Two HBO Asia Originals – Workers and Adventure of the Ring – have been recognised by the prestigious Golden Bell Awards 2021 with 13 nominations. Winners will be announced on October 2.
Workers, the six-episode hour-long series that debuted in May 2020 on HBO and streaming on HBO GO, scored nominations for best mini-series, best director, best writing, best editing, best leading actor, best leading actress, best supporting actor and best leading actress.
Adventure of the Ring, HBO Asia’s first-ever romantic comedy series which debuted in January 2021, also secured best mini-series, best writing, best leading actress and best supporting actress nominations.
Helmed by Nelson Yeh (Far And Away, Mad King Of Taipei) and directed by Golden Bell nominated director, Kitamura Tayoharu (Running Man, Q Series – Love Of Sandstorm), the series also won Best Asian Comedy Programme at ContentAsia Awards in an online ceremony on August 27.
To date, WarnerMedia has produced and aired more than 30 HBO Asia original productions with many more in the pipeline. New Taiwanese projects include Trinity of Shadows, Twisted Strings and Who’s By Your Side.