Diva (Asia TV channel)

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Diva Asia
Diva logo.svg
Launched
  • December 15, 1997 (1997-12-15) (as Hallmark Channel)
  • October 19, 2010 (2010-10-19) (as Diva Universal)
  • June 16, 2014 (2014-06-16) (relaunch as Diva)
Network NBCUniversal International Networks
Owned by NBCUniversal
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
Slogan Be Yourself.
Country Singapore
Broadcast area Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Macau, Taiwan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Maldives, Brunei
Headquarters Singapore
Formerly called Hallmark Channel (1997-2010)
Diva Universal (2010-2014)
Sister channel(s) CNBC Asia
E!
Golf Channel
DreamWorks Channel
Euronews
Website divatv.asia
Availability
Satellite
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 702 (SD)
Channel 723 (HD)
Transvision (Indonesia) Channel 312 (HD)
MNC Vision (Indonesia) Channel 162 (SD)
Channel 436 (HD)
Channel 29
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 234
CBTV Sat (China) Channel 310
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 95
Combos TV (China) Channel 16
Cignal (Philippines) Channel 125
BiG TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 148
CANAL+
(Myanmar)
Channel 79
Cable
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 513 (HD)
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 299
Southern Networks (Pakistan) Channel 45
Cablelink (Philippines) Channel 32
Royal Cable
(Cabuyao City, Laguna, Philippines)
Channel 27
SPC-New World Cable TV
(Marilao and San José del Monte, Bulacán, Philippines)
Channel 47
Parasat Cable TV
(Cagayán de Oro, Philippines)
Channel 31
Telmarc Cable
(Laguna, Philippines)
Channel 32
Pioneer Cable Vision Incorporated (Baybay City, Leyte) Channel 10
Kalibo Cable
(Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines)
Channel 58
SCTV (Vietnam) Channel 237 (Digital)
SkyCable / Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 37 (Digital)
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 712
South Luzon CATV (Philippines) Channel 306 (Digital)
VTVcab (Vietnam) Channel 100 (HD)
IPTV
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 508 (SD/HD)
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 76
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 303 (HD)
CHT MOD
(Taiwan)
Channel 620

Diva (formerly Diva Universal) is an Asian pay television channel owned and operated by Universal Networks International. It was first launched in 1997 as the Southeast Asian variant of Hallmark Channel, before being rebranded in 2009 as Diva Universal, dropping the "Universal" name in 2014.

History[edit]

Hallmark Channel Asia was launched in 1997. Most of the programs were all imported from the US, including Oprah and The Biggest Loser. It had four different feeds including the Philippine one, which was launched on 19 August 2009.

Hallmark Channel Asia ended was rebranded as Diva Universal in 19 September 2009, as part of Universal Networks International's efforts to refocus its network portfolio. Coinciding with the launch of its high-definition feed, the SD channel started broadcasting in 16:9 widescreen 1 February 2014. 16 June 2014, Diva Universal's name was simplified to "Diva".

Programming[edit]

Most of the programs are imported from the United States including drama, comedy, series, talk shows and reality TV series. Movie programs also air on this channel from the United States, Australia, United Kingdom and Asia.

Current programming[edit]

Movie blocks[edit]

  • Diva Movies
  • Reel Diva

Former programming[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]