A CELEBRATED AWARDS EVENT REACHING OVER 300 MILLION VIEWERS

Asian Television Awards is fast becoming one of Asia’s biggest awards shows. Established in 1996, it is Asian TV industry’s most significant and celebrated event, recognising excellence in programming, production and performance.

In 2015, the awards was broadcast live for the first time in its 20-year history. Receiving more than 1,400 entries across 40 categories, 257 nominees from 13 countries are contesting for recognition as Asian Television’s finest at the region’s most prestigious industry award. Nominees are selected by an expert panel of more than 60 judges from across the region, with results tabulated and audited by international auditing firm.

Live broadcasts were carried out on channels including Astro Ria, Astro Ria HD, Bugaboo.tv, LeTV, Media Channel, Toggle and Tonton. The awards was also carried on Fox International Channels’ StarWorld and Channel [V], Bangkok TV’s Channel 7 and Channel 7HD, GMA Network, MediaCorp’s Channel 5, NDTV’s Good Times and The Indonesian Channel.Hosted by celebrities Allan Wu, Max Loong, Joey Mead King and Stephanie Carrington from Fly entertainment, it has been the first year that the Asian TV Awards has been livestreamed to over 300 million viewers. Audiences also enjoyed world class performances by international artistes such as Indonesian sensation Anggun, multiple-award winning Korean girl group Secret, Swedish boy band JTR and Mandopop singer Jeff Chang.

RED CARPET AND AWARDS SHOW

  • ABTM

    Backstage with local celebrities Noah Yap, Wang Weiliang and Tosh Rock before the start of red carpet at Asian TV Awards!

  • ATA_Interview

    Melvin Sia, Ruby Lin and Pierre Png lighting up the red carpet with their smiles! 

  • Secret

    Multi-award winning Korean girl group Secret arriving at the Red Carpet. 

  • JTR

    Swedish boyband JTR 

  • Anggun

    Indonesian megastar Anggun

  • Jeff Chang

    Mandopop singer Jeff Chang

2015 WINNERS


BEST DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMME (ONE-OFF/SPECIAL)

Winner 
Danger Zone – Kabul

MediaCorp Pte Ltd
Channel NewsAsia 
Singapore

Highly Commended 
India’s Wandering Lions

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd
Discovery Channel 
Singapore
Produced by Kosmik Global Media Pvt Ltd 

BEST CHILDREN’S PROGRAMME

Winner 
Art Attack Season 4 – Music Theme

The Walt Disney Company S.E.A Pte Ltd
Disney Channel Asia
Singapore 
Produced by Non Stop Production 

Highly Commended 
Bushwhacked! Series 3

Australian Children’s Television Foundation
Australian Broadcasting Corp, ABC
Australia 
Produced by Mint Pictures 

Wild But True
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd
Discovery Kids
Singapore 
Produced by Beyond Productions 

BEST GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

Winner 
Super Combat Teams

Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation
Jiangsu Satellite Channel
China 

Highly Commended 
Asia’s Got Talent

Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia
AXN Asia
Singapore
Produced by FremantleMedia Asia Pte Ltd 

BEST SOCIAL AWARENESS PROGRAMME

Winner 
Little People Big Dreams

MediaCorp Pte Ltd
Channel NewsAsia 
Singapore
Produced by Wonderland Pictures

Highly Commended 
Undercover Asia – Cambodia’s Sexual Predators

MediaCorp Pte Ltd
Channel NewsAsia
Singapore
Produced by MAKE Productions Pte Ltd

BEST LIFESTYLE PROGRAMME

Winner 
Origins of Food: Nuodeng Ham

Infocus Asia Pte Ltd
CCTV, CCTV-9
Singapore

Highly Commended 
Passage To China

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd
TLC
Singapore
Produced by No Quarter Pte Ltd 

BEST LIVE SPORTS COVERAGE

Winner 
Malaysia Cup 2014 Final: JDT vs Pahang

Astro Arena Sdn Bhd
Astro Arena
Malaysia

Highly Commended 
Roland Garros 2015 (French Open)

Fox International Channels Asia
FOX Sports
Singapore

BEST SPORTS PROGRAMME

Winner 
Singapore’s Finest

Beach House Pictures
MediaCorp TV, Channel NewsAsia
Singapore

Highly Commended 
First Time Film-makers: Nanjing Calling – The Madwheelers

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

Nobody is Unbeatable: Kei Nishikori’s Path to Progress
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
General TV Channel
Japan

BEST ACTOR IN LEADING ROLE

Winner 
Zhang Jia-Yi

Forty-nine Days Memory
Shanghai Media Group
Hunan TV
China
Produced by Beijing Century Partner Culture & Media Inc. 

Highly Commended 
Pierre Png

Zero Calling 2
MediaCorp Pte Ltd
Channel 5
Singapore
Produced by Weiyu Films 

BEST ACTRESS IN LEADING ROLE

Winner 
Zhou Xun

Red Sorghum
Dongyang Flower Film & TV Culture Co., Ltd
Shangdong Radio & TV Station, SDTV-1
China 

Highly Commended 
Kristal Tin

Black Heart White Soul
Television Broadcasts Limited
TVB, Jade Channel
Hong Kong 

BEST ACTOR IN SUPPORTING ROLE

Winner 
Lim Kay-Tong

Grace
HBO Asia
HBO
Singapore
China

Highly Commended 
George Young

Grace
HBO Asia
HBO
Singapore 

BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE

Winner 
Nusba Punnakanta

The Secret Truth
Bangkok Broadcasting & T.V. Co., Ltd
Channel 7
Thailand
Produced by Prakotkarndee Co., Ltd 

Highly Commended 
Chu Mi-Mi

Love is Love – Sunset
August Pictures Pte Ltd
MediaCorp TV, Channel 5
Singapore

Visit the Asian Television Awards website here.

ATA OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD

Liu Changle

The ATA 2015 committee has unanimously selected Changle Liu, Chairman and CEO of Phoenix Television to be awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award. This Award honours a senior industry professional whose contribution to Asian television has significantly influenced the development and setting trends at the forefront of the industry.