AXN

AXN features exclusive toprated drama series, blockbuster features, reality programmes and groundbreaking original productions. The channel appeals to a discerning audience seeking content that is smart, intriguing and unexpected, and all delivered close to U.S telecasts. From The Blacklist and Quantico, to MacGyver and The Amazing Race Asia, AXN is defined not by a genre, but by an attitude that truly redefines action. In Asia, AXN is enjoyed in 39 million households across 18 territories and is available in both SD and HD.

Owned by / Company 

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia is a leading operator of ad-supported 24/7 channels including English general entertainment powerhouses AXN and Sony Channel; and Asian content giants Animax, GEM and ONE. SPT Networks’ portfolio collectively features the biggest and best titles from Korea, Japan and the U.S that are first run, exclusive and aired close to the original telecast. Taking the content beyond the linear screen, SPT Networks immerses viewers in its premium entertainment via large-scale festivals, celebrity fan meets and social platform conversations. In Asia, SPT Networks’ portfolio is available across 20 territories and in over 45 million homes.

Who's who 

Ang Hui Keng
Senior Vice President and General Manager
E: Hui_Keng_Ang@spe.sony.com
Virginia Lim
Senior Vice President and Head of Content, Production and Marketing
E: Virginia_Lim@spe.sony.com
Nirav Haji
Vice President, Affiliate Sales
E: Nirav_Haji@spe.sony.com
Jacqueline Tok
Vice President, Media and Sponsorship Sales
E: Jacqueline_Tok@spe.sony.com

Local Production 

SPT Networks, Asia is a leader in pan-regional original entertainment productions. AXN produces Ebuzz, a weekly round-up of the hottest red carpet and celebrity news from around Asia and Hollywood, hosted by Jaymee Ong. In 2016, AXN premiered The Amazing Race Asia season five featuring celebrity host Allan Wu and 11 fearless teams, who race around the world in a bid to win USD100,000. The Amazing Race Asia season five was produced in collaboration with award-winning international production company, Profiles Television, and globally renowned series creators Bertram Van Munster and Elise Doganieri.
In the Philippines, popular TV game show format, Cash Cab, is taking to the streets of Manila again in season two, giving passengers a chance to win prizes for correctly answering trivia questions while riding in the cab.

Advertising/sponsorship 

SPT Networks, Asia is a one-stop destination that enables advertisers to go beyond the 30 second spot and tap into the power of Sony’s premium entertainment, regional reach and unparalleled influence. Local market and pan-regional media solutions include brand integration in original series; customised content for multiple screens; large-scale events and consumer activations; and engaging social campaigns.

The single most important influence on Asia’s TV industry in the next 12 months will be...

"Premium Asian content, localised original productions, and stronger partnerships that support pay-TV operators’ digital expansion will be the core focus in 2017 in order to meet the discerning demands of our viewers.”

Hui Keng Ang, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia

Address 

Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia
10 Changi Business Park Central 2
#03–01, Hansapoint@CBP
Singapore 486030
T: +65 6622 8722
W: www.AXN-Asia.com
www.SonyChannelAsia.com
www.Animax-Asia.com
www.ONETVAsia.com
www.GEMTVAsia.com

Date 

1 January 2017