Sundance Channel and WE tv expand carriage in Taiwan on CNS

Louise Duffy | 17-10-2012

Sundance Channel and WE tv have secured expanded carriage in Taiwan with CNS, which launched both networks in HD on 10 October as part of its growing IPTV service.

CNS customers can now access the 24/7 linear channels in HD, with Mandarin subtitles. Sundance Channel is available on Channel 323 and WE tv is available on Channel 314 on CNS.

AMC/Sundance Channel global president Bruce Tuchman said: “Today’s news marks the continued Asian expansion for Sundance Channel and WE tv in Asia, and Taiwan continues to be a significant market and a crucial part of our international growth strategy for both these networks. We’re thrilled to launch on CNS and look forward to sharing our hit content with Taiwanese audiences.”

The company also announced the appointment of Keith Mak who will oversee affiliate distribution and marketing for Sundance Channel and WE tv in Asia. He will report to Ed Palluth, executive vice president, global distribution, AMC/Sundance Channel Global. Most recently, Mak was senior director, TV network distribution for Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) in Hong Kong. Mak will be based in Hong Kong.