as well.

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Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable news and information with content in 30 languages. The flagship channel DW provides analysis and insights to viewers around the globe, reporting on important issues in English 24/7. With continuous news reports, special features and talk shows covering everything from business, science and politics to culture and sports, DW brings people closer to what matters most – made in Germany, made for minds.

HQ in Asia PIK Film No. 30, Lorong Bukit Pantai, Lucky Garden Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia T: +60 3 2093 0866 W: www.dw.com/en/topstories/s-9097

Who’s who...

Mee Fung Lee Asia Representative Andres Palacios- Degwitz Head of Sales and Distribution Asia

Target audience Mee Fung Lee

Andres PalaciosDegwitz

Asia focus in 2022

The number of users on Social media in Asia continues to grow tremendously, regional platforms throughout Asia are delivering engaging and exciting quality content to its users. DW in 2022 will be rolling out more and thrilling social media content to our existing partners and potential partners as we seek to increase our reach across Asia. Furthermore, DW will continue to work with local partners on co-productions and regionalised adaptions of popular programming.” Andres Palacios-Degwitz (Head of Distribution Asia)

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DW’s audience in Asia consists of opinion leaders and professionals working with governments and businesses that are located primarily in urban areas and are aged between 17 and 49 years old.

Linear television channels DW distributes two linear channels in Asia – DW English and DW Deutsch (German). DW channels are distributed via satellite or IP stream across Asia on local Cable, DTH, IPTV, mobile, DVB-T and Online services in 24/7 linear format or via re-broadcasting partners that offer select DW programmes on terrestrial free TV, online, and on mobile devices. DW linear channels are available in more than 120 million households in Asia.

On-demand content DW Premium service offers OTT and Mobile partners easy access to an evergrowing catalogue of short form content, with select local subtitles and variety of technical formats. Besides factual series, Partners have access to daily curated news clips selected by our Editorial. DW on-demand content is widely distributed across local VOD streaming services in Asia, besides via Pay TV partners.

Asia original productions 2022 is an exciting year for DW as we will be releasing several new original series from Asia. Following the success of the first series, DW will be launching HER Women In Asia, Sr. 2 in April, sharing more authentic stories from Women living here with our global audience. Thailand, Philippines and Hong Kong profiles will be added to the current line-up of stories from Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Production on Sr.3 has already started, and scheduled to premiere in Q4 2022. Adding to the Asia original production slate is a brand new 5-part series on art and travel. Art.See.Asia : An Art Lover’s Guide will premiere in Asia first before its global release on DW. Each episode is hosted by a local Artist from the city, who will discover new experiences engaging in art challenges and master classes with local contemporary artists. This must-see series features Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Singapore, Bangkok and Taipei.

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The brainchild of former Sony Executives Andy Kaplan and George Chien, KC Global Media (KCGM) is paving the way for a new standard of entertainment as Asia’s leading entertainment hub through the production, distribution and programming of quality, groundbreaking content. Backed by more than two decades of industry experience, KCGM Asia boasts an impressive portfolio of premium Pay TV channels in Southeast Asia and Korea, including English-language general entertainment network AXN, anime channel Animax, South Korea’s ONE and Japanese entertainment channel GEM.

KC Global Media Singapore Pte. Ltd. 10 Changi Business Park Central 2, Hansapoint@CBP, #03-08, Singapore 486030 T: +65 6980 0210 E: help@KCGlobalMedia.com W: www.KCGlobalMedia.com @KC Global Media

Target Audience

Who’s who...

KCGM Asia owns 4 linear channels across 18 markets in SEA, Taiwan and Korea, with on-demand availability via affiliates in select territories. AXN (www.AXN-Asia.com ; www.AXN-Taiwan.com) Featuring top-rated drama series, blockbuster features, reality programmes and groundbreaking Original Productions, AXN is defined not by a genre, but by an attitude that truly redefines action. | Language: English Animax (www.Animax-Asia.com ; www.Animax-Taiwan.com ; www.AnimaxTV.co.kr) Animax is Asia’s leading destination for Japanese anime and offers a wide variety of programmes from popular genres, including some that are simulcast with Japan. In Korea, Animax is home to high-quality animations from domestic licensors, Japan and more. | Language: Japanese, Korean (KR only) ONE (www.ONETVAsia.com) ONE is the leading destination for the best of Korean entertainment, showcasing the latest South Korean drama and entertainment programmes. This includes selected prime time dramas that air at the same time as Korea and within 24 hours of their debut broadcasts in Korea | Language: Korean, Chinese GEM (www.GEMTVVAsia.com) GEM is your preferred destination for the best of Japanese entertainment, featuring first-run and exclusive dramas and variety entertainment shows from Japan. This includes selected prime time dramas airing at the same time and within the same week of their broadcast in Japan. | Language: Japanese

George Chien Co-Founder, President and CEO E: George.Chien@KCGlobalMedia.com Andy Kaplan Co-Founder and Chairman E: Andy.Kaplan@KCGlobalMedia.com AFFILIATE & ADVERTISING SALES CONTACT: Avani Bhanchawat Vice President and Head of Revenue E: Avani.Bhanchawat@KCGlobalMedia.com Jay Kang Representative Director for Korea E: Jay.Kang@KCGlobalMedia.com PROGRAMME ACQUISITION CONTACT: Denise Tham Director, Programming & Acquisition E: Denise.Tham@KCGlobalMedia.com Shuning Fu Director, Programming & Acquisition E: Shuning.Fu@KCGlobalMedia.com Timothy Teo Manager, Programming & Acquisition E: Timothy.Teo@KCGlobalMedia.com Hanna Cho Senior Executive, Acquisition E: Hanna.Cho@KCGlobalMedia.com LOCAL ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS CONTACT: Derek Wong Vice President and Head of Production & Creative E: Derek.Wong@KCGlobalMedia.com

Trends & Outlook 2022 While there are more great, premium products coming out of Hollywood than ever before, local content is what truly resonates with the audience, and so what we’ll focus on is moving the needle a little bit away from the large acquired Hollywood programme investments, to moving some of that money into more and more original content.” Andy Kaplan, Co-Founder and Chairman

AXN appeals to sophisticated working professionals aged 25 to 44 seeking the biggest hits in English entertainment. Animax Asia draws fans of Japanese animation aged 4 to 34, while Animax Korea is the leading kids’ entertainment channel in South Korea, attracting audiences aged 4 to 25. ONE and GEM target culture-savvy audiences aged 15 to 55, who are interested in the latest and hottest programmes from South Korea and Japan respectively.

Channels

Content

AXN content, apart from locally produced Original Productions, comes from the US and UK with exclusive Pay TV and digital rights, with up to 12 months FTA and digital rights holdbacks for key markets. AXN offers 2 to 6 fresh titles per month. Animax Asia airs Japanese anime, with exclusive and non-exclusive Pay TV, OTT and VOD rights. A select number of titles every quarter is simulcast with Japan. Animax Korea airs animation from South Korea, Japan, France, U.K and the U.S. as well as local gaming contents with payTV rights for kids, and both pay-TV and VOD rights with exclusivity for Japanese anime for youth and adult anime fans. Animax Korea provides 4 to 5 fresh titles per month and 6 to 8 new anime series per quarter that are simulcast with Japan. ONE and GEM air content from South Korea and Japan respectively, with exclusive Pay TV rights. A select number of titles every quarter is simulcast with South Korea and Japan respectively.

Local production

Local Original Production makes up a content pillar on KCGM channels. AXN Asia’s first crime thriller podcast, Fey Hollow: The Fairytale Murders was launched in 2021 and has gained strong popularity making its way to the ‘Top Fiction Podcast’ on Apple Podcasts and ‘Top 5 Best Podcasts’ on Spotify within a month. Developments for multi-genre content such as reality, scripted, animation, podcast and branded content lining up for 2022. Animax Korea develops a short form animated series exploiting its own character, OO-KUN, in 2022

Technology advancement evolves the way consumers digest content and sets new market trends. Despite the challenging times amidst the recent climate, our brand thrives on pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation. We are thrilled to roll out initiatives targeting local talents to develop new formats, produce original content and make it available on all platforms.” George Chien, Co-Founder and CEO

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KCGM Asia offers advertising opportunities and integrated marketing solutions for brands across Asia, including customized content creation, brand integration, programme sponsorship and digital activations. 7

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New Gold Mountain, All3Media International

Undercover, JTBC Studios

Twist of Fate, Kanal D International

ABC News 7.30, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

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Voice In The Rain, Viu

World World of of Himmapan Himmapan (Pipob (Pipob Himmapan), Himmapan), BEC BEC World World

The Last Wildlife – Anan, Wangpeng & Me, HONG PICTURES

Wife on Duty, JKN Global Media

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Channels: Linear & VOD

Paramount, formerly known as ViacomCBS, owns 4 linear channels in Asia, with on-demand available via affiliates in select territories. Nickelodeon appeals to kids 4-14 while Nick Jr. is targeted at kids 2-6 and parents. Target audience for MTV is older teens to working adults in their early 30s to mid-40s; Paramount Network for young to midcareer professionals, aspiring singles and family-oriented individuals.

Channels

Paramount 151 Lorong Chuan #03-08 New Tech Park Lobby H Singapore 556741 W: www.paramount.com

Who’s who...

Catherine Park SVP, Head of Office & Streaming, Asia Susumu Imata SVP and General Manager, Japan Syahrizan Mansor VP, Kids & Family and MTV Entertainment, Asia Masakazu Soeda VP, Head of Licensing, Japan and Southeast Asia Jennifer Pang VP, Head of Licensing, Greater China Hendro Xu Director, Brand Partnerships, Asia Julian Lim Director, Content Distribution Management, Southeast Asia

Nickelodeon (linear, SVOD, branded blocks, Catch Up TV) The number-one entertainment brand for kids. Includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Two feeds, with different programming line-ups. Language dubbed tracks for preschool and animation shows, subtitles for live action titles. Subtitling and/or audio dubs in English, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Thai. Ad supported. Nick Jr. (linear, SVOD, Catch Up TV) The “Smart Place to Play,” giving kids and parents what they want – educational and entertaining content with great stories and characters that empower kids to learn while they play. Award-winning PAW Patrol and other worldclass programmes are designed to engage and encourage early childhood development. Single feed. Preschool shows available in more than 20 local languages. No advertising.

Trends & Outlook 2022

More streaming services and more time spent on streaming products, IP-driven content production, and coming together through consolidation, co-production, and partnerships.” Asia focus in 2022

MTV (linear, programming block, VOD) Launching streaming products like Paramount+ and PlutoTV, and developing local IPs and talent.” The leading youth entertainment brand and the best place to watch original Catherine Park, SVP, Head of Office & Streaming, Asia scripted series, musical performances, festivals, music videos, interviews with celebrities, documentaries, and to stay on top of today’s celebrity news and music. Single feed. Subtitling in English, Bahasa Malaysia. Ad supported. Paramount Network (linear, programming block, VOD) A premium entertainment destination that pushes the limits of storytelling with bold scripted and non-scripted content. The home of global hits like Star Trek, Transformers, Yellowstone, NCIS, Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show, South Park. Single feed. Subtitling in Thai, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia. Ad supported.

Content

Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. content is largely from Nickelodeon studios, with some titles acquired from USA and UK. Rights acquired for Pay TV, multi-platform (FTA, Catch Up TV, AVOD, SVOD, TVOD, DTO/DTR, Wireless/Mobile), mostly exclusive to the brand. 20-50 fresh episodes per month, higher during special occasions. MTV’s long-form content is from the studio pipeline in USA and UK. 20-30 fresh hours monthly. Local production is focused on short-form digital content. Rights for Paramount Network are mostly exclusive for key titles but also depend on local strategy. 20-30 fresh hours monthly.

Streaming in Asia Nick+ in Japan. Paramount+ launching in South Korea in 2022.

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Founded in 2005, THEMA now includes 5 subsidiaries overseas. The company represents 180 channels and has created strong relations with the main television platforms in Europe, in Asia, in the Middle-East, in Africa and in North America, thanks to its expertise in TV content distribution, TV packaging and marketing strategy. THEMA Asia Pacific distributes a diversified portfolio of linear and on demand content in HD and 4K covering a wide range of thematics, such as Lifestyle, Cinema, Series, Arts, Youth, Music and Sports.

THEMA Asia Pacific 1 North Bridge Road, High Street Centre #06-02 Singapore 179094 T: +65 6734 2400 W: www.thematv.asia THEMA APAC SCREENING ROOM https://screening.thematv.asia/

Short Forms

FlixSnip

Who’s who...

Blackpills More than 50 original short-form series available for mobile and TV. Original and premium ground-breaking series, documentaries and adult animation, Exclusive and premium series. Flix Snip offers short format, on the go entertainment for people in today’s busy world. Premium multilingual 20 minutes films and series covering thrillers, drama, animation, horror, romance, comedy, and more.

Nature, Culture and Knowledge

Alexandre Bac Managing Director Asia Pacific E: alexandre@thematv.com (Based in Singapore) Julia Laude-Bousquet VP Global Marketing E: julia@thematv.com (Based in Paris)

InWild is all about nature and wildlife from all around the world. Nature and wildlife has always been a bingeable, high-value genre on television. Nature can be exhilarating, beautiful, inspiring, amusing, and emotional. Experience 1000 hours of dynamically scheduled, incredible content. HERITAGE 4K 100% native 4K breathtaking documentaries focusing on Discovery, Archaeology & Sacred Sites , History & Heritage Sites, Architecture, Culture, Travel & Education. Museum is the first TV channel entirely dedicated to Art, covering Fine Arts (classic, modern, contemporary), but also Street-Art, Comics, Digital Art, Photography, Video Art, Architecture, Design, Factual entertainment.

Multicultural Alexandre Bac

Canal + Myanmar releases its in-house original productions of Burmese contents: movies, series, documentaries produced with talented local producers released every year. Kanal D Drama The first and only channel that brings together the best Turkish dramas in HD. Kanal D Drama explores universal stories with exceptional characters in fascinating places that inspire, transform, and captivate.

Julia Laude-Bousquet

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Insight TV Global factual entertainment channel with a passion for creating content that takes the viewer on an adventurous journey to explore and interact with stories in 4K and HD. LUXE.TV HD is pleased to unveil the world of luxury with more than 400 hours of programs, documentaries, reports and topics dedicated to the world of luxury and lifestyle.

INWILD

Kids & Education

A+ Kids TV provides children aged of 3-7 quality, fun and comprehensive programs on learning skills development and preparing to school through multi-platform support and help them to “Grow Smart”

Music (Linear)

Mezzo Live HD Gives an access to the greatest international venues from all around the world: opera houses, concert halls, festivals, dance theaters and jazz clubs. With around 40 live performances each year, shot exclusively in High defini- tion, and no commercial, Mezzo Live HD brings the best of the international music scene. Stingray iConcerts is the essential television destination for fans of live music who can’t get enough of that front-row feeling! Over 500 titles • 10 titles refresh per month Stingray DJazz allows you to experience the world’s major jazz festivals, famous clubs and intimate concerts.

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Stingray CMusic is a specialty television channel dedicated to classical and cinematic music videos – a revolutionary combi- nation in the world of music television. Stingray Festival 4K will be blown away by massive concerts by top stadium fillers, must-see theatre productions, colourful circuses, electrifying DJ sets, beautiful ballet and opera perfor- mances. Stingray Now 4K brings home non-stop music videos by to- day’s biggest and most popular stars in dazzling 4K Ultra HD. Stingray Naturescape: is a unique channel that combines beau- tiful, peaceful scenery filmed in 4K Ultra HD, and soundtracks tailor-made to accompany every moment of your day.

Music App & non-linear

Stingray Karaoke Over 13 000 karaoke songs, including today’s hits and yesterday’s classics, in all genres. Stingray Music A multiplatform digital music service that brings to listeners the best music for every moment, place and mood; available on TV, mobile and on the web/ over 2,000 channels in 100s of music genres, featuring local and international artists, curated by music experts from around the globe. Stingray Qello Discover the world’s largest catalog of concert films, award-winning music documentaries, and live streaming music events from the 1920s to today. Medici.tv Online streaming platform for classical music, it offers the world’s largest VOD catalogue of more than 2,600 videos with over 150 live performances throughout the year.

Trends & Outlook 2022

FAST corner

Wanna See The contemplative TV produced by THEMA offers a wide array of curated international content, selected to satisfy and inspire family audience around the world, that will enjoy the most magnificent sceneries of the planet. Vivaldi Classical for everyone: the new FAST TV channel designed to offer the great popular work of classical music to a large audience.

Non-linear and streaming will continue to grow in 2022. The rapid change of the industry will also favour the development of FAST channels in the region. Our niche contents offer will bring alternatives and further diversity to platforms.” Alexandre Bac, Managing Director Asia Pacific

Target Audience

Our portfolio is addressing all ages groups, all audiences. Specificity of our multicultural offers addressing Burman community.

Channel

Both linear and on-demand content

Local original production

Canal+ Myanmar produces local contents in Myanmar to be broadcast on their in-house channels, such as documentaries, series, talk-shows. THEMA then distributes them to other platforms in the region.

Advertising

THEMA distributes 2 FAST TV channels in the region, Vivaldi and Wanna See.

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TV5MONDE Asia-Pacific (The regional Asia-Pacific office) Unit 704-706, 7/F, Cyberport 1 100 Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam Hong Kong T: +852 2989 6090 E: asie@tv5monde.com W: apac.tv5monde.com tv5mondeasiepacifique TV5MONDEapac tv5mondeapac

Who’s who...

Alexandre Muller Managing Director Asia-Pacific Karine Schroeder Deputy Managing Director, Head of Marketing & digital content AFFILIATE SALES CONTACT: Nicolas Bence Distribution & Business Development Manager

Linear Television Channels In Asia

TV5MONDE broadcasts three 24-hours channels across Asia: TV5MONDE Asie is a general entertainment channel that covers GMT+5 to GMT+8 time zone (Central Asia, Indian subcontinent, Greater China, Southeast Asia) with a free-to-air signal in SD (4:3 ratio) available on AsiaSat-7 and an HD encrypted feed on AsiaSat-5 (16:9 ratio, HD MPEG4 with DVB subtitles in English, French, Vietnamese and Russian). TV5MONDE Pacifique is a general entertainment channel that covers GMT+8 to GMT+12 time zone (North Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands) with one encrypted feed on IntelSat-19 (16:9 ratio, MPEG4 with DVB subtitles in English, French, Japanese and Korean). TV5MONDE Style is a channel entirely dedicated to the “art of living”; The French lifestyle programming covers the whole APAC region with one encrypted feed on AsiaSat-5 (16:9 ratio, HD MPEG4 with DVB subtitles in English, traditional and simplified Chinese).

Target Audience

The TV5MONDE channels are the meeting points between French culture lovers and French language learners. But globally, our channels are designed for those who want to watch a different kind of TV. There is content for everybody (cinema, drama, documentaries, entertainment, live sports-events and kids programmes)

Linear/on-demand

Karine Schroeder

Nicolas Bence

TV5MONDE Asie and TV5MONDE Pacifique are both linear and on-demand channels. Their line ups are different and customised to each region they target. The subtitles are also available according to the feeds and the demographic they aim to.

Main focus in 2022

Trends & Outlook 2022

With another year under the socioeconomic impacts of the global pandemic, the convergence to a new technology-driven world will continue to amplify. The Video Industry will be facing another year of doubts and opportunities that would lead to significant changes. That will include mergers and acquisitions and disappearances of existing players, and the rising of new ones. Our focus will be to surf those waves and remain relevant to our partners and viewers.”

“As the streaming video industry matures and more players will compete for the same eyeballs, likely, the existing business models will also evolve to reach greater profitability. In Asia-Pacific, the current AVOD and SVOD business models will compete with a new dual-stream revenue scheme (Ads + Subs) and Freemium services. In the meantime, many of the current Pay-TV operators will try to shift to vMVPDs (virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributors). It is Alexandre Muller, Managing Director Asia-Pacific becoming increasingly evident that streaming will ultimately take over traditional pay-TV a few years from now, especially in the most mature markets. The number of FAST (or Free AdSupported Streaming) channels is also likely to increase significantly. This increase will serve the need of many viewers to return to their old laid-back streaming habits, especially those equipped with Connected TV.”

Advertising

All channels provided by TV5MONDE in this region are Pay-TV channels, and are advertising-free.

Streaming

TV5MONDE Asia-Pacific channels are also available through a subscriptionbased TV everywhere service available on the company local website - apac. tv5monde.com - and via Apps free to download on the Google Play/Apple local stores. The online OTT service gives access, in all countries of the region, to all three live channels, as well as two dedicated news and kids TVs and a full On Demand service. The interface is available in 4 languages (French, English, Korean, Japanese) and offers subtitles in French, English, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, simplified and traditional Chinese.

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TV5MONDE is the world’s first French language network, which broadcasts a wide variety of subtitled primetime films and dramas, in-depth coverage of international news, live sports events, high-quality documentaries and discovery magazines, kids’ programmes, exciting game shows... TV5MONDE is designed for those who wish to explore a different kind of TV content. In Asia-Pacific, TV5MONDE offers 3 live-channels to over 136 million cable, satellite, IPTV homes, a subscription-based TV everywhere and standalone OTT service to more than 500 million users


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