Celestial Movies Asia

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Celestial Movies Asia
Launched April 15, 2008
Website cma.tv
now TV Hong Kong Channel 147
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 585

Celestial Movies Asia (CMA) is a 24-hour pay-TV movie channel that features movies from film-producing territories in Asia. With a choice of more than 100 titles from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore every month, CMA offers Asian cinema and premieres a variety of regional movies.

Every Saturday night, CMA showcases Asian blockbusters of selected topics or genre. While on every Sunday night, CMA broadcasts the latest or even unscreened Asian movies exclusively in Celestial Asia Premiere.

Sister Channels[edit]

Celestial Movies[edit]

Celestial Movies is a 24-hour movie channel showing current Chinese films. The channel also shows titles from Japan and Korea, and features interviews with stars and directors, entertainment news and film award ceremonies. Available in 11 territories across Asia Pacific, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and other Asian countries, CELESTIAL MOVIES is the most broadly distributed Chinese-movie channel.

Celestial Classic Movies[edit]

Celestial Classic Movies (CCM) is a 24-hour pay-TV movie channel screening Chinese classic movies from the Shaw Brothers library and other film libraries. All Shaw Brothers movies are digitally restored to bring viewers sound and picture quality matching the original cinematic prints.

CELESTIAL MOVIES, CELESTIAL MOVIES ASIA and CELESTIAL CLASSIC MOVIES are the flagship channels of Celestial Pictures.

External links[edit]


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