• Television shows coming to Singapore in December
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    Marcus Goh

    Television shows coming to Singapore in December

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore. It seems like the quests for the Holy Grail are strangely in vogue this December, with anime “Fate/Apocrypha” and live-action series “Knightfall” making their debut this month. An unprecedented Great Holy Grail War begins… Fourteen Heroic Spirits gather for an apocryphal Holy Grail War.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in November: The Punisher, Vikings, S.W.A.T., Ejen Ali and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore in November: The Punisher, Vikings, S.W.A.T., Ejen Ali and more

    With enemies on his back, Ali accidentally binds an intelligent device to himself, making him a property of the agency. Left with no choice, Ali has to train himself and partake in field missions as a spy agent. Although the art style looks similar to other popular animations, what sets “Ejen Ali” apart is that it’s a Malay animation.

  • Review: 'Stranger Things 2' once more delivers strong characters and '80s nostalgia
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    Review: 'Stranger Things 2' once more delivers strong characters and '80s nostalgia

    Should you watch this and “Stranger Things” Season 1 (if you haven’t)? “Stranger Things 2” is the second season of a science-fiction horror series on Netflix. “Stranger Things” was created by the Duffer Brothers (twin brothers Matt and Ross Duffer).

  • Are your mobile phone and other radiation-emitting products harming you?
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    Are your mobile phone and other radiation-emitting products harming you?

    Humans are exposed to radiation on a daily basis, either from natural sources such as the sun, rocks, soil and water, or from man-made sources that emit radiation, such as mobile phones, microwave ovens, TV sets, diagnostic x-rays and x-ray security systems. While human exposure to radiation from manmade sources is generally low and not detrimental to health, some people fear that radiation-emitting products can increase the risk of developing cancer.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in October: Stranger Things, Black, Stan Lee's Superhumans and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore in October: Stranger Things, Black, Stan Lee's Superhumans and more

    Viu gives you a slew of seven Korean dramas this month to follow, which means you can watch a different one every day of the week! The Arrowverse completes its line-up on Warner TV with “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “Arrow”, so superhero fans can get their fix as well. Channel 5 debuts a new road trip drama with a provocative title, “BRA”, that promises to bring an interesting premise to life on screen.

  • 'Fresh Off the Boat' executive producer talks superstition, Asian stereotyping
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    'Fresh Off the Boat' executive producer talks superstition, Asian stereotyping

    The crew of the third season of American sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” got their first taste of the Chinese blessing ceremony on production sets when the series filmed in Taiwan. Chinese-majority countries, such as Singapore and Hong Kong, often hold such ceremonies to bring good luck for larger scale productions. “It was funny because the American crew didn’t know what to think of it. It was their first experience with something like that,” said Melvin Mar, executive producer of the show about a Taiwanese family that struggles to fit in and embrace the American dream after migrating in the ’90s.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in September: Young Sheldon, Narcos, Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light, Girls' Generation 1979 and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore in September: Young Sheldon, Narcos, Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light, Girls' Generation 1979 and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. “Young Sheldon” debuts alongside the new season of “The Big Bang Theory”, as well as “Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light” which is based on a true story! Other highlights include the return of “Narcos” (though without Escobar, it’d be interesting to see how the series continues) and a new Korean drama, “Girls’ Generation 1979″… which also goes by the name, “Lingerie Girls’ Generation”.

  • Christopher Lee up for Best Actor at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards for role as gay man
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    Christopher Lee up for Best Actor at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards for role as gay man

    Christopher Lee and wife Fann Wong. Lee plays a closeted gay man in the Taiwanese telemovie “The Long Goodbye”. Former Mediacorp star Christopher Lee has been nominated for the Best Actor award at Taiwan’s prestigious Golden Bell Awards.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in July: Game of Thrones, The Bride of Habaek, The Last Tycoon and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore in July: Game of Thrones, The Bride of Habaek, The Last Tycoon and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. Viu is introducing Hong Kong content through Viu Original, which you can still watch on their regular site and app. The God of Water, Habaek (Nam Joo-hyuk) comes to the human realm in hopes of retrieving a stone that proves him as an heir of the King of the Land of Water.

  • Industry professionals weigh in on Shrey’s ‘Ah Boys to Men’ audition experience
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    Industry professionals weigh in on Shrey’s ‘Ah Boys to Men’ audition experience

    Shrey Bhargava's Facebook post about his experiences auditioning for "Ah Boys to Men 4" have drawn widespread responses from Xiaxue and other influencers.

  • Shows coming to Singapore in June: OITNB Season 5, Duel, Superheroes Decoded
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    Shows coming to Singapore in June: OITNB Season 5, Duel, Superheroes Decoded

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month.

  • 10 of the most awesome mothers on Singapore screens
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    10 of the most awesome mothers on Singapore screens

    Mother's Day is coming up, and there's probably going to be a slew of Mother's Day-related shows on television. But before we look to Hollywood for examples of super hardcore mothers that can iron all your clothes faster than Iron Man can summon his suit, let's look to Singapore.

  • Shows coming to you in May: Incredible Tales, Master of None, The Emperor: Owner of the Mask
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    Shows coming to you in May: Incredible Tales, Master of None, The Emperor: Owner of the Mask

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. “Incredible Tales” is back! Ghost stories, especially local ones, are always popular in Singapore, and our very own homegrown ghost story anthology series is back to scare us with tales from the past. Netflix is back with new seasons of popular shows as well, like “House of Cards” and “Master of None”. And FOX+, a new streaming service, will make its debut in Singapore on 4 May, with same day releases of popular US dramas.

  • 7 facts you may not know about the Star Awards in Singapore
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    7 facts you may not know about the Star Awards in Singapore

    The Star Awards has been around for as long as many of us can remember. Being Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, you will see almost every celebrity on local television at the event. In fact, how much do you really know about the Star Awards?

  • 7 of the weirdest categories at the Star Awards
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    7 of the weirdest categories at the Star Awards

    The Star Awards 2017, Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, is almost upon us. It’ll be telecast live this Sunday (16 April) on Toggle at 7.30pm, in a move that shows Mediacorp’s growing awareness that most television shows aren’t watched on television anymore. The Star Awards started in 1994, when Mediacorp was known as SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation).

  • Shows coming to you in April: Britney Ever After, Mystery Queen, The Strain and more
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    Shows coming to you in April: Britney Ever After, Mystery Queen, The Strain and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. April is another quiet month, with more shows coming out on streaming sites than on cable or terrestrial channels – but you’ve got some gems like Lifetime’s “Britney Ever After” and Thrill’s “The Strain” to liven things up. Yoo Seol-Ok liked mystery novels and wanted to become a detective, but she gave up her dream after marrying.

  • Before 'Apprentice', Fir Rahman almost gave up on acting
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    Before 'Apprentice', Fir Rahman almost gave up on acting

    Fir Rahman, who plays lead character Aiman in Boo Junfeng’s “The Apprentice”, has become a familiar name after that role earned him a nomination for Best Newcomer at the 11th Asian Film Awards. “I did give up once,” Fir told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore in an interview. Fir got bitten by the acting bug when he was studying in Temasek Polytechnic.

  • Mark Lee - From production assistant to film producer
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    Mark Lee - From production assistant to film producer

    The 49-year-old actor-producer opened King Kong Media Production, partnering with Malaysian oil and gas company Yinson Marine Services, on 9 March, 2017. Before two weeks had passed, he already found himself working on a film project for 2018. “We’re doing a Chinese New Year movie,” Lee told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore in Mandarin.

  • Shows coming to you in March: Iron Fist, Swim!, The Arrangement and more
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    Shows coming to you in March: Iron Fist, Swim!, The Arrangement and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month.

  • Streaming services in Singapore - which should you pick?
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    Streaming services in Singapore - which should you pick?

    The holidays are almost upon us, which means it’s time to Netflix and chill (in the most literal sense of the word possible, mind you). Free or paid, you can’t deny we have an incredibly selection of streaming services available to us. If you’re a fan of Korean dramas then Viu should be a staple for you.

  • Shows coming to you in December: Vikings, Spectral, Goblins and more
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    Shows coming to you in December: Vikings, Spectral, Goblins and more

    Every month, we'll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! A mixed bag of different genres also awaits you on Netflix. Meanwhile, Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) plans a power play in Kattegat and Bjorn (Alexander Ludwig) prepares to fulfill his long-held dream to explore the Mediterranean in a sleek new boat built for him by Floki (Gustaf Skarsgård).

  • Shows coming to Singapore screens this November: Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim, Girl in the Box, Rent-a-Rescue and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore screens this November: Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim, Girl in the Box, Rent-a-Rescue and more

    Boo Yong Joo is a surgical prodigy nicknamed “Hands of God” in recognition of his impeccable skills, who abruptly quits his job and disappears one day. Under Teacher Kim’s guidance, the two doctors will learn what it means to be true doctors!

  • Shows coming to Singapore in October: DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Haters Back Off!, Chef and more
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    Shows coming to Singapore in October: DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Haters Back Off!, Chef and more

    While September gave us Luke Cage, October sees DC coming back in full force with “Arrow” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”! Halloween is also upon us, meaning that Thrill has all the “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies waiting for you, while other channels have an assortment of horror waiting up. Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, Haters Back Off delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings. The series stars Colleen Ballinger as Miranda Sings, Steve Little (Eastbound & Down) as Miranda’s overly confident and utterly misguided Uncle Jim, Angela Kinsey (The Office) as Miranda’s mom, Bethany, and Erik Stocklin, as Miranda’s neighbor and best friend, Patrick.

  • TV shows coming to Singapore screens in September: Luke Cage, Drinking Solo, 10 Things We Love About Malaysians and more
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    TV shows coming to Singapore screens in September: Luke Cage, Drinking Solo, 10 Things We Love About Malaysians and more

    Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. Overview of September shows If you can’t get enough of Marvel’s television shows (which we sorely need), then you’re in luke because Luke Cage premieres at the end of the month! One Punch Man comes to Animax, and History has several programmes focused on Malaysia.