Singapore, 13 November 2013 – BHP has yet again scooped multiple nominations at the Asian Television Awards, this time for a record eight categories. Winning Best Cross Platfrom Program for Star Sports’ Freedom Riders Asia and Highly Commended for Hidden Cities Extreme in the Best General Entertainment category.
BHP’s Managing Director Jocelyn Little said it was a huge boost to morale and a showcase of the company’s versatility and quality to win an award and have such a high number of nominations, across such a variety of programming.
“This is no accident but a result of the production teams’ hard work, sacrifice and creativity. And we can’t thank our partner broadcasters enough for their great support and generosity. Congratulations to one and all; what a perfect way to end an extremely busy year.”
BHP’s Lost City of Jinsha for CICC and HISTORY Asia was nominated for Best Documentary Program. Freedom Riders Asia (Star Sports) and Hidden Cities Extreme – Bali (HISTORY) were nominated for Best General Entertainment with the latter receiving a Highly Commended award. In the Best Reality Show category, BHP and DIVA Univeral’s Hot Guys Who Cook Season 2 got the nomination. Birth-Days (Discovery Channel) got the nomination for the Best Infotainment Program category.
Host Oli Pettigrew received a Best Entertainment Presenter nomination in BHP’s Discovery Kids program Kids vs Film and one of BHP’s directors Tony Jackson got a nomination for his work in Hidden Cities Extreme – West Malaysia. Last but not least, Freedom Riders Asia was again nominated and won for Best Cross Platform Content.