Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia Renews Partnership with SKY Cable in the Philippines

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia has renewed its channel carriage with SKY Cable, the country’s largest cable operator, in a multi-year agreement.

Effective this month, SKY Cable will continue the carriage of SPT Networks’ popular channel portfolio including general entertainment powerhouses AXN and Sony Channel; leading anime channel Animax and premium Japanese content channel, GEM.

Armi Malaluan, Director and Business Head of AXN Networks Philippines, said, “SKY Cable and SPT Networks, Asia share a commitment to delivering only the best in entertainment across multiple genres. We have partnered with SKY Cable for over 17 years and together we have redefined the viewer experience in the Philippines. I look forward to our next chapter as we have some exciting content initiatives in the pipeline designed especially for our Filipino fans.”

James Dumlao, Programming Head of Sky Cable, said, “We value our long-standing relationship with SPT Networks, Asia. This mutually beneficial partnership reaffirms our commitment to continuously deliver only the best content to our subscribers.”

Viewers can look forward to SPT Networks’ compelling mix of groundbreaking original productions and award-winning series that are available from the U.S and Japan.

On AXN, viewers can get their performance fix with the Got Talent trilogy: America’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent and Asia’s Got Talent, which is currently calling for auditions for its third, record-breaking installment.

For fans of Hollywood, Sony Channel is bringing more drama, more comedy and more movies their way for the ultimate binge experience with series including Younger, How to Get Away with Murder, Madam Secretary, and Chicago Med.

GEM, the glittering jewel of Japanese entertainment, dazzles viewers with its captivating line-up of titles including the recently concluded annual music extravaganza THE MUSIC DAY Songs for You broadcast live from Japan, as well as the upcoming dramas SURVIVAL WEDDING and ZERO -The Bravest Money Game-, which will air within the same week as Japan. For the first time, GEM is now available on SKY Cable’s Silver Plan (at PHP850 a month) and will soon be available on the Gold Plan (at PHP1,100 a month).

For anime lovers, Animax serves up an electrifying visual feast of the latest series from Japan, including Cells at Work!, Phantom in the Twilight, KAKURIYO -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits- and Inazuma Eleven Ares, all airing on the same day as Japan. Animax is now available on SKY On Demand.

AXN: SKY Cable Channel 49
AXN HD: SKY Cable Channel 247
Animax: SKY Cable Channel 46
Sony Channel: SKY Cable Channel 35
GEM: SKY Cable Channel 116 in Metro Manila and on Channel 222 in Cebu, Davao, Bacolod, Iloilo, and Baguio, as well as other cable operators nationwide.

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