It's that time again, friends — the time our favourite television shows and personalities get recognition for the spectacular small-screen wonders they've bestowed upon us. The 22nd Asian Television Awards is set to honour the greats on 1 December at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Here are just some of the things you can expect from the show.
A new category
This season, they're introducing a new category — Best Scriptwriting for Web Programme/Series — making the total number of categories 42. Aside from that, highlights of the awards categories include Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Programme, Best Entertainment Presenter/Host, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and Best Comedy Performance by an Actor/Actress.
Aside from the accolades, there will also be awesome performances to watch out for. Among the performers are award-winning Indonesian singer-actor Afgansya; Sing! China contender Joanna dong; Taiwanese singer-songwriter Bii; and Korean singer-actor Kim Jong-Kook. Electronic artist GG Magree will also perform.
Returning as hosts are Baki Zainal from Malaysia and Stephanie Carrington from Singapore. The two will be joined by China's Wang Li Huan.
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