CHUANG ASIA arrives in Thailand; Jackson Wang, WayV's Ten, Jeff Satur, Mike Angelo, Nene Pornnappan named as mentors

CHUANG ASIA arrives in Thailand; Jackson Wang, WayV's Ten, Jeff Satur, Mike Angelo, Nene Pornnappan named as mentors

CHUANG ASIA is making its Thailand debut next year.

The RYCE Entertainment and Tencent WeTV co-produced reality talent show is set to air in February 2024.

RYCE Entertainment co-founder and global pop star Jackson Wang will serve as the show's lead mentor, while the likes of WayV's Ten, rising singer-actor and Call Me By Fire Season 3 alum Jeff Satur, Best International Star winner and singer-actor Mike Angelo, and Chuang (Produce Camp) finalist, actress, and singer Nene Pornnappan have also been named as mentors.


CHUANG ASIA is the offshoot of Tencent's premiere idol survival show, Chuang, and the Thailand edition will be its first iteration of the brand new series. From over 9,000 applicants from across Thailand and overseas, 70 finalists have made it to the final round. 

Kaichen Li, Head of WeTV and Lead Producer for CHUANG ASIA said “Following the launch of CHUANG ASIA and the admission opening for ambitious, new-generation applicants, one of the program's highlights is to have a world-renowned artists like Jackson Wang as the Lead Mentor. And to ensure the best entertainment for fans of CHUANG ASIA — an international survival program which is now in its first season in Thailand — WeTV has unveiled four more mentors Mike Angelo, Jeff Satur, TEN, and Nene Pornnappan will join forces to search for new-talented females who are full of dreams and ambitions to undergo talent development for a global debut to become the first international girl group.

Following the program promotion in the middle of this year, 70 finalists were selected from over 9,000 applications from Thailand and other Asian countries have made it to the final round. Furthermore, our business partners including one31 channel, GMMTV, Have Fun Media, 4 Venture, a subsidiary of 411 Entertainment, and ICONSIAM have expressed their interest in becoming part of the program production and talent development for international artist debuts especially RYCE Entertainment, a business partner from China who will oversee the debut of the first girl group."

Jedsadapun Chandhakant, Senior Product & Marketing Director, Thailand, Vietnam, and Philippines,, said: “Beyond breathtaking destinations and unforgettable experiences, is a pioneer in digital innovation, constantly seeking new ways to enhance travel and entertainment. As the presenting sponsor of CHUANG ASIA, we're excited to showcase our commitment to pushing boundaries and fostering creativity. With mentorship from Jackson Wang and other musical icons, CHUANG ASIA perfectly aligns with our vision of utilizing technology to elevate experiences and empower individuals. we hope to not only find the next musical superstar, but also inspire millions to chase their dreams and embark on an incredible journey of their own.

Jackson Wang: "We gather all the talented and potential candidates from the East. I'll share my experience and assist them in their
journey to find themselves."

Jeff Satur: “It’s my honour to be part of the mentor team for CHUANG ASIA whose production takes place in Thailand for the first time. My experiences as an artist and a reality show contestant, coupled with my musical expertise will be sure to support and create confidence for CHUANG ASIA’s trainees so that they can their best part of the show.”

Ten: “I understand the intensity of becoming an idol and know that the 70 trainees are following their dreams to become artists. I will do my best as a mentor and will give them advice and encouragement as best as I can. Please show them your support.”

Mike Angelo: “I’m extremely excited to participate in this program as it is my first time as a mentor for an idol survival show. I believe I could use my experiences as an artist since childhood, insights on how to adapt to various cultures and how to work in the entertainment industry as a guideline
for CHUANG ASIA trainees. I wish everyone the best of luck.”

Nene Pornnapan: “I am delighted to become part of CHUANG again. It’s like a homecoming journey for me. As for CHUANG ASIA, the program is special in many ways: the first production in Thailand and myself as the only female mentor. I will share all my experiences with all the trainees so that they are ready to hit the road and conquer all the obstacles.”