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ATV snubs meeting on false Jiang death report

Asia Television management refused to meet legislators yesterday to explain the broadcasting of an erroneous report about the death of retired state leader Jiang Zemin.

Tuesday, 13 December, 2011, 12:00am

ATV faces new legal challenge as director seeks release of records

Struggling Asia Television is facing another legal challenge as one of its directors seeks a court order to make the station and its top management surrender records and documents concerning the company's operations that are being kept from its board of directors.

22 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

How the financial crisis forced a patriot to change course

To most people, ATV is a troubled broadcaster living in the shadow of rival TVB. But to Payson Cha Mou-sing it was the platform from where he could follow his father's patriotic footsteps and realise his dreams.

21 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

ATV must earn licence renewal: legislator

Democratic Party lawmaker Lee Wing-tat yesterday urged the government to impose tighter competition standards when granting free-to-air broadcast licences, saying ATV should have to prove its worth before having its licence renewed.

21 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

The bigger picture

Newly appointed ATV chief executive officer Ricky Wong Wai-kay - also chairman of listed company City Telecom - has dreams of becoming a media tycoon. Taking the helm at the struggling ATV could be an important step towards fulfilling that goal.

13 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Act according to law, says ATV major shareholder

Asia Television (ATV) major shareholder Liu Changle yesterday urged the broadcaster to act strictly in accordance with the law after the government warned the company over its negligence in allowing unqualified people to control ATV for five years.

19 May 2006 - 12:00am

Opportunity knocks as ATV grows

A Hong Kong television network is expanding, creating huge opportunities for lively, hard-working and high-calibre people in news, engineering and technology.

4 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

BAD TIMING

I refer to the reply of Anita Liu, of ATV (South China Morning Post, January 24) to my letter (Post, January 7) regarding the showing of the horse racing programme Racing to Win over midnight on New Year's Eve.

Ms Liu talked about ATV trying its best to provide different programmes to meet the diverse needs of viewers.

12 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

THE SHOW MUST GO ON

Your correspondent D. C. Spicknell (South China Morning Post, January 7) complained about ATV World Channel showing a horse racing programme on New Year's Eve.

24 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Station did not ignore 9/11 anniversary

Your correspondent Hans Ebert (South China Morning Post, September 11) criticised ATV for deciding to broadcast horse racing instead of a special programme on the terrorist attacks on the US on September 11 of last year.

3 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Bad choice as rest of us remember

I am appalled to see that on the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the US and a date that, no matter what our nationalities might be, will forever live in our collective memories, ATV World will devote three hours of its airtime to 'live' horse racing from Happy Valley and that the Hong Kong Jockey Club would even consider staging a race meeting on this date.

11 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Froth and trouble

While most of the showbiz world is staging a backlash against the paparazzi, others, it appears, would rather curry favour.

At Tuesday night's 'press conference' at the Convention and Exhibition Centre to promote Taiwanese boy-band F4's Pepsi commercial, the organisers offered two fridges in a lucky draw for the 150-strong press pack.

8 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

ATV interrupted minute's silence

While watching the pre-race ATV coverage of the UK Grand National on Saturday, the crowd at Aintree was paying its respects to the Queen Mother who sadly passed away on March 30.

A minute's silence was announced at the racecourse, then about 30 seconds into it, ATV World cut the live feed from the UK to do a promotion for a programme about right-of-abode seekers.

9 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Licensing fees should reflect number of viewers: lawmakers

Licensing fees for television broadcasting should take into account viewership and the number of public complaints received, legislators proposed.

18 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Dynasty viewers fuel ATV listing ambition

ATV may be planning an initial public offer in the near future, after taking a bigger slice of the viewing audience from rival TVB in recent months, according to a report.

However, some analysts said a listing was unlikely this year as the company was still running at a loss.

31 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

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