Pinoy Hollywood fans will definitely go crazy as Universal Networks International (UNI) announced that E! Entertainment Television, the Hollywood entertainment and celebrity lifestyle channel, has launched in the Philippines through a carriage agreement with SKYCABLE. E!’s exciting content will now be consolidated in one place, and will be showing matched airing episodes of their franchise programs–such as E! News daily, and Keeping up with the Kardashians. The announcement was made by Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Universal Networks International.
“The Philippines launch of E! Entertainment Television reinforces the channel’s growing popularity and appeal to both Filipino viewers and advertisers, alike,” commented Fellowes. “This launch enables us to continue E!’s ground-breaking momentum in pay-TV viewer enjoyment via top-quality and up-to-the-minute Hollywood entertainment content across Asia .”
The Philippines E! channel will offer first-run and exclusive programming aimed primarily at females in the 18-49 age group, including: E! News, E! News Asia, Live From The Red Carpet, Fashion Police, Keeping Up with the Kardashians (from Season Six onwards) Kourtney & Kim Take New York , Khloe & Lamar, The Dance Scene and many others.
“Celebrity content is hugely popular with Filipino viewers,” commented Claudia Suarez, SKYCABLE’s Programming Head. “With the launch of E!, we are thrilled to be able to now offer our subscribers the single, definitive source for news and information on Hollywood entertainment and celebrity.”
E! initially available to SKYCABLE Gold and Silver digital subscribers.
E! is television’s top destination for all things entertainment and celebrity. E! is currently available to 182 million cable and satellite subscribers worldwide and the E! Everywhere initiative underscores the company’s dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms any time and anywhere from online to broadband video to wireless to radio to VOD. Popular programming includes E! core franchises, “E! News,” “The Soup,” “Chelsea Lately” and “Fashion Police” as well as the network’s hit series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami, “Kourtney and Kim Take New York,” “Kendra” and “Holly’s World.” Additionally, E!’s “Live from the Red Carpet” signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on Hollywood ‘s biggest nights.
E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.