- In mid-August, RTL Group had announced the launch of two special-interest TV channels for Southeast Asia. Singapore-based RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network, a joint venture between RTL Group and CBS Studios International, would be disseminating the two channels’ programming in English and in local languages in as many as 29 Asian markets. Just a few weeks later, the first of the two channels, RTL CBS Entertainment HD, makes its debut in Malaysia und Thailand.
- Bertelsmann AG
Since the beginning of the month, RTL CBS Entertainment HD, featuring RTL Group entertainment like “The X Factor,” “America’s Got Talent” and “Celebrity Apprentice” as well as CBS’s “Under the Dome,” the “Late Show with David Letterman” and “Entertainment Tonight,” has been available in Malaysia via Hypptv. A few days ago, it launched in Thailand, thanks to a contract with local pay-TV operator Truevision. Here, Truevisions subscribers will be able to watch RTL CBS Entertainment HD on mobile devices as well.