Kix (Asian TV channel)

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KIX Logo 2014.jpg
Launched August 2009
Owned by Celestial Tiger Entertainment
Fox International Channels
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Get Into Action
Language English
Broadcast area Southeast Asia
Hong Kong
Sister channel(s) Celestial Classic Movies
Celestial Movies
Website Official website
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 161
Aora TV (Indonesia) Channel 427
TransVision (Indonesia) Channel 506
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 729 (HD)
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Channel 133 (HD)
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 518 (HD)
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 63 (Digital)
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 63 (Digital)
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 55
TVB Network Vision (Hong Kong) Channel 37(SD)
Channel 237(HD)
HKBN bbTV (Hong Kong) Channel 410
Mio TV (Singapore) Channel 309 (HD)
Channel 308(KIX HD On Demand)
TOT iptv (Thailand) Channel 257 (HD)

KIX is a pay television entertainment and sports channel in Asia owned by Celestial Tiger Entertainment and Fox International Channels. The channel is broadcast in Greater China and Southeast Asia as 24/7 action entertainment tailored for Asian audiences[1] and targeted toward the male 18 to 45 demographic.[2] The channel airs a combination of Asian content (notably Korean shows) with Western programs and attracts a core target audience of international viewers skewed toward male viewers.[3][4]

Programming blocks[edit]

The network has acquired licenses to mixed martial arts tournaments and international content including Bellator MMA, Mad Dogs, Top Gear Korea, Ten and Quiz From God.[5] In 2012, KIX secured first and exclusive rights to bring the Lingerie Football League, "America’s fastest growing sports league", to Asia in a multi-year broadcast partnership deal.[5][6]

Combat Sports[edit]

A pillar of MMA combat and fight related tournaments that typically premiere Mondays and Tuesdays at 10PM (HK/SG/PHIL/MYT), 9PM (JKT/THAI) and Saturdays at 7PM (HK/SG/PHIL/MYT) 6PM (JKT/THAI). Programs airing in this block include BAMMA, Bellator MMA, Road FC, Enfusion, SFL, Strikeforce, Glory World Series, M-1 Challenge and Pacific Xtreme Combat.

Action Reality[edit]

Unscripted series and non-combat sporting events from the reality genre. Programs airing in this block include Lingerie Football League, Top Gear Korea, The Incredible Mr Goodwin, Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge, White Collar Brawler, The Great Escape, What Went Down, Britain's Hardest and Alternate Route.

Action Series[edit]

Television series and international drama firmly rooted in the action adventure genre. Programs airing in this block include Special Affairs Team TEN, Quiz From God, SAF3, Mad Dogs, Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, Girl Killer K, and Cheo Yong.

Action Movies[edit]

Action blockbuster films from Asia, Hollywood and beyond with premiere features airing regularly Wednesdays at 10PM (HK/SG/PHIL/MYT), 9PM (JKT/THAI), and Saturdays at 9PM (HK/SG/PHIL/MYT), 8PM (JKT/THAI). Programs airing in this block include Rocky, A Millionaire on the Run, New Police Story, The Mechanic, and Drive Angry.