Singapore – BBC World News has announced Mishal Husain Meets, a new series that profiles six well-known Asian personalities, including scientists, actors, sports personalities and artists. Filmed at the NYU Tisch School of The Arts in Singapore, the six-part series will be fronted by BBC presenter Mishal Husain and will find out what it takes to launch a successful business and career—from the astrophysicist who put the first Malaysian astronaut into space, to Singapore’s “zoo man”.

 “The series introduces viewers to acclaimed Asian personalities who have exceptional stories to tell. They trace their journeys to success through various significant moments in their lives and discuss the obstacles they’ve encountered along the way. These are tales of ambition, change and talent that will resonate with our audiences around the world,” said Mishal Husain, BBC World News presenter.