Thursday, March 1, 2018

Myx TV ‘s “Cast Me!” Wins for Unique Concept at Reality TV Awards


Following its nominations for Cynopsis Short Form Video Award for the shows, “Discovering Routes” and “My Motto: Veterans Edition”, Myx TV, the leading English-language Asian American entertainment network, continues its winning ways this year, winning recently in the Unique Concept category for its show, “Cast Me!”, at the 5th Reality Television Awards 2017.  This was announced last week on Live.RTVAs.com and hosted by “American Ninja Warriors” host Matt Iseman. Other winners includeRuPaul’s Drag RaceAmerica’s Got TalentVanderpump RulesThe Price is Right, Perez Hilton, and Leah Remini.


“Cast Me!” first aired on Myx TV in 2016.  It is a 30-minute mash up of humor, drama and desperation set against the sizzling backdrop of Hollywood, California. Whether it’s the lead in a TV commercial or supporting part in a movie, in every episode audiences see the creative thinking of DK Casting’s owner David Kang, his ferociously honest casting Director Becky Wu, his hilarious Aussie import Ajay Rochester and the phenomenally flamboyant former child star Germán Legarreta, as they run castings for two very different clients and roles. The show was executive produced by Harlan Freedman, Kang, Charles Kim and Raymond Watt. Myx TV General Manager Miguel Santos executive produced for Myx TV.


WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON YOUTUBE HERE

“Cast Me!” won in the Unique Concept category. The finalists were:
  • Better Late Than Never – NBC
  • Bong Appetit – Viceland
  • Cast Me! – Myx TV
  • Container Homes – HGTV
  • Everest Air – Travel Channel
  • Ex Isle – WEtv
  • Martha/Snoop Potluck Party – VH1

Almost two million votes were cast for over 125 reality shows submitted by networks and production companies for consideration in the 25 categories for the 5th Annual Reality TV Awards. The shows had to have aired more than half their season between January 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017.

The Reality TV Awards supports, examines and redefines the art of reality in media by rewarding excellence, encouraging experimentation and recognizing that the public is the heart of the media and entertainment industry. It embraces the spirit of fun and camaraderie which is an inherent part of what makes this industry great. It values the rich diversity of programming that puts reality in media on the leading edge of entertainment.

Myx TV is owned and operated by ABS-CBN International, a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation, the world’s largest Filipino media and entertainment network.

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