Singapore – It’s a YES! from Asia. The premiere of AXN’s highly anticipated Asia’s Got Talent Season 2 topped ratings among all regional Pay TV channels in Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore collectively during the show’s debut.
Billed as the biggest talent competition in the world, Asia’s Got Talent features some of the region’s most breathtaking, jaw-dropping and mind-blowing performing artists competing for the coveted winning title and a USD100,000 grand prize. The premiere episode was a kaleidoscope of quirky characters and stunning talent, with many acts winning the hearts of judges, David Foster, Anggun and newcomer, Jay Park. In a surprise twist, Jay was the first judge to push the Golden Buzzer for Kyrgyz dance group ADEM; whose animated performance racked up 10.2 million views on AXN Asia’s Facebook page in just four days.
In Malaysia, Asia’s Got Talent took the spotlight as the #1 English program of the day on pay-TV, outperforming the season one premiere rating by 50 per cent. AXN dominated the timeslot with a 49 per cent share across 11 English general entertainment channels.
In Singapore, Asia’s Got Talent led the ratings chart in its timeslot among all English Pay TV channels, delivering a strong 128 per cent growth versus the timeslot average. In the Philippines, the Asia’s Got Talent premiere improved the timeslot average by seven times and secured AXN at #1 in its timeslot commanding a 60 per cent share amongst 21 English General Entertainment channels.