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MediaCorp bags three at Asian Rainbow TV Awards
Singapore, 24 March 2011 – MediaCorp bagged three awards at the inaugural Asia Rainbow TV Awards organized by HK Televisioners Association and China TV Production Committee, held in Hong Kong on 22 March 2011.
Channel 8 programme Life Transformers 2 claimed the award for Best Infotainment against competitors such as Perfect Match by Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation (China) and World Cafe Middle East- Istanbul by Discovery Networks Asia Pacific while local gameshow Gatekeepers triumphed international competitor Asian Million Star by ATV (Hong Kong), winning the nomination for the Best Game & Quiz Show.
Popular artiste Quan Yifeng beat renowned Hong Kong hosts Bowie Tsang of ATV and Dong Qing of CCTV (China) for the Best Programme Host (Female) through her emotive performance in Life Transformers 2.
Lim Puay Keem, Vice President, Chinese Entertainment Production says, “winning three awards has put us among the top winners of this competition. We are elated to receive such recognition from our peers and counterparts in Hong Kong, China and Korea. We will continue to produce engaging and meaningful content for our audiences.”
Channel 5 police drama Point of Entry also received a nomination in the Best Action Drama category.
The Asia Rainbow Television Award recognises outstanding television productions in Asia. The awards received over 150 entries from 13 countries.
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MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.
It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week.
Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast.
MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.
Our financial and strategic relationships in the region since 2007 include a venture with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom, and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content.
Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asia Television's Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.
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