The content will be delivered with English, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia, traditional Chinese, and Thai subtitles per available basis.
Subscribers of Viu will gain access to top-rated content from the vast library of Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific channels based on an on-demand basis, including Discovery, Discovery Asia, Animal Planet, Food Network, TLC, and HGTV. This includes lifestyle content such as Jason Tastes Asia, Family Kitchen with Sherson, and Cooking for Love; reality content Cake Boss, Dr Pimple Popper, 90 Day Fiancé, and Iron Chef Gauntlet, as well as docuseries Deadliest Catch, Gold Rush: White Water, and Extinct Or Alive.
The content will be available in six markets including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. On top of that, Viu’s subcribers will also have access to Asian Food Network content. Food enthusiasts will enjoy a totally refreshed look, content and set of talents of their beloved Pan-Asian food platform on Viu.
Janice Lee, CEO of Viu, said: “Having firmly established a highly engaged user base in the past few years, our collaboration with Discovery marks a further step in the continual expansion of our offerings to enrich the content experience for our viewers through international and regional collaborations as well as through the development of Viu Original.
“With Discovery, we see the opportunity to offer top-quality factual and lifestyle entertainment, including travel, lifestyle and living, that resonates with a broad spectrum of our audience on the Viu platform.”