Groom My Room kids format sold to HTV3 Vietnam
Singapore, 29th November 2017 – Ying Group has successfully sold the GROOM MY ROOM series and format to Vietnam’s HTV3, a children’s edutainment channel owned by Purpose Media. It is the first Singapore kids tv format to be sold to Vietnam.
The hit DIY series has been one of Singapore’s most beloved kids’ shows, running for nine seasons from 2001 – 2015 on Mediacorp. Created by The Moving Visuals Co., the series has been supported by Singapore’s public service broadcasting funds, now under the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).
On GROOM MY ROOM, kids are given the chance to create the bedroom of their dreams.
In each show, one lucky kid transforms his room from boring to eye-popping! It’s hard work though – they must design it, choose the furniture, and make sure everything gets done within the time limit and budget. The format empowers, encourages and inspires kids to take initiative and to be creative. They get to call the shots.
The licensing of GROOM MY ROOM coincided with the launch of the channel’s new brand name, HTV3 – Dreams TV. Cam Nguyen, HTV3’s Head of Programming said, “At HTV3, our core values are Learn Love Laugh. This TV show fits all three mantras.”
Thanh Bui, CEO said, “At Purpose Media, we were excited about the GROOM MY ROOM format due to its edutainment value to our young viewers. It’s the perfect fit to our channel.”
HTV3 have also acquired 23 x 30 min episodes from Seasons 8 and 9 of the original GROOM MY ROOM series.
The Vietnamese version of the format starts production in early 2018, and will be called “Dream Rooms” (căn phòng mơ ước). We are very much looking forward to seeing it.
About Ying Group Asia:
The Ying Group is a licensing and distribution company representing Asian and International content for television and other media platforms. From factual, kids, entertainment to formats, we offer a wide range of genres and stories for today’s audiences. We are constantly growing our library and reaching out to talented producers globally to represent their work. For more information, please visit: www.yinggroup.asia
About Purpose Media / HTV3:
Purpose Media Joint Stock Company recently joined hands with HTV to turn HTV3 into an edutainment television channel that targets children, teens and families. On 1 July 2017, the channel launched its new brand name HTV3 – Dreams TV, aimed at conveying the message ‘Learn, love and laugh’. Thanh Bui, Purpose Media’s CEO, said “HTV3 channel is expected to bring knowledge, relaxation and values to adolescents and children.”
About The Moving Visuals Co:
THE MOVING VISUALS CO. is one of Asia’s leading content and media providers. Since 1998, we have produced over 1000 episodes of factual, kids and entertainment programming for Asian and International broadcasters. Our clients include MediaCorp TV Singapore; History Channel; NHK World; Fox International Channels; Discovery Channel; AXN Asia; Walt Disney Television; National Geographic Channel; ESPN-Star Sports; Asian Food Channel, among others. Our shows have been distributed to millions of homes worldwide. THE MOVING VISUALS CO. is a member of the International Academy of TV Arts & Sciences and a founding member of the Association of Independent Producers (AIPRO) in Singapore. For more information, please visit: www.tmvc.sg