Indian channels collect 12 nominations for Asian TV Awards

MUMBAI: Asia's premier awards programme for the broadcasting and production fraternity Asian TV Awards has released its list of nominees for the 2004 awards. Indian broadcasters have won 12 nominations under the categories Programming and Technical & Creative.

NDTV India has topped the list with four nominations. Star India's Channel [V] has won three nominations while rival MTV India has been nominated for two categories. SET India, Aaj Tak and Miditech (for the National Geographical Channel Asia) have collected one nomination each.

The nominations channel-wise:

NDTV India 24X7
Best single news story/report
Education for Sale
Best election coverage
Best infotainment programme
Scope for Improvement
Best talkshow programme
The Big Fight - Has The Time Come To End The Beauty Contest?

Star India Channel [V]
Best live event coverage
Big [V] Concert
Best entertainment programme
[V] On the Run
Coke [V] Popstars 2

MTV India
Best reality programme
Love Ke Liye
Best direction (Technical & Creative category)
Fully Faltoo

SET India
Best docu-drama programme
Crime Patrol

TV Today Network, Aaj Tak Channel
Best talkshow programme
Seedhi Baat - Rajnath Singh

Miditech for National Geographic Channel Asia
Best documentary (30 minutes or less)
Operation Hot Pursuit

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