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770,000 viewers counted down to 2019 with Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2019

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Singapore, 7 January 2019 — Singaporeans welcomed 2019 with a celebration of all things local, counting down to the new year with Mediacorp’s Let’s Celebrate 2019 which featured singers including Taufik Batisah, Joanna Dong, Gentle Bones and a special fashion segment helmed by fashion doyen Daniel Boey.

Let’s Celebrate 2019 recorded close to 770,000 viewers1 making it the most-watched countdown show on Channel 5 and the second-highest single variety programme in 2018, after National Day Parade. The show was also live-simulcast on Toggle and combined with its catch-up views, generated over 61,000 video views and around 25,000 unique viewers as at 1 January 2019².

Irene Lim, Chief Customer Officer, Mediacorp said: “Let’s Celebrate 2019, our final production last year, was a celebration of local talent, music, design and technology, providing the perfect scene for a Singaporean countdown. We are delighted that so many people chose to spend that special moment of hope and positivity with Mediacorp.”

The Promontory event attracted a huge crowd when the gates were opened at 7pm and hit a capacity crowd of 5,000 at around 11.30pm on 31 December 2018.

Let’s Celebrate 2019 pre-show, main show, selected highlights, as well as the special augmented reality segment are available on Toggle video-on-demand at toggle.sg/LetsCelebrate2019.


Base (’000): People aged 4+ (5,260)
1Source: SG-TAM (31 Dec 2018)
Reach Condition: 5 minutes consecutive viewing time
2Source: Adobe Analytics, date range : 31 December 2018 - 1 January 2019


Media contact
Winston Chong
Communications Specialist, Mediacorp
Tel: +65 6350 3351
Email: winstonchong@mediacorp.com.sg