Diva Universal (Asia)

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Diva Universal (Asia)
Diva Universal Asia Logo 2014.PNG
Diva Universal Asia logo
Launched December 15, 1997
Network Universal Networks International
Owned by NBCUniversal
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Be Yourself.
Country Singapore
Broadcast area East Asia
Headquarters Singapore
Formerly called Kermit Channel (1997-2000)
Hallmark Channel (2000-2010)
Diva Universal (Philippines only, 2010-2013)
Diva Universal (2010-2014)
Replaced Kermit Channel (1997-2000)
Hallmark Channel (2000-2010)
Sister channel(s) CNBC Asia
E!
Style Network
Golf Channel
Syfy Universal
Universal Channel
Website www.divatv.asia
Availability
Satellite
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 702 (SD)
Channel 722 (HD) (Coming Soon)
TelkomVision (Indonesia) Channel 108
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 162
Aora TV (Indonesia) Channel 402
OkeVision (Indonesia) Channel 29
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 234
CBTV Sat (China) Channel 310
K+ (Vietnam) Channel 56
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 27
Combos TV (China) Channel 15
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel 65
BiG TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 149
Cable
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 513 (SD/HD)
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 299
Southern Networks (Pakistan) Channel 45
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 32
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 37 (Digital)
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 40 (Analog)
Channel 37 (Digital)
Royal Cable
(Cabuyao City, Laguna, Philippines)
Channel 27
SPC-New World Cable TV
(Marilao & San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Philippines)
Channel 47
Parasat Cable TV
(Cagayan De Oro City, Philippines)
Channel 31
Telmarc Cable
(Laguna, Philippines)
Channel 32
Kalibo Cable
(Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines)
Channel 58
IPTV
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 123
HKBN bbTV (Hong Kong) Channel 319
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 76

Diva Universal Asia (sometimes referred as Diva) is an Asian cable and satellite television channel owned and operated by Universal Networks International. It has been available on most subscription television cable and Satellite platforms in East Asia since 1 October 2003.[1]

History[edit]

The Hallmark Channel Era[edit]

Hallmark Channel Asia was launched in 1997. Most of the program are all canned from US including Oprah and The Biggest Loser. Hallmark Channel Asia has four different feeds including the Philippines feed, which was launched on August 19, 2009.

From Hallmark Channel to Diva Universal[edit]

Hallmark Channel Asia was last broadcast on September 19, 2010. Diva Universal was launched on September 19, 2010 at 6:00 PM (SIN/MAL/HK) / 5:00 PM (BKK/JKT).

Renamed as Diva[edit]

Diva Universal dropped by the name Universal and renamed simply as Diva, was launched on June 16, 2014 at 9:20 AM (SIN/MAL/HK/PST) / 8:20 AM (BKK/JKT).

Operating Channels[edit]

  • Diva Asia - SIN/HK/MY/PH/THAI/JKT Feed; Available on SD format.
  • Diva Asia HD - Same with the Asian feed; Available on HD format initially available in Singapore.
  • Diva Universal Philippines - Separated and shared schedule from Asian feed but with local advertisements and Home Shopping Network. (Joint Venture with Solar Television Network; now a defunct channel)

Programming[edit]

Most of the programs are imported from the United States including drama, comedy, series, talk shows and reality TV series. Movie programs also air on this channel from the United States, Australia, United Kingdom and Asia.

Current Programs[edit]

Movie Block[edit]

  • Diva Movies
  • Reel Diva

Previous Programs[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]