Movies going to cable TV faster

In recent years, the window from theatrical release to goggle-box launch has been getting shorter than ever, with some titles available on television in less than a month.
In recent years, the window from theatrical release to goggle-box launch has been getting shorter than ever, with some titles available on television in less than a month.PHOTO: ST FILE

Just as speed is of the essence for streaming service Netflix in getting films and series out, things have also, well, sped up in another aspect of content distribution.

After a movie opens in cinemas, do not be surprised to see the same title on your cable television channel within just two weeks.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2018, with the headline 'Movies going to cable TV faster'. Print Edition | Subscribe