Media Prima Garners 51 Nominations for Anugerah Seri Angkasa 2016

Published by Amzar Anizam @ 12/05/2016

A few shortlisted titles for Anugerah Seri Angkasa 2016.

A total of 51 shortlisted nominees under Media Prima's television arm have successfully made their way into the Top 5 list across several categories in the upcoming Anugerah Seri Angkasa (ASA) 2016.

The award, which returns after 6 years aims at honouring and giving recognition to the best broadcasting practitioners, production crews, producers, presenters and technical crews among others in the Malaysian broadcasting arena.

Among the nominated programmes from Media Prima’s stations are; Da’i Pendakwah Milenia 3, Anugerah Juara Lagu Ke-29, Mentor Legend Akhir, Majalah 3: Maharaja Bawah Tanah, Buskestra, Hip Hopping Asia: The Saga Continues, Mandarin Battle Star Season 6, Tunggu Sekejap 2015, MHI Kemahkotaan Sultan Johor, Berita TV9, Tanweer and many more.

In addition, Lorong Kecil ke Syurga; a telefilm about a prisoner who turns his life around garnered nominations in a total of six categories; Best TV Drama, Best TV Drama Director, Best TV Drama Script, Best TV Drama Actor, Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama, and Best Supporting Actress in a TV Drama. The telefilm, which broadcasted on TV9 previously made headlines after winning five awards during ‘Anugerah Skrin 2015.’

Datuk Kamal Khalid, Chief Executive Officer, Television Networks, Media Prima Berhad believes the award is a great platform as a means of fortifying its ties in the local broadcasting sector. He asserted, “The positive competition among the different organisations will encourage people to work harder to produce more creative ideas. We also hope to submit more entries for the other categories in the coming years.”

Hosted by industry veterans; Adibah Noor, Nana Mahzan, Muaz Mohamad and Terence Dass, Anugerah Seri Angkasa (ASA) 2016 will take place on 20th and 21st May at Auditorium Perdana, Angkasapuri and will be aired live on Media Prima’s OTT platform, ‘tonton’ at 9.00 pm.