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Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia, has announced top ratings in the region for its flagship channels AXN and ONE in 2018.

axn 1 feb 2019According to numbers from Nielsen and Kantar Media, English General Entertainment (GE) powerhouse AXN continues to be the #1 English channel in both full day and prime time in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore respectively in 2018. Collectively in these four countries, AXN doubled the ratings of the second English GE channel with strong performances driven by exclusive titles including Hawaii Five-0, MacGyver, reality programmes America’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent, American Ninja Warriors, as well as Hollywood blockbuster movies.

Korean channel ONE remains as the No 1 Korean channel every month of the year in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in 2018. Out of the top 10 drama series in 2018 across all Korean channels, ONE claimed eight titles in Malaysia and nine titles in Singapore, Sony said. 2018 finished with strong performances from critically acclaimed drama series Where Stars Land and The Last Empress.

“We are proud to continue our run as the reigning preferred content destination for our audience,” said Virginia Lim, senior vice president and general manager, at Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia. “Knowing what our audience craves for and delivering premium, compelling content attributed to our success in 2018. We have exciting plans for 2019 and we can’t wait to unveil them in the coming months.”