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Sundance Channel and WE tv launch in Asia

Rainbow Media has announced a carriage agreement with Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) to launch Sundance Channel and WE tv on pay TV service mio TV. This marks the first Asian launch for Sundance Channel and the first launch of WE tv outside of the U.S. The channels will launch on December 7 and will be available in both standard and HD, with Mandarin subtitles. The deal also brings the Asian premiere of Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut), on Sundance Channel's SVOD service.
December 3, 2009

Rainbow Media has announced a carriage agreement with Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) to launch Sundance Channel and WE tv on pay TV service mio TV. This marks the first Asian launch for Sundance Channel and the first launch of WE tv outside of the U.S. The channels will launch on December 7 and will be available in both standard and HD, with Mandarin subtitles. The deal also brings the Asian premiere of Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer’s Cut), on Sundance Channel’s SVOD service.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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