Sunday, May 20, 2018

Watch the American Idol Performance and Finale Shows Live on Sony Channel

PHILIPPINES (May 20, 2018) – Get ahead of the internet spoilers and watch the excitement directly from the US with Sony Channel’s live broadcast of American Idol’s performance and finale result shows!


After an exciting and unpredictable journey, America has voted for the top three hopefuls who will be performing next week to take this season’s American Idol crown:  

18-year-old Gabby Barrett’s (@gabbybarrett_) magnetic personality and powerhouse vocals have received high praise from the judges, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan.


Country singer, Caleb Lee Hutchinson (@calebleemusic) has been the hot favourite this season with his deep, soulful vocals and boyish charms.


Maddie Poppe (@maddiepoppe), a 20-year-old student who has a very distinct voice, stood out from the rest of the competitors with her unique take on popular songs.
Watch the live broadcast of the performance show on Monday, May 21 at 8am (7am JKT/BKK) and the finale result show on Tuesday, May 22 at 9am (8am JKT/BKK) on Sony Channel.


If you can’t get enough of their spectacular performances, tune-in to the encores of the performance show on Monday, May 21 at 6pm (5pm JKT/BKK) and 9.45pm (8:45pm JKT/BKK), and the finale result show on Tuesday May 22 at 6pm (5pm JKT/BKK) and 9:45pm (8:45pm JKT/BKK)

Join our Sony Channel event page to watch exclusive clips of their performances and receive reminder posts so that you wouldn’t miss the show. For more information, visit www.SonyChannelAsia.com and @SonyChannelAsia on Facebook and Twitter.

Sony Channel is available on Cablelink Channel 39, Cignal Channel 120, Destiny Cable
Channel 35, G Sat Channel 48, and SKYCable Channel 35.

“American Ninja Warrior” to premiere brand new season on AXN


PHILIPPINES (May 20, 2018) – More thrills and heart-pounding moments are in store when the popular reality competition series American Ninja Warrior returns this May on AXN.

In the latest season, competitors push their fighting forms to the limit as they take on the world’s most challenging obstacle courses - including 28 new obstacles - in the qualifying rounds held in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, and Philadelphia.
Retaining the same format, all competitors must finish the course or be in the top 30 in the qualifying stages to enter the city finals.

As in the past, the top competitors advance to the national finals in Las Vegas, where the grueling Mt. Midoriyama will be the final course of the competition.

This season, a total of 500 competitors attempt to become only the second American Ninja Warrior champion, after 33-year-old busboy-turned-professional rock climber Isaac Caldiero made history and was crowned the first ever winner in Season 7,  taking home the $1 million grand prize.

Hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila return for their seventh and fourth seasons, respectively, alongside sideline reporter Kristine Leahy who returns for her second season.  

American Ninja Warrior Season 8 premiered last May 15 and airs from Monday to Friday at 7:05pm.

AXN is available on Cablelink Channel 38, Cignal Channel 121, Destiny Cable Channel 49, Dream Satellite TV Channel 20, G Sat Channel 51, and SKYCable Channel 49. AXN HD is available on SKYCable Channel 247.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Apartment: Passion for Design Reveals the Final Four

PHILIPPINES (May 17, 2018) - Another hotshot interior designer is about to emerge as The Apartment: Passion for Design is down to its last two episodes.

Last Thursday’s episode revealed this season’s cream of the crop: Philippines’ Jesy Cruz, Eugene Del Rosario, Stephanie Dods, and Malaysia’s Rachel Lee.

They have proven themselves worthy of the spotlight, demonstrating their flair for the unique and beautiful in every challenge they faced. They measured up against the exacting taste of the panel of judges: glamorous interior designer and media personality Cat Arambulo, one of New York’s most influential and dynamic designer Tyler Wisler, and international superstar and principal judge Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.

Talented interior designers all over Asia joined this biggest design reality TV series competition in Asia in the hopes of showcasing their creativity and passion for design to an international audience. This season is the first time there are three Filipino contenders, and all three made it through the semi-finals.

Watch out who among the Final 4 will eventually make it to the final round by tuning in next Thursday, May 17, at 9pm at Sony Channel. The grand reveal of the winner will air on the season finale on Thursday, May 24 at 9pm. The proud winner will walk away with the biggest prize in the series’ history, the deed to a luxurious UMLand apartment at D’Lagoon, located in Iskandar, Malaysia.

The Apartment: Passion for Design is a Sony Channel Original Series created and produced by Imagine Group Entertainment, the leading entertainment production company in Asia For more information, visit TheApartmentTV.com or @TheApartmentTV on Facebook and Twitter.

Sony Channel is available on Cablelink Channel 39, Cignal Channel 120, Destiny Cable Channel 35, G Sat Channel 48, and SKYCable Channel 35.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

ASUS Republic of Gamers and MET Join Forces for the Official PUBG Southeast Asia Championship

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), the internationally acclaimed 100-man battle royale esport developed by PUBG Corporation, has set the challenge for aspiring Southeast Asian PUBG players. MET is on the search for the absolute best PUBG squads as they announce the PUBG Southeast Asia Championship presented by ROG. The competition is officially sanctioned by PUBG Corporation, and is part of the lead up to the recently announced PUBG Global Invitational (PGI 2018), to be held in Berlin on July.

PUBG’s appeal has captured the attention of many players across the globe. The 100-man scavenging and survival battle royale game has players forming squads of up to four members in an attempt to eliminate the rest of the competition to come out on top and claim the top spot of each game. The naturally competitive nature of PUBG has spawned multiple games with similar mechanics and helps form the game itself into a fully-fledged esport. 

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), the world’s #1 gaming brand, is choosing PUBG as their newest grounds for competitive gaming. With its full squad of professional gaming products, ranging from motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, notebooks, peripherals, and routers, ASUS ROG is set to deliver the best gaming experience in this year’s biggest competition in the region. 

The PUBG Southeast Asia Championship is MET’s latest regional tournament, a true testament to MET’s claim as the top esports organizer in Asia. MET continuously delivers optimal esports tournaments for both aspiring and professional gamers across the entirety of Asia. The PUBG tournament will run concurrently across five venues with six nationalities on the road to the SEA regional final.
 
The grand PUBG tournament will seek the best squads across six different countries in five different qualifiers before advancing for the national qualifiers of each country. The best squads from each country's national qualifier will head on to the SEA Finals in Thailand on June 23-24, 2018 to crown the best SEA squad. 
Tournament Schedule 

National Qualifiers: 
● PH: May 5 – June 3 ● ID: April 28 – May 13 ● MY/SG: May 5 – May 27 ● TH: May 7 – June 10 ● VN: May 12 – June 3

National Finals
● PH: June 9 – 10 ● ID: May 19 – 20 ● MY/SG: TBA  ● TH: June 22  ● VN: June 16
 
Regional Finals 
● June 23-24, in Thailand 

Pride and glory are all on the line, as both the Thai National Champions, as well as the overall Regional Champions will be moving on to the PUBG Global Invitational in Berlin on July.
The PUBG Southeast Asia Championship qualifiers will officially kick off on April 24, 2018 and is open to all PUBG squads who are willing to accept the challenge of becoming SEA’s top PUBG squad.

For more updates and information, make sure to follow facebook.com/asusrogph, facebook.com/PUBG.PHIL and facebook.com/organizedbyMET.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

AXN Welcomes Britain’s Got Talent to its Slate of April Programming

PHILIPPINES (April 18, 2018) – Britain’s Got Talent, the UK version of the world’s favorite talent competition, will make its home on AXN this Sunday, April 15 with the electrifying premiere of season 12.

The kings and queens of entertainment Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams return once again to their rightful thrones on the judging panel.

“AXN is Asia’s undisputed pan-regional home of talent where we provide performers of all backgrounds with a powerful platform to showcase their unique skills. The addition of Britain’s Got Talent to our programming line-up complements our record-breaking original production, Asia’s Got Talent, giving viewers even more access to diverse, global entertainment,” said Virginia Lim, Senior Vice President and Head of Content, Production and Marketing, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia.


Over the past few months, the popular judges have travelled the UK seeking out the weird and the wacky, the wonderful and the inspirational. With thousands of applicants, AXN viewers will be astounded by the impressive line-up of acts competing to be crowned this year’s winner. From choirs and dance acts, to a group of mysterious aliens and a musician skilled in the classical Russian jaw harp, the Britain’s Got Talent judges have seen it all, and this series looks to be the most entertaining yet.

The past decade has seen Britain’s Got Talent deliver some of the most talked about winners including Paul Potts, Diversity, Ashleigh & Pudsey, Lance Corporal Richard Jones and most recently Tokio Myers. No doubt this year, there will be many more must-see moments to come.

Britain’s Got Talent premieres Sunday, April 15 at 9.05pm on AXN, within 24 hours of the UK telecast.


AXN is available on Cablelink Channel 38, Cignal Channel 121, Destiny Cable Channel 49, G Sat Channel 51, and SKYCable Channel 49. AXN HD is available on SKYCable Channel 247.