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Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia (including Singapore)
NetworkNBCUniversal International Networks
Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS) (3 May 1995-11 February 2001)
HeadquartersMarina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay, Downtown Core, Singapore
Picture format1080i HDTV (16:9)
Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS) (3 May 1995-11 February 2001)
Sister channelsCNBC Asia
Launched3 May 1995; 28 years ago (1995-05-03) (as entertainment pay television channel)
Closed31 December 2019; 3 years ago (2019-12-31) at 11:59:59pm (all media based in Asia)[1]
Replaced byCNBC Asia
WebsiteOfficial website

E! was a Singaporean version of the American TV channel E! which owned the American TV channel of the same name in HollywoodLos Angeles as Singaporean 24-hour English entertainment pay television channel was officially full formal launched on 3 May 1995 as a 24-hour pay television channel. It is owned by NBCUniversal International Networks under Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS). This channel officially slogan, motto, jargon and tagline is Be Pop Cultured.


Opening ceremony

E! Entertainment Television was launched on 3 May 1995 as Singaporean 24-hour English pay television channel, owned by Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS) under license from Time Warner Communications. It was broadcast from Singapore, airing throughout Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Singapore.

E! Entertainment Television was launched at 12am SST with a opening ceremony by Tyra Banks, being a simulcast from Hallmark Entertainment Network. E! Asia was also an Asian version of the American TV channel E! Entertainment which was owned by Time Warner Communications. E!'s launch was celebrated on air from iconic locations; the Padang, Singapore and Changi Airport.

E! Asia's production facilities was in Singapore. Among the popular reality shows included Oprah Winfrey's The Oprah Winfrey Show and Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian's Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

On 14 March 2019, E! Entertainment on Astro Channel 712 officially shift and switch to HD format and the HD version of E! Entertainment HD officially opening on 16 October 2019.

Closing Night

On 1 January 2020, as part of a restructuring at NBCUniversal International Networks and as part of the launch of Hayu in Asia, E! Entertainment Television, along with its sister channel Diva were ceased broadcast after its final programme being Keeping Up with the Kardashians, ending with season 17 episode "Cattle Drive Me Crazy", after the programme, it broadcast an ident of E! and then the Singaporean national anthem with Singapore English/Singlish translated subtitles after the closing ceremony at Marina Bay Sands, Marina Bay, Downtown Core, Singapore.[1]

After two minutes of the black screen, it was cut to the closure message for providers that broadcast the channel. For example, a Indonesian provider broadcast this message "THIS CHANNEL HAS BEEN CEASED BROADCAST. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SERVICE PROVIDER FOR DETAILS". All selected E! shows were moved to CNBC Asia.

Former original programming

In December 2014, the channel launched its first local Malaysian miniseries Facing Up to Fazura.[2] E! Asia also produced E! News Asia Specials, focusing profiles of national celebrities such as Aaron Aziz, Anne Curtis, Jay Park, and Lisa Surihani.

Final programming

Main article: List of programs broadcast by E!