A few hours before the conclusion of Asia's Got Talent, Twitter users already spilled the beans regarding the outcome of the pan-regional talent search.
The grand finals took place in at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore yesterday afternoon, May 14, hours before the telecast on AXN Asia.
The official telecast started at 8:05 pm and ended before 10 p.m.
News about the triumph of El Gamma Penumbra became viral on social media. It was also revealed that the six-member Mongolian group Khusugtun was able to land in the No. 2 slot while Filipino classical singer Gerphil Flores was able to make it to the Top 3.
(Read final results: El Gamma Penumbra is first Asia's Got Talent winner; Gerphil Flores joins Top 3)
Here is the complete statement from AXN Asia regarding the information leak:
"We trusted that our audience would respect our request for no spoilers on social media prior to the official telecast on AXN. Unfortunately, certain members of the audience could not contain their excitement.
"Despite the unfortunate early reveal, that did not ruin a wonderful conclusion to “Asia’s Got Talent”, as the biggest talent competition in the world gave us our first ever winner at the end of a great results show.
"Nothing can take away our celebration of such talented individuals and teams giving all that they have to become the very best of Asia. We congratulate El Gamma Penumbra for being a deserving winner for their incredible efforts and amazing talent.
"We thank everyone who has contributed to make “Asia’s Got Talent” such a great success, as well as every viewer who has joined AXN on this thrilling journey."