Asian broadcaster Tiger Gate, backed by independent studio Lionsgate, will launch its KIX and Thrill channels on Singapore’s StarHub digital cable network.
Details on availability dates, pricing and packaging will be made available in due course. The deal is part of Tiger Gate’s strategy to serve demand for the action and thriller/horror genres among Asia-Pacific’s 300 million pay-TV homes.
William Pfeiffer, CEO of Tiger Gate Entertainment said: “Asia’s entertainment industry has long been recognized as leading the way with innovative, exciting thriller and action content. The region’s audiences are passionate about these genres, and the region’s producers make content of the very highest quality. These channels are all about giving audiences what they want. With the launch of KIX and Thrill, we are very proud to bring the best action and thriller entertainment to StarHub’s growing subscriber base in Singapore.”
Ong Bee Lian, Vice President of Home Solutions at StarHub, said: “Action, thriller and horror programming enjoy a strong following among viewers in Singapore, and we have no doubt that our customers will enjoy the riveting KIX and Thrill channels. Our agreement with Tiger Gate Entertainment to offer these channels is yet another example of our efforts to add value to our cable TV service and continually provide viewers with fresh and compelling content.”