Asia’s Got Talent Wins Best Adaptation at the Asian Television Awards
SINGAPORE (December 4, 2015) – AXN Asia scored a major win with Asia’s Got Talent at the 20th Asian Television Awards last night, taking home the Best Adaptation of an Existing Format this year. The global hit ‘Got Talent’...
December 4, 2015
By Franco Rafael
SINGAPORE (December 4, 2015) – AXN Asia scored a major win with Asia’s Got Talent at the 20th Asian Television Awards last night, taking home the Best Adaptation of an Existing Format this year.
The global hit ‘Got Talent’ format, which is co-owned by FremantleMedia and Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment, premiered on AXN in early 2015 across 20 territories in Asia; and was the first pan-regional edition of the format. During the season from March to May, Asia’s Got Talent set new ratings records for the English general entertainment genre taking AXN to the number one spot in its timeslot among all regional pay-TV channels collectively across Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
“The success of Asia’s Got Talent has been phenomenal and we are thankful for the recognition of this award, which reflects the hard work of our production, programming and marketing teams,” said Ang Hui Keng, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia. “We sincerely thank Fremantlemedia Asia for producing such a world class show, our partners: Marina Bay Sands, Big Cola, Pantene, Caltex, Jetstar, GrabTaxi and Great Eastern Life; the amazing contestants, our outstanding judges: Anggun, David Foster, Melanie C and Van Ness Wu; and especially the AXN viewers for their fantastic support.”