H2 digs deeper into the stories and events of history, covering science and technology, military, ancient, modern and natural history. H2 is available in more than 110 million households in over 80 territories and 15+ languages.

Owned by / Company 

A+E Networks™ Asia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the award-winning, global media content company, A+E Networks™, comprising HISTORY™, Lifetime™, FYI™, H2™ and Crime & Investigation™. A+E Networks Asia operates and distributes its portfolio in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Fiji, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Myanmar, Laos and Thailand. Globally, A+E Networks’ channels and branded programming reach more than 330 million households in over 160 countries.

Who's who 

Alan Hodges
Managing Director Asia Pacific
E: Alan.Hodges@aenetworks.com
Prem Kamath
Deputy Managing Director
E: Prem.Kamath@aenetworks.com
Michele Schofield
Senior Vice President, Programming & Production
E: Michele.Schofi eld@aenetworks.com
Hazel Yap
Vice President, Marketing Communications
E: Hazel.Yap@aenetworks.com

Affiliate Sales Contact
Shilpa Jhunjhunwala
Vice President, Network Distribution
E: Shilpa.Jhunjhunwala@aenetworks.com

Advertising Sales Contacts
Charles Less
Head, Advertising Sales
E: Charles.Less@aenetworks.com

Programme Acquisition Contact
Pooja Nirmal Kant
Director, International Content Sales, Asia Pacific
E: Pooja.NirmalKant@aenetworks.com


A+E Networks Asia buys first-run, exclusive pay-TV rights, encompassing all distribution methods necessary for delivery of a branded channel environment via set-top box, mobile, internet, IPTV and OTT. A+E Networks Asia delivers its latest content in prime-time hours of 7pm-midnight, premiering on both weekdays and weekends. Scripted content and big unscripted titles are telecast on the same-day as the U.S. premiere whenever possible.

Local Production 

A+E Networks Asia is dedicated to producing a broad range of original content each year, both series and specials. Successful Original Series include: Celebrity Car Wars on HISTORY; Photo Face-Off season 3 on HISTORY; Ride N’ Seek: The Quest for the Priestess’ Cloak on HISTORY; CI Asia Crime Specials on CI; OMG – Yeh Mera India! on HISTORY TV18, India; IRT – India’s Deadliest Roads on HISTORY TV18, India


A+E Networks Asia’s five channels (HISTORY, Lifetime, FYI, Crime + Investigation, H2) are 24-hour pay-TV channels in which subtitles are offered in four different languages: Traditional Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia and Thai. Thai dubbing is also available for some channels.

Channel distribution in Asia 

A+E Networks Asia operates throughout APAC, reaching 100 million cumulative households across cable and on-demand platforms.


A+E Networks Asia offers a range of content across FVOD, SVOD and OTT to existing linear TV channel subscribers, with the number of hours of content varying throughout the region. Each of A+E Networks Asia’s brands has SVOD services, including HISTORY Vault and Lifetime Movie Club.


For A+E Networks Asia, content is king. From seamless integration into hit original productions, to bespoke on-air vignettes, digital branded content and on-ground events, A+E Networks Asia has the creative drive, entertainment know-how and reach to deliver for clients, no matter their needs. In 2016, A+E Networks Asia held its biggest ever on-ground event – HISTORY CON – in Manila, which saw 50,000 attendees, over 100 exhibitors and 11 HISTORY celebrities in attendance.

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

"In 2017, the biggest influence on Asia’s media industry is the sheer number of choices our consumers have. We know that they watch more-and-more content on various screens, on-the-go and in non-English languages; so for us, delivering them our premium content across various VOD platforms that they’re watching will be a key focus over the next 12 months.”

Alan Hodges, Managing Director, Asia Pacific


A+E Networks Asia
Asia HQ
80 Bendemeer Road
#07-04 Hyflux Innovation Centre
Singapore 339949
T: +65 3157 6500
W: HistoryAsia.com
Twitter/Facebook/Instagram: HistoryAsia
W: LifetimeAsia.com
Twitter/Facebook/Instagram: LifetimeAsia
W: FYIAsia.tv
Facebook/Instagram: FYIAsia
W: CITVAsia.com
Facebook: CIAsiaTV
W: H2.HistoryAsia.com



1 January 2017