AXN Delivers Non-Stop Action in Revenge Thriller “Taken”!

New action series starts September 20, Wednesdays at 9:45 pm  PHILIPPINES (September 6, 2017) – Executive producer Luc Besson brings to the small screen the prequel to his international blockbuster franchise in the action-packed drama series Taken, which premieres this September on AXN. Based on the film trilogy of the same name, the series serves as an origin story set in the modern day that follows a young Bryan Mills (Clive Standen), a former Green Beret and CIA agent, and his beginnings as an intelligence operative. While dealing with a…

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The Heat is On in La Union as AXN and Sony Channel Join LAbor UNION Festival 2017

PHILIPPINES (April 25, 2017) – This summer, AXN and Sony Channel bring all the high energy and excitement in the surfing capital of the north for LAbor UNION Festival 2017 from April 28-30, 2017, a three-day event which features a variety of sports and other fun-filled activities including performances from iconic Filipino artists. On April 29, take the challenge in the AXN Big Thrill, a beach obstacle course competition to be held on the Kahuna Beach Resort beachfront. In a test of agility and speed, participants tackle a series of…

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Hit-rated Series Hawaii 5-0 and MacGyver Unite for the Ultimate Crossover Episode on AXN

Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park and Taylor Wily From “Hawaii Five-0” Guest Star on MacGyver on March 16 PHILIPPINES (February 27, 2017) Get ready for double the action when two of AXN’s highest rated TV series, MACGYVER and HAWAII FIVE-0, collide for a no holds barred crossover episode this March 16, Thursday, 9.45pm! When Mac and the team travel to Hawaii to aid in earthquake relief efforts, they team up with Chin (Daniel Dae Kim) and Kono (Grace Park) from the Five-0 task force to rescue a group of government…

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Unbeatable! The Philippines Does It Again.

Beauty Queens Maggie and Parul Crowned the Winners of The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 PHILIPPINES (December 15, 2016) –Pinoy power reigned supreme last night as AXN crowned Filipino beauty queens Maggie Wilson-Consunji and Parul Shah winners of The Amazing Race Asia Season 5. In the gripping finale episode, Maggie and Parul arrived first at the pit stop in Bali with just minutes to spare havingsurvived challenges insix countries, 12 cities and over 12,000 kilometres, beating 10 other teams to claim the ultimate USD100,000 cash prize. Hot on their heels…

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NEXT-GEN ROBOTS TO WOW VIEWERS IN NEW SEASON OF BATTLEBOTS THIS DECEMBER ON AXN

Philippines, December 9, 2016 –  BotFans rejoice!   The battle continues when BattleBots, the extraordinary competitive reality series that has garnered a huge following in the sport of robot combat, returns on AXN this December.   This year’s playing field boasts of contestants representing four continents from around the world. From NASA engineers to expert roboticists, from garage builders to teenage students, and even past competitors, this group of hardcore robot builders will design and build robots that will face off against each other in combat in the elimination rounds…

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GEM launches Asia-wide search for singing talents for I Can Sing in Japanese!

Philippines, 9th December 2016 – Asian entertainment channel GEM is holding an online call to search for talented individuals in Asia who can sing in Japanese.  The winner of the search will represent GEM in Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV)’s singing competition show I Can Sing in Japanese! in Tokyo next year. Broadcast since 2011 in Japan, the prestigious program has attracted applicants from all over the world, including Denmark, Spain, and Jamaica amongst other countries.  The show is a platform for aspiring non-Japanese singers to showcase their talents…

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Philippines: Parul and Maggie’s navigation mistake almost cost them

“From Hero to Zero” PHILIPPINES (October 21, 2016) – After a much-needed rest, the teams depart early for their second leg of the race to Taman Mini Indonesia. Although Alphaeus & Brandon are the first to arrive, Taman Mini Indonesia only opens at 6am, giving all the other teams an equal footing at the start of the challenge. Here, the nine remaining teams have to ride on Grab bikes to spot marked letters that spell out the clue to their next destination – BANDUNG. JK & Mike make great progress,…

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The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 Debut Sizzles as the Best Performing English OP Premiere of 2016

ALWAYS FIRST TO THE PIT STOP   PHILIPPINES (October 18, 2016) – AXN has delivered yet another stunning original production (OP) with the adrenaline-fueled The Amazing Race Asia Season 5. The highly anticipated series raced to the top during its premiere amongst all English general entertainment channels on Thursday, October 13 at 9pm, becoming the best performing English OP to premiere in Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines this year.* “AXN responded to a huge demand for the return of The Amazing Race Asia and we have delivered a series that…

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MAKE WAY FOR THE ALL-NEW MACGYVER ONLY ON AXN PREMIERES SEPTEMBER 29 AT 9:45PM

Philippines (September 10, 2016) – AXN has one ‘Gy’ to save the world this September with MacGyver, a dynamic re-imagining of the iconic hit television series that was hugely popular in the eighties. Set to premiere September 29, first and exclusively on AXN, this modern-day take is an action-adventure drama that features Angus “Mac” MacGyver who forms a clandestine organization within the U.S. government. Here MacGyver utilizes his extraordinary talent making inventive use of ordinary objects in a matter of minutes to decipher seemingly unsolvable problems. The action-packed series follows…

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AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR RETURNS ON AXN

Philippines, 10 August, 2016 – American Ninja Warrior, one of the most watched sports competition series on television, returns on AXN for a sixth season. As in previous seasons, hundreds of contestants from all over the United States will test each other’s strength, stamina, and endurance as they hurdle the challenging obstacles of the qualifying rounds in the regional competitions to be held in five locations: Venice Beach, California; Dallas, Texas; St. Louis, Missouri; Miami, Florida; and Denver, Colorado.   The top 100 competitors will vie in the national finals…

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CRIMINAL MINDS SPINOFF TAKES VIEWERS TO NEW HORIZONS IN CRIME-INVESTIGATION ON AXN

Philippines, June 15, 2016– Action packed and full of suspense, AXN’s Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior takes viewers to the scene of the crime and how a group of investigators solve each one of them. This series of crime-busting and investigations is set to capture the audience as Forest Whitaker plays team leader Samuel Cooper alongside Janeane Garofalo as supervisory special agent Beth Griffith. They take on cases of abductions, murders, and kidnappings with the help of other agents in their unit. Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior is a spin-off of the…

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CASH CAB PHILIPPINES SET TO CONCLUDE DEBUT SEASON ON HIGH NOTE

Philippines (March 16, 2016) – The coolest cab in town has definitely made commuting in the city a cheerier task.  Since premiering last December, Cash Cab Philippines has entertained viewers with its mobile trivia game show. It immediately went into high gear, consistently enjoying good ratings. Host Ryan Agoncillo, a matinee idol-turned-host extraordinaire and a devoted father has played “Kuya Driver” since December. He has traversed the streets of Metro Manila in an inconspicuous taxi cab for months, picking up passengers and instantly transporting them to a game show stage.…

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“Criminal Minds Beyond Borders” to launch 17 March first and exclusively on AXN in Asia

New FBI Drama tackles serious crime across international borders.   PHILIPPINES (March 2, 2016) Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders looks at the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.   Photo credit:  AXN Networks Philippines   Created by Erica Messar as a spin-off to the highly popular Criminal Minds franchise, this new series examines cases of abductions, hostage taking, extortions, threats and other criminal activities posed by increased cross-border travel, globalization, and technology freedom.…

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THE VOICE SEASON 10 WELCOMES THE RETURN OF JUDGE CRISTINA AGUILERA

Philippines, February 23 – Sweet and feisty Cristina Aguilera returns to one of the chairs for the tenth season of the Voice. Staying put also are its male judges: Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Pharrell Williams. Flying high from fantastic ratings from Season 9, this latest installment promises to once again keep its audience at the edge of their seats as it showcases the best singing talent across the USA. Watch as each judge take tips from their own phenomenal careers and use them to mentor every competitor in the…

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AMAZING RACE RUNS INTO THE DIGITAL AGE ON ITS 28TH EDITION

In one of its wisest moves yet, Amazing Race 28 stays relevant to its audience by featuring 11 teams of YouTube, Vine and Instagram stars in pursuit of the $1 million pot.   See your favourite online celebrities cross over to traditional “boob tube” as they begin the race from the symbolic spot of Monumento ala Revolucion in Mexico City and travel around the world. The 28th installment of this iconic reality show franchise began filming last November 15, 2015, with host Phil Koeghan live streaming a blow by blow…

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