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24/7 AXN leaps into Hong Kong action

Pan-Asian adventure channel to b'cast homegrown 'Charlie's Angels'

Adventure channel AXN jumped into round-the-clock action in Hong Kong after it was launched exclusively on cable TV this week.

All-action web, wholly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, already reaches nearly 17 million households across Asia, including China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Japan.

Among other programs, the channel will be showing an Asian version of “Charlie’s Angels,” scheduled to premiere early next year.

Managing director of AXN, Todd Miller, said the series, currently in production, is being shot on location throughout Asia, including Hong Kong, China and Thailand.

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