Tony Fernandes gets set to hire and fire on AXN’s The Apprentice Asia
Malaysia, 15 November 2012 – Are you young, bold, with big dreams of working for one of Asia’s billionaires? If so, you might just be the one we are looking for in the brand new Asian adaptation of The Apprentice!
The Apprentice Asia will be the brand new original production on AXN Asia, with Asia’s very own tycoon and Forbes Asia’s 2010 ‘Asia Businessman of the Year’ – Tony Fernandes – most well-known for turning around ailing airline Air Asia and breaking even within a year of taking over. Modelled after the US format, the reality series will be helmed by reality TV guru Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor) and Fremantlemedia Asia, a leading global entertainment company. The winning apprentice will stand to walk away with a dream job under Tony Fernandes!
Call for participation will begin as of 15 November. We are looking for aspiring and/ successful entrepreneurs with big business ideas, from backgrounds in various enterprises from sales and marketing, real estate, accounting to consulting management.
The Apprentice Asia’s Criteria
– Age of 21 years and above
– Currently living or working in Asia; with a valid passport of at least six months
– Well-versed in English
If you think you fulfill the above criteria, head right on to www.axn-asia.com/TheApprenticeAsia to download the application form right now! Interested applicants will be required to fill up the application form and send in a video of maximum four minutes to introduce themselves.
All entries must reach us by 16 December at midnight Singapore time. Grab this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the ultimate job interview, for you might just be one to outwit and outlast the rest! You’re hired!
For more information, please contact:
Sony Pictures Television’s networks, Asia
+65 6622 4202
About AXN & AXN HD
AXN offers viewers a thrilling ride with an exciting slate of programs designed to exhilarate and help them escape the humdrum of daily routine. The leading English general entertainment destination among upscale, affluent adults aged 18-39, the channel delivers first run, exclusive top-rated drama series, blockbuster features, adventure and competitive reality programs from around the world, as well as made-in-Asia original productions.
Launched first in Asia in 1997, AXN has become an international channel brand that is now seen across 60 countries globally including Latin America and Europe. In Asia, the channel is now watched by 154 million viewers in more than 104 million homes across 21 countries, including close to 50 million households on a time-block basis in China.
AXN has also been available in high-definition (HD) since March 2009.
AXN ASIA is wholly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and managed by Sony Pictures Television’s Networks, Asia, which also operates pay-TV channels beTV, ANIMAX, SONY ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION and ONE.