About

About

About

Emmy award-winning, multi-platform TV and content creators. activeTV was established in 1988, with offices in Singapore and Australia. Powerhouse production company activeTV is best known for producing: 

Celebrity Car Wars Season 1 and 2, Luxe Asia, four successful seasons of Food Detectives, The Amazing Race Australia Season 1 and 2, four highly successful seasons of The Amazing Race Asia, 2 seasons of The Amazing Race Philippines, The Amazing Race Ukraine, four seasons of the highly acclaimed Amazing Race Israel and the 2017 Asian Television Awards. 

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In 2017, active produced ‘The Kings - A Love Story’ an intimate documentary for Discovery featuring Joey and Angelina Mead King. In 2018, active added ‘Live Comedy’ to its extensive list of specialised formats and Netflix to its growing number of industry partners with the production of three comedy specials, premiering in all Netflix territories around the world. 

activeTV's flagship event in Australia, Woolworths Carols in the Domain, has been produced in-house for over 30 years and is broadcast nationally on Channel 7 to over 2 million viewers. In 2016, activeTV took under its wing South Australia's largest Christmas event, QBE Insurance Carols by Candlelight. Active also produced the kids' hidden camera hit show ‘PRANK PATROL’ for ABC TV Australia. 

Combining the experience of Emmy award-winning producers and cutting-edge digital strategists, activeTV Digital specialises in bite-sized programming and branded content for online platforms. activeTV Digital creates content for brands to suit their specific needs, be it a one-off show or a weekly series. Brand integrations include TRESemmé, Subaru, Harpers Bazaar, SONY, Hilton Hotel, Heineken, Johnny Walker, Chevrolet, Shangri-La Hotel, Caltex and Yahoo!


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 2011

Winner for Digital Campaign of the Year and 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


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 Format 


Asian Television Awards 2014 

‘The Food Detectives’ 

Nominee for Best Presenter/ Host 


Asian Television Awards 2015

‘Woolworths Carols in the Domain’ 2013

Winner for Best Entertainment 


Apollo Awards 2015 

‘Asia’s Next Top Model’

Winner for Best Editing


Markie Awards 2017

‘Celebrity Car Wars' Season 1

Winner for Best Idea (Content Marketing) 


Singapore Media Awards 2017

‘Celebrity Car Wars' Season 1

Winner for Best Use of Television

Winner for  Best Pan Asian Campaign


Marketing Excellence Awards 2017

‘Celebrity Car Wars' Season 1 

Winner of Excellence in Sponsorship Activation 


Asian Television Awards 2017

Food Detectives Season 3

Nominee for Best Infotainment Programme 


Asian Television Awards 2017

‘The Kings’ 

Nominee for Best Editing 




The Good Friday Appeal

The Good Friday Appeal

2018 marked 87 years for the Good Friday Appeal and the third year activeTV has produced the live evening event. 

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2018 marked 87 years for the Good Friday Appeal and the third year activeTV has produced the live evening event.


Fakkah Fuzz + Kavin Jay
Fakkah Fuzz + Kavin Jay

Fakkah Fuzz + Kavin Jay

activeTV presents a hilarious night of stand-up comedy featuring Singapore’s very own Fakkah Fuzz and Malaysia’s renowned Kavin Jay. 

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Fakkah Fuzz - "Almost Banned" will be talking about all the things you know Fakkah Fuzz for! Fakkah Fuzz is one of the fastest rising talents in the local comedy scene, Fuzz has performed in local open mics and shows for 4 years and has received positive reviews from local media such as The Straits Times Life, Berita Harian, The New Paper and Channel News Asia. 

Kavin Jay - "Everybody Calm Down" is politically incorrect, intense and shows Kavin’s warped sense of love, life and liver. Being Malaysian, Kavin Jay was always destined to be angry and easily irritated. He is widely known as Malaysia's grumpiest comedian because he complains about everything so that you don’t have to. You're welcome!

*International TV Special 


HARITH ISKANDER

HARITH ISKANDER "I Told You So"

The award-winning, Iconic Malaysian Comedian 'Harith Iskander' is back with a brand new show! Harith Iskander's "I Told You So". activeTV recorded the event live for a Worldwide Broadcast - as a major television stand-up comedy special. 



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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. 


Adelaide Carols by Candelight
Adelaide Carols by Candelight

Adelaide Carols by Candelight

In 2016, activeTV took over South Australia's largest Christmas Concert, Adelaide Carols by Candlelight, and this year we celebrate the 73rd year of the event. 

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There is something special about the twinkle in a child’s eye with the arrival of Christmas.

First, we get the feel good peoples' pageant…with its colour, fun, excitement and of course Santa and his sleigh. Then, in what seems like no time at all, we’re getting out the rugs and the picnic gear to head off to what has become one of our city’s great traditions, Adelaide Carols by Candlelight at Elder Park. Previous artists include Leo Sayer, Taylor Henderson, Paulini Curuenavuli and Anthony Callea. 

Sunday 10 December 2017 is Carols by Candlelight presented by Adelaide City Council and the Sunday Mail. It is South Australia's largest Christmas concert and this year we celebrate the 73rd year of the event.


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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