ASIAN TELEVISION AWARDS 2014, THE REGION'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARDS SHOW

The 19th annual Asian Television Awards (ATA) saw 1,371 entries from 14 countries across Asia-Pacific. In all, 199 channels from 119 broadcasters, as well as 64 independent production companies, vied for accolades across 38 award categories. A total of 43 trophies were given out at the awards ceremony, including the “Best Actor in a leading Role” presented to Pierre Png for his performance in Zero Calling, also from MediaCorp, while Rayson Tan won "Best Supporting Actor" for Entangled. Irene Ang of Spouse for House took "Best Comedy Performance by an Actor/Actress."

ATA, the region’s most prestigious awards show was held on 11 December 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands. Televised regionally on Star World, BBTV, Astro Ria, and broadcasted locally in Singapore, the 19th annual awards show reached an audience of over 30 million households across Asia-Pacific.

HIGHLIGHTS IN 2014


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239 nominees, across 38 categories, spanning over 13 countries, have all made the cut to compete for glory at the 19th Annual Asian Television Awards. Leading the pack with multiple nominations across several categories, are Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, FOX International Channels, and MediaCorp.

Will your favourites clinch the coveted trophy? Visit the Asian Television Awards website here.

2014 WINNERS


BEST CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAMME

Winner 
Undercover Asia – Invisible Children

MediaCorp Pte Ltd
Channel NewsAsia,Singapore 
Produced by Threesixzero Productions Pte Ltd

Highly Commended 
101 East – Return of the Lizard King

Al Jazeera English TV
Al Jazeera English,Malaysia 

BEST COMEDY PROGRAMME

Winner 
Spouse For House

MediaCorp Pte Ltd
Channel 5,Singapore 

Highly Commended 
Gang Nom Klong (Little Big Gang)

Workpoint Entertainment Public Company Limited
Thai Broadcasting Co., Ltd
Workpoint Creative TV, Thailand

BEST CHILDREN’S PROGRAMME

Winner 
Bushwhacked – Series 2

Australian Children’s Television Foundation
Australian Broadcasting Commission, ABC3
Australia 
Produced by Mint Pictures

Highly Commended 
Kids Vs. Film 2

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
Discovery Kids, Singapore
Produced by Beach House Pictures Pte Ltd

BEST 3D ANIMATED PROGRAMME

Winner 
Oddbods

One Animation Pte Ltd
MTV Networks Asia Pacific, Nickelodeon 
Singapore

Highly Commended 
Weather Boy!

studio2 Animation Lab
Taiwan Public Television Service Foundation, HIHD
Taiwan

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Winner 
Pierre Png

Zero Calling
MediaCorp Pte Ltd 
Channel 5, Singapore
Produced by Weiyu Films

Highly Commended 
Dennis Trillo

My Husband’s Lover
GMA Network, Inc.
GMA-7, Philippines

 Visit the Asian Television Awards website here.