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Discovery bags 11 awards at Asian Television Awards

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MUMBAI: Discovery Channel won an award in the category for cable and satellite channel of the year, while Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific bagged the cable and satellite network of the year award the Asian Television Awards 2015 in Singapore on 3 December, 2015.

Discovery also grabbed awards in the categories of best documentary series for Abalone Wars 3, best natural history or wildlife programme for Revealed: Rann of Kutch and best cinematography for The Minority. The network has altogether bagged 11 wins and commendations.

Speaking about the wins Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific president and managing director Arthur Bastings said, “Bagging the two top awards in the cable and satellite category is a huge honour. Discovery has spent the last 21 years telling great local stories across Asia Pacific. From natural history to extreme jobs, we are focused on delivering content that resonates and deepens our connection with viewers. The recognition across various categories is testament to the strength and quality of our productions, talent, and teams. This only inspires us to further raise the bar and embrace opportunities of a fast-changing media landscape.”

Discovery Networks Asia Pacific EVP & GM - South Asia Rahul Johri added, “This recognition reflects Discovery’s ingenious and differentiated approach to connect and entertain the discerning Indian viewer.”

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