Awesome TV

Awesome TV is a free-to-air Malaysian television channel owned by Awesome Media Network Sdn. Bhd. The channel features first-run local original production and foreign content. Awesome TV started its trial broadcast on 28 July 2020 and full operation started on 3 August 2020.[1] Awesome TV can be watched for free nationwide via myFreeview platform on Channel 112 and Astro on Channel 123.

Awesome TV
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CountryMalaysia Malaysia
Broadcast areaMalaysia Malaysia
Singapore Singapore
Brunei Brunei
Thailand Thailand (South Thailand)
Indonesia Indonesia (Kalimantan) and (Riau)
Slogan#MemangOhsem
Programming
Language(s)Malay
English
Hindi
Indonesian
Korean
Thai
Picture format1080i (16:9/HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerAwesome Media Network Sdn. Bhd.
History
Launched
  • 3 August 2020; 9 months ago (2020-08-03) (myFreeview)
  • 18 January 2021; 3 months ago (2021-01-18) (Astro)
Links
Websitewww.awesometv.my
Availability
Terrestrial
Malaysia myFreeviewChannel 112 (HD)
Satellite
Malaysia Astro/NJOIChannel 123 (HD)
Brunei Kristal-AstroChannel 123 (HD)

HistoryEdit

In August 2017, AC Mizal and Afdlin Shauki announced that they will launch a new TV station which originally known as Syiok TV, a joint venture between Syiok Media Network owned by AC and VisionWorks owned by AC.[2][3][4][5] Syiok TV renamed as Awesome TV in August 2019. AC announced in February 2020 that he was no longer a part of Awesome TV.[6]

OverviewEdit

Awesome TV is a digital television channel headquartered in Malaysia and being the first to officially commence broadcasting through the usage of digital encoding only via DVB-T2 set-top box for viewers in Malaysia. Viewers could watch this channel during trial broadcasting of this channel from 28 July 2020 at 12:00 pm to 3 August 2020 when it was finally launched. Awesome TV does not have any main news time slot either through standalone or from other broadcast television channel.

On 7 January 2021, Awesome TV announced on their official Facebook account that the channel would broadcast on Astro starting around January 2021.

On 16 January 2021, the managing director of Awesome TV, Johan Ishak, announced on his Facebook account that Awesome TV would start airing through Astro from 18 January 2021 on Channel 123.[7]

ProgrammingEdit

Original programmes (by Awesome TV)Edit

2020
  • A! Ketawa
  • Anugerah Malam Ini
  • Awesome Minggu Ini
  • Chit Chat Ustaz
  • Debat Bukan Gaduh
  • Fans VS Fanatik
  • Glam Ke Tenggelam
  • Ha Ha Ha
  • Hentam Saja...Lah!
  • Ihsan Kita
  • Jaman Tori
  • Janda Kosmopolitan
  • Jawapan Panas
  • Keringat Selebriti
  • Langit Bakal Cerah
  • Macam-Macam Show
  • Masaklah Kaw
  • Masak Ni Senang!
  • Mic On!
  • Mummy Oja
  • Ohsem!!!
  • On X on
  • One Two Hantu
  • Oops Terkena
  • Pop Yeah Yeah
  • Ragam (Thursday 10:30 pm to 11:00 pm)
  • Riuh Family
  • Rumah Rara
  • Shuk Nak Tanya
  • Shuk Nak Tanya 2
  • Tok Kata
  • Transparensi
  • Ujian Menantu
  • Warung Wak
  • You Kat...?
2021
  • Awesome Mart (23 April) (Friday 3:00 am to 4:00 am)
  • Glam Ke Teng'glam 2
  • Lahar Net (6 March) (Saturday 9:30 pm to 10:00 pm) (Reality Television)
  • Layan Karok (9 January) (Saturday 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm) (Reality Television)
  • One Two Hantu 2

Local/foreign programmesEdit

2020
2021

Malay telemovieEdit

2020
  • #SampaiSyurga
  • Ah How Putus Cinta
  • Indah Pondok Dari Mahligai
  • Next Station Jodoh
  • Sally Boss
2021
  • Kuba Guling, Karipap Pusing (30 January) (Saturday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

MoviesEdit

Movies are usually broadcast every Saturday from 9:00 pm. Movies are also broadcast on festive seasons.

2020
2021

Festive season moviesEdit

2021

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Akhirnya lahir sebuah lagi stesen TV swasta percuma di Malaysia" [Finally, the birth of another free-to-air private TV station in Malaysia] (in Malay). BebasNews. 2 August 2020. Retrieved 21 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Angelin Yeoh (1 August 2017). "Afdlin Shauki, Datuk AC Mizal to launch new TV station". Star2. Retrieved 27 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Dennis Chua (22 July 2017). "2 celebrities team up for new television station". New Straits Times. Retrieved 27 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Haslina Kamaruddin (18 July 2017). "Afdlin, AC tubuh stesen TV bukan kerana kecewa" [Afdlin, AC established new TV station not because of disappoint] (in Malay). Sinar Harian. Retrieved 27 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Afdlin Shauki, AC Mizal lancar stesen TV, kini perlukan hos, pelawak baru" [Afdlin Shauki, AC Mizal launched TV station, now needs a new hosts, comedians] (in Malay). Berita MediCorp.sg. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Najiy Jefri (13 February 2020). "AC Mizal bakal tampil stesen TV sendiri" [AC Mizal to have his own TV station] (in Malay). Harian Metro. Retrieved 15 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Selepas catat kejayaan lebih sejuta penonton, Awesome TV kini boleh ditonton di Astro Saluran 123" [After making success more than a million viewers, Awesome TV is now can be viewed on Astro Channel 123] (in Malay). mStar Online. 18 January 2021. Retrieved 21 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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