Asia’s most widely participated television competition
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 the winners 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.
In 2016, with the live and delayed telecasts on a total of 21 channels including 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, Jiangsu Broadcasting’s JSBC International, Media Prima's ntv7 and tonton, Pops Worldwide's Pops Music and Pops TV and RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network’s RTL CBS Entertainment, more than half a billion viewers across Asia and beyond were able to witness the wins of their home-grown talents.
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.