2, 2005 - Hong Kong) News and movie, two of CABLE TV's premier
platforms, will be greeting viewers with new outlooks, new
channel names and a big boost in contents and programmes in
the new year.
changes, to become effective on January 3, 2006, will see
the current Cable New 1 and Cable News 2 renamed Cable Finance
Info Channel and Cable News Channel respectively.
renaming exercise is designed to more accurately reflect the
sharper focuses and expanded coverage of CABLE TV's news channels.
News Channel (Ch. 9) brings to viewers round-the-clock professional
newscasts with full coverage of local and international breaking
events while Cable Finance Info Channel (Ch. 8) focuses on
the most up-to-date financial information, with analyses that
decode the trends of the markets, and supplemented by documentaries
and current affairs programmes during non-trading hours.
News Channel (Ch. 10), meanwhile, carries major news events
such as important press conferences and Legislative Council
meetings in full as they happen and Cable Top News Channel
(Ch. 7) lets viewers catch up on major breaking news quickly
with condensed 10-minute segments.
with the Hong Kong Traffic Channel (Ch. 4), Kowloon Traffic
Channel (Ch. 5) and the Weather Channel (Ch. 6), the seven-channel
core and other news and public affairs channels make CABLE
TV's news and information platform the strongest and most
comprehensive in town.
exciting changes to the Cable Movie Platform will reinforce
the platform's leading position as Hong Kong's strongest movie
empire, featuring an unbeatable line-up of mega titles including
Perhaps Love; The Promise; and SPL.
star-studded big-budgeted local hits for exclusive broadcast
on Cable Movie 1 (Ch. 41) will include 49 Days; 2046; Wait
Till You're Old; Initial D; Seven Swords; Everlasting Regret;
Seoul Raiders; The Eye 10; A Sentimental Journey; and A World
Movie 2 (Ch. 42) will be showing the best selection of highly-acclaimed
quality Asian and international top box-office productions,
with titles including Crying Out Love in the Centre of the
World; Untold Scandal; My Little Bride; Love, So Divine; My
Brother; Hana & Alice; A Moment to Remember; 36 Quai Des Orfevres;
Be With You; Clean; Mean Spirit; The Barbarian Invasions;
Hollywood Movie Channel (Ch. 40), meanwhile, will be showcasing
such Hollywood blockbusters as The Aviator; Danny the Dog;
Around the World in 80 Days; Master and Commander: the Far
Side of the World; Bad Boys II; The Matrix Reloaded; Eight
Legged Freaks; Looney Tunes: Back in Action; About Schmidt;
Big Fish; Legally Blonde 2; Sahara; Hostage; and Super Size
CABLE TV spokesman said: "News and movie have always been
two of the most popular platforms of CABLE TV. The latest
revamps further reinforce the leadership positions of these
platforms, respectively as the most comprehensive news & information
provider and the strongest movie empire in town."