Press Releases

  • 20 Nov

    Kiwi-made documentary takes on the best of Asia

    A New Zealand documentary focusing on understanding autism has been nominated for an award at the 2014 Asian Television Awards.‘Unlocking Autism’, produced by Auckland-based digital disability content specialist The Attitude Group, is up for the Best Social Awareness Programme - and is the only Kiwi ticket on the bill.

  • 19 Nov

    MasterChef Pakistan nominated for Asian Television Awards

    MasterChef Pakistan which took the country by storm and had everyone glued to their television screens, has been nominated for the prestigious 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA) and has become the first Pakistani reality show to be nominated for an international accolade.

  • 19 Nov

    孟非入围亚洲电视大奖主持人提名

    第19届亚洲电视大奖公布最佳娱乐节目主持人提名,中国内地主持人孟非入围。据了解,这是今年亚洲电视大奖主持人奖项入围主持人里唯一一名中国内地主持人,他将与CNN、CNBC、半岛电视台等电视台的主持人一起角逐今年奖项。

  • 19 Nov

    Taiwan climate-themed animation nominated for Asian TV Awards

    A Taiwanese animation that seeks to raise awareness of climate change has been nominated for the Asian Television Awards 2014. "Weather Boy," by award-winning director Chiu Li-wei and his Tainan-based Studio 2 Animation Lab, garnered a nod in the category of best 3-D animated program

  • 19 Nov

    First time in history a Pakistani reality show nominated in Asian Television awards

    MasterChef Pakistan has been nominated for Asian Television awards. It is fielding an entry to the category for Best Adaptation of an Existing Format.

  • 18 Nov

    Dennis Trillo, Dominic Zapata nominated at the 2014 Asian Television Awards

    The groundbreaking series My Husband's Lover adds another feather to its cap as its director, Dominic Zapata and one of its lead actors, Dennis Trillo, are nominated in the 2014 Asian Television Awards in the Best Direction and Best Actor in a Leading Role categories, respectively.

  • 18 Nov

    Dennis Trillo nominated in 19th Asian Television Awards

    Actor Dennis Trillo has been nominated in the Best Actor category, while The Voice of the Philippines is among the nominees in the upcoming 19th Asian Television Awards.

  • 17 Nov

    Record number of ACTF nominations at Asian Television Awards

    The finalists for the 19th Asian Television Awards have been announced and six ACTF supported productions are in the running across a range of categories including ‘Best Children’s Programme’, ‘Best Preschool Programme’ and ‘Best 2D Animated Programme’.

  • 17 Nov

    All-Filipino documentary vies for Asian award

    The All-Filipino produced documentary “Pinoy Hoops: A National Obsession,” has been nominated for an Asian Television Award (ATA). It is a surprising and humbling honor for a small group of Filipino broadcasters who wanted to pioneer and share our country’s love for the game of basketball with the world.

  • 17 Nov

    Astro获2014年亚洲电视大奖9项提名

    由 Astro本地圈制作的旗舰选秀节目《Astro经典名曲歌唱大赛2013决赛》、《Astro新秀大赛2013决赛》、《舞极限2013选拔赛 - 舞所不在》,以及《舞极限2013决赛》将与另两个台湾及新加坡综艺节目,共同角逐最佳综艺娱乐节目。

  • 13 Nov

    《冠軍任務》入圍亞洲電視獎

    來自13個亞洲國家激烈競爭的第19屆亞洲電視獎,晚上公布入圍名單,台灣節目衛視中文台《冠軍任務》入圍「綜合娛樂節目

  • 13 Nov

    亚洲电视大奖入围名单出炉

    瑞 恩凭《骤变》问鼎最佳女主角,她的对手有港剧《巨轮》的田蕊妮、台剧《亲爱的,我爱上别人了》的天心。中国女星陈冲则凭以本地为基地的HBO亚洲制作的 《星洲档案》(Serangoon Road)入围。

19th Asian Television Awards Nominees Unveiled

Singapore, 13 November 2014 - The finalists for the 19th Asian Television Awards were announced today.

239 nominees, across 38 categories, span 13 countries have made the cut to compete for glory at the 19th Annual Presentation of the region's most prestigious industry awards. The results were tabulated and audited by international auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. Leading the pack, with multiple nominations across several categories, are Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, FOX International Channels, and MediaCorp.

The winners will be announced at the Awards gala ceremony at Asia's most spectacular destination – Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on 11 December, 2014. Join us in celebrating with Asia's brightest television professionals, content makers and broadcasters! Book your seats now!

Nomination List

Youku Tudou Inc’s Senior Vice President Yang Weidong joins ATA Advisory Board

Asian Television Awards (ATA), Asia’s most widely participated and star-studded television industry event, is proud to announce the appointment to its Advisory Board of Mr. Yang Weidong, Senior Vice President and President of Tudou.com at Youku Tudou Inc.

Prior to Youku Tudou, Mr. Yang served as the Chief Executive Officer of Max Times, a youth entertainment content and marketing company. Previously, he held various positions at Nokia Greater China; from advertising to marketing activation.

Over the years, ATA has evolved to keep in step with the changing needs of our industry. In that same spirit, the ATA Advisory Board was formed in 2010, comprising senior management from the major broadcasters in the region. This network of industry experts provides advice and guidance on how ATA can achieve its vision.

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“We are not only extremely pleased, but honoured to have Mr. Yang join ATA Advisory Board,” said Raymond Wong, Chairman of ATA. "He brings to the helm of ATA a wealth of industry experience, and will be a valuable addition to the Board.”

“Interest in the Awards is on the surge, accelerated by the foremost recognition from the industry and by the tremendous support from across the region. To now have onboard a representative from Youku Tudou, which has more than 500 million active users, makes ATA’s mission to expand its broadcast footprint into the online world very promising,” added Mr. Wong.

Click here for more information about ATA Advisory Board Members.

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Asian Television Awards to honour entertainment industry veteran, Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

The 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA) is pleased to announce the recipient of its Award for Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television, presented annually during the Gala to be held on December 11, 2014 at Asia's most spectacular destination – Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

This year’s recipient, Mr. Larry Namer, an entertainment industry veteran with more than 40 years of professional experience in cable television, live events and digital media. He is the founding partner of Metan, a venture created to develop and distribute entertainment content and media specifically for the China market. He is also the co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, a company now valued at over US$3.5 billion, and the creator of several successful companies, including Comspan Communications that pioneered Western forms of entertainment in the former Soviet Union and Steeplechase Media that served as the primary consultant to Microsoft’s MiTV (Interactive Television).

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Metan’s flagship series Hello! Hollywood, a weekly entertainment news series tailored to Chinese audiences, is available on the company’s Hollywood Channel on Tudou. Metan has developed the successful sitcom ‘Return to Da Foo Tsun’ and Web series ‘Modern Life’, which have garnered a viewership of over 40 million viewers.

Recently, Metan and a coalition of North America’s top TV and film writers partnered to launch Metan Wen Zhi Ku, a joint venture linking Western writing talent with transmedia projects for China. Mr. Namer is also the co-founder of MINGYIAN INC., a China brand management startup for Western celebrities and influencers.

Mr. Raymond Wong, Chairman of ATA said, “ATA is pleased to recognise Mr. Larry Namer for his remarkable contributions to the entertainment industry. He has accomplished a great deal, while positively representing the entertainment and digital media industries, and he fully deserves to be honoured for his achievements.”

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Mark your calendar for Thursday, December 11 – Join us as we celebrate Asian Television’s finest

The 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA) gala ceremony is set for Thursday, December 11 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

ATA is the Asian TV industry’s most significant and celebrated event, recognising excellence in programming, production and performance. Attended by over 450 broadcasting VIPs, including channel heads, on-air personalities, and production personnel, this is your chance to meet new clients, catch up with peers and celebrate with the industry’s movers and shakers. Come and mingle with the best!

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19th Asian Television Awards Call for Entries

New revised digital category, in recognition of emerging trend of original digital productions.

Singapore – The Call for Entries for the 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA2014) is now open!

ATA, now in its 19th year, recognise and celebrate the best in Asia Pacific's programming, production and performance. Determined by an expert panel of judges from across the region, the results are tabulated and audited by international auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain recognition as Asia's best, in the industry's most prestigious TV awards. Enter now!

Entry Form Categories Rules

19th Asian Television Awards Call for Entries

New revised digital category, in recognition of emerging trend of original digital productions.

Singapore – The Call for Entries for the 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA2014) is now open!

ATA, now in its 19th year, recognise and celebrate the best in Asia Pacific's programming, production and performance. Determined by an expert panel of judges from across the region, the results are tabulated and audited by international auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain recognition as Asia's best, in the industry's most prestigious TV awards. Enter now!

Entry Form Categories Rules

New umbrella event for Asian Film and TV Content to launch this December in Singapore

Singapore, 24 March 2014 – Come this December, trade visitors and members of the public can expect a bigger and better film and TV event in Singapore, called the Singapore Media Festival, as announced by the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) today.

The annual Singapore Media Festival is set to become one of Asia’s leading international media events. This year, it will run from 4 to 14 December 2014.

The Singapore Media Festival brings together four complementary film and TV events – a trade market for film and TV, conferences, awards and festival screenings under a single umbrella. For 2014, these will be held as follows:

1. Singapore International Film Festival, 4 – 14 December 2014
2. Asian Television Awards, 11 December 2014
3. Asia TV Forum & Market, 9 – 12 December 2014
4. ScreenSingapore, 9 – 12 December 2014

Stay tuned for more exciting updates.