RTL CBS Entertainment has been named as the official regional broadcaster for this year’s Asian Television Awards. The network will be broadcasting the awards ceremony live across the region.

 “We are delighted to include the Asian Television Awards in our roster of the world’s biggest awards shows. We are excited to be celebrating the best that Asian Television has to offer,” said Jonas Engwall, CEO of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network.

Cindy Ng, Managing Director of Asian Television Awards, commented: “Our partnership with RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network will provide live coverage of the awards acrossthe region. We believe this partnership with RTL CBS Asian Entertainment Network will elevate the Asian Television Awards to greater heights.”

The 21st Asian Television Awards 2016 takes place at Suntec City Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2016 (Friday).

This year’s stellar lineup of hosts include Adrian Pang, Alden Richards, Baki Zainal and Stephanie Carrington (who regularly appears on RTL CBS Entertainment as a channel host). Confirmed performers are JJ Lin, Charli XCX, Rossa and Ivy Grace Paredes.

For more information, visit www.asiantvawards.com.

About Asian Television Awards

Launched in 1996, Asian Television Awards is the Asian TV industry’s most significant and celebrated event, recognising excellence in programming, production and performance.Determined by an expert panel of over 60 judges from across the region, the results are tabulated and audited by international auditing firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers, with thewinners only announced during the Awards Ceremony in December.

The Awards comprise over 40 categories and represent the industry’s foremost recognition by enjoying the support of every major industry player throughout the region. The Asian Television Awards attracts a multitude of entries of over 1300 annually from a wide range of broadcasters, including free-to-air television stations and pay-TV platforms, as well as many independent production houses in Asia.

The Asian Television Awards 2016 will be aired via the following broadcasters and channels: Astro’s Ria HD, TARA HD and Xi Yue HD, ABS-CBN’s Lifestyle Network Channel, BBTV’s Channel 7HD, Bugaboo.tv and Media 84, CJ E&M’s TVing, Emtek’s O Channel, Nex Media and Vidio, GMA’s GMA News TV, Mediacorp’s Channel 5 and Toggle, LeEco’s LeMusic, Media Prima’s ntv7 and tonton, Pops Worldwide’s Pops Music and Pops TV and RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network’s RTL CBS Entertainment.

Asian Television Awards is positioned as the only event of its kind within the Asian region, and upholds a prestigious reputation of showcasing quality television production. Sponsorsof this year’s awards include AccorHotels, Advance TV Academy, AETOS, Gold Kili,Simmons and WasserTec.

About RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network

RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network is a venture of two of the world’s largest content producers: RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, and CBS Studios International, the leading supplier of programming to the international market place. The Network has two channels: the general entertainment channel, RTL CBS Entertainment and the male-skewed entertainment channel, RTL CBS Extreme. Both channels are widely distributed in the Asia Pacific and are localized in five languages.

About RTL CBS Entertainment

The destination for the best mix of reality, drama, comedy and daily entertainment. Featuring shows express from the US and UK including top-rated dramas Bull, Scorpion, House of Cards and Elementary; the biggest talent competitions in the world, America’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor UK; dailies Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Late Late Show with James Corden. It is home to some of the biggest award shows in the world aired LIVE, including The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Critics’ Choice Awards, American Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards and Billboard Music Awards.

 

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