SINGAPORE — Global streaming giant Netflix has entered into an agreement with Singaporean state broadcaster MediaCorp to bring some 20 Singapore-made Chinese-language television series to the service.
The announcement was made in Singapore at the Asia TV Forum & Market on Wednesday. ATF is part of the Singapore Media Festival.
Titles included under the deal include “The Little Nyonya,” “The Golden Path,” “The Dream Job” and “The Truth Seekers.”
“Netflix’s content library is growing every day and we are excited to be adding homegrown dramas by MediaCorp to the service. These popular local shows will now find new audiences all over the world, truly making Netflix a service that has something for everyone,” said Jessica Lee, VP communications, Netflix Asia.
Cheah Chee Kong, Mediacorp’s chief content officer, said: “We are delighted to have this opportunity to showcase our local dramas to a global audience on Netflix, and give them a taste of made-in-Singapore content. We hope to cultivate more discerning fans beyond our shores, who are looking for high quality Asian content.”