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Singtel TV to telecast Sing! China Season 2 live on Jia Le Channel

Popular Mandarin reality singing contest will be telecast live as part of Singtel TV’s 10th Anniversary celebrations

 
Singapore, 5 June 2017 – Singtel today announced that Jia Le Channel (佳乐台) (Singtel TV Channel 502) will be telecasting the second season of Sing! China 《中国新歌声》live from 14 July, 2017. Who will be the next Sing! China breakout star of 2017 after Nathan Hartono? Who will win that lucrative record deal? Singtel TV Jia Le Channel viewers will be the first to find out. 

Sing! China is the top reality singing contest in the region – it broke records with 37 billion views in its first season! We are excited to be the first in Singapore to bring live telecasts of this well-loved programme to our customers,” said Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Singapore, Singtel.

Mandopop titans Jay Chou and Na Ying will return to the highly popular contest as mentors for the second season. New additions, Eason Chan and Liu Huan, will also join the panel to guide their protégés to battle it out at the finals for the top spot. 

Iris Xia, Deputy GM of Star China Media and Canxing Production said, “We are pleased to be working with Singtel TV to bring Sing! China live to viewers in Singapore. We expect the new season to uncover more hidden talents, and our panel of coaches are bound to bring more sizzle with their competitive streak, sharp critiques and boundless energy. We are certain that this exclusive partnership will help us grow more fans in the market.”

The live telecast of Sing! China Season 2 program is part of Singtel TV’s 10th anniversary celebrations and viewers can expect more exciting programmes later in the year. In addition to Sing! China, subscribers can look forward to a strong line-up of top-rated China and Taiwanese programmes such as the 2016’s Golden Bell Awards Best TV Series, A Touch of Green 《一把青》, the second season of Ode to Joy 《欢乐颂2》and one of the most anticipated Chinese period drama The Advisors Alliance 《军师联盟》.

Jia Le (佳乐台) is the number one primetime pay TV channel[1] among viewers aged 4 and above with pay TV subscriptions, according to IMDA’s Singapore Television Audience Measurement (SG-TAM) system. SG-TAM’s ratings show that Jia Le Channel’s daily average viewing time of 80 minutes in the last quarter (Jan-Mar 2017), was as high as MediaCorp’s Channel 8 (76 minutes).

“Jia Le Channel’s strong performance will not be possible without the support of our Singtel TV customers. We will continue to entertain our customers with a strong line-up of top-rated Taiwanese and China programmes,” added Mr Yuen.

Jia Le Channel (Ch 502) is available on Singtel TV, Singtel TV GO and on Singtel’s video streaming portal, Cast. For more information on Singtel TV and Jia Le Channel, visit http://www.singteltv.com.sg/.

 

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[1] Source: SG-TAM