AXN Asia Expands Reach in PHL

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia has signed an agreement with Sky Cable Corporation to expand carriage of AXN Asia to the Destiny Cable pay-TV platform in the Philippines.

AXN will belocated on Destiny Cable’s basic tier of channels, which are available toits widest base of subscribers on channel 61 starting November 15, 2012.

“The Philippines is a key market where we continue to invest and hope toentertain even greater audiences by expanding AXN’s reach to the country’s second most subscribed to pay-TV platform, Destiny Cable. Our expanded partnership with Sky Cable Corporation provides even more viewers with accessto our high-quality programming,” said Ricky Ow, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Networks, Asia, Sony Pictures Television.

With the launch of AXN on Destiny Cable, AXN is now available on every pay-TV platform in Metro Manila and on all major systems in the country.

Delivering first run, exclusive top-rated drama series, blockbuster movies, adventure and competitive reality programs from around the world, as well as localized original productions, AXN remains the No.1 rated English GE channel in the Philippines .


Premiering November 16 is the second season of Falling Skies, the gripping post apocalyptic alien invasion drama series starring Noah Wyle (E.R.), and co-created by Robert Rodat and Steve Spielberg.
Three weekend special marathons are scheduled to introduce new Destiny Cable viewers to the best AXN shows:

• November 17 to 18 – AXN Power Voices: 17-hour catch-up marathon of The Voice Season 3

• November 24 to 25 – AXN Star Power: selected episodes of the most popular drama series including the CSI franchise, Leverage season 4, Blue Bloods season 2, Falling Skiesseason 2, Hawaii Five-0 season 2 and NCIS: Los Angeles season 3.

• 1 – 2 December – AXN Nuclear Power: Get up to speed on thriller drama series Last Resort in a 6-hour marathon.

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