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Aiming to solidify its current momentum in the Asian pay-TV arena, Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has gained first and exclusive rights to six award-winning films from the Hong Kong Film Awards, the highest number among all regional networks.

CTE OurTimeWillCome 16Apr2018

Films score heavily for CTE. In Malaysia, its Chinese movie channels - Celestial Movies, Celestial Movies HD and CCM - are the top three most watched regional movie channels among Astro's Chinese 4+ subscribers in 2018. In Singapore, among SingTel TV's Chinese audience, cHK was the third.

Among the Hong Kong Film Awards winners to which CTE has exclusive first-run rights for its channels Celestial Movies and cHK in key Southeast Asian markets, is Best Film-winner Our Time Will Come. The Ann Hui-directed historical drama also won Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction and Best Original Film Score. Other winners premiering only on CTE channels include Paradox, Chasing the Dragon, Shock Wave, Wu Kong and Concerto of the Bully.

"It's a great honour that our company boasts first and exclusive rights to the highest number of award-winning titles at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards in Southeast Asia," said Ofanny Choi, executive vice president, TV Networks, Celestial Tiger Entertainment. "This reaffirms our commitment to acquire the highest quality movies for our viewers through our long-term relationships with the top Chinese movie producers."