MTV Music Zone, a subscription-based music service, will launch on May 1, 2005, as part of China Mobile’s Monternet service’s new music platform MO Music Channel, MTV Networks announced yesterday. China Mobile’s more than 200 million subscribers will be able to access MTV-produced music charts and entertainment news, as well as download music ringtones and […]
South Korea’s CHAMP animation channel—which is set to launch on May 2—will carry a branded Jetix block under a deal with Buena Vista International Television, World Screen reports. The one-hour block will air weekdays and feature W.I.T.C.H., Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, and A.T.O.M. Alpha Teens on Machines.
India’s Cartoon Network and Pogo channels will increase their localized programming, Business Line reports. Currently, the networks between them have nine full-time India-centric shows. Separately, Indiantelevision reports that India’s Cartoon Network has picked up the satellite rights to Greengold Animation’s 2D animated feature Vikram aur Betaal.
India’s Crest Animation Studios reported a net loss of five million rupees in the quarter ended December 31, compared to a loss of six million rupees in the same period a year ago, Indiantelevision reports. Crest revenues jumped 34% in the quarter to sixty-seven million rupees. For the nine months ended in December, Crest reported […]