Singapore, December 11th, 2008 – Beach House saw 6 of its programs nominated for key categories at this year’s Asian Television (ATV) Awards:

Best Half Hour Documentary

Discovery Channel – CHINA 21: ADILI SKYWALKER

Discovery Channel – CHINA 21: GO BUDDHA BOYS

Discovery Channel – CHINA 21: THE PEOPLE’S DUMPLING

Best Entertainment

Sony Pictures – Magic Asia India (Episode 1)

Best Social Awareness

Discovery Channel – CHINA 21: GREEN WALL OF CHINA

Best Direction

Discovery Channel – CHINA 21: GO BUDDHA BOYS

In front of a star-studded audience and her industry peers, Beach House picked up the Best Half Hour Documentary award for “China 21 – The People’s Dumpling”. China 21 is Discovery’s latest offering from its popular series First Time Filmmakers. The win marks the second time Beach House has picked up an award for the series; “Good Morning Beijing” won Best Director in 2006.

The Asian Television Awards is an annual regional awards ceremony honouring over 30 categories and is judged by an international panel. Close to 2000 entries are received every year.