World Heritage Channel

World Heritage Channel is a documentary channel available in Asia.[2] World Heritage Channel is operated by WarnerMedia International. It first launched in Philippines through ACCION on April 20, 2015.

World Heritage Channel
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World Heritage Channel logo
CountryHong Kong
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia
HeadquartersHong Kong
Programming
Language(s)English
Indonesian
Thai
Malay
Mandarin
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerWarnerMedia International
History
LaunchedApril 20, 2015[1]

World Heritage Channel's programming categories include culture, travel, history, and natural heritage.[3] The channel's content is intended to provide viewers an inspiring experience to the most famous places on earth, such as UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.[4]

World Heritage Channel's programming consists of acquired, first-run content for the region from documentary makers.[5] Noteworthy shows include The World Heritage Site, Journey to Natural World Heritage Sites and Beautiful Planet. Asian documentaries include Asia's Monarchies and Asia Rising. Travel documentaries on the channel include Travel Bug and Paradise Asia. Turner has also picked up several series narrated by David Attenborough - David Attenborough's Conquest of the Skies 3D and Flying Monsters 3D.

The channel is available in HD with Chinese, Malaysian, Indonesian and Thai subtitles. The channel has selected video-on-demand content and catch-up rights.

Key showsEdit

  • Asia's Monarchies
  • David Attenborough's Conquest of the Skies
  • David Attenborough's Flying Monsters
  • Giants of the Deep
  • Journey to Natural World Heritage Sites
  • Sacred Sites: Ireland
  • Must See! Must Eat! Must Do! Taiwan
  • The Travel Bug
  • The World Heritage Site

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turner to launch World Heritage Channel in Asia". Mumbrella Asia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Turner brings World Heritage Channel to Asia | Pay-TV | News". Rapid TV News. 2015-03-24. Retrieved 2015-08-16.
  3. ^ "Turner launches HD World Heritage Channel in Asia". casbaa.com. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  4. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Centre. "UNESCO World Heritage Centre". unesco.org. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Turner makes docs move with World Heritage Channel". TBI Vision. Retrieved 16 August 2015.