Not to be confused with INC TV.
Launched 1 January 2014 (2014-01-01) (Vietnam)
1 October 2015 (2015-10-01) (Hong Kong, Indonesia, Cambodia and Thailand)
22 July 2016 (2016-07-22) (Singapore Philippines, Taiwan and Macau)
Network Sony Pictures Television
Owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment
Nippon Television Network Corporation (GEM Asia only)
Picture format SDTV (480i 4:3)
Slogan The GEM of Asian Entertainment
Country  Vietnam
Language GEM Vietnam
GEM Asia
Broadcast area GEM Vietnam
GEM Asia
Hong Kong
Headquarters Number 10, Changi Business Park Central 2 #03-01
Hansapoint @ Changi Business Park, Changi, Singapore
Sister channel(s) AXN Asia
Sony Channel
Animax Asia
ONE TV (Korean)
Nexmedia (Indonesia)[1][2] Channel 307[3]
TrueVisions (Thailand)[1][4] Channel 244
Skynindo (Indonesia)[1][2] Channel 24
Transvision (Indonesia)[1][2] Channel 322 (HD)
Indovision (Indonesia)[1][2] Channel 155
HTVC (Vietnam)[5] Channel 63
VTVcab (Vietnam)[5] Channel 77 (HD)
PPCTV (Cambodia)[1] Channel 42 (Analog)
Channel 126 (Digital)
Parasat Cable TV (Cagayan De Oro City, Philippines) Channel 79
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 203
now TV (Hong Kong)[1][6] Channel 151 (SD/HD)[7]
MyRepublic (Indonesia)[1][2] Channel 65
NexTV Viettel (Vietnam)[5] Channel 153
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 519 (HD) (Before)
Channel 395 (HD) (After)

GEM TV Asia (sometimes referred to as Sony GEM or simply as GEM) is a subscription pay cable and satellite television channel owned by Sony Pictures Television, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The channel made a debut only in Vietnam on 1 January 2014.[8]

In September 2015, SPT Networks and Nippon Television Network Corporation announced that their joint-venture Asian general entertainment channel GEM will roll out across Asia on October 1, 2015, while the Vietnamese feed will continue to be wholly owned and operated by SPT Networks.[1]

GEM delivers 24-hours of Asian entertainment series, variety and drama programs from across Asia. GEM Asia on Vietnam broadcast programs from South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan and is fully localized with Vietnamese subtitiles, voice-overs in contents, advertisements and introductions. Meanwhile, GEM Asia in other countries includes more programs from Japan, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. It is the third Asian-content channel launched by Sony after its sister channels, Animax Asia which focuses on Japanese anime and ONE which focuses on South Korean entertainment programming.

Language and subtitles

Country Language Subtitle Pay
Vietnam Vietnamese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Vietnamese VTVCab, HTVC, VTC Digital
Hong Kong and Macau Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese English, Cantonese now TV
Indonesia Bahasa Indonesia Skynindo, MyRepublic, TransVision, Nexmedia, Indovision
Thailand Thai TrueVisions
Singapore Mandarin,English,Malay Singtel TV
Philippines Tagalog,Chinese,English Parasat Cable TV

Broadcasts time zone

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "Sony To Debut Gem Channel In October". Media Business Asia. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Get GEM Indonesia".
  3. "S-GEM, Channel Baru dari Nexmedia". Nexmedia. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  4. "Get GEM Thailand".
  5. 1 2 3 "Get GEM Vietnam".
  6. "Get GEM Hongkong".
  7. "now TV (PCCW) offers viewers even greater choices by ramping up its repertoire of Asian entertainment content". September 10, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  8. Sony Pictures launches new channel in Vietnam October 21, 2013, Retrieved on August 4, 2015
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