The Info List - Media Prima

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Media Prima Berhad (MYX: 4502) Listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia, Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima” or the “Group”) is Malaysia’s leading fully-integrated media company with a complete repertoire of media-related businesses in Television, Print, Radio, Out-of-Home Advertising, as well as Content and Digital Media. In Television, the Group maintains its number one position for viewership through its four channels TV3, 8TV, ntv7 and TV9. It is also the pioneer behind tonton, Malaysia’s popular video streaming portal which is also available in Brunei and Singapore. The Group’s content creation arm, Primeworks Studios, is Malaysia's largest production company. Media Prima is the owner of The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad, Malaysia’s largest publisher with three national newspapers – New Straits Times, BH and Harian Metro. In Radio, the Group is represented by four stations – Fly FM, Hot FM, one FM and Kool FM. Media Prima is also a market leader in Out-of-Home Advertising represented by Big Tree Outdoor, The Right Channel, Kurnia Outdoor, Gotcha, UPD, and Big Tree Seni Jaya. Since the launch of Media Prima’s transformation programme Odyssey in 2016, the Group ventured into more digital and consumer-based businesses which includes its successful home shopping network CJ WOW SHOP, and education portal FullAMark. Media Prima currently ranks third in Malaysia
(behind Google and Facebook) in digital reach after the 2017 acquisition of Rev Asia Holdings, one of Southeast Asia’s leading digital media groups. Its digital media subsidiary Media Prima Digital was founded to innovate digital solutions and creative strategies for the Group. Media Prima Labs, a unit under Media Prima Digital, aims to extend the Group’s unique intellectual properties into the expanse of technological innovation and games.


1 Owned and operated networks

1.1 Television 1.2 Print 1.3 Radio 1.4 Production and Distribution 1.5 Out-of-Home Advertising 1.6 Digital

2 References 3 External links

Owned and operated networks[edit] Television[edit]

Name Network Subsidiary Holding Company Launch date Channel content Formerly known as Languages

TV3 Sistem Televisyen Malaysia
Berhad 1 June 1984 (age 34) A 24 hour premium mass Malay entertainment channel that offers a variety of local programmes ranging from reality shows, game shows, news, magazine, drama to telemovie and also showing some of English programmes, Hollywood movies and Chinese movies.

Majority: Malay Minority: English Indonesian Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese) Tagalog Tamil Former: Spanish

NTV7 Natseven TV Sdn Bhd 7 April 1998 (age 20) A popular Urban entertainment channel broadcast in English and Malay. This channel is currently showing from talkshow, entertainment, drama to telemovie and also showing some of Chinese content such as Mandarin news and TVB
dramas from Hong Kong.

Majority: English Malay Minority: Turkish Korean Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese) Former: Tamil Japanese Chinese (Hokkien)

8TV Metropolitan TV Sdn Bhd 8 January 2004 (age 14) A premium mass Chinese entertainment channel that offers local content as well as programmes from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea and Thailand. MetroVision (Channel 8/TV4) (1 July 1995 – 1 November 1999) Majority: Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien) Minority: Korean Thai Former: Malay English Japanese

TV9 Ch-9 Media Sdn Bhd 22 April 2006 (age 12) A Young Fresh Mass Malay entertainment channel that showing Malaysia Football, Islamic program, Indonesia
Sinetron and homeshopping program, CJ Wow Shop. Channel 9 (9 September 2003 – 3 February 2005) Majority: Malay Minority: English Indonesian Former: Korean


New Straits Times Press (NSTP)

New Straits Times
New Straits Times
(English morning paper) Berita Harian
Berita Harian
(Malay morning paper) Harian Metro
Harian Metro
(Malay morning paper)


Hot FM (Malay) Fly FM
Fly FM
(English) One FM (Chinese) Kool FM (Malay) Ais Kacang

Production and Distribution[edit]

Primeworks Studios Primeworks Distribution Grand Brilliance Monkey Bone The 8Unit

Out-of-Home Advertising[edit]

Big Tree Outdoor

Kurnia Outdoor UPD The Right Channel Gotcha Big Tree Seni Jaya


Media Prima Digital

Media Prima Labs Rev Asia Holdings


External links[edit]

http://www.bursamalaysia.com/market/listed-companies/list-of-companies/plc-profile.html?stock_code=4502 http://www.mediaprima.com.my/about-us/corporate-structure/ http://markets.ft.com/research/Markets/Tearsheets/Business-profile?s=MEDIA:KLS

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Media Prima Berhad

Board of directors

FD Iskandar
FD Iskandar
(Chairman) Amrin Awaluddin (GMD) Shahril Ridza Ridzuan Lydia Anne Abraham Raja Zaharaton Raja Zainal Abidin Mohd Nasir Ahmad Ismail Omar Loo Took Gee

Media Prima Radio Networks

Hot FM (Malay) Kool FM (Malay) Fly FM
Fly FM
(English) one FM (Chinese)

Media Prima Television Networks

TV3 ntv7 8TV TV9

New Straits Times
New Straits Times

New Straits Times Berita Harian Harian Metro Malaysian Newsprint Industries

Content creation (production and distribution)

Primeworks Studios Primeworks Distribution


Big Tree Kurnia Gotcha UPD TRC

New media

Media Prima Digital Media Prima Labs

Annual revenue: RM Stock symbol: MYX: 4502 Website: www.mediaprima.com.my

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Members of the Smart Alliance

Corporation (Philippines) Bangkok Broadcasting Television (Thailand) International Media Corporation (Vietnam) Mediacorp
(Singapore) Media Nusantara Citra
Media Nusantara Citra
(Indonesia) Media Prima (Malaysia)

See also: ASEAN
International broadcasting
International broadcasting
Lucas Chow
Lucas Chow