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CIMG licenses 400 hours in Asia Pacific

Comcast International Media Group has sold its entertainment and lifestyle programming into Asia Pacific, many of the titles coming from G4, Versus and Golf Channel. Premier Media Group in Australia has picked up the format for Web Soup, with the launch of a local version, while Seven Network has picked up seasons one through three of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. In China, CCTV has picked up episodes of The E! True Hollywood Story.
October 5, 2010

Comcast International Media Group has sold its entertainment and lifestyle programming into Asia Pacific, many of the titles coming from G4, Versus and Golf Channel. Premier Media Group in Australia has picked up the format for Web Soup, with the launch of a local version, while Seven Network has picked up seasons one through three of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. In China, CCTV has picked up episodes of The E! True Hollywood Story.

In Malaysia, Living Channel in New Zealand has acquired three seasons of The Style Network’s Ruby. In the Philippines, Velvet has acquired a package of E! titles, including The Soup, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami and The E! True Hollywood Story, while Lifestyle Network has licensed The Style Network’s Clean House, Clean House: Search for the Messiest Home in the Country, Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, How Do I Look, Giuliana & Bill, Jerseylicious, What I Hate About Me and Ruby specials.

Solar Sports has picked up Golf Channel’s The Haney Project: Charles Barkley and Ray Romano series, Versus’ Sports Jobs, and G4′s X-Play, Two Months, $2 Million, and Human Wrecking Balls, while ETC has licensed Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami, Style Her Famous and Dress My Nest. Lastly, South Korea’s CJ Media has picked up Foody Call and Stripped for its O’live channel.

About The Author
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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