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Kix (Asian TV channel)

Kix
Launched 2009
Owned by Celestial Tiger Entertainment
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Language English
Broadcast area Southeast Asia
Singapore
Indonesia
Hong Kong
Thailand
Philippines
Malaysia
Sister channel(s) Celestial Classic Movies
Celestial Movies
cHK
Thrill
Website Official website
Availability
Satellite
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 161
Aora TV (Indonesia) Channel 427
TelkomVision (Indonesia) Channel 506
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 729 (HD)
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel 122 (HD) Starting April 1, 2014
Cable
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 518
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 63 (Digital)
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 63 (Digital)
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 55
TVB Network Vision (Hong Kong) Channel 37(SD)
Channel 237(HD)
IPTV
Now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 518
HKBN bbTV (Hong Kong) Channel 410
Mio TV (Singapore) Channel 309 (HD)
Channel 308(KIX HD On Demand)
TOT iptv (Thailand) Channel 257 (HD)

KIX is a pay television entertainment and sports channel in Asia owned by Celestial Tiger Entertainment. The channel is broadcast in Greater China and Southeast Asia as 24/7 action entertainment tailored for Asian audiences[1] and targeted toward the male 18 to 45 demographic.[2] The channel airs a combination of Asian content (notably Korean shows) with Western programs and attracts a core target audience of international viewers skewed toward male viewers.[3][4]

Contents

  • Programming blocks 1
    • Combat Sports 1.1
    • Action Reality 1.2
    • Action Series 1.3
    • Action Movies 1.4
  • References 2

Programming blocks

The network has acquired licenses to mixed martial arts tournaments and international content including Bellator MMA, Mad Dogs, Top Gear Korea, Ten and Quiz From God.[5] In 2012, KIX secured first and exclusive rights to bring the Lingerie Football League, "America’s fastest growing sports league", to Asia in a multi-year broadcast partnership deal.[5][6]

Combat Sports

A pillar of MMA combat and fight related tournaments that typically premiere Mondays, Fridays, and Sundays at 10PM (HK/SG/PHIL/MYT), 9PM (JKT/THAI). Programs airing in this block include BAMMA, Bellator MMA, ROAD Fighting Championship, Enfusion, K-1, and Strikeforce.

Action Reality

Unscripted series and non-combat sporting events from the reality genre. Programs airing in this block include Lingerie Football League, Top Gear Korea The Incredible Mr Goodwin, and The Great Escape.

Action Series

Television series and international drama firmly rooted in the action adventure genre. Programs airing in this block include Special Affairs Team TEN, Quiz From God, SAF3, Mad Dogs, and Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond.

Action Movies

Action blockbuster films from Asia, Hollywood and beyond with premiere features airing regularly Saturdays and Wednesdays at 9PM (HK/SG/PHIL/MYT), 8PM (JKT/THAI). Programs airing in this block include Rocky, A Millionaire on the Run, New Police Story, The Mechanic, and Drive Angry.

References

  1. ^ Tiger Gate's Kix, Thrill On SkyCable Basic, Retrieved on July 23, 2013
  2. ^ New cable channel KIX-off "action-adventure" shows, Retrieved on July 23, 2013
  3. ^ Tiger rider, Retrieved on July 23, 2013
  4. ^ Top Gear Korea Speeds Full Force With Astro's KIX HD, Retrieved on August 1, 2013
  5. ^ a b New cable channels balance Asian, Hollywood entertainment, Retrieved on July 15, 2013
  6. ^ LFL AND CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE MEGA ASIA TOUR, retrieved on August 1, 2013
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