BBC Studios, Astro Expand Partnership – The Hollywood Reporter
BBC Studios is increasing its relationship with Malaysia’s pay TV big Astro with the launch of linear channels BBC Earth and BBC Life-style along with on-demand channels BBC First and BBC Brit.
Astro made BBC Earth and BBC Life-style accessible from Sept. 15, with BBC First and BBC Brit launching on Oct. 15.
BBC Earth is dwelling to award-winning pure historical past and science programming akin to Primates, Dynasties, Seven Worlds, One Planet, A Good Planet and the upcoming sequence, Eden: Untamed Planet. BBC Life-style options the BBC’s host of dwelling, design and cookery reveals from international names akin to Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver.
BBC First is the house of premium, unique British dramas akin to Killing Eve, Luther and The North Water. Selection and leisure channel BBC Brit options reveals like High Gear and Mr. Bean.
“We’re delighted to accomplice with Astro as we widen the attain of our daring, British inventive content material in Malaysia,” mentioned Phil Hardman, svp and basic supervisor at BBC Studios Asia in an announcement. “From inspiring factual and entertaining way of life content material to our daring dramas and quirky comedy, BBC Studios is understood for our distinctively British and high-quality content material. Our linear and on-demand branded companies are rigorously curated for audiences throughout Asia to ship a viewing expertise to audiences that can entertain, educate and inform.”