BBC Lifestyle Launches On Cignal TV In The Philippines
27 September 2023 – BBC Studios announced today at APOS that it will launch its linear channel BBC Lifestyle on Cignal TV, a subscription-based direct-to-home satellite television service provider in the Philippines.
BBC Lifestyle will be available on Cignal TV from 1 October 2023 onwards, joining two existing premium BBC Studios’ channels, BBC Earth and BBC News.
BBC Lifestyle is a unique entertainment destination brimming with vibrant, fresh and exciting programmes which set trends and guide you into transforming your world; from revamping your home to invigorating your culinary skills and helping you to become happier and get the best out of life. Bringing the best lifestyle programming from BBC Studios and other British producers, the channel is home to Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars, Nigella Lawson’s Nigella’s Cook, Eat, Repeat, Jamie Oliver’s Jamie’s One-Pan Wonders, Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby, Grand Designs, George Clarke's Old House New Home, The Great British Bake Off Series and The Graham Norton Show.
BBC Studios’ Vice President of Distribution for Southeast Asia, South Korea and Japan Cheryl Png, said on the launch: “We are excited to expand our partnership with Cignal TV, the leading Pay TV provider in the Philippines, to bring the best of British creativity in lifestyle and entertainment programming to local audiences. BBC Lifestyle promises to be a beloved one-stop television destination for travel, food, design and escape for fans across the Philippines, complementing BBC Earth’s world-class factual programming and BBC News’ impartial and in-depth news coverage."
“We are pleased to have BBC Lifestyle in our growing channel lineup, consistent with our commitment to give our subscribers the widest range of options to choose from.”, said Cignal TV’s President and CEO Jane J. Basas. “The premium content from BBC Studios will also be made available through our mobile app, Cignal Play. This allows our viewers to have the best content available anytime in the palm of their hand.”, she added.
BBC Lifestyle (Ch. 202 HD) will be available on Cignal Postpaid Plans 720 & up and Prepaid Loads 800 & up.