About

About

About

activeTV is an internationally renowned independent production company based in Australia and Asia. The company produces programming across a broad range of genres including reality, factual, entertainment and children’s television. activeTV is known for taking on international formats and creating local versions boasting high production and entertainment values, which translates into top ratings for broadcasters.

The company has produced two seasons of ‘The Amazing Race Australia’ (Seven Network), which has won an International Emmy and awards at the inaugural Australian AACTAs and Asian Television Awards.  This success comes off the back of four seasons of the award winning ‘The Amazing Race Asia’ (AXN), four seasons for Reshet in Israel and versions for the Philippines and Ukraine.   ActiveTV Australia has also produced ‘The Ultimate Fighter – Smashes' for the UFC as well as Executive Producing ‘The Ultimate Fighter – China’ and ‘The Ultimate Fighter – Nations'.

Since its inception, activeTV Asia has quickly cemented its reputation as the region’s most highly skilled producers of reality, entertainment and factual programming. 'Celebrity Car Wars', activeTV’s original production together with A+E Networks was launched regionally in 2016. Its slate also includes ‘Asia’s Next Top Model' (StarWorld), ‘E! News Asia’ (Comcast), ‘Cash Cab Asia’ (AXN), original series ‘Can You Serve?’ and ‘Driving Change with Caltex’ (digital/StarWorld). As well as three seasons of activeTV Original ‘Food Detectives'.

In Australia, activeTV boasts a highly respected children’s division, which has produced 91 episodes of the smash hit comedy-action series ‘Prank Patrol’, now exported to CBBC, ZDF and RAI. activeTV Australia also produce prestigious televised events, including ‘Woolworths Carols in the Domain’.

The company has gained an international reputation as a first class facilitator and producer of turnkey productions.  In Australia the team have facilitated for US and UK programs including Discovery’s ‘World’s Toughest Truckers’, Comcast’s ‘Chelsea Lately’, fashion series ‘How Do I Look?’ (Comcast) and ‘Finding Bigfoot’ (Animal Planet).

activeTV Originals is currently launching an exciting slate of original factual, reality and kids programming.


Awards

Asian Television Award 2008

‘The Amazing Race Asia Season 2’

Winner for Best Adaptation of an Existing Format


Asian Television Award 2009

‘The Amazing Race Asia Season 3’

Winner for Best Adaptation of an Existing Format

 

International Emmy 2009

‘The Amazing Race Asia’

Nominee for Non-Scripted Entertainment

 

Asian Television Award 2011

‘The Amazing Race Australia Series 1’

Winner for Best Adaptation of an Existing Format

 

Asian Television Award 2011

Michael McKay
Winner for Best Direction on ‘The Amazing Race Australia Series 1’

 

Institute of Advertising Singapore ‘Hall of Fame Awards 2011’

‘Can You Serve’

BBH / activeTV

Winner for Digital Campaign of the Year

Winner for Most Effective Media Campaign Plan of the Year

 

Logie Awards 2011

‘Prank Patrol’

Nominee for Best Children’s Programme

International Emmy 2012

‘The Amazing Race Australia’
Nominee for Non-Scripted Entertainment

AACTA Awards 2012

'The Amazing Race Australia'

Winner for Best Reality Television Series

 

AACTA Awards 2012

Michael McKay

Nominee for Best Director

 

Asian Television Awards 2012

‘Cash Cab Asia'

Winner for Best Entertainment Host

 

Golden Screen TV Awards 2013

‘The Amazing Race Philippines Season 1’

Winner for Outstanding Adapted Reality / Competition Program

Winner for Outstanding Adapted Reality / Competition Program Host

 

Singapore Media Awards 2013

‘Driving Change with Caltex’

Winner for Best Pan Asian Campaign

 

Apollo Awards 2014

'Food Detectives’

Best Editing (Entertainment)

 

Asian Television Awards 2014

‘Wacky World Beaters’

Nominee for Best Children’s Programme

 

Asian Television Awards 2014

‘Asia’s Next Top Model’ Cycle 2

Nominee for Best Adaptation of an Existing Format

Asian Television Awards 2014

‘The Food Detectives’

Nominee for Best Presenter/ Host

 

Asian Television Awards 2014

‘Woolworths Carols in the Domain 2013’

Winner for Best Entertainment (one-off)

 

Asian Television Awards 2015

‘Woolworths Carols in the Domain 2014’

Nominee for Best Entertainment (one-off)

  

Asian Television Awards 2015

‘The Food Detectives’


Entertainment

China's Got Talent

China's Got Talent

Titled 'China’s Got Talent’ – The Dream Experience’, the 45-minute show was the first ‘China’s Got Talent’ at sea, and produced by Emmy Award-winning producer activeTV and Dream Cruises’ Entertainment team.

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Aboard Genting Dream 'China's Got Talent' is a 45-minute theatrical show in the 999-seat Zodiac Theatre. It opens with an energetic, booming montage, with the same lighting, set design and theme music as the television show. Casting for the performers took place throughout China, tapping into Genting Hong Kong’s experience booking hundreds of acts for its cruise ships and entertainment venues around the world. 


Luxe Asia

Luxe Asia

In the new series of Luxe Asia, we travel throughout the region in search of the very finest things in life.

The most exotic cars, holidays, ridiculously priced watches, private jets, even your very own island.

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For the true Luxe Asia aficionado, this is the must watch bucket list show for the seriously wealthy.

For the rest of us, it’s an insight into a whole other world.

The top five presidential suites, the best resorts, the best cars – when you want the very best that life has to offer turn to the show in the know - Season 3 of Luxe Asia.


If My Block Could Talk
If My Block Could Talk

If My Block Could Talk

HDB blocks have been part of Singaporeans’ way of life since the 1960s. Today, over eight in 10 Singaporeans live in HDB flats. This five-part info-educational series takes viewers on a journey to the past, present and future of Singapore’s public housing programme, from the points of view of the HDB blocks themselves!

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HDB blocks have been part of Singaporeans’ way of life since the 1960s. Today, over eight in 10 Singaporeans live in HDB flats. This five-part info-educational series takes viewers on a journey to the past, present and future of Singapore’s public housing programme, from the points of view of the HDB blocks themselves!


Woolworths Carols in the Domain

Woolworths Carols in the Domain

Woolworths Carols in the Domain is Australia’s largest annual, free Christmas family event.  Held in the Domain in Sydney, Carols attracts a massive crowd of around 80,000 people.  An all day event, Carols is broadcast at 8.30pm nationally on the Seven Network to over two million viewers.  It is also seen throughout Asia, via Australia Plus.

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Woolworths Carols in the Domain is Australia’s largest annual, free Christmas family event.  Held in the Domain in Sydney, Carols attracts a massive crowd of around 80,000 people.  An all day event, Carols is broadcast at 8.30pm nationally on the Seven Network to over two million viewers.  It is also seen throughout Asia, via Australia Plus.

Woolworths Carols in the Domain is proud to support The Salvation Army through the sales of candle bags on the day. 

Some of the biggest names in the Australian entertainment industry have performed at Carols over the past 30 years.  From Hugh Jackman, Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian, Jessica Mauboy, Marcia Hines, Human Nature, Justice Crew and The Wiggles to international stars Josh Groban, Leo Sayer, Katherine Jenkins, Engelbert Humperdinck and David Hasselhoff.

Woolworths Carols in the Domain is an iconic event that holds a special place in the heart of Australians.


The Food Detectives

The Food Detectives

Join foodie and health guru Nikki Muller as she investigates the real health benefits and risks of our favourite foods. Leading scientists, doctors and nutritionists help to demystify the science, unravel the processes of food production and dispell the many food myths. The 14-part series explores topics from chicken, fruit juice, nuts and chocolate to spices, packaging and noodles.

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Join foodie and health guru Nikki Muller as she investigates the real health benefits and risks of our favourite foods. Leading scientists, doctors and nutritionists help to demystify the science, unravel the processes of food production and dispell the many food myths. The 14-part series explores topics from chicken, fruit juice, nuts and chocolate to spices, packaging and noodles.


E! News Asia

E! News Asia

E! News Asia premiered on E! Channel in March 2010 and is a weekly half-hour show covering the biggest entertainment stories from Hollywood and throughout Asia. Featuring local Asian hosts, E! News Asia offers signature red carpet coverage of awards ceremonies and film premieres around the globe, and delivers breaking news on the hottest stars from Hollywood and Asia.

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E! News Asia premiered on E! Channel in March 2010 and is a weekly half-hour show covering the biggest entertainment stories from Hollywood and throughout Asia. Featuring local Asian hosts, E! News Asia offers signature red carpet coverage of awards ceremonies and film premieres around the globe, and delivers breaking news on the hottest stars from Hollywood and Asia.

This weekly show complements E! Entertainment's daily broadcast from Hollywood of ‘E! News’. E! News is the channel’s most highly rated and long-running production and is a global brand, having launched successful versions in Italy, France, Germany, Korea and Latin America.


Tropfest
Tropfest

Tropfest

Tropfest Australia is the largest short film festival in the world and plays an important part in the development of the Australian film industry.

In 2009, activeTV was contracted to produce a two hour live broadcast of the event by Movie Network Channels’ Movie Extra.  activeTV continued to produce the broadcast and in Feburary of 2013 Tropfest was aired for the first time on SBS.

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Tropest Australia is the largest short film festival in the world and plays an important part in the development of the Australian film industry.

In 2009, activeTV was contracted to produce a two hour live broadcast of the event by Movie Network Channels’ Movie Extra.  activeTV continued to produce the broadcast and in Feburary of 2013 Tropfest was aired for the first time on SBS.

Tropfest 2013 was hosted by Adam Spencer and Yumi Stynes, the broadcast captures all the action of the red carpet, features the films of the 16 finalists’ and interviews with the celebrities judging and in attendance.

Past judges include Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Naomi Watts, Geoffrey Rush, Toni Collette, Russell Crowe, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L Jackson, Baz Luhrmann, Keanu Reeves, Sam Neill, Salma Hayek, George Miller, Jane Campion and Gabriel Byrne, just to name a few.

Tropfest is open to anyone who wishes to enter.  16 finalists are selected from an entry pool of an average 700 annual entries and compete for more than $100,000 in prizes.  Tropfest films are unique in that all films made for the festival must include the Tropfest Signature Item (TSI).  The TSI changes each year in order to ensure the films have been made specifically for that year’s festival.


Country Music Awards Australia
Country Music Awards Australia

Country Music Awards Australia

From 2007 to 2012, activeTV produced the Country Music Awards of Australia.   The awards are the longest running music awards in Australia and are the pinnacle event of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.  Over the years the awards have aired on Network Ten and Foxtel’s Country Music Channel.

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From 2007 to 2012, activeTV produced the Country Music Awards of Australia.   The awards are the longest running music awards in Australia and are the pinnacle event of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.  Over the years the awards have aired on Network Ten and Foxtel’s Country Music Channel.

The awards are Australian country music’s night of nights with the cream of the industry performing.  These have included Kasey Chambers, Shane Nicholson, Troy Cassar-Daley, Lee Kernaghan, Adam Brand, The McClymonts, Adam Harvey, Felicity Urquhart and the legendary John Williamson.


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activeTV Australia

123 Bridge Street

Port Melbourne, Victoria 3207 Australia

PH. +61 3 9647 5000

FX. +61 3 9682 1530

Email: australia@activetv.tv


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activeTV Asia

16A Penhas Road

Singapore 208180

PH. +65 6738 4345

FX. +65 6735 6718

Email: production@activetv.tv


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