Cinemax (Asia)

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Launched August 1996
Network HBO Asia
Owned by HBO Asia Pte Ltd
Picture format 480i (SDTV) 16:9
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Fully loaded for your entertainment
Country Singapore
Broadcast area Asia
Headquarters HBO Asia's Human Resources Department, 151 Lorong Chuan, New Tech Park 04-05, Singapore,
Formerly called Max
(March 2009–November 2012)
Sister channel(s) HBO, HBO Hits, HBO Signature, HBO Family, RED by HBO, HBO On Demand and HBO HD
Sky Net (Myanmar) Channel 112 (SD)
4TV (Myanmar) Channel 38 (SD)
Cignal (Philippines) Channel 49 (SD)
Channel 239 (HD)
MNC Vision (Indonesia) Channel 402 (HD)
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 412
DishHD (Taiwan) Channel 6726
G Sat (Philippines) Channel 78
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 84
Transvision (Indonesia) Channel 109 (HD)
Dish Home (Nepal) Channel 501 (SD) and Channel 927 (HD)
Channel 59 (HD 800/77/99)
Channel 79 (C01/C02)
SkyCable / Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 36 (SD Digital)
Channel 198 (HD Digital)
Parasat Cable TV (Philippines) Channel 41
Pioneer Cable Vision Inc. (PCVI) (Baybay City, Philippines) Channel 6 (SD)
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 81
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 611
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 290 (SD)
Channel 310 (HD)
Cable Star Iloilo (Iloilo City, Philippines) Channel 38
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 134
Space Time Network (Kathmandu , Nepal) Channel 513
Channel 152
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 113
Transvision (Indonesia) Channel 109 (HD)

Cinemax (also known as MAX by HBO in Vietnam) is the secondary channel of HBO Asia which only features action and suspense movies like its US counterpart and a direct competitor to Fox Action Movies. Cinemax Asia is headquartered in Time Warner Asia office in Singapore.


Cinemax (August 1996–March 2009)[edit]

Cinemax Asia is the secondary channel of HBO Asia was launched in August 1996, it is a 24-hour movie channel which features movies in horror, suspense, thriller and action. Cinemax Asia features Thriller Cinemax on Thursday, Action Cinemax on Friday while Cinemax Superstars on weekend.

In Malaysia, it was launched on Astro on Channel 18 replacing the ill-fated MGM Gold on 24 August 1998.

Max (March 2009–November 2012)[edit]

In March 2009, Cinemax Asia was rebranded as "Max Asia" to appeal to male viewers. Max Asia's logo has been redesigned as well in line with the rebranding. Under registered permission HBO Network, Max Asia is American Movies channel becomes[clarification needed].[1][2][3][4]

Cinemax (November 2012–January 2017)[edit]

Max changed its logo in mid November and the channel had a new look with new promos and airing new Max original shows and more action packed and thriller packed movies.

Cinemax (January 2017–Present)[edit]

Max changes its id and promos red theme and logo with a more bolder approach to match its American counterpart, with new Action Movies and Thriller Movies and now a competitor to Fox Action Movies


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