Hong Kong Cable to Carry Tiger Entertainment's Thrill Channel

Horror offerings will become part of the cable operator's basic package.

HONG KONG –- Hong Kong Cable Television has signed a deal to carry Celestial Tiger Entertainment’s horror channel Thrill as part of its basic channels.

Launched in 2010, Thrill specializes in thrillers, horror and suspense movies from Hollywood in Asia. It is one of the six channels operated by Celestial Tiger, the joint venture between Lionsgate, Celestial Pictures, and Saban Capital. Hong Kong Cable TV is the one of the largest pay-TV operators and content providers in Hong Kong.

The channel will be available on Hong Kong Cable TV from Jan. 31. Thrill is already available in Hong Kong via PCCW Ltd.'s NOW cable service.