Asian Television Award invites entries from Asian countries

NEW DELHI: The 19th Asian Television Awards (ATA) to be held in Singapore later this year has invited entries by 20 June for awards in more than 40 categories.


Celebrating excellence in programming, performance and production, ATA seeks to applaud the many master “magicians” who put in their heart and soul to create television “magic”. The finalists and winners will be decided by a distinguished panel of judges comprising industry experts, and the results will be tabulated and audited by international auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.


To be eligible for entry, all programmes must be broadcast or cablecast for the first time in the Asia Pacific region during the period from 1 June 2013 to 31 May 2014.


Complete details, including entry forms, categories and eligibility, are available on The programming awards include 25 categories, while there are nine performance categories, and six awards in Technical and Creative Categories.


 The top awards including those for Terrestrial Channel of the Year, Cable and Satellite Channel of the Year, Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, Cable and Satellite Network of the Year and for Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television.


 In addition, there are awards in the category of documentary, natural history or wildlife programme, news, single news story/report, drama series, telemovies, comedy, current affairs, children's programme, preschool programme, entertainment (one-off/ annual), general entertainment, game or quiz, music, reality show, infotainment, talk show, social awareness, adaptation of an existing format, digital fiction and non-fiction programme/series, and lifestyle programme, 2D and 3D animated programmes.


 In the Performance Categories, there are awards for News Presenter or Anchor, Current Affairs Presenter, Entertainment Presenter/ Host, Sports Presenter/ Commentator, actor and actress in a leading Role, Actress in a Leading Role, supporting actor or actress, and Comedy Performance by an Actor/ Actress.


 The Technical and Creative Categories are Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Original Screenplay, and Theme Song.

Latest Reads
US$ 4.5 bn expected from IPL rights; SC recommends accounts scrutiny

The Supreme Court on Friday froze all financial transactions between the BCCI and state cricket associations by directing the apex body not to disburse any funds till it resolves to abide by the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations on reforms by 3 December . The top court ordered that none of...

Television TV Channels Sports
TVS Tyres is co-presenter for Asian Champions Trophy 2016

Continuing its strong connect with sports, TVS Tyres has associated with Asian Champions Trophy 2016 by becoming the co-presenter. The Asian Champions Trophy is one of the premier hockey tournaments, a much sought after annual international competition promising some great hockey action. This...

Television TV Channels Sports
Q2-17: Zee Learn declares maiden interim dividend

The board of directors of the Essel group’s education company Zee Learn Limited (ZLL) have declared a first time ever dividend of 5 percent per equity share of Re 1 each for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q2-17, current quarter).

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Whether BARC action can stop unethical practices?

Whether businesses and industries practice their art of selling fairly although they have 'Fair Practices' training during the academic courses, workshops and several ISO and other certifications? There seems to be the fear of the lawman, and not the law in India.

Television TV Channels Viewership
TV Superhighway: beIN, Yaddo, AfricaXP have joined us, says Magine CEO Ambuj Goyal

CANNES; Magine has secured partnerships with four of the industry’s most exciting sports, documentary and entertainment content providers. Partnerships with beIN, the international media group and owner of MIRAMAX; Yaddo, the new documentary streaming service headed up by former head of The BBC’s...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Colors emerges strong on strength of Naagin I & II

MUMBAI: One of the top rated shows Naagin Season 2 helped Colors reach a top-ranking position.

Television TV Channels GECs
Pakistan Broadcasters Association to oppose PEMRA Indian content ban

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) shocked both Pakistan and Indian broadcasters when it issued an order blanking out  all Indian content from Pakistan’s television channels on 19 October.

Television TV Channels GECs
Sony Pix to telecast 'Jurassic World' on 22 October

Sony Pix will take the viewers on a thrilling, adventurous journey with cloned dinosaurs in their Billion Dollar Premiere property. The channel plans to air Jurassic World on 22 October at 1 pm and 9 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
Sony AXN scripts deal with Pinewood; buys stake in SVOD service Hopster

Folks at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) are in a celebratory mood. Not only has it signed a six-series deal with Pinewood Television but has also acquired a minority stake in the London-based video subscription service for kids content - Hopster.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories