You will be treated as an entertainment expert whose opinion and feedback we value.
As a member, you will be regularly asked to participate in activities such as completing short surveys and special assignments, interacting with others like you in our forums, participating in trials and so on. Some of the things we would like to know include:
• How you organize your daily lifestyle activities around our shows
• Some of your lifestyle information so we can customize products to suit your media consumption habits
In return, benefits of being a member of The Entertainment Council include:
• Getting sneak peeks into what we have in store for each channel
• The chance to be invited to exclusive events
• Enjoying exclusive first look at upcoming shows on our channels
• Having opportunities to win prizes
If all these sounds exciting to you and is something you’re interested in, we would love to have you as a member of The Entertainment Council!
|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 19 territories and in over 42 million homes.
|AXN features exclusive top-rated drama series, blockbuster features, reality programs 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 The Voice and The Amazing Race, AXN is defined not by a genre, but by an attitude
that truly redefines action. In Asia, AXN is enjoyed in 38 million households across 17 territories and
is available in both SD and HD.
Sony Channel is the premier destination for female-skewing Hollywood entertainment, which airs close to
the U.S. telecasts. Designed for the socially connected viewer, Sony Channel features the most talked-about
drama, comedy, lifestyle and reality programs on TV, together with popular feel-good movies. Hit
series include How to Get Away with Murder, Madam Secretary and Jane the Virgin. In Asia, Sony
Channel is available in 10 territories, in both SD and HD.
|Animax is Asia’s leading destination for Japanese anime and offers a wide variety of programs from
popular genres such as action, romance, horror, supernatural, sci-fi, comedy and slice-of-life. Home to
some of the biggest anime titles which are simulcast with Japan, Animax entertains hardcore fans in 32
million homes across 15 territories in Asia. Hit series include K: Return of Kings, Fafner EXODUS,
Assassination Classroom and Fairy Tail. In Malaysia, Animax is also available on Astro’s SVOD service.
Beyond the screen, Animax also actively engages its audiences at local events, including its signature
Animax Carnival that has rolled out in Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan.
|ONE is dedicated to bringing the best of Asian general entertainment, with an emphasis on prime South
Korean content, first and exclusively to female-skewing viewers in Australia, Brunei, Cambodia,
Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Renowned for its “PPALI-PPALI” show time, meaning “quick,
quick” in Korean, viewers can get their fix of the latest mega-hit K-dramas within 24 hours of the Korean
telecast. Some of the blockbuster titles include The Gang Doctor, Mask, The Village and Six Flying
Dragons. ONE also features K-pop variety and music shows starring popular idols and famous
personalities. ONE’s content can also be enjoyed on demand via the Astro-on-the-Go platform in
Malaysia and catch-up VOD in Singapore. ONE is available in both HD and SD formats.
|GEM is the glittering jewel of Asian general entertainment with a focus on premium Japanese content.
A joint venture between Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks and Nippon Television Network
Corporation, GEM enjoys access to more than 500 hours of Japanese content per year, exclusively
from Nippon TV. The channel features first-run and exclusive dramas, comedies and variety
entertainment shows from Japan as well as other Asian territories including South Korea, China, Hong
Kong and Taiwan. GEM is available in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand in both SD and
HD formats. In Vietnam, GEM is wholly-owned and operated by SPT Networks.