Amazing Race Australia, My Place win at Asian TV Awards

By David Knox on December 13, 2011 / Filed Under News 0

Aussies picked up four awards at the Asian TV Awards held in Singapore last week.

The Amazing Race Australia was awarded as Best Adaptation of an Exiting Format while Producer / Director Michael McKay won Best Direction.

Multi-awarded ABC3’s My Place won Best Children’s Programme.

Expat Aussie Anna Coren won Best News Presenter or Anchor for CNN’s World Report, based in Hong Kong. CNN also won ‘Cable and Satellite Channel of the Year’ and ‘Cable and Satellite Network of the Year.’

BEST CHILDREN’S PROGRAMME
Winner My Place – 1878 Henry
Australian Children’s Television Foundation
Australian Broadcasting Corp., ABC 3
Australia

BEST ADAPTATION OF AN EXISTING FORMAT
Winner
The Amazing Race Australia (Episode 1)
activeTV Pty Ltd
Seven Network, Channel 7
Australia

BEST DIRECTION
Winner
Michael McKay
The Amazing Race Australia (Episode 1)
activeTV Pty Ltd
Seven Network, Channel 7
Australia

BEST NEWS PRESENTER OR ANCHOR
Winner
Anna Coren
World Report
CNN International
Hong Kong

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