Mtv Southeast Asia

Online radio station HKGFM to offer 'Asia Hitz'

Online radio: a passe concept or a neglected idea finally gaining momentum? The people at HKGFM certainly think it's the latter.

Friday, 24 August, 2007, 12:00am

Internship a rite of passage

THE FLAMBOYANT headquarters of MTV Hong Kong are far removed from the usual office layout. The building features a unique spatial concept, a multitude of television screens and, from the upper storeys, an inspiring high-rise view over Kowloon. For interns, it is an immediately impressive working environment.

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Screenwriter's perfect pitch pays off

Proving that CitySeen is making a difference, we hear that Hong Kong-based artist/actor/filmmaker Michael Clements has submitted a script to MTV Asia's reality show The Pitch after reading about the programme in our columns.

15 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Branch gets 'ChiSeened'

An MTV press conference last week contained just one surprise.

It wasn't the announcement that the 2004 MTV Asia Awards would held on Valentine's Day, in Singapore (hardly shocking, given the entire room and stage were covered in red hearts).

10 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Ready? pitch!

For aspiring filmmakers out there, MTV Asia is searching for people to star in its new reality-based TV show, called The Pitch. The show will begin with the contestants going to Singapore, where they will make their 'pitches' to a judging panel - trying to convince it of the merits of their film proposal.

23 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Tang key speaker at MTV forum

Entrepreneur David Tang Wing-cheung will be the keynote speaker at the MTV Youth Marketing Forum tomorrow.

The founder of Shanghai Tang will join advertising, media and marketing figures from around Asia to offer insights and opinions on how to target what MTV Asia calls 'the fickle and trend-conscious young-adult sector'.

21 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Asia markets sweet music to global moguls

An international conference met in Hong Kong to discuss the $2 billion Asian music industry.

Organised by MTV Networks Asia and Billboard magazine, the one-day conference, Tigers, Dragons and the 900-pound Gorilla, addressed challenges in the industry.

27 May 1998 - 12:00am

Singapore lines up MTV big gun for SAR 'war'

Is Singapore beginning to feel the chill winds of competition in the media business? Soundbites has been told that Frank Brown, president of MTV Networks Asia, has been appointed to Singapore's Economic Development Board - the first Westerner to join the body.

18 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

MTV to hit India

MTV Asia is launching MTV India. At the same time, MTV Mandarin will be moved to Taipei from its Singapore base, which will remain the regional headquarters.

2 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

MTV tune-up

MTV Asia's Taiwan operation has added three new shows and six presenters to its Mandarin service as part of localisation efforts. The station has also designed new channel identities and on-air promotions.

22 May 1996 - 12:00am

Levi Strauss signs sponsor deal with MTV channels

LEVI Strauss Far East has signed a deal to be the exclusive regional sponsor of the 'MTV Alternative Nation' programme on both MTV Asia and MTV Mandarin.

The deal includes advertising spots, on-air promotions and joint marketing and promotional activities throughout the region. Financial details were not disclosed.

28 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Indian MTV

MTV will launch its India service tomorrow with a series of travelling parties featuring international and Indian stars beginning in Bangalore. The programming will be a mix of local and international MTV productions. The 24-hour service will bring to an end the six-hour daily block of MTV programming on Doordarshan's DD2 Metro channel in February.

24 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

MTV on the march

MTV Asia's new Hong Kong office will play a pivotal role in the operation, spearheading the channel's activities in China and Taiwan even though the channel is not broadcast terrestrially in the territory.

13 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Danny out of tune with audience morals

WITH STAR TV's massive footprint stepping across 38 countries - many of which subscribe to strict standards of behaviour, and at times look suspiciously upon satellite television as promoting loose morals - we understand the cohabitation of MTV Asia's high-profile, super-hype couple Danny McGill and Sophiya Haque is raising eyebrows in high places.

21 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

VJ Danny beats ban on earrings

NEWS reaches us of a near hiccup to the plans of MTV Asia, which was in Calcutta at the weekend filming another of those musical extravaganzas that are fast becoming the opiate of the teeny masses.

26 Apr 1993 - 12:00am