Disney has relocated Rob Gilbey from Europe to Hong Kong to take up the new position of senior VP and managing director, Disney-ABC Intl. Television, Asia-Pacific.
Film producer and distributor Dong Ping ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") has quit Asian Union, the film and TV company he founded, to make way for an investment by fund management group China…
Disney, plutocrat Li Ka-shing and three Chinese financiers have invested $253 million in NBA China, a new sports rights body that aims to harness the huge popularity of basketball in the country.
Troubled Hong Kong exhibition group Golden Harvest has settled its long-running dispute with Australia's Village Roadshow.
Afghan authorities have banned the import and release of locally set pic "The Kite Runner" because it contains implicit scenes of the rape of a boy plus scenes of ethnic conflict.
Sony Entertainment Television has partnered with Singapore-based World Sports Group to pay more than $1 billion for cricket rights in India. Deal is the biggest in the history of cricket.
Al Jazeera English, the Qatar and Kuala Lumpur-based offshoot of Arab news satcaster Al Jazeera, will launch Wednesday on the Hong Kong Cable platform.
Gregory Ho has been promoted from head of advertising sales at Animax Asia to the channel's VP and general manager.
News Corp.'s Asian arm Star TV and Indian cabler Digital Entertainment Network have launched a joint venture to distribute channels in the fast-growing Indian TV sector.
Chinese movie production and theatrical box office both grew by over 20% in 2007, according to the official news agency Xinhua quoting the State Administration for Radio, Film and Television.