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Asia’s Got Talent TV Rating, Voting Mechanics, Finale Schedule

May 11, 2015

The first pan-regional edition of the world’s biggest talent competition, coming to a close, attained its highest television rating to date.

Asia's Got Talent Judges David Foster, Anggun, Van Ness Wu, Melanie C.
Asia’s Got Talent Judges David Foster, Anggun, Van Ness Wu, Melanie C.

Asia’s Got Talent TV Ratings soars high

The latest episode of Asia’s Got Talent received a rating of 3.93 with 175% increase against the previous one according to Kantar Media Philippines.

AXN was the #1 pay TV channel commanding a 93% share among 22 English GE (General Entertainment) channels. Moreover, Asia’s Got Talent was the highest rating pay TV program of the day, rating way ahead of the next closest program which had a 2.48 rating. Asia’s Got Talent was also the highest rating English program of the day overall, even among FTA (free to air) channels.

Last May 7 airing was highest rating ever on AXN programming history (record going back to 2008).  The 2nd and 3rd highest were also Asia’s Got Talent, Episode 5 at 2.05 and Episode 6 at 1.97, respectively. Aside from sports, Asia’s Got Talent was the next highest rating English program on pay TV since 2013.

China - Gao Lin and Liu Xin
China – Gao Lin and Liu Xin
Japan - Triqstar
Japan – Triqstar
Mongolia - Khusugtun
Mongolia – Khusugtun
Thailand - The Talento
Thailand – The Talento
Singapore - Dance Thrilogy
Singapore – Dance Thrilogy

Vote for the First Ever Winner of Asia’s Got Talent

The Grand Finals was contested by nine acts including six voted through by viewers and three joint ‘golden buzzer’ decisions by judges: David Foster, Melanie C., Anggun, and Van Ness Wu which fast-tracked these acts directly to the Grand Final.

AGT3 for Gwyneth Dorado
AGT3 for Gwyneth Dorado
AGT7 for El Gamma Penumbra
AGT7 for El Gamma Penumbra
AGT8 for Gerphil Flores
AGT8 for Gerphil Flores
AGT9 for Junior New System
AGT9 for Junior New System

Haven’t voted for your favorite act? You can do it in one of three ways:

  • Via SMS, text SMS AGT<contestant number> to 2929. This service only supports Smart and Globe in the Philippines. Charges will be applied to customer’s mobile.
  • Via Facebook: visit the official fanpage of Asia’s Got Talent at https://www.facebook.com/asiasgottalent.
  • Via “Asia’s Got Talent” mobile app that can be downloaded from Google Play Store and App Store.

Further details can be found at http://asiasgottalent.tv/vote. Voting ends on May 11, 11:59PM.

The winner will be crowned in the concluding Grand Final Results episode premiering next Thursday (14 May) at 8.05pm on AXN.

“Asia’s Got Talent” is proudly presented by Marina Bay Sands, Big Cola, Pantene, Caltex, Jetstar and GrabTaxi.


AXN is a leader of regionally produced original content in Asia, with notable ratings successes including four seasons of the International  Emmy-nominated “The Amazing Race Asia”; the Asian Television Award-winning “Cash Cab Asia”; “The Apprentice Asia”; “Cyril: Rio Magic”; “Cyril’s Family Vacation: Hawaii Edition”; and the Asian Television Award-nominated “Cyril: Simply Magic”.

*all photos courtesy of AXN Networks

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