COMEDY CENTRAL SHOWS YOU THE FUNNY WITH 12 OF THE BOLDEST ASIAN COMEDIANS FOR STAND-UP, ASIA! SEASON 423 September 2019, Singapore – Comedy Central has unveiled its line-up of 12 Asian comedians for Stand-Up, Asia! Season 4! One of the network’s original productions, this season evolves the stand-up show format into a stand-up and sketch hybrid, coupled with the boldest and funniest comic talent to celebrate Asian comedy. Stand-up, Asia! Season 4 will air in Asia in November.
Viacom International Media Networks Announces Partnership with Facebook to Create Multiple Original Shortform Series on Facebook WatchViacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced a partnership with Facebook to launch an upcoming slate of eight original shortform series created for Facebook Watch. The announcement was made at All That Matters 2019 in Singapore. The series will be created by MTV Asia as part of the publisher and creator video incubation program for Facebook Watch.
IV OF SPADES, CARLIE HANSON, ALEX BRUCE AND PHILIPPINE ALLSTARS, TO PERFORM AT NICKELODEON SLIMEFEST 2019!Nickelodeon SlimeFest in the Philippines has revealed the full list of performers! Nickelodeon SlimeFest will be a full-day event comprising a free admission festival area (11am – 5pm) and a ticketed live music concert (6pm – 8pm). Globe customers can get a headstart on the festival with a first-hour exclusive from 10am – 11am. Expect live performances by international and local artists, DJs, and tons of Nickelodeon’s trademark green Slime. Tickets are available at SM Tickets.
COMEDY CENTRAL’S STAND-UP, ASIA! RETURNS WITH BRAND NEW COMEDY CONCEPT29 August 2019, Singapore – Shut the front door! Comedy Central’s original production Stand-Up, Asia! is back for a fourth season with a fresh, evolved concept and new talent, inside and out. With a first-of-its-kind “unstaged” format, the new season will take the action off the stage and into a millennial co-living space to deliver the punchiest brand of Asian laughs, this time featuring sketches in addition to the show’s signature stand-up comedy.
The Jonas Brothers set to perform at the 2019 VMAs for the first time in more than 10 years from iconic New Jersey location, presented by 2020 Toyota Corolla16 August 2019, Singapore – MTV today announced that the Jonas Brothers will perform at the 2019 VMAs with a special remote performance from an iconic location along the New Jersey shoreline, presented by 2020 Toyota Corolla. The global youth brand will bring the hit-making group to the VMAs for the first time in more than 10 years.
NICKELODEON’S SLIMEFEST LANDS IN THE PHILIPPINESNickelodeon presents Asia’s first ever Nickelodeon SlimeFest in the Philippines! In collaboration with Globe Telecom, the ultimate slime-filled, multiplatform music and entertainment event for kids and families will be held on September 28 at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Stay tuned for top regional and local music artists, immersive one-of-a-kind experiences, Nickelodeon stars and characters, and plenty of the brand’s signature green slime!
COMEDY CENTRAL AIRS TWO BRAND NEW SERIES FEATURING COMEDY GREATS, DAVID SPADE AND MIKE MYERSSingapore, 30 July 2019 – Coming up on Comedy Central this August is the premiere of two brand new series, ‘Lights Out with David Spade’, and ‘The Gong Show with Mike Myers’. ‘Lights out with David Spade’ is dated to premiere two back-to-back episodes on 1 August at 10.35 pm (SG/PH/MAL) and at 11.00 pm (SG/PH/MAL). Subsequently, the show will air at 10.00pm (WIB/TH) and at 11.00 pm (SG/MAL/PH). Meanwhile, ‘The Gong Show with Mike Myers’ debuts on 22 August at 8.00 pm (WIB) and 9.00 pm (SG/PH/...
Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X top nominations for the 2019 “VMAs” airing on MTV on Tuesday, 27 AugustSingapore, 24 July 2019 – MTV unveils the nominations for the 2019 “VMAs”, which includes dozens of artists whose reach and influence have elevated the music industry and global cultural conversation. Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead the nominations with 10 nods each in categories including, “Video of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, and “Best Pop”. Other top contenders include first-time VMA nominees Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X, who both entered the category of “Best New Artist”, presented ...
MTV GLOBALLY PREMIERES ORIGINAL DJ KHALED SPECIALS “DJ KHALED: THE RIDE” AND “DJ KHALED: KING OF COLLABS” ON JULY 31STSINGAPORE—JULY 22, 2019—MTV today announced the premiere of two original DJ Khaled specials, “DJ Khaled: The Ride” and “DJ Khaled: King of Collabs,” rolling out starting July 31st in markets around the world. In Asia., the specials will debut back-to-back at the specials, “DJ Khaled: The Ride” and “DJ Khaled: King of Collabs” will debut at 7.00 PM (WIB), 8.00 PM (SG/PH), 9.00 PM (MAL) and 7.25 PM (WIB), 8.25pm (SG/PH), 9.25 PM (MAL) respectively.
VIDCON CONTINUES GLOBAL EXPANSION WITH FIRST EVER VIDCON ASIA SUMMIT IN SINGAPORE THIS DECEMBERVidCon, the world’s largest celebration of online video and digital creators, is headed to Singapore for its first VidCon Asia Summit. The two-day event will be held from December 3-4, 2019 at the Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore.
Comedic powerhouse Sebastian Maniscalco to host the 2019 MTV “VMAs” from New Jersey’s Prudential CenterASIA, 27 June 2019 - MTV today announced comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco will host the 2019 “VMAs” from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Music’s biggest stars and fans will celebrate the year’s most iconic videos with electrifying performances, viral moments and a new, first-of-its-kind immersive fan experience.
MTV UNVEILS PRESENTERS, NEW PERFORMER, AND SPECIAL FAN EXPERIENCES FOR THE "2019 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS”SINGAPORE, 11 June 2019– MTV today unveiled the star-studded list of presenters and fan-engaging social media programming leading up to and surrounding the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards.” This year’s presenters include Aubrey Plaza, Daniel Levy, Dave Bautista, David Spade, Jameela Jamil, Kiernan Shipka, Kumail Nanjiani, Maude Apatow, Mj Rodriguez, Shameik Moore, Storm Reid, and more. Fans will have the opportunity to follow along at home by joining the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards” red carpet li...
NICKELODEON HOLDS “PETS’ DAY OUT” FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE PHILIPPINESMark your calendars on 15 and 16 June, and get ready for Nickelodeon’s first “Pets’ Day Out” in the Philippines. This free two-day event is dedicated to kids and their pets , with activities that will help kids bond with their pet through games and play! To be held at Central Plaza, Eastwood City from 10am – 6pm, kids and their families can look forward to pet-themed activity booths that their pets can also participate in, stage games, and special appearances by celebrity guests. Skye from PA...
Nickelodeon invites you to ‘Loud Your Family’Are you like Lincoln from ‘The Loud House’ – surrounded by wacky, loud, but lovable sisters? Or perhaps you and your siblings all have names that begin with the same letter? Or maybe you just have a large crazy family that drives you up the wall but you wouldn’t trade them for anything. Nickelodeon’s ‘Loud Your Family’ contest is a chance for you to win a unique family portrait, drawn specially for you in the distinctive animation style of The Loud House!
MUSIC SENSATION LIZZO TO TAKE STAGE AT “2019 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS”Influential powerhouse Lizzo will take the stage to perform at the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards,” celebrating pop culture’s biggest night with the performances, stories and moments that drove the conversation this year. Global superstar DJ/producer Martin Garrix will also perform his new single “Summer Days” for the first time ever alongside Macklemore and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy.
MTV INTERNATIONAL GREENLIGHTS NEW REALITY SERIES WITH THE VERONICASMTV and Viacom Digital Studios International announced the commissioning of a new reality show featuring Australian pop duo, The Veronicas. Produced by MTV Australia and slated to premiere later this year, Jess & Lisa: The Veronicas (working title) will give MTV’s global audience an all access pass to the raw and honest reality Jess and Lisa Origliasso face living life in the spotlight as one of Australia’s biggest music exports.
MTV’s 2019 “VMAS” WILL TAKE PLACE MONDAY, AUGUST 26 AT 9PM ET/PT LIVE FROM NEW JERSEY’S PRUDENTIAL CENTERMTV will bring the 2019 “VMAs” to the Garden State for the first time ever, live on Monday, August 26 at 9pm ET/PT from Prudential Center. Music’s biggest stars and fans will celebrate the year’s most iconic videos with electrifying performances, viral moments and a new, first-of-its-kind immersive fan experience. In Asia, the 2019 “VMAs” will premiere on August 27 at 8am (WIB), 9am (SG/PH) and 10am (MY).
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS RAMPS UP ORIGINAL CONTENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIAViacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), will be scaling up the development and production of original content for MTV, Comedy Central, Paramount Channel and Nickelodeon in Southeast Asia.
MTV PRESENTS MADONNA LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE: “MEDELLÍN” VIDEO WORLD PREMIEREMadonna will exclusively unveil the world premiere of her video and single “Medellín” with Maluma, during a globally televised MTV music event, “MTV Presents Madonna Live & Exclusive: ‘Medellín’ Video World Premiere,” on Wednesday, April 24. This will air on MTV Asia on Saturday, 27 April at 1.30pm (WIB) 2.30pm (SG/PH), and 3.30pm (MY). Catch other replays on Saturday 27 April on 10.20pm (WIB), 11.20pm (SG/PH) and 12.20am (28 April – MY); or Sunday 28 April at 9.30am (WIB), 10.30am (SG/PH) a...
MTV ASIA FIRES UP HIP HOP WITH ASIAN TWIST OF “YO! MTV RAPS”, PREMIERING 15 APRILHip hop fans in Asia have a lot to look forward to as MTV Asia’s “YO! MTV Raps” kicks off on 15 April to dish out tons of Asian attitude in an ultimate showcase of youth expression. A reboot of the iconic hip hop show “YO! MTV Raps”, the series has been crafted as a diverse linear and digital offering across all of MTV Asia’s platforms. The intent is singular — celebrate the explosion of hip hop culture through an Asian lens on music, fashion and lifestyle.
COMEDY CENTRAL TAKES THE #10YEARCHALLENGE A STEP FURTHER WITH THROWBACK EPISODES OF COMEDY CENTRAL SHOWS#10YearChallenge? Make that 20! Keep your eyes peeled for our programme line-up this So RETRO month of April, with the premiere of these Comedy Central smash hits! Seventies-inspired sketch-variety show, Important Things With Demetri Martin; satirical news show, Chocolate News; and animated series, Moonbeam City, are set to fill your weekly dose of humor with episodes airing from 8 April onwards.
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