Watch out for the 2006 Emmy Award winning drama series "24" & "The Amazing Race" only on AXN

Mumbai, 29th August, 2006: The red carpet was rolled and television's hottest stars strutted around and blew kisses to their fans, some with their better halves and some with the much desired "2006 Emmy Award". AXN, the action and adventure channel as always showcases the best in entertainment as has on its prime time 2 of the award winning series "24" & "Amazing Race".

The action drama 24 won the Best Drama Series, Best lead Actor- Kiefer Sutherland & Best Director. Each one-hour episode covers an hour in a single day that unfolds over the course of a season. Kiefer Sutherland stars as über-hero Jack Bauer, a daring and seemingly indestructible agent for the fictitious U.S.-intelligence body the Counter Terrorist Unit. Come September and AXN will launch the 4th season of 24.

Known for its reality programmes, "The Amazing Race" won the Best Reality Competition programme. The Amazing Race is the most popular reality television shows in which teams of two or four race around the world in competition with other teams. Being the fourth consecutive year, ever since 2003,The Amazing Race has been awarded the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program.

Gaining popularity from all over, The Amazing Race will soon be launching an Asia version, wherein participants from India too will be selected and featured on the show.

So stay tuned to the best in award winning entertainment only on your favourite channel - AXN

AXN India Backgrounder

AXN is the first 24-hour cable and satellite TV channel in Asia exclusively dedicated to action and adventure programming. Launched on 21 September 1997, AXN now reaches over 77 million households across Asia. Featuring the best in action and adventure lifestyle programming, AXN is the exclusive home of fast-paced, dynamic entertainment from around the world. Backed by the powerhouse of Sony Pictures Entertainment, AXN delivers young adult viewers, Sec15-44 AB, a round-the-clock fix of blockbuster features, blue-chip action and reality series and specials, first-run alternative sporting events and the latest in cult CGI animation. AXN's programming speaks the international language of action and adventure, delivering B! G Buzz, B! G Thrills, B!G Action and B!G Adventure 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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